Supervisory General Attorney (Deputy Assistant General Counsel) GS-15 (Multiple Locations)
USDA/Office of General Counsel
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Juris Doctor
Salary: $148,484 - $176,300 per year
no relocation expenses reimbursed
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: OGC-22-MDH-11590384-VC
The incumbent serves as Deputy Assistant General Counsel that supervise and manage the Natural Resources and Environment Division under the direct supervision of the Associate General Counsel. The Natural Resources and Environment Division provides legal services to the headquarters offices of the USDA agencies administering programs assigned to the office.
You must be a US Citizen or US National.
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
Direct Deposit - Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify at https://www.e-verify.gov/.
Must submit Cover Letter/Narrative, Resume, Proof of Bar membership, Law School Transcripts, and Writing Sample.
Review of the OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and the Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (eQIP) entries have been reviewed and determined to be satisfactory.
Requires a favorable credit check as part of the background investigation.
Additional selections may be made from this announcement.
Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Obtain and use a Government issued charge card for business-related travel.
Subject to one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period unless prior service is creditable. New USDA supervisors must successfully complete all components of the required training program before the end of their probationary period.
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is an independent legal agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). OGC provides legal advice and services to the Secretary of Agriculture and to all other officials and agencies of the Department with respect to all USDA programs and activities. All legal services are centralized within OGC and the General Counsel reports directly to the Secretary.
The General Counsel is the chief law officer of USDA and is responsible for providing legal services for all programs, operations, and activities of USDA. Two Deputy General Counsels, five Associate General Counsels, and four Regional Attorneys assist the General Counsel in managing the work of the office. A Senior Counselor also provides assistance in the Immediate Office of the General Counsel.