To qualify for the GS-9: You must have at least one year of
specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-7 Federal grade level. Specialized experience includes: utilizing automated legal databases to verify legal citations and statutory references; analyzing and organizing factual, legal and archival records; providing assistance to attorneys in preparation for hearings and/or trials; and creating and maintaining litigation databases for management of case materials OR; Education: two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B or J.D., Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree.
To qualify for the GS-11: You must have at least one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-9 Federal grade level. Specialized experience includes: utilizing automated legal databases to verify legal citations and statutory references; analyzing and organizing factual, legal and archival records; providing assistance to attorneys in preparation for hearings and/or trials; creating and maintaining litigation database for management of case materials; drafting researching a variety of sources to verify, support or dispute case information; OR Education: three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR; LL.M if related.
Combination of Education and Experience: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.
All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov.
You must meet the following basic qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. This position requires a qualified typist with a minimum typing speed of 40 words per minute. Candidates must indicate typing proficiency on their applications. APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT INDICATE THEIR TYPING PROFICIEENCY WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR THIS POSITION. This position requires office automation skills. Some examples of office automation software include database management, and various word processing software packages (MS Office Suite, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and database applications.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
All applicants qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies. Your resume must demonstrate your ability to perform the following competencies:
Database Management Systems
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJs Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.