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USAJOBS Control No. ID6984 FO
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
COMMERCE, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
Vacancy Announcement Number: OGC-02-06
Opening Date: 05/10/2002
Closing Date: 05/31/2002
SUPERVISORY ATTORNEY-ADVISOR (INTERNATIONAL)
$92,060 - $119,682 per year
Promotion Potential: GS-15
Duty Location: 1 vacancy at Washington
Metro Are, DC
WHO MAY APPLY:
Open to all qualified persons.
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
The Commerce Department provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
application or hiring process, please notify the Executive Officer at (202)
482-0490. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a
The Office of the Chief Counsel for
Commercial Law Development is seeking applications for a supervisory attorney
to lead a technical assistance program promoting regional economic integration
in Southeast Europe. (Current salary range for GS-15 is $92,060-$119,682,
depending on experience.) The Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP)
provides training and consultative services to lawmakers, regulators, judges,
educators and business leaders. The Southeast Europe program requires close
coordination with USAID, the US Department of State, the Office of the US
Trade Representative and other federal agencies, as well as our regional host
governments. This senior attorney will lead a team of attorneys,
international program specialists and administrative support staff located in
Washington and in Croatia. The position requires frequent travel in Southeast
Europe; trips frequently are for two weeks at a time.
Applicant must be a graduate from a full course of study in a School of Law
accredited by the American Bar Association and be a member in good standing of
the bar of a state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia,
or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
U.S. citizenship, bar membership (any jurisdiction) and ability to obtain a
Secret level security clearance are required. Employment offers are
conditioned on satisfactory completion of security clearance requirements.
The position requires frequent travel in Southeast Europe; trips frequently
are for two weeks at a time.
KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
We are seeking attorneys with at least 10 years of experience in related
fields, including at least 5 years of experience in Eastern European trade,
law or economic policy matters and at least 5 years of experience with
technical assistance, preferably working with USAID. The ideal candidate also
will have experience operating under US government policies and procedures,
participating in inter-agency coordination processes, supervising professional
and support staff and forming and executing both technical assistance
strategies and operational budgets.
BASIS OF RATING:
As stated elsewhere in this announcement.
PAY, BENEFITS, AND WORK SCHEDULE:
Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and
sick leave and will be covered under the Federal Employees Retirement System.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Under Executive Order 11935, only United States citizens and nationals
(residents of American Samoa and Swains Island) may compete for civil service
jobs. Agencies are permitted to hire noncitizens only in very limited
circumstances where there are no qualified citizens available for the
This position is in the excepted service. It is excluded from provisions of
the career transition assistance program.
HOW TO APPLY:
You may apply by submitting a Resume or an "Optional Application for Federal
Employment" (OF-612) for this vacancy announcement. Resumes must include the
following information (in addition to specific information requested elsewhere
in this vacancy announcement): announcement number, veteran's preference, and
social security number. Applications should include all experience,
education, training, self-development, awards, commendations, outside
activities, or other information relevant to the announced vacancy.
Interested persons should send a resume and cover letter explaining their
qualifications for the position either by mail or by e-mail. Current and
recent Government employees also should submit their most recent performance
E-mail applications should be submitted electronically to:
OGCExecutiveOffice@doc.gov. If submitting an application electronically,
please be sure to reference the vacancy announcement number in the subject
line in order to ensure that the application is sent to the correct hiring
Incomplete application packages will not be considered.
For additional information about this position please
Submit your application package to:
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL
14TH AND CONSTITUTION AVE. N.W
WASHINGTON, DC 20230
The Commerce Department does not condone or tolerate discrimination based on
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental
disability or sexual orientation.