TTB's mission is to collect alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition excise taxes; to ensure that alcohol beverages are labeled, advertised and marketed in accordance with the law; and to administer the laws and regulations in a manner that protects the revenue, protects the consumer, and promotes voluntary compliance. TTB is recognized as one of the Federal government’s best places to work. We ranked in the top 2% of agency subcomponents (#8 of 415) in 2018. See www.bestplacestowork.org.Learn more about this agency
The following are the duties of this position at the GS-15 level. 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.
- The incumbent is assigned legal work of an administrative nature and is responsible for extremely difficult civil, criminal and administrative cases arising in connection with laws administered by the Bureau.
- Review cases of a highly complex nature involving tax, criminal, and civil matters, as well as administrative adjudications involving the denial, suspension, or revocation of permits. Represent the Bureau in administrative proceedings on permit adjudications conducted under laws administered by TTB.
- Prepare legal opinions for the guidance of Bureau officials and employees, often on very short notice to meet pressing deadlines; review and prepare recommendations on offers in compromise of tax and other liabilities, petition for remission or mitigation of forfeitures; and other cases involving important legal issues or significant amounts of money.
- Provide litigation support to Department of Justice (DOJ) in defense of TTB, as well as prepare recommendations to DOJ for prosecution of criminal cases within the jurisdiction of TTB’s authority.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/536200800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.