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Federal Communications Commission Attorney Advisor (PU) in Washington DC, District Of Columbia

Summary These positions are in the Wireline Competition Bureau's Competition Policy, Pricing Policy, and Telecommunications Access Policy Divisions, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) located in Washington, DC. Relocation expenses will not be paid. THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL ADDITIONAL POSITIONS WITHIN 90 DAYS. Responsibilities As an Attorney Advisor for the Competition Policy, Pricing Policy or Telecommunications Access Policy Divisions, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities: Provides legal advice and services at the highest level of responsibility on projects involving extremely complex and difficult legal, factual, and policy issues. Plans and provides direction for broad policy planning, policy review, or rulemaking proceedings and inquiries. Formulates policy statements, proposed Commission decisions, proposals for modification of regulations or enactment of new regulations and position papers. Initiates rulemaking proceedings on major policy matter; reviews and recommends actions on petitions for rulemaking submitted to the Commission. Develops criteria for implementation of Commission decision and presents guidelines for staff action; directs the work of teams to develop detailed programs. Reviews notices of rulemaking or inquiry, proposed Commission orders, and decisions initiated by other Bureaus and/or Divisions to ensure consistency in policy. May represent the Division in conferences with representatives of industry and government. Requirements Conditions of Employment FCC Employees Only Suitable for employment as determined by a background investigation. SF-50 Documenting One Year of Time in Grade Required Bar Membership documentation required upon selection Transcripts required upon selection Financial Disclosure may be required Current FCC employees must provide SF-50 verifying grade & status. Refer to information outlined under the "Qualifications" subheading. To be considered for this position, applicants must: Currently be employed in the Federal Communications Commission in positions serving under career, career conditional, or excepted service (Schedule A appointments under authority 213.3102(d)-Attorneys) appointments. SF-50 Required: ALL FCC EMPLOYEES MUST provide a legible Personnel Action, SF-50, that verifies your status and highest permanently held grade. If an SF-50 is not submitted, the application will be rated as ineligible. To request a copy of your SF-50 please send an email to Qualifications Applicants must meet eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Professional law experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. In order to be deemed as "BEST QUALIFIED" candidates must meet both the educational requirements and the specialized experience requirements outlined below. A. Education You must meet the minimum basic educational requirements for Attorney positions. Education requirements include: a professional law degree JD, LL.B., and/or LL.M. If transcripts are not submitted at the time of application, a copy of the transcript must be submitted at the time of selection. AND B. Specialized Experience Applicants must have a minimum of 4 years of professional law experience, including one year of specialized experience which must be equivalent to at least the GS-14 in the Federal service. For this position, specialized experience includes the following: 1) overseeing and/or leading others in analyzing complex issues affecting federal regulatory matters and questions of law and fact and rendering opinions on such issues; 2) directing and conducting in-depth, complex legal research on authorities and precedents on points of law; 3) reviewing and analyzing pleadings and other position papers on controversial and complex issues; 4) writing and directing others in writing detailed and complex documents including briefs, issue papers, reports, policy statements, and summaries with recommendations or conclusions; and/or 5) providing legal guidance to attorneys and other professionals. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education Refer to information outlined under the "Qualifications" subheading. Additional Information EEO Policy Statement Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement Veterans Information Legal and Regulatory Guidance *NOTE-This position is in the bargaining unit. The exclusive representative is NTEU Chapter 209.