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    The Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our General Legal Services (GLS), Ethics and General Government Law Branch and gain valuable experience in a legal environment. The Office of Chief Counsel’s mission is to serve America's taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the internal revenue laws and employing the highest quality legal advice and representation for the IRS.

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    Responsibilities

    As an Attorney in the Ethics and General Government Law Branch, you will provide legal support to the Office of the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service and to the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, and components reporting to those offices and perform assignments which may include, but are not limited to:
     

    • Providing ethics advisory opinions and advice on issues arising under the conflict-of-interest provisions of 18 U.S.C Part I, Chapter 11; the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch; the Department of Treasury supplemental standards and employee conduct rules; and other standards of conduct or behavior, including Treasury Circular 230 (31 C.F.R. Part 10) and the rules governing the conduct of the legal profession. Providing other legal services related to the administration of the Ethics in Government Act, including ethics training and briefings, and reviewing financial disclosure reports of Service and Chief Counsel employees who are required to file such reports.

    • Providing advisory opinions to agency officials on non-tax laws, regulations, and decisions governing the management of federal agencies with respect to matters such as appropriations and fiscal law, delegations of authority, records and property management, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, intellectual property, and a wide range of other general government issues.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Less than 25% Travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/536558200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.