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    The position is located in the Office Enforcement Programs and Services, Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) in Washington, DC, and is one of four divisions of the Enforcement Programs and Services Directorate (EPS), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Department of Justice (DOJ).

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    The overall mission of Regulatory Affairs is to manage the development and issuance of the firearms, explosives, alcohol, and tobacco regulations and rulings, to protect the public without imposing an undue regulatory burden. In addition, ORA implements changes or additions to existing regulations. 

    The position serves as a senior attorney in the Office of Regulatory Affairs, responsible for determining the rulemaking priorities for ATF, in consultation with appropriate personnel from the Office of Field Operations, Office of Chief Counsel, and other directorates whose operations require the issuance of regulations.

    The attorney is responsible for developing and drafting rulemaking documents and ensures they comply with the requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act, the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Flexibility Act, all applicable executive orders, and all other requirements of law.

    The attorney also consults subject matter experts within ATF, and with attorneys from the Office of Chief Counsel, to ensure that rulemaking projects are within the scope of the statutes being implemented and to minimize litigation risk.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - For case-related work.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0905 Attorney

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