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    THESE POSITIONS ARE IN THE EXCEPTED SERVICE.

    THESE POSITIONS ARE TIME-LIMITED APPOINTMENTS NOT TO EXCEED 4 YEARS.


    THESE POSITIONS HAVE PROMOTION POTENTIAL TO THE GS-12.

    INCUMBENT MAY BE PROMOTED NONCOMPETITIVELY PROVIDED WORK AT THE HIGHER LEVELS CONTINUES TO EXIST, AND THE INCUMBENT HAS DEMONSTRATED THE ABILITY TO PERFORM IT AND PROVIDED FURTHER THAT TIME-IN-GRADE AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS ARE MET.

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    Responsibilities

    • This position is a developmental position leading to the full performance level of GS-12 Attorney-Adviser, PD #0E1980.
    • The incumbent drafts comprehensive decisions on requests for hearings filed under titles II, VIII, and XVI of the Social Security Act, as amended.
    • Analyzes and researches pertenent issues involving all aspects of adjudication under the Social Security Act.
    • Prepares recommended favorable on-the-record decisions and, when the claimant has knowingly and voluntarily waived the right to a hearing, unfavorable decisions for the review and signature of an ALJ.
    • Thoroughly reviews cases remanded by the Courts and the Appeals Council, and other cases that involve difficult legal and factual issues.
    • Prepares decisions, notices, and other written materials that are grammatically and technically correct, legally sufficient, and otherwise appropriate for issuance to claimants and to a legal audience.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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