Are you ready to contribute to matters of national importance that promote a competitive and productive American economy? The Antitrust Division has openings for Supervisory Paralegal Specialist to join its dedicated team and gain invaluable experience working in the public interest to protect the competitive process.Learn more about this agency
The Division's work ranges over the entire spectrum of the U.S. economy. Its merger and civil enforcement cases can affect the structure and performance of an entire industry, and its criminal enforcement detects and punishes white-collar antitrust crimes that rob American consumers. These positions are located in the Paralegal Unit of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. The primary purpose of these positions are to serve as integral team/work leaders articulating and communicating to the team the assignment, project issues under review, milestones, deadlines and time frames for completion.
We place a high value on diversity of experience and cultural perspective and encourage applications from all interested eligible candidates, including candidates from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, women, LGBT individuals, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Please Note: Additional selections may be made from this announcement. Also, a writing sample may be requested of individuals identified as best qualified, to be forwarded to the selecting official along with your application package, upon referral.
ResponsibilitiesAs a Supervisory Paralegal Specialist in the Paralegal Unit, assigned to a specific section, responsibilities will include:
- Providing administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the office;
- Establishing policy for subordinates and communicates policies and priorities;
- Establishing guidelines and performance expectations for staff members, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system;
- Providing administrative advice and assistance relative to paralegal duties in decisions affecting the overall operation of the office;
- Assisting attorneys in conducting interviews with investigative sources and prospective witnesses;
- Helping prepare witnesses for depositions and legal proceedings;
- Establishing and maintaining an organized system for controlling subject matter, witness and document files, and all material to be used as exhibits at grand jury sessions, depositions and trials, e.g., lists, tables, indexes to correlate exhibits and transcripts; selects, assembles, summarizes and compiles substantive information by use of statutes, regulations, department orders, digests, commentaries, legal instruments, and other legal reference material;
- Preparing written products such as routine correspondence, immunity requests, requests for FBI assistance, and factual memoranda;
- Other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496398400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.