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General Attorney Advisor – Region II (New York, NY)

The Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is currently seeking applications for a General Attorney Advisor position in its Region II, New York Regional Office.

Who May Apply: This vacancy announcement is open to all US Citizens and may be used to fill multiple positions.

DUTY STATION: New York, New York

SALARY RANGE: $70,111-$153,510

OPEN PERIOD: September 21, 2018 – October 29, 2018

JOB SUMMARY:

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is the legal team for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), providing quality representation and legal advice in a wide range of highly visible national issues. OGC supports the development and implementation of the Department’s programs by providing the highest quality legal services to the Secretary of HHS and the organization’s various agencies and divisions.

OGC is comprised of three principal subcomponents: the Immediate Office, the Headquarters Divisions and the Regional Offices. Each Headquarters Division is led by an Associate General Counsel and each of the ten Regional Offices is led by a Chief Counsel. The ten (10) Regional offices are located in the following cities; Region I-Boston, Region II-New York, Region III-Philadelphia, Region IV-Atlanta, Region V-Chicago, Region VI-Dallas, Region VII-Kansas City, Region VIII-Denver, Region IX-San Francisco and Region X-Seattle.

OGC is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from a diverse pool of high-quality candidates.

For additional information about OGC’s mission, please visit our website at: http://www.hhs.gov/ogc/index.html

DUTIES:

This is a General Attorney position located within the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) in the New York Regional Office (Region II). Each regional office provides legal counsel and advice to all Departmental agencies with an emphasis on the advising agencies that have a presence in the given region. There are currently 8 attorneys and one support staff in Region II, and Region II’s jurisdiction includes New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Attorneys in Region II provide advisory opinions and litigation support to the Department in complex matters requiring extensive research and sophisticated analysis of administrative law, judicial decisions, and statutory and regulatory law, often in cases of “first impression.” Region II attorneys represent the Department in administrative litigation before the Departmental Appeals Board to enforce quality of care and other federal requirements and to aid in the recovery of misspent Medicare, Medicaid and federal grant funds. Attorneys also represent the Department in employment law cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Merit Systems Protection Board and provide legal advice to the Department regarding enforcement of the Federal civil rights statutes and HIPAA. Region II attorneys work closely with the Department of Justice and Assistant United States Attorneys in federal court litigation in preparing legal briefing and assisting or presenting oral argument.

The selectee will be assigned a range of litigation and advisory matters involving Medicare financial and program integrity issues, nursing home quality of care compliance, physician and other provider/supplier enrollment determinations, employment and discrimination claims, Head Start financial and quality of care issues, and HIPAA compliance. The selectee may also be called upon to assist in the handling of Medicare bankruptcy cases.

We are seeking to fill the position at the GS-11 to GS-14 level ($70,111-$153,510) depending on experience and qualifications. The position will be located in New York, New York.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the position qualifications listed on this announcement. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The following are required qualifications:

  • You must possess a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited ABA law school.
  • Have at least two years of experience after law school as a practicing attorney
  • Proof that bar status is active, in good standing and eligible to practice in the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia.
  • Candidates must have strong academic backgrounds; outstanding legal writing and research ability; superior organizational, and time management skills; and a demonstrated commitment to professionalism, ethics, civility and public service.
  • Preference is given to candidates with demonstrated experience in Medicare laws, regulations and policy; federal employment law, regulations and policy; bankruptcy law; and/or general federal court litigation experience.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Must maintain active bar membership in good standing and the eligibility to practice law in the highest court of a state, territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia throughout employment in the Office of the General Counsel.
  • The successful candidate must submit official law school transcripts.
  • Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
  • E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.
  • Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
  • Financial disclosure statement may be required.
  • Two-year trial period may be required.
  • Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • This position is not in a bargaining unit.
  • Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:

Please submit the following documents to R02OGCHiring@hhs.gov to receive full consideration by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of the announcement:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (must include education, including name of undergraduate and law school, degree received and date graduated; date admitted to bar and jurisdiction; a general description of all past employment relevant to the practice of law, including dates of employment and supervisor name(s) and telephone number(s))
  • Legal writing sample
  • Law school transcripts
  • Proof of bar status and standing. You must provide proof that you are a current, active member of a bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia
  • Names and Contact Info of References (at least three professional)

General Attorney Advisor – GLD, Employment Law (Washington, DC)

The Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is currently seeking applications for a General Attorney position in its General Law Division.

Who May Apply: This vacancy announcement is open to all US Citizens and may be used to fill multiple positions.

DUTY STATION: Washington, DC

SALARY RANGE: $68,036-$148,967

SERIES & GRADE: GS-0905-11/14

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 14

OPEN PERIOD: September 12, 2018 – October 10, 2018

JOB SUMMARY:

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at the Department of Health and Human Services is seeking an attorney to join its General Law Division (GLD). GLD provides general legal support to the entire department in the primary practice areas of employment law, tort claims, procurement, fiscal, and information.

OGC is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from a diverse pool of high-quality candidates.

For additional information about OGC’s mission, please visit our website at: http://www.hhs.gov/ogc/index.html

DUTIES:

This is a General Attorney position in the General Law Division’s Claims and Employment Law Branch. We are seeking an attorney to handle a full range of federal-sector employment and labor law litigation.

The Attorney Advisor for employment law performs the following duties:

Examine and prepare appropriate response to complaints and hearing requests;

Prepares the answers, motions, affidavits, briefs, or other pleadings appropriate to the defense of the cases for filing in the courts or administrative tribunals in conformity with applicable rules and regulations;

Conducts depositions and all other discovery of adverse witnesses and performs cross examination during formal proceedings;

Attends pretrial an d p re-hearing conferences and presents all required motions, statements, summaries, and witness lists;

Negotiates directly with opposing counsel regarding offers of settlements; and

Prepares in writing and orally presents legal and factual arguments and required motions.

Represents the Department before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) and arbitrators. This includes preparing and responding to discovery requests, conducting depositions, representing the Department at hearings, and motion writing.

Provide litigation support to the Department of Justice when employment cases are appealed into federal court.

Other duties include advising and preparing legal opinions on myriad employment and labor law issues such as appointment authorities, compensation, collective bargaining and performance/adverse actions.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the position qualifications listed on this announcement. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

The following are required qualifications:

  • You must possess a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited ABA law school.
  • Have at least one year of experience after law school as a practicing attorney.
  • Proof that bar status is active, in good standing and eligible to practice in the highest court of a State, U. S. commonwealth, U. S. territory, or the District of Columbia.
  • Knowledge of federal employment and labor law and litigation experience is beneficial.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Must maintain active bar membership in good standing and the eligibility to practice law in the highest court of a state, territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia throughout employment in the Office of the General Counsel.
  • Upon final job offer from HHS OHR, the successful candidate must submit official law school transcripts.
  • Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
  • E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.
  • Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
  • Financial disclosure statement may be required.
  • Two-year trial period may be required.
  • Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • This position may be in the bargaining unit.
  • Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:

Please submit the following documents to employlawapplications@hhs.gov to receive full consideration by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of the announcement:

  • Cover letter (include position applying for: Employment Law Attorney)
  • Resume (must include education, including name of undergraduate and law school, degree received and date graduated; date admitted to bar and jurisdiction; a general description of all past employment relevant to the practice of law, including dates of employment and supervisor name(s) and telephone number(s)
  • References (at least three professional)

General Attorney Advisor – GLD, Information Law (Washington, DC)

The Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is currently seeking applications for an Attorney Advisor position in its General Law Division.

Who May Apply: This vacancy announcement is open to all US Citizens and may be used to fill multiple positions.

DUTY STATION: Washington, DC

SALARY RANGE: $68,036 - $148,967

SERIES & GRADE: GS-0905-11/14

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 14

OPEN PERIOD: September 12, 2018 – October 10, 2018

JOB SUMMARY:

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at the Department of Health and Human Services is seeking an attorney to join its General Law Division (GLD). GLD provides general legal support to the entire department in the primary practice areas of procurement, fiscal, information, claims, and employment law.

OGC is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from a diverse pool of high-quality candidates.

For additional information about OGC’s mission, please visit our website at: http://www.hhs.gov/ogc/index.html

DUTIES:

This is a General Attorney position for the Information Law Team in the General Law Division. The incumbent will provide advice on the use, disclosure and protection of federal information for the entire Department.

The Attorney Advisor for information law performs the following duties:

Examine and prepare appropriate response to complaints and hearing requests;

Prepares the answers, motions, affidavits, briefs, or other pleadings appropriate to the defense of the cases for filing in the courts or administrative tribunals in conformity with applicable rules and regulations;

Conducts depositions and all other discovery of adverse witnesses and performs cross examination during formal proceedings;

Attends pretrial and pre-hearing conferences and presents all required motions, statements, summaries, and witness lists;

Negotiates directly with opposing counsel regarding offers of settlements; and

Prepares in writing and orally presents legal and factual arguments and required motions.

Advise on the use, disclosure and protection of federal information for the entire Department.

Specifically, advises HHS agencies and offices regarding Freedom of Information Act, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Privacy Act, the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Federal Advisory Systems Management Act, the Federal Records Act, as well as other administrative law topics, including the Administrative Procedure Act, the Congressional Review Act, and policies and regulations relating to the use of HHS logos and seals, delegations, and statements of organization.

Provides substantial assistance to the Department of Justice when HHS is involved in Federal court litigation regarding information law matters.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the position qualifications listed on this announcement. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

The following are required qualifications:

  • You must possess a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited ABA law school.
  • Have at least one year of experience after law school as a practicing attorney.
  • Proof that bar status is active, in good standing and eligible to practice in the highest court of a State, U. S. commonwealth, U. S. territory, or the District of Columbia.
  • Possess substantial familiarity with information law, including the Freedom of Information Act, the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Privacy Act, as well as federal administrative law. Strong consideration will be given to candidates with 5 or more years of experience of federal practice; substantial federal information and administrative law advice and litigation experience; outstanding client counseling skills; superior legal writing and research ability with a demonstrated commitment to professionalism, ethics, civility and public service.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Must maintain active bar membership in good standing and the eligibility to practice law in the highest court of a state, territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia throughout employment in the Office of the General Counsel.
  • Upon final job offer from HHS OHR, the successful candidate must submit official law school transcripts.
  • Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False
    • representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
  • E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E- Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.
  • Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
  • Financial disclosure statement may be required.
  • Two-year trial period may be required.
  • Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • This position may be in the bargaining unit.
  • Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:

Please submit the following documents to procurementapps@hhs.gov to receive full consideration by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of the announcement:

  • Cover letter (include position applying for: Information Law Attorney)
  • Resume (must include education, including name of undergraduate and law school, degree received and date graduated; date admitted to bar and jurisdiction; a general description of all past employment relevant to the practice of law, including dates of employment and supervisor name(s) and telephone number(s)
  • References (at least three professional)

General Attorney Advisor – GLD, Procurement Law (Washington, DC)

The Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is currently seeking applications for a General Attorney Advisor position in its General Law Division.

Who May Apply: This vacancy announcement is open to all US Citizens and may be used to fill multiple positions.

DUTY STATION: Washington, DC

SALARY RANGE: $68,036 - $148,967

SERIES & GRADE: GS-0905-11/14

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 14

OPEN PERIOD: September 12, 2018 – October 10, 2018

JOB SUMMARY:

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at the Department of Health and Human Services is seeking an attorney to join its General Law Division (GLD). GLD provides general legal support to the entire department in the primary practice areas of procurement, fiscal, information, claims, and employment law.

OGC is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from a diverse pool of high-quality candidates.

For additional information about OGC’s mission, please visit our website at: http://www.hhs.gov/ogc/index.html

DUTIES:

This is a General Attorney position for the Procurement, Fiscal and Information Law Branch in the General Law Division. The Office is seeking attorneys with experience in federal procurement and contract law.

The Attorney Advisor for procurement law performs the following duties:

Examine and prepare appropriate response to complaints and hearing requests;

Prepares the answers, motions, affidavits, briefs, or other pleadings appropriate to the defense of the cases for filing in the courts or administrative tribunals in conformity with applicable rules and regulations;

Conducts depositions and all other discovery of adverse witnesses and performs cross examination during formal proceedings;

Attends pretrial and pre-hearing conferences and presents all required motions, statements, summaries and witness lists;

Negotiates directly with opposing counsel regarding offers of settlements; and

Prepares in writing and orally presents legal and factual arguments and required motions.

Advises contracting officials on all aspects of the source selection process and contract administration, including the application of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), and other federal statutes and regulations regarding federal contracting.

Litigates bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO) as well as Contract Disputes Act claims before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals.

Advises agency officials on other general and administrative law topics. Familiarity with other general law areas (e.g., federal appropriations law and federal information law) is desirable.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the position qualifications listed on this announcement. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

The following are required qualifications:

  • You must possess a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited ABA law school.
  • You must have been admitted to a bar in one of the highest courts of a State, U. S. Commonwealth, U.S. territories, or the District of Columbia and be in good standing.
  • Possess substantial familiarity with federal procurement, contract law and related litigation. Strong consideration will be given to candidates with 5 or more years of federal procurement and contracting law experience; outstanding client counseling skills; superior legal writing and research ability with a demonstrated commitment to professionalism, ethics, civility and public service.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Must maintain active bar membership in good standing and the eligibility to practice law in the highest court of a state, territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia throughout employment in the Office of the General Counsel.
  • Upon final job offer from HHS OHR, the successful candidate must submit official law school transcripts.
  • Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
  • E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E- Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.
  • Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
  •  
  • Financial disclosure statement may be required.
  • Two-year trial period may be required.
  • Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • This position is not in a bargaining unit.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:

Please submit the following documents to Procurementapps@hhs.gov to receive full consideration by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of the announcement:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (must include education, including name of undergraduate and law school, degree received and date graduated; date admitted to bar and jurisdiction; a general description of all past employment relevant to the practice of law, including dates of employment and supervisor name(s) and telephone number(s)
  • References (at least three professional)
  • Brief writing sample (up to 5 pages)

General Attorney Advisor - Ethics Division (Washington, DC)

The Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is currently seeking applications for a General Attorney Advisor position in its Ethics Division.

Who May Apply:  This vacancy announcement is open to all US Citizens and may be used to fill multiple positions.

DUTY STATION:  Washington, DC

SALARY RANGE:  $68,036 - $148,967

OPEN PERIOD:  This is an open continuous announcement. The first deadline for application packages will be April 30, 2018.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at the Department of Health and Human Services is seeking two attorneys to join its Ethics Division. The Division provides legal advice and services to HHS on matters relating to federal criminal conflict of interest statutes, standards of ethical conduct regulations, financial disclosure requirements, procurement integrity provisions, lobbying rules, and political activity restrictions. The vacancies are in the Ethics Division, Advice and Policy Section.

OGC is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from a diverse pool of high-quality candidates.

For additional information about OGC’s mission, please visit our website at: http://www.hhs.gov/ogc/index.html

DUTIES:

The selectee will serve in an advisory-attorney position (GS 11/12/13/14) in the OGC, Ethics Division. The incumbent will provide legal services involving federal criminal conflict of interest statutes, the Ethics in Government Act, standards of ethical conduct regulations, financial disclosure requirements, procurement integrity provisions, lobbying rules, and Hatch Act political activity restrictions. Ethics Division attorneys work closely with senior HHS officials and other HHS OGC attorneys to provide high-quality written and oral legal advice and counseling to prospective, current, and former employees and to program ethics counsellors on various topics related to federal ethics requirements in a fast-paced environment. The selectee may be asked to draft responses to Congressional and press inquiries related to the ethics program. In consultation with state bar authorities, the incumbent may also provide guidance on legal ethics and professional responsibility issues. Attorney advisors have generalist ethics responsibilities and provide focused services to a portfolio of principal HHS agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the position qualifications listed on this announcement. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

The following are required qualifications:

  • You must possess a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited ABA law school.
  • Have at least one year experience after law school as a practicing attorney
  • Proof that bar status is active, in good standing and eligible to practice in the highest court of a State, U. S. commonwealth, U. S. territory, or the District of Columbia.
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of the federal laws promoting transparency in government and preventing public corruption.  Preference is given to candidates with strong academic achievement; superior legal writing and research ability.
  • Candidates should have outstanding organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidates must have strong writing, oral, and analytical skills and be adept at working with and advising clients. 
  • Knowledge of federal or state government ethics law, professional responsibility rules, political activity restrictions, procurement integrity, or related subjects is preferred, but recent law graduates (with a year or more of legal practice experience) and other attorneys with a strong interest in the subject matter and a comittment to public service will be considered. Preference is given to candidates demonstrating substantial familiarity with federal ethics laws, federal financial disclosure procedures and rules, political activity restrictions for federal employees, conflict of interest analysis, or providing legal services to clients or governmental entities on related topics.  Knowledge of the legal framework for health and social services programs will be considered a plus.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Must maintain active bar membership in good standing throughout employment in the Office of the General Counsel.
  • Upon final job offer from HHS OHR, the successful candidate must submit official law school transcripts.
  • Security and Background Requirements:  If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees.  Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.  Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action.  In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time.  Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation.  False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
  • E-Verify:  If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System.  Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.
  • Direct Deposit:  All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
  • Financial disclosure statement may be required. 
  • Two-year trial period may be required. 
  • Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid
  • This position is not in a bargaining unit
  • Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:

Please submit the following documents to OGCEthicsVacancy@hhs.gov using the subject line “Ethics Advice Attorney” to receive full consideration by 11:59p.m. on the closing date of the announcement:

  • Cover letter addressed to the OGC Ethics Division Hiring Team
  • Resume (must include education, including name of undergraduate and law school, degree received and date graduated; date admitted to bar and jurisdiction; a general description of all past employment relevant to the practice of law, including dates of employment and supervisor name(s) and telephone number(s)
  • Two legal writing samples
  • Law school transcripts, if graduated from law school within the past five years
  • Proof of bar status and standing. You must provide proof that you are a current, active member in good standing of a bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia
  • Three professional references with names and contact information
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