The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) oversees the executive branch ethics program and works with a community of ethics practitioners made up of over 4,500 ethics officials in more than 130 agencies to implement that program. When government decisions are made free from conflicts of interest, the public can have greater confidence in the integrity of executive branch programs and operations.Learn more about this agency
The Office of Government Ethics is seeking a motivated and highly-qualified candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position in the General Counsel and Legal Policy Division (GCLPD). The GCLPD is responsible for establishing and maintaining a uniform legal framework of Government ethics for the Executive Branch. You may be tasked in areas related to: developing executive branch ethics program policies and regulations; interpreting conflicts of interest laws and ethics regulations; assisting agencies in legal and policy implementations; and recommending changes to the conflicts of interest and ethics statutes.
The following are the duties of this position at the GS-15. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
- Assisting other attorneys, the General Counsel, and the OGE Director through research and writing as well as advising agency ethics officials and ethics counselors throughout the executive branch on a wide variety of topics of interest to the ethics community;
- Preparing memoranda on policy and advisory opinions on ethics related matters including matters relating to the criminal conflicts of interest laws at 18 U.S.C. §§ 202-209 and the Standards of Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch at 5 C.F.R. part 2635;
- Reviewing financial disclosure reports, identifying potential conflicts of interest, and proposing resolution of conflicts for Presidentially appointed, Senate confirmed nominees;
- Drafting legislation and regulations and;
- Researching legal issues that are often factually complex; drafting written letters, memoranda, and other legal documents based on prior legal research.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
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