Job Overview


NOTE:  All resumes received prior to the cut-off dates (April 12, 2014; May 12, 2014; June 12, 2014; July 12, 2014 and Aug. 12, 2014) will be considered. All resumes received after the cut-off date will receive consideration for the next cut off date until the vacancy closes.

These positions cover paralegal specialist positions in various Sections in the Environment & Natural Resources Division.  The primary purpose of these positions are to provide a variety of legal support to attorneys responsible for performing litigation and attorney advisory services.

ENRD is a great place to work.  ENRD has continued to be ranked on the top 15 federal sub-components for the past 5 years, and ranked #1 slot for 3 years in a row.  Our office is conveniently located near the Navy Memorial/Archieve Metro.  A wide variety of shopping venues, the Verizon Center, museums, the National Mall, restaurants and coffee shops are all within walking distance.  We also offer access to an onsite fitness center.


Performs legal administration duties in connection with functions such as hearings, appeals, litigation, or advisory services.
Tracks proposed legislation and analyzes the legal impact of legislative developments and administrative and judicial decisions, opinions, determinations, and rulings on Section programs.
Assists in preparing government and expert witness for trial.
Reviews evidence gathered in specific cases and, as needed, prepares subpoenas for additional information required by the investigation. 
Prepares reports, exhibits, memoranda, and statistical analyses to be used in litigating cases.
Performs legal research of relevant statutes, case law, and precedents relating to proposed or pending litigation.
Drafts briefs, motions, memoranda, pleadings, affidavits, correspondence and other written material associated with case development, legal analysis, discovery, and settlement.
Prepares, processes, and analyzes a variety of legal documents.
Manages all phases of the electronic discovery process-identification, preservation, collection, processing, review, analysis, production and presentation.
Receives and analyzes motions, researches pertinent legal issues and prepares Government motions to be filed in court in connection with cases assigned to Department attorneys.
Responsible for electronic databases, converting hard copy documents into electronic documents.

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.