The Executive Office for United States Trustees (EOUST), Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is seeking experienced attorneys to provide expert legal advice and guidance on employment law matters. The individual selected for this position will serve as an agency expert in personnel and employment law matters, including advising on disciplinary and other adverse actions, and will be responsible for administrative litigation before the EEOC and MSPB.Learn more about this agency
As a Trial Attorney (Employment Law), GS - 0905- 14/15, duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Serving as a legal consultant and senior expert on employment law issues concerning USTP operations.
- Providing senior management with expert legal advice and substantive recommendations regarding employee conduct standards, investigations of misconduct, and proposed disciplinary actions.
- Representing the USTP in actions before the federal District Court, MSPB, the EEOC, and other proceedings before an administrative body or a person having quasi-judicial power and providing litigation support to Department of Justice counsel who represent the USTP and its personnel in employment law matters before the federal District Court.
- Providing legal review of grievances and other employee complaints, claims, allegations and issues of entitlement.
- Reviewing for legal sufficiency proposed adverse actions, other disciplinary measures, and other personnel actions based on misconduct and performance and ensuring actions are supported by admissible evidence or documentation and that the action is in full compliance with personnel laws, regulations, and applicable case law.
- Providing advice and training on all aspects of employee relations and employment law.
- Formulating legal policies, procedures, and objectives related to employee relations and employment law.
- Proactively recommending improvements to the USTP's employee relations and equal employment opportunity programs, in compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and Department and USTP policies.
- Providing legal assistance and advice in other areas of law including ethics, the Privacy Act, and the Freedom of Information Act.
- Performing other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - Business travel may be required up to 15% to attend conferences and training.
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