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    This position is located in the Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary of Labor, and serves as a Law Clerk for the Employees’ Compensation Appeals Board.  The Board is an independent quasi-judicial body with exclusive authority to consider and decide appeals within its area of jurisdiction.

    - This position is inside the bargaining unit



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    THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINOUS ANNOUCEMENT WITH AN INITIAL CUTOFF DATE OF 10/15/2018 Note: Cut dates may be scheduled on any date greater than or equal to today's date. On the day after each cut off date, new applicants will be added and updates will be merged to a new staging area or to the existing open staging area, depending on the staging area option selected for that cut date. All applicants who applied on or before the cut date will be included in the new or updated staging area.

    • October 15, 2018
    • November 15, 2018
    • December 14, 2018
    • January 15, 2019
    • February 15, 2019
    • March 15, 2019
    • April 15, 2019
    • May 15, 2019
    • June 14, 2019
    • August 15, 2019

    This program is available to recent law students who: (1) Will graduate between May 2018 and May 2019; or (2) Are current Judicial Law Clerks whose clerkship will conclude prior to October 1, 2019


    Reviewing legal pleadings, medical evidence, hearing transcripts, and other materials in conjunction with the facts and law of each case;

    Preparing a large volume of high-quality draft decisions and orders following an examination of case records in FECA claims;

    Proof-reading all written materials for accuracy of factual findings, legal citations and conclusions of law;

    Conducting legal research on questions arising from states, regulations, decisions, legislative history, policy guides, and other legal authorities; and

    Providing assistance to the Board by preparing updates, regarding recent decisions of the Board and statures, regulations, and policy guides. 

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    11 - This position is at the Full Promotion Potential (FPL).

  • Job family (Series)

    0904 Law Clerk

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512716300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.