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    Joining the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) means being part of the team focused on securing the Nation's physical and cyber infrastructure against threats to public health and safety, economy, and national security. Within CISA, the Office of the Chief Counsel (OCC) is responsible for all legal activities within CISA and represents the agency in all legal forums. OCC provides legal counsel on all matters pertaining to cybersecurity, infrastructure security, emergency communications, operations, and risk management. OCC determines CISA's legal position in order to provide effective legal services dealing with policies, legislation, governance, claims, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution. OCC drafts legislation proposed by CISA officials and furnishes legal advice in connection with reports on legislation proposed by Congress and other Federal agencies. OCC develops, implements, and coordinates CISA's ethics program for current and former CISA employees.

    Visit www.cisa.govto learn more about CISA and how you can be part of the team to Defend Today; Secure Tomorrow.

    In this position, you will serve as an Attorney Advisor. Typical work assignments include:

    • Conduct necessary conferences and consultations to provide litigation support and legal counsel to CISA's senior leadership on the full spectrum of Federal sector labor and employment law issues.
    • Negotiate complex and unique issues, often with high-level personnel, individuals from various parts of CISA, and individuals from the other Federal agencies, to obtain the necessary balance between conflicting interests, factual issues, and policy considerations. Maintain continuing liaison with clients.
    • Represent CISA before various administrative tribunals to include the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Federal Labor Relations Authority, and the Office of Special Counsel.
    • Assist the Department of Justice in litigation involving labor and/or employment matters in U.S. Federal district and appellate courts.
    • Work with the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer on disciplinary and adverse action proposals and decisions, workforce policies, and other personnel-related matters.
    • Review CISA policies and related documents to ensure that labor and employment law issues are properly considered
    • Conduct complex legal research and analysis and develop memoranda or present results to senior officials in a clear, precise, and persuasive manner while keeping supervisors fully informed.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for up to 5 nights per month for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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