Job Title:Assistant General Counsel (International), MC-905-2d
Agency:Millennium Challenge Corporation
Job Announcement Number:MCC-914210-13-050-OGC
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Year|
|Monday, June 24, 2013 to
Monday, July 08, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens |
If you are looking to be a part of a dynamic team environment then MCC is the place for you! Visit our WEBSITE at http://www.mcc.gov to see the life changing projects our staffs are undertaking. MCCs mission is to reduce poverty through economic growth.
MCCs mission is to reduce poverty through economic growth. Our model is defined by principles of selectivity, country ownership, transparency, and a focus on results. Our values identify who we are and what is important to us. MCCs values are CLEAR - Collaboration, Learning, Excellence, Accountability and Respect. We recruit staff that will embody and uphold these values.
This position is located in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). OGC's mission is to provide full-service legal support for all aspects of MCC's mission.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Background Investigation or Security Clearance
- Relocation expenses will not be paid
- More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 90 days
- International travel may be required
DUTIES:Back to top
The Assistant General Counsel International will be responsible for working as part of one or more transaction teams, to provide legal support for the development, negotiation, implementation, and monitoring of the Millennium Challenge Corporation's (MCC) foreign development assistance programs with countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and other regions.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
For MCC Pay Band 2d: Applicants must have seven years of post J.D./L.L.B. experience, that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of specialized experience include providing advice on international corporate transactions, similar project finance experience, or negotiating and implementing international agreements. (NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application).
- Proficiency in a foreign language, especially in Spanish, French or Portuguese.
- Experience with U.S. foreign development assistance or other overseas development assistance.
- Experience living and/or working overseas.
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 http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF 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.
HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
Candidates who do not submit complete a complete application as indicated below will not be considered. To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
- Resume - Relevant work experience must include: Job title, duties, hours worked per week, starting and ending dates of employment (month and year), and salary
- A complete Occupational QuestionnaireView Occupational Questionnaire
- Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, July 08, 2013.
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 914210. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.
If you cannot apply online:
- Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire ,
- Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf, and
- Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
- Resume - Relevant work experience must include: Job title, duties, hours worked per week, starting and ending dates of employment (month and year), and salary.
- Applicants MUST provide a copy of their law school transcript(s) or proof of current bar membership with their application package. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted.
- Responses to Occupational Questionnaire.
- Veterans' Preference: If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty or other proof of eligibility (The member 4 copy of your DD-214, or other copies that indicate character of discharge is preferable). If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference see Veteran's Information Page, http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/.
- Form Demographic Information on Applicants, OMB No. 3046-0046. This form is available at http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/upload/OMB-3046-0046.pdf (Optional).
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
Upon receipt of the online questionnaire, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. We will review your resume and transcript(s) (if appropriate) to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and may interview the best-qualified applicants. Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. If a selection is made, a tentative job offer will be extended, and a suitability and/or security background investigation will be conducted. A final job offer for this position is typically made within 40 days after the closing date of the announcement. Once this process is completed, generally within 46 weeks, you will receive a notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process.