Qualifying experience for the EL-15 level includes six years of post J.D./LL.B experience five years of which involved the following specialized experience.
Qualifying experience for the EL-14 level includes five years of post J.D./LL.B experience four years of which involved the following specialized experience.
Provided legal advice generally on affordable housing and community-investment law, administrative law, and the general law of federal agencies;
Provided legal advice on mission statutory and regulatory compliance by the Enterprises and the Banks;
Drafted regulations, regulatory interpretations and other legal memoranda;
Knowledge of the operations of the Enterprises and the Banks;
Knowledge of residential mortgage finance and housing laws generally.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sectors. Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
Basic Qualification Requirements: Applicant must have at least 5 years of post-J.D./LL.B. experience, four years of which were in the specialisty area of the position, and be and active member of the bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Applicants must meet all qualifications requirements (listed above) by Wednesday, April 03, 2013 to be eligible for further consideration. Eligibility will be based on clear documentation indicating that the applicant's training and experience are of the scope, quality and level of responsibility sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of position.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, status as a parent, sexual orientation, political affiliations, national origin, age, disability, or any other non-merit factor.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Candidates who meet the basic qualification requirements for this vacancy will be rated according to Category Rating Procedures. Based on your veteran's status and responses to the job specific questionnaire you will be assigned to a pre-defined quality category. There will be three quality categories: Highly Qualified, Well Qualified and Qualified. Generally, only candidates in the top quality category will be referred to the hiring manager.
All of the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references or through other means, such as the interview process. This verification could occur at any stage of the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating you ineligible.