To qualify at the GS-13 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 level. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position as described below, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.
EXAMPLES of specialized experience include: performing case management for litigation support activities associated with one or more complex cases and/or projects; coordinating litigation support services that include information and document management, creation and operation of computerized databases, complex data analysis, and other support activities used in a litigating environment to organize evidentiary materials; designing, managing and maintaining automated litigation support (ALS) program systems and requirements; conducting state-of-the-art ALS feasibility studies; developing or reviewing procedures and computer collection and validation specifications; reviewing ALS project contracts.
To qualify at the GS-14 level, applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 level. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position as described below, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.
EXAMPLES of specialized experience include: serving as a case manager; analyzing automated litigation support (ALS) requirements of staff attorneys and economists to develop and recommend an appropriate methodology and strategy to meet case support needs; overseeing the technical design and application of advanced litigation support tools and procedures; applying document processing, image control, optical character recognition, full text process, and data analysis procedures; defining ALS requirements for contractual support; overseeing a budget of over $4 million dollars; reviewing and managing ALS project contracts; reviewing and participating in the design and development of ALS systems for direct case support to include the discovery process, document process, QC procedures, trial presentation, and documentation required for legal view.
You must be a U.S. Citizen.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the basic qualifications for the position listed in this announcement. Please note: Basic qualifications will be determined based on a comparison of your resume against the quality and extent of experience or related education as reflected in the position requirements.
If you are found to be qualified for this position, your resume and supporting documentation will be further assessed and compared to the responses of your occupational/assessment questionnaire. The rating you receive will be based on your responses to the questionnaire. The rating is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position, and will determine the quality category in which you place (Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Best Qualified).
Your application will be further assessed based upon the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- Ability to communicate orally.
- Knowledge of Information Technology hardware and software for litigation support.
- Ability to communicate in writing.
- Knowledge of Electronic Discovery technology and services.
- Ability to provide customer service and work well with others.
Using Category Rating procedures, we will determine the "Best Qualified" candidates, who will then be referred for selection.
If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully as errors or omissions may affect your rating.