Department: Department Of Justice
Agency: Office of Justice Programs
Hiring Organization: Office of Justice Programs
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The Bureau of Justice Assistance's PSOB Program allows the DOJ to recognize the ultimate sacrifice of law enforcement officers, firefighters and other first responders killed or catastrophically injured in the line of duty by providing federal death and disability benefits, and educational assistance to the spouses and children of fallen and catastrophically injured officers.
This position is located in the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), United States Department of Justice (DOJ), and performs those duties of counsel to the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) Program that may be specified in any OJP Order relating to such duties. The incumbent is well versed in the statutes, orders, rules, and regulations applicable to the adjudication of Federal claims, and is responsible for providing legal advice to the Assistant Attorney General for OJP, the BJA Director, and to the officers, appointees, contractors, and staff of the PSOB Program on the adjudication of PSOB death, disability, and education claims. The incumbent is expected to conduct legal research, to develop legal advice, and to reach legal conclusions. The incumbent is expected to have experience working with public safety officers and/or national public safety organizations. The incumbent has knowledge of the mission, structure, and overall responsibilities of public safety agencies at the state and local level.
This job is being filled at many locations nationwide. Click through to Avue to select the specific location(s) for which you are interested in applying.
- Selective Service registration is required, as applicable