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    Summary

    Key Requirements

    • Ability to render legal advice and services with respect to questions, regulations and practices.
    • Ability to communicate legal advice and negotiate with third parties.
    • Ability to organize; prioritize and gather information for workload demands.
    • Ability to prepare and present responses, facts, opinions, presentations and draft decisions.
    • Skill in keeping abreast of legislation, policies, economic, political and social trends that affect the EAC.

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    Responsibilities

    Incumbent assists the General Counsel with ensuring that the Commission meets all Federal, state and local legal and regulatory requirements; reviews proposed policies and procedures to ensure compliance with same; and assist in keeping key staff informed of changes in all Federal, state, and local laws and regulations that may affect EAC 's operations.

    Conducts legal research; drafts legal opinions; and provides written and oral advice to the GC, the Commission, and EAC staff in the areas of election administration, freedom of information and privacy, ethics and conflicts of interest, grants, procurement, personnel matters, appropriations, and legislation. Participates in the development of agency policies, guidance, guidelines, advisories, directives, and procedures regarding EAC operations and the implementation of HAVA and NVRA.

    The incumbent works on administrative issues and manages EAC's records management program in accordance with existing policies and regulations. Establishes and maintains effective controls over the operation organization, maintenance and use of records within EAC. Develops and implements standard operating procedures and plans for the proper disposition of EAC records.

    Participates with EAC's Information Technology office to develop and implement various E-records projects and initiatives to transform all of EAC's paper records to electronic records.

    Incumbent communicates legal advice and negotiates with third parties on behalf of clients. Prepares and present responses, facts, opinions, presentations and draft decisions for consideration and adoption by agency officials.

    Incumbent is knowledgeable of the Help America Vote act of 2002, the National Voter Registration Act, the Freedom of Information Act, the Ethics in Government Act, and any pertinent regulations, policies, procedures, precedents, and directives affecting election administration and the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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