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    The incumbent serves as a Paralegal Specialist, GS-0950-7/9/11, in the Office of Proceedings (OP).

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    The major duties of the positions are to:

    • Review pleadings and other documents submitted to the agency;
    • Perform a wide variety of specialized legal assistance duties and administrative and program support functions which facilitate the work of the Office and the Surface Transportation Board (STB);
    • Assist attorneys with the adjudication of cases requiring the analysis of legal issues affecting the surface transportation industry;
    • Manage and track the legal case load of the STB;
    • Prepare certain agency orders, notices, correspondence, and other documents as assigned, sometimes involving moderately complex legal issues requiring knowledge of transportation laws and agency practices; and
    • Review and assure completeness of decisions sent to Board Members for voting.

    Merit promotion and/or non-competitive referral lists may be issued based on the needs of the agency.

    One or more positions may be filled through this announcement.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0950 Paralegal Specialist

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