Follow the 5 steps below to apply. Your application and ALL required supplemental documents must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on the vacancy closing date to be considered.
Paper applications and supplemental documents submitted in any other manner without prior approval from the vacancy contact will not be considered.For more details, click How To Apply Detailed Instructions Document .
For help, refer to the Vacancy Contact in the "Questions about this job" section. SAVE your information before the 30 MINUTE TIMEOUT!STEP 1 - Create USAJOBS Account, including Resume and Saved Documents
Your resume must provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses in the self-assessment vacancy questions. If not, the HRO may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the competency indicated by resume content.STEP 2 - Answer Vacancy Questions (DOORS)
Click the Apply Online
button, which is available when you search for a job on www.usajobs.gov, click on the title and proceed.STEP 3 - Submit Supplemental Documents
Submit the required documents (only if applicable to you)
specified in the "Required Documents" section of this vacancy by the close date.
For details: click How to Submit Supplemental Documentation Document
. Warning: If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission.STEP 4 - Review Application and click Finish
to submit an updated resume after initial application.STEP 5 - Edit Application as needed by 11:59 pm ET of Close Date
The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the vacancy closing date. Follow the instructions: click How To Submit Supplemental Documentation Document
. Warning: If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission.
You are not required to submit a document if it does not apply to you.
- Bar Certification:
Should you be selected for this position, you will be required to submit documentation verifying that you are an active member of the Bar in Good Standing of any State, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or any Territorial Court under the U.S. Constitution. This letter and/or certificate should be dated within the last six months of the closing date of this job announcement.
Applicants who claim to have met the qualifications requirements by substituting one year of experience for superior law student work or an LL.M. must submit a copy of their transcripts for verification.
- Veterans Documents (if applicable):
For Excepted Service positions Veterans' Preference does not apply; however, Veterans' will receive positive consideration. In order to receive positive consideration, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD214 showing the type of discharge and dates of active duty and, if applicable, an SF-15 and VA letter certifying the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability.(For active duty service members expecting to be honorably discharged or released within 120 days, click Active Duty
) Without this documentation, you will not receive veteran's consideration. Additional information on veterans' preference is available in the Vet's Guide
You may also find more information on positive consideration for attorney hiring
- Displaced Employee Placement Documents:
These documents are only required if you are requesting priority consideration under ICTAP/CTAP Eligibility. Applicants with disabilities (SCHEDULE A) applying under the area of consideration must submit proof of certification by counselors, State vocational rehabilitation agencies or the Veterans Administration.
- Cover Letters
are not mandatory and will not be used to verify experience, but may be submitted.
Applicants selected for employment that are not current DOL employees will be required to provide proof of citizenship, or non-citizenship as allowable in Excepted Service hiring through P.L. 112-10, and the E-Verify system will be used to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.