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This position is located in the Office of General (OGC), Civil Rights and Finance Law Office (CRFLO), Washington, DC. For more information on this office, visit their website: http://www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-general-counsel-ogc.
CRFLO is one of eight law offices in OGC. The incumbent primarily works on appropriations law issues in CRFLO’s Appropriations, Claims and Property Practice Group. The incumbent also works on procurement matters in the Assistance Law and Procurement Law Practice Groups respectively.
This position is in the excepted service. Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status. However, this position is covered for the purpose of federal retirement and benefits.
Under the administrative supervision of the Associate General Counsel you will:
-Provide legal advice and counsel to the Agency on a wide range of appropriation law issues related to EPA's annual appropriation acts, continuing resolutions, sequestration, and any lapse in appropriations, as well as issues regarding the Agency’s use of appropriated funds. These issues often involve the interpretation and application of authorities such as Title 31 of the U.S. Code, the Miscellaneous Receipts Act, the Antideficiency Act, the Budget Control Act of 2011, annual appropriations acts, and decisions of the Comptroller General.
-Handle issues arising under other funding authorities contained in EPA’s organic statutes, especially the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).
When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.