FEDERAL CAREER OPPORTUNITY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR FULL-TIME PERMANENT POSITION TRIAL ATTORNEY
The U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor (SOL) seeks a top-quality, experienced trial attorney to join the San Francisco, CA, Seattle, WA, or Los Angeles, CA sub-Regional office. This is a full time, permanent GS0905 position in the excepted service. This position has promotion potential to the GS-14 level. The Trial Attorney will handle all phases of litigation before federal courts and administrative bodies under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and other statutes enforced by the Department. Demonstrated interest in public interest law and/or experience with employment laws and/or vulnerable worker populations is desirable. Ability to speak Chinese, Korean or Spanish is not required, but preferred. Must be active member of the California Bar if selected for San Francisco or Los Angeles.
SALARY: For more information, refer to the 2019 OPM General Schedule Salary Tables for the locality areas of Seattle, WA, San Francisco, CA, and Los Angeles, CA.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: Requires a first professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) and active membership in good standing of the bar of a court of general jurisdiction of a state, territory or possession of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. In addition to being a member of the bar, applicants must have had the amount of post-law school legal experience indicated below. An LL.M may be substituted for a maximum of one year experience.
Grade Level GS-12 GS-13 GS-14 Years of Post Law School Experience 1 or more years 2 or more years 3 or more years The qualifying experience must have been progressively responsible legal experience of a professional nature that demonstrates the ability to perform the work at the grade level for which application is being made. At the GS-14 level, at least twelve months of the qualifying experience must have been at a level of difficulty comparable to the next lower grade in the federal service.
Qualifying experience in military service shall be counted as a continuation of any legal position held immediately prior to such service. In any case, the experience of the applicant must be of sufficient recency to indicate that he/she is capable of performing the duties of the position.
EMPLOYMENT/ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: U.S. Citizenship or eligible for employment in the United States; must meet DOL investigation requirements. TO APPLY: Interested candidates must apply through the USAJobs website (https://www.usajobs.gov) by September 25, 2019. The posting and application requirements may be viewed at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544927800.