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    As an Attorney-Adviser with the Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor, Southeast Region, Atlanta Regional Office located in Atlanta, GA your specific duties will include:

    • Provides legal advice and other legal services on matters within assigned areas of responsibility, and represents the Secretary of the Interior and other officials of the Department in judicial and administrative proceedings
    • Some of the areas of practice include but are not limited to:
      • Providing advice and other legal services to agencies of the Department of the Interior, including the Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement, and National Park Service, on the acquisition or procurement of materiel and services; contracting; financial assistance and grants; land acquisition; real estate; memoranda of understanding; inter-agency agreements; and cooperative agreements.
      • Providing advice and other legal services on matters relating to laws and regulations of general applicability to Federal agencies, such as the Endangered Species Act (ESA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration (NRDAR), Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Privacy Act, Federal Records Act, and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
      • Representing Interior agencies in administrative litigation, including matters before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals.
      • Providing litigation support on behalf of the Secretary of the Interior and Interior agencies to the Department of Justice.
      • Representing the United States, the Secretary of the Interior, and other officials of the Department in quasi-judicial and administrative proceedings involving interests of the Department’s bureaus and agencies.
      • Providing litigation support on behalf of the Secretary of the Interior and Interior agencies to the Department of Justice.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel - average 1-5 days per month

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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