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Vacancy Details

Grade: 15

1 GS-15: You must meet the minimum basic requirements for attorney positions in the Federal Government. Choose the answer that best describes your background for an attorney position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a professional law degree (LL.B or J.D.) and membership in a State or District of Columbia bar association and one year of professional (attorney) legal experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the next lower grade level of the work described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirements as listed above.
2 To qualify for this position you must meet the minimum educational/experience requirements. Choose one answer from the following which best describes your educational/experience background for an attorney position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a law degree and membership in a state Bar or District of Columbia, plus two years of professional legal experience.
  • I have a law degree and a membership in a state bar of District of Columbia plus a second professional law degree (LL.M) which requires one full year of graduate study and one year of professional legal experience.
  • I do not meet any of the educational/experience combinations under any of the above choices.
3 Specialized experience consists of providing legal advice and guidance to senior management, peers, and customer on various complex areas of law. I have at least five years specialized experience in federal and state environmental law. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Select the choice below that best describes your experience maintaining liaisons with Federal Agencies, the academic community, business community, and professional civil rights organizations on Title VI matters under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Title IX of the Education Amendments Act Choices: Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience representing an agency and interacting with Federal Agencies, the academic community, business community, and professional civil rights organizations on Title VI matters under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Title IX of the Education Amendments Act.
  • I have moderate experience representing an agency and interacting with Federal Agencies, the academic community, business community, and professional civil rights organizations on Title VI matters under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Title IX of the Education Amendments Act.
  • I have minimal experience representing an agency and interacting with Federal Agencies, the academic community, business community, and professional civil rights organizations on Title VI matters under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Title IX of the Education Amendments Act.
  • I have no experience representing an agency and interacting with Federal Agencies, the academic community, business community, and professional civil rights organizations on Title VI matters under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Title IX of the Education Amendments Act.
5 Select the response which best reflects your ability to clearly and persuasively communicate orally and in writing complex legal issues. Answer to this question is required
  • Routinely prepares legal memoranda on legal issues having complex components for senior agency officials and members of Congress.
  • Occasionally prepares legal memoranda on legal issues having complex components for senior agency officials and members of Congress
  • Rarely prepares legal memoranda on legal issues having complex components for senior agency officials and members of Congress.
  • Never prepares legal memoranda on legal issues having complex components for senior agency officials and members of Congress
6 Are you currently a member in good standing of the Bar of a state or territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Indicate which of the following types of legal advice you have provided on a wide range of unique legal issues which had minimal legal precedents available, Answer to this question is required
  • I have served as an expert legal advisor and made determinations on highly sensitive and complex questions and issues involving civil rights, EEO and related matters.
  • I have served as a legal advisor and made determinations on sensitive and moderately difficult questions and issues involving civil rights, EEO and related matters.
  • I have served as a legal advisor and made determinations on minimally difficult questions and issues involving civil rights, EEO and related matters.
  • I have not served as a legal advisor who made determinations regarding any questions and issues involving civil rights, EEO and related matters.
8 Which of the following items describe your ability to concurrently handle multiple assignments that vary in both type and complexity? Answer to this question is required
  • Set priorities with little or no supervision
  • Establish priority work based on immediacy of impacts with input from supervisor
  • Establish priority work based on the advice and guidance of supervisor
  • None of the above
9 Choose from the following list the types of written products that you have prepared as a regular part of a job. Answer to this question is required
  • Routinely reviews or prepare Final Agency Decisions; prepares or revises notices of acceptance/dismissal; and reviews or prepares Title IX reports.
  • Occasionally reviews or prepare Final Agency Decisions; prepares or revises notices of acceptance/dismissal; and reviews or prepares Title IX reports.
  • Rarely reviews or prepare Final Agency Decisions; prepares or revises notices of acceptance/dismissal; and reviews or prepares Title IX reports.
  • None of the above.

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five (5) years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Please list the title, agency and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to provide proof to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
2 Do you have dual citizenship with the United States and another country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Please list the country(ies), other than the United States, with which you possess citizenship. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 I have read this vacancy announcement thoroughly and understand that supplemental documentation may be required (i.e., college transcripts, certification documents, veterans preference documents if applicable). I further understand that I will not be considered if my supplemental documentation is not received by the Human Resources Office by the closing date of this announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Are you applying under a special or direct hiring authority? If the answer is yes, you must submit documents that support your eligibility. For detailed information on how to submit supplemental documentation, please see the "How to Apply" section of the vacancy announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 I understand that supplemental documentation is required with my application because of the Positive Education Requirement for this position. I further understand that my application will not be considered if my supplemental documentation (applicable college transcript) is not submitted by the closing date of this announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 I understand that I must click on the "Submit Application" button located at the end of the review of my answers and resume to complete the application process. I understand that I will receive a confirmation page that I should print for my records. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 I understand that if I am applying for multiple announcements, I must submit a separate copy of my supplemental documentation for each announcement under which I am requesting consideration. My failure to submit separate copies will result in my materials being applied only to the first announcement I have applied under. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported in my online resume. I further understand that my resume must provide detailed descriptions and/or examples of my knowledge, skill, and abilities as required in the vacancy announcement and that my failure to do so, may result in my being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No