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    The selectee will serve as Attorney Adviser providing legal advice and guidance to the Department of the Interior specifically related to the Bureau of Indian Affairs law enforcement program.

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    As an Attorney-Adviser with the Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor, Division of Indian Affairs, Branch of Self Government & Economic Development located in Washington, DC your specific duties will include:

    • Representing the United States, the Secretary of the Interior, and other officials of the Department in quasi-judicial and administrative proceedings related to the Bureau of Indian Affairs law enforcement program.
    • Reviewing and preparing litigation reports, overseeing discovery, drafting pleadings, and reviewing all Department of Justice filings in judicial litigation on matters arising out of the Bureau of Indian Affairs law enforcement program.
    • Advising top officials and program managers within the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services on legal matters related to the Bureau’s law enforcement program, including the impact and interpretation of pending and approved Federal or State legislation or regulations, recent judicial and administrative decisions relating to the Department’s activities, and during negotiations with other Federal agencies, States, and Tribes.
    • Other duties as assigned, including authoring memoranda of understanding, recommendations regarding appeal, settlement documents, and other transactional documents arising out of bureau and agency program activities; assisting with the development of proposed and final agency rules; and reviewing and providing legal advice under the Freedom of Information Act.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Limited Travel

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0905 Attorney

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