Paralegal Specialist - Department of the Army - Los Angeles, CA

  • Summary

    Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines.

    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    About the Position:
    This is a TERM position Not-to-Exceed (NTE) 2 years. This position may be extended up to 4 years based on Agency need. Term appointments do not confer permanent status in the Federal service. Nor does a term position automatically confer eligibility to be converted non-competitively to permanent positions. Under certain specific conditions, and pursuant to legal authority and regulatory requirements, this position may be non-competitively converted career-conditional or career appointment.

    This is an OBLIGATED position. An obligated position is one in which an employee has statutory reemployment rights based on having served an overseas tour. When a position is obligated to an employee it means that he/she has an entitlement to that position. The selected employee will be required to sign an agreement acknowledging that he/she is aware of the obligation and accepts the fact that he/she may be displaced under reduction in force procedures at a later time.

    This position is developmental, leading to the full performance level GS-11. Incumbent serves as the Principal Assistant to the Assistant District Counsel/Labor Counselor who renders legal advice and assistance to the Commander, Deputy Commander, and senior management officials of the Los Angeles District on all matters involving Administrative Law, Government Contracts, Federal Tort Claims Act Litigation, Personnel and Employment Law, FOIA, Privacy Act, Government Ethics, Civil Works and Environmental law.


    Who May Apply: US Citizens
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    Responsibilities


    • Directly assists the agency representative and trial attorney at formal adversary hearings before arbitrators and administrative law judges, and assists the Assistant United States Attorneys when cases are filed in Federal Court.
    • Prepares the appeal records or Litigation Report and assists in the drafting of pleadings, motions, and briefs. Compiles and organizes pertinent evidence and prepares exhibits to support the Government's position.
    • Works closely with the EEO Office and Human Resources Office to ensure they are kept informed of pertinent legal guidance that may affect current EEO complaints, disciplinary/adverse action cases, and grievances.
    • Provides paralegal support to the District Counsel and to Assistant District Counsel in connection with litigation, including document review, assembling agency records, preparing deposition notebooks, summarizing or excerpting deposition testimony, and assisting the trial attorney at hearings.
    • Reviews documents to determine whether they are privileged and/or protected from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) exemptions.
    • Performs legal research of statutes, regulations, policy, and case law pertaining to a variety of legal areas, e.g. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), Office of Special Counsel, Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), Federal Impasses Panel, and Grievance Arbitration.
    • Utilizes electronic research such as Westlaw, Lexis, and LRP Federal Employment CD-ROM Library, publications such as the Federal Labor Relations Reporter, and treatises such as Broida. Based on this research, applies the facts at hand and prepares drafts of legal memoranda, necessary legal documents, or advisory opinions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
    Supervisory status
    No
    Promotion Potential
    11

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MATERIALS HANDLER - Department of the Navy - Arlington, VA

  • Summary


    Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team!  MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community.    We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.  As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.
    This position is located at MCCS Henderson Hall, Marine Corps Exchange (MCX) in Arlington, VA.  Candidates selected for this position will serve as a Materials Handler in the Warehouse for MCCS.

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    Responsibilities


    Performs a wide range of warehousing activities, including receiving, storing, and shipping a variety of supplies, materials, equipment and resale merchandise. Receives, unloads and processes incoming shipments/trucks. Reports over, short or damaged conditions. Completes and signs shipping and receiving reports. Routes material and equipment to correct locations or storage areas. Stacks, bins, rotate and marks/prices stock in accordance with standard warehouse procedures. Locates, accesses, loads and movies material for shipment and verifies or prepares documents either manually or by using automated equipment such as computer terminal and bar code wands to read, store, track and purpose vehicles. Counts types and quantities of items during inventories. Recounts or searches other storage locations to assist in determining the basis for over, short or misplaced items. Responsible for efficient use of the Integrated Business Intelligence Suite (IBIS) applications in the retail store. Monitors work processes and results. Takes actins to ensure ongoing system’s effectiveness. Performs detailed clerical/technical support involving the merchandise system by applying established guidelines and practices in reviewing frustrated freight, vendor invoices, purchase orders, verifying quantities received and changes to cost and or retail to merchandise for all sites within the command. Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Acknowledges customers, smiles and makes eye contact. Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems. Check for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services. Takes action to solve problems. Alerts the higher-level supervisor or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Uses required safety equipment and observes work procedures. Promptly reports and observed workplace hazards and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment. Performs other related duties as required.
    Supervisory status
    No
    Promotion Potential
    NA

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Child and Youth Program Assistant - Department of the Army - Fort Hamilton, NY

  • Summary

    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is for Citizens and Non-Citizens Worldwide. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

    If you do not reside in the local commuting area of Fort Hamilton (as defined below), you must be willing and able to relocate to the Fort Hamilton's local commuting area AT YOUR OWN EXPENSE no later than 15 days after receiving a Firm Job Offer.

    The local commuting area of Fort Hamilton is defined as: Kings, Queens, New York, Richmond, Bronx, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Essex, Union, Middlesex, Somerset, Monmouth, Fairfield counties.

    The FMWR mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.

    Recruitments from this vacancy announcement will be filled for the Fort Hamilton's FMWR Child Development Center.

    Fort Hamilton FMWR is a comprehensive network of quality support and leisure services that enhances the lives of Soldiers, Civilians, Families, military retirees and other eligible participants. The FMWR's vision is to be the driving force for programs and services that provide the foundation for the Army's home by increasing Soldier and Family resiliency, restoring balance, enhancing recruitment, readiness and retention for Soldiers and Families.
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    Responsibilities


    • Serves as a Child and Youth Program Assistant (CYPA) in one or more CY programs.
    • Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years.
    • Assists in providing and leading planned activities for program participants.
    • Performs the more routine simple child-care tasks, following step-by-step instructions.
    For a more detailed description of the Child and Youth Program Assistant Entry Level 2 position's duties click here.
    For a more detailed description of the Child and Youth Program Assistant Skill Level 3 position's duties click here.
    For a more detailed description of the Child and Youth Program Assistant Target Level 4 position's duties click here.

    Travel Required

    Not required
    Supervisory status
    No
    Promotion Potential
    2

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Investigative Assistant - Department of Justice - San Diego, CA

  • Summary

    TOUGH WORK. VITAL MISSION. Challenge yourself! You have the power to help combat drug trafficking. Be a part of DEA! It's tough work, but a vital mission. Whatever your background or expertise, your work at DEA will be tremendously rewarding because it will have a daily impact on national security and the quality of life of all Americans.

    Do your career "Justice" by working with DOJ, which has been ranked in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Come and join the nation's law enforcement agency, where our most important resource is our people. The Department leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. Become a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. All applicants for employment with DEA must possess and maintain the highest levels of character and conduct. DEA will evaluate applicants' qualifications based on these qualities. Once a conditional offer is made, DEA will conduct a continuous evaluation of information, as it is obtained, to ensure that the prospective employees with DEA meet the agency-specific qualifications in the areas of character and conduct. To this end, an unfavorable decision in any of the areas that follow will be deemed as disqualifying: Drug Policy Requirements (as specified in this announcement), Credit History, Candor and Honesty, Work History, History with the Law, and other qualities that would detract from the integrity and efficiency of the DEA.
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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in the San Diego, CA Division Office. The incumbent will perform such duties as:

    · Providing information to staff, compiling reports on research conducted, and maintaining administrative records. Performing database queries in law enforcement, compliance, and/or inspection computer systems such as Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Information System Database (NADDIS), Controlled Substances Act Database (CSA), and Chemical Handlers Enforcement Management Systems (CHEMS).

    · Researching, assembling, compiling and tabulating information and figures, as may be necessary to use in investigations, seizures, and as evidence in various cases.

    · Performing work related to gathering, acquiring, and developing resource materials and other information to support the law enforcement, compliance, and/or inspection program mission of an organization, and making recommendations on how to address data anomalies.

    · Performing office automation work requiring the use of software applications, such as spreadsheets, database, word processing, desktop publishing, and graphics applications and various computer equipment.

    · Preparing correspondence, reports, technical documents, graphs/charts, forms, and other office support materials and ensuring correct spelling, punctuation, grammar, and format.

    Travel Required

    Not required
    Supervisory status
    No
    Promotion Potential
    7

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SALES ASSOCIATE/CASHIER - Department of the Navy - Arlington, VA

  • Summary


    Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team!  MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community.    We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.  As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps. 
    This position is located at the Marine Corps Exchange (MCX) at Henderson Hall, Arlington, VA. Candidates selected for this position will serve as a Sales Associate in the Electronics Department for MCCS.
      

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    Responsibilities


    Serves as the Sales Associate and is responsible for providing the highest quality of customer service and sales support to all customers in our Marine Corps Exchange stores. Sales Associates within the Marine Corps Exchange are expected to provide a Dress Blue Experience that will make our customers want to return again. Responsible to ensure customers are taken care of at all service and sales touchpoints throughout the store. May be scheduled at the checkout, specific sales area, specialty category or customer service desk.
    Responsible for meeting all personal and department sales goals. Assists the Sales and Experience Managers in execution of corporate service programs, promotions and other events. Completes all sales and return transactions using the point of sale system. Assists and serves customers with location, selection and purchase of merchandise with an emphasis on courtesy. Responsible for merchandising, display and appearance of assigned area(s). Ensures items are properly marked. Checks merchandise, rings sales on cash register, receives payments, makes change, bags or wraps merchandise and completes related sales records. Responsible for assigned change fund. Assists in inventories, ensures proper accountability and security of assigned area(s). May monitor fitting rooms. May perform general housekeeping duties such as cleaning or dusting fixtures and merchandise. May sort and replenish merchandise. Understands and articulates all MCX value stories, programs and promotions. Recognizes the core values and mission of the Marine Corps Exchange (MCX).
    Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Understands and operates within all service policies and exercises an “I can DO that!” mentality when a customer problem occurs. Proactively identifies opportunities to resolve customer problems and concerns before they happen. Takes ownership and follows up with customers to ensure their problems were resolved. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.
    Takes advantage of all training opportunities to develop service and sales/selling skills. Develops a general understanding about the brands and products sold within the store. Partners with Specialists and Managers to provide answers to product questions from customers. Relays customer comments and concerns to Sales or Experience Manager. Identifies opportunities to produce add-on sales at the front line through suggestive and consultative selling. Ensures all sale, ad and promotional items are signed and placed according to brand standards. Ensures assigned service area is merchandised to brand standards with proper product placement. Communicates product outs to Sales Manager. Identifies and reduces all risks of loss and/or theft. Actively engages in organizational training opportunities that develop personal and professional skills related to: time management, emotional intelligence, interpersonal skills, career planning, public speaking and small group leadership.
    May require food handling safety training, handling and certification. May require training and handling of Western Union and other customer services offered. May require light custodial duties, light lifting of merchandise, stocking, setting planograms, price changes, inventory counts and corrections.
    Performs other duties as assigned. This is a mixed position where the incumbent must be able to lift and carry objects up to 45 lbs. independently and objects over 45 lbs. with assistance.
    Supervisory status
    No
    Promotion Potential
    NA

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    Supervisory status
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