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    The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of the General Counsel is seeking an attorney to provide legal support and advice on legislative matters throughout DOE; legal counsel and rulemaking support to programs throughout DOE on administrative requirements for developing DOE rules, directives, and other applicable policies; and legal support to the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and for other DOE energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and activities.

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    The successful candidate will have three primary responsibilities in the Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation and Energy Efficiency.  First, the successful candidate will provide legal analysis, advice and assistance on matters and problems that arise in the development of highly visible legislative and regulatory proposals, focused on energy conservation standards for residential appliances and commercial equipment.  The successful candidate will develop, draft, review, participate in negotiations and provide comments on legal documents primarily concerned with DOE's responsibilities in this program area.  Regulatory responsibilities include reviewing DOE regulations to ensure compliance with applicable enabling statutes and other statutes governing the regulatory process.

    Second, the successful candidate will provide legal analysis and advice as program counsel for certain other programs within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.  This analysis and advice will span several statutory authorities and will require coordinating legal advice among several offices within DOE's Office of the General Counsel.

    Third, the successful candidate will also be responsible for compiling and maintaining the Department's contribution to the government-wide Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and De-Regulatory Actions, compliance by the Department with executive orders concerning regulatory reform and budgets and liaison responsibilities with the office of the Federal Register.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 5% or less.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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