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    The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Office of General Counsel (OGC) is pleased to invite talented and enthusiastic attorneys to apply for a temporary detailee position. Must be a high-performing GS-13 or above. Primary focus of this role is FOIA, litigation, and complex oversight matters affecting OMB. The detail opportunity will provide opportunities to work with staff and policy officials in the White House, OMB, and other agencies outside the Executive Office of the President (EOP).

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    OMB is a fast-paced and dynamic environment. OMB OGC provides legal advice and assistance on a full range of government-wide and agency-specific matters, as well as consultation with the Department of Justice's litigating divisions and the Office of Legal Counsel. OMB OGC's practice spans the breadth of Federal practice, including novel and complex legal issues related to important policy development embracing legislation, budget and appropriations, procurement, grants, financial management, cybersecurity, national security, trade, information technology, privacy, and ethics. The office also assists with in-house legal matters, including personnel, compliance, ethics, and FOIA.

    The portfolio primarily involves assisting in the management of OMB's FOIA portfolio, including working with DOJ on litigation matters, as well as processing FOIAs.

    The successful candidate should have at least one year of experience in a Federal agency handling FOIA matters, and must be energetic, creative, and enjoy complicated questions as well as be able to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals with little oversight.

    OMB is committed to creating a multicultural and supportive work environment and strongly encourages applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the organization.

    ****A Detailee is an employee of a United States government agency on assignment or loan so applicant MUST BE A CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEE TO BE CONSIDERED. All other applicants will NOT be considered*****

    This position is a temporary non-reimbursable Detail assignment with an initial term of 3 months. This term may be extended with approval of OMB and the individual's home agency.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

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    Promotion Potential


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    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608709100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.