For MCC Pay Band 3a: Applicants must have had a minimum of four (4) years of international transactional experience as a practicing attorney in private industry, public service, non-profit or volunteer work. This experience must have provided the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. (NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application).
The ability to speak, read, and write French, especially in a business setting, is not required but highly desirable.
Applicant must be a graduate of a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements. You must show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Please visit OPM's web site at
https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-II/s2-e4.htm#e4a for additional information on this topic.
You must provide evidence of active membership in good standing of the bar of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Applicants are responsible for citing minimum qualifications such as JD and Bar membership information (institution name, state for bar, and dates) on their respective resumes. Failure to supply details will result in an incomplete application.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
This job is being filled under Schedule A hiring authority 5 CFR 213.3102 and is excepted from the competitive civil service. You will be evaluated and deemed either eligible or ineligible based on the relevance and quality of your experience and education, bar membership, and on the desired qualifications described above. All eligible applicants will be further evaluated by subject-matter experts.
Application of Veterans' Preference: There is no formal rating system for applying veterans' preference to attorney appointments in the excepted service; however, the Millennium Challenge Corporation considers veterans' preference eligibility as a positive factor in attorney hiring. Applicants eligible for veterans' preference are encouraged to include that information in their cover letter or resume and attach supporting documentation (e.g., DD Form 214 or other substantiating documents) to their submissions.