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    As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

    This position is also being announced to applicants eligible to apply through Merit Staffing procedures under 21-NYW-11032255-MS

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    The salary range for a GS-5 is $36558-$47527; for a GS-6 is $40751-$52976; for a GS-7 is $45284-58872. Each grade has 10 step rates (steps 1-10). GS employees are usually hired at step one of the applicable GS grade level at which the applicant qualified.

    At the full performance level, you will support Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSA) by providing a variety of legal assistance and office support services. If selected, you will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed. Duties include:

    • examining, preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels;
    • proofreading and cite checking legal briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents;
    • providing assistance to attorneys in trial preparation by conducting non-complex research of litigation, statutes, regulations and court cases;
    • assembling exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents;
    • assembling and organizing files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository;
    • maintaining calendar of assigned active cases;
    • tracking filing, hearing, and trials dates, and scheduling conference and interviews;
    • arranging travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations;
    • producing a variety of written documents and materials using a wide range of office software applications.
    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - To the Rochester, NY Branch Office; to Columbia, SC for training.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0986 Legal Assistance

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