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    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of The Chief Counsel, located in Washington, DC.

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    This position starts at a salary of $68,036 (GS-11, Step 1) to $148,967 (GS-14, Step 10) with promotion potential to $148, 967 (GS-14, Step 10).

    In this position, you will become a key member of the legal team for The Office of The Chief Counsel. Typical work assignments include:

    • Provides legal advice and services concerning the laws that relate to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforcement and operational functions with special emphasis on customs, immigration, investigations, national security, counter-terrorism, and intelligence law;
    • Researches the law and prepares legal memoranda, litigation reports, declarations, and other documents in civil and/or criminal litigation or other actions involving CBP;
    • Provides current information and legal advice to the field concerning significant changes and other developments in law and jurisprudence;
    • Advises policy makers and coordinates legal issues with other agencies and components within the U.S. government and in support of international engagements; and
    • Reviews CBP regulations, policies, and other materials and develops, reviews, and delivers training or other legal presentations as appropriate to support CBP missions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Refer to the Additional Information Section for details

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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