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Office of the General Counsel Position Announcements

General Attorney

Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

Salary Range:  $63,091-$138,136 USD/year
Series & Grade: GS-0905-11/14
Open Period: Through October 10, 2014

Position Information: Full-Time Permanent
Duty Locations: 1 Vacancy – Washington DC Metro Area

Who May Be Considered: United States citizens. 

Job Summary

The Children, Families, and Aging Division (CFAD) of the Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, seeks an attorney with superior academic credentials, exceptional research, writing, and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated interest and experience in human services programs affecting the lives of children, families, aging, and disabled populations.  CFAD provides legal counsel and litigation support to the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and the Administration for Community Living (ACL) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  This is a national practice that involves nearly $60 billion in mandatory and discretionary grant programs.  We encourage applicants to examine our clients’ websites at http://www.acf.hhs.gov and http://www.hhs.gov/acl

We have a particular interest in qualified applicants who are knowledgeable about and have experience with social services to Native American and Alaska Native populations and/or independent living services.

Key Requirements:
1. A J.D. or LL.B from an ABA-accredited law school.
2. An active license to practice law in a state, territory, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
3. Legal experience or education related to the position.

Interested applicants with appropriate experience and/or educational credentials should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, references, and two writing samples to Elizabeth.jeffries@hhs.gov no later than October 10, 2014.


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Content last reviewed on September 17, 2014