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    Summary

    Pay is set within the specified pay range based on consideration of the selectee's current salary and other factors. 

    The Intermountain Region is one of eight regions within the Office of the Solicitor. The Intermountain Regional Office serves multiple bureaus encompassing Utah, Arizona and parts of Nevada.  The Office of the Regional Solicitor is located in the Salt Lake City metropolitan area and has a subordinate field office located in the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area.

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    Responsibilities

    The Regional Solicitor manages the work of the staff in the Region, including determining fiscal and personnel requirements; implementing new programs and projects; and fostering working relationships with Department bureaus and offices, State, local, and Tribal governments, and officials of other Federal agencies.

    This position requires specialized legal expertise in matters and issues that cover such diverse subjects as land and water resources, Indian affairs, fish and wildlife, parks, energy, minerals, mining, procurement, patents, grants, contracts, tort claims, environmental impact, equal employment opportunity, personnel, freedom of information, litigation and other general legal services. Responsibilities include:

    • The Regional Solicitor manages the work of the staff in the Region, including reviewing completed work of attorneys for effectiveness and success of actions taken; determining work load; and, reviewing budgetary demands involved in the Regional operations.
    • Serves as counsel in contract negotiations, administrative hearings and proceedings; reviews and prepares documents, contracts, grants, leases, and wills; develops legal theories, tactics, and procedures; prepares for and assists in the trial of matters litigated and appealed in Federal courts; furnishes technical and policy guidance in the solution of complex legal issues; performs exhaustive research; furnishes legal advice, opinions, decisions and new and novel legal procedures, instruments, and documents required to facilitate and provide the most effective operation, administration and enforcement of various Departmental programs and activities.
    • Represents the Solicitor, Secretary, or other Departmental officials in meetings, negotiations and conferences with Governors and key officials of state and local governments, Members of Congress and their staffs, State and Federal judges, distinguished private attorneys, and other high officials of other Federal agencies and the Department.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - -

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/537148500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.