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Trial Attorney – Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Organization: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)   •   Website: Visit link »   •   Open until: February, 25th 2014

Job Title:Trial Attorney (Civil Rights)

Agency:Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Job Announcement Number:D14-OCGLD-1053225-016-LAH

SALARY RANGE:

$60,877.00 to $94,108.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, February 14, 2014 to Tuesday, February 25, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0905-12/13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time – Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

DUTY LOCATIONS:

4 vacancies in the following location(s):
New Orleans, LA View Map
Boston, MA View Map
Charlotte, NC View Map
Cleveland, OH View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust – Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is composed of a highly motivated and diverse team dedicated to the agency’s mission – to eradicate employment discrimination.  Come join us and make a difference.

 

 

If you are motivated by helping people and enjoy challenging and satisfying work, this position is for you.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) is charged with the enforcement of federal laws against employment discrimination including, Title VII of the CIvil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) the Equal Pay Act (EPA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimiation Act (GINA).

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Amount of travel varies

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Current BAR Membership
  • Earned J.D. or LL.B Degree
  • This position is in the Excepted Service
  • Proof of BAR membership in good standing

 

DUTIES:

 

As a Trial Attorney, you will have the full range of responsibilities for preparing and litigating employment discrimination cases under all of the federal statues enforced by the EEOC.

You will perform the following duties:

  • reviewing charge files and recommending the initiation of litigation;
  • filing petitions for compliance with administrative subpoenas;
  • seeking temporary injunction relief;
  • filing motions to obtain compliance with court orders, decrees, and pre-suit settlement agreements;
  • prosecuting cases to ensure consistency with EEOC ligitation policies and judicial precedents;
  • conducting discovery for litigation in federal court;
  • preparing and presenting motions, responses and oral arguments to the courts;
  • preparing pretrial and post-trial briefs and materials;
  • conducting all facets of trials in federal courts; and
  • providing formal and informal legal advice and memoranda to agency personnel.

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

 

1.  All candidates must have earned their first professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) and must be a member of the BAR.

 

2.  In addition, applicants must have:

 

For the GS-12:

You must have earned a professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.), be a member of the Bar, and have one year of professional legal experience as demonstrated by engaging in the practice of law in a substantive area of the Agency’s enforcement, related civil rights litigation, or general litigation in federal and/or state courts. 

    For GS-13:

In addition to the basic requirementes described above, you must have at least two years of professional legal experience as demonstrated by engaging in the practice of law in a substantive area of the Agency’s enforcement, related civil rights litigation, or general litigation in federal and/or state courts.

 

NOTE:  An advance law degree such as LLM or a JSD may substitute for one year of the required professional legal experience identified above for either grade level.

 

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

 

For more information, including how to apply please click on the following flyer, Boston EEOC Attorney Position, or visit the EEOC website at EEOC Website