Job Title: Supervisory Attorney-Advisor(General)(Associate Director)Job Announcement Number: MSPB-EXE-2013-0002
Agency: Merit Systems Protection Board
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/ Per Year
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 to
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington, DC, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
This announcement is open to all current and former Federal employees.
Protect the Merit Principles and promote an effective Federal Workforce free of Prohibited Personnel Practices.
MSPB carries out its statutory responsibilities and authorities primarily by adjudicating individual employee appeals and by conducting merit systems studies. In addition, MSPB reviews the significant actions of the Office of Personnel Management to assess the degree to which those actions may impact merit.
Application Information: This announcement has an application limit of 100 applications and will close to the receipt of applications once this limit has been reached. Therefore, applicants should apply as soon as possible. If the 100-application limit is never reached, then the job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on listed vacancy close date. Applicants NEED to ensure they provide ALL supporting documentation at the time they apply to the vacancy.
About the Position: The position of Associate Director is a supervisory attorney position with responsibility for overseeing the work of a team of four to six attorneys who provide legal advice to the members of the Merit Systems Protection Board on headquarters cases. The incumbent reports to the Director of the Office of Appeals Counsel.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service
DUTIES:Back to top
The incumbent is responsible for directing the work of several attorneys engaged in doing legal research on assigned cases and developing decision documents for the Board to consider. Reviews, assesses, and makes preliminary decisions during initial case screening. Reviews case decision documents completed by staff to discuss additional research or revision, if necessary. Coordinates with other legal issues, number of cases, etc. Participates in an array of human resource functions including the interview, recruitment, selection, and training of new attorneys. Carries out a variety of special assignments for the Director of OAC, including oral presentations, legal research, and writing of professional papers on matters of law. Represents the office and the agency at professional seminars or conferences, and responds to requests from other offices to comment on documents and studies that they have prepared.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To qualify, you MUST be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of a state, Territory, or the District of Columbia, and meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date.
Superior law student work or activities plus four years of professional experience, at least one year of which must be at a level of difficulty comparable to the GS-14 level in the Federal service; or
First professional law degree(LL.B or J.D.) plus five years of professional legal experience, at least one year of which must be at a level of difficulty comparable to the GS-14 level in the Federal service; or
Second professional law degree(LL.M) plus four years of professional legal experience, at least one year of which must be at a level of difficulty comparable to the GS-14 level in the Federal service.
The professional legal experience must reflect the range of duties described above.
- As a condition of employment, a background investigation may be required for this position.
- If you are appointed to a supervisory or managerial position, you may be required to complete a one year supervisory/managerial probationary period.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your resume must support the following:
- You are proficient in the areas described in the Major Duties section above.
- Your resume must include dates of employment and a detailed description of each position you held. Failure to do so may impact your eligibility and may remove you from consideration.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you. To preview questions please click here.