Equal Employment Specialist - Department of Homeland Security - Arlington, VA

Summary

About the Agency

Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: Click Here

This position is also being announced through Government-Wide procedure under Announcement #HQ-OCL-TA56-17-237021-G. Candidates who wish to be considered under both Public (US Citizens) and Government-Wide procedures must apply to both announcements.

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities concerning, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

Duties

This Equal Employment Specialist position is located in the Affirmative Employment Branch, Reports & Analysis Team, Civil Rights Division (CRD), , Office of Civil Rights and Liberties, Ombudsman and Traveler Engagement (CRL/OTE), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Duties include:
  • Collecting, analyzing, and developing workforce data graphics and reports , including routine reports for stakeholders on EEO complaints , recruitment, disciplinary actions, removals, and terminations etc. by individual program offices; Identifying trends and potential problems and assisting in the ongoing analysis of the TSA workforce and culture to assist the management team in identifying workplace solutions .
  • Developing and implementing TSA’s annual MD-715 report and action plans for submission to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), as well as other EEO related reports, to include the MSI and 462 reports.
  • Participating in designing, developing, and implementing a comprehensive education program to include Special Emphasis Program awareness, to highlight the contributions of ethnic, culture, and minority groups, and generate a monthly, quarterly, and annual metrics or report to leadership, EEOC, and/or Congress.
The major duties described above reflect the full performance level of this position. Typically, the lower pay band (G Band) performs the same duties but will receive more guidance and training; and/or projects/work assignments may be less complex.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel is required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Air Traffic Control Specialist - Department of Transportation - USA

Summary

About the Agency

Business Component:
Air Traffic Organization, various Terminal and En Route (Center) air traffic facilities FAA-Wide

Duties


THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR CANDIDATES WHO HAVE MAINTAINED AT LEAST 52 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL EXPERIENCE INVOLVING THE FULL-TIME ACTIVE SEPARATION OF AIR TRAFFIC AFTER RECEIPT OF AN ATC CERTIFICATION OR FACILITY RATING WITHIN 5 YEARS OF APPLICATION WHILE SERVING AT:
  • a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic control facility; OR
  • a civilian or military air traffic control facility of the Department of Defense; OR
  • a tower operating under contract with the FAA under section 47124
APPLICANTS MUST ALSO BE WILLING TO WORK AT ANY FAA AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL FACILITY.
The FAA has Air Traffic Control Facilities in every state as well as Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and Guam. Air Traffic Control Specialists in the Terminal option control air traffic at airports and give pilots taxiing and takeoff instructions, air traffic clearances, and advice based on their own observations and information from the National Weather Service, Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCCs), flight service stations, pilots, and other sources. They transfer control of aircraft to the ARTCC controller when the aircraft leaves assigned airspace, and they receive control of aircraft coming into assigned airspace.
Air Traffic Control Specialists in the En Route (Center) option give aircraft instructions, air traffic clearances, and advice regarding flight conditions while en route between airports. They provide separation between aircraft flying within the Federal airways or operating into or out of airports.
This is an Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS) position responsible for the safe, orderly and expeditious movement of air traffic through the nation's airspace. Additional information regarding these positions is located at: http://www.faa.gov/jobs/job_opportunities/airtraffic_controllers/
  • Applicant geographic area preferences may be used in determining facility placement offers for candidates selected. Ultimately, the type and location of positions offered to each selectee will be based upon the needs of the FAA. If you are selected for a position, you will be informed of the facility location you are being offered. Selectees will be offered a permanent appointment in the ATCS occupation at an FAA facility based on their qualifications and the needs of the agency
  • Positions offered may be:
    • AT-2152 AG - this is the position level for selectees who are NOT former FAA 2152 Certified Professional Controllers (CPC); salary $38,575, plus applicable locality pay based on facility assignment
    • AT-2152 - xD/xF/xG - these are position levels for former FAA developmental controllers rehired within 1 year of separation; salary $46,311 to $107,879 plus applicable locality pay based on facility assignment
    • AT-2152 - DH/EH/FH/GH/HH/IH/JH/KH/LH - these are position levels for former FAA CPCs; salary $50,163 to $145,637 plus applicable locality pay based on facility assignment
  • Appointees will enter the appropriate phase of field training as determined by the assigned facility to prepare for full certification to the CPC level. They must learn the skills needed for operation at higher levels of responsibility.
  • Failure to meet training requirements for or accept promotion to higher grade ATCS positions may constitute grounds for reassignment, demotion or separation from employment
  • You will receive on-the-job training and pay increases, as appropriate, upon successful completion of the progressive phases of controller training at your assigned facility. Part of the on-the-job training may require that you complete certain specific training courses at the FAA Academy in Oklahoma City, OK

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Auditor - Legislative Branch - Washington DC, DC

Summary

About the Agency

The primary purpose of the Auditor position is to perform performance and financial audits, inspections/evaluations, and other reviews of Library of Congress programs under the supervision of the Inspector General or his or her designee. Activities typically involve examining varied topics and complex, novel, or highly controversial issues concerning the programs, functions, and/or operations of the Library of Congress. They are conducted to evaluate the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of program operations; to determine compliance with applicable laws and regulations; to evaluate internal controls; and to identify fraud, waste, abuse, illegal acts, and mismanagement. Assignments require extensive problem definition, planning, and coordination. The auditor provides input in formulating the engagement plan, applying conventional techniques as part of gathering and analyzing data, and preparing written products and making oral presentations. As part of these activities, the auditor gathers and researches reference materials to gain an understanding of the audit areas under review, as well as applicable laws, regulations, and industry best practices. The auditor also develops subject matter expertise and interacts regularly with OIG colleagues, other employees of the Library, and other officials. The auditor, who may perform individually or with a team, works in accordance with OIG policies and procedures and federal government auditing standards when conducting performance audits (Government Auditing Standards (The Yellow Book: 2011 Revision) and the standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The auditor also works in accordance with other standards as appropriate when conducting inspections/evaluations or other reviews (e.g., standards established by the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency).

This position is located in the Office the Inspector General, Library of Congress.

The position description number for this position is 337766.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.

This is a non-supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

Duties

The auditor conducts engagement planning. The auditor conducts a preliminary analysis related to the engagement topic and the results impact the engagement plan. Under the oversight of the supervisor or auditor-in-charge, the auditor develops a comprehensive listing of applicable laws, policies, and regulations; helps the engagement team develop objectives, scope, methodology, resources, milestones, and timeframes for the engagement; identifies appropriate analytical techniques; plans for the analysis of internal controls and of fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement as applicable; plans the coordination of activities with representatives of the Library and others as appropriate; and plans for benchmarking as appropriate.

The auditor conducts fieldwork. The auditor gathers evidence to address engagement objectives and to support findings and conclusions; and informs the supervisor promptly of potentially controversial findings, issues, or problems with widespread impact. The auditor has a working knowledge of programs, functions, and/or operations at the Library of Congress and of relevant laws, policies, and regulations. The auditor assists with determining compliance, or the extent of compliance, with such laws, policies, and regulations, which may not be completely applicable and/or have gaps in specificity. The auditor performs analytical techniques; and has a working knowledge of performing data and document analyses, interviews, and inspections of physical evidence. The auditor records work performed and develops an understanding of relevant internal controls when needed. The auditor assesses for fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement. Under the oversight of the supervisor or auditor-in-charge, the auditor prioritizes work. The auditor demonstrates sound organizational skills and meets milestones on time and in accordance with the approved engagement plan. The auditor informs the supervisor of issues and/or delays. The auditor submits completed work to the supervisor for review of technical soundness, appropriateness, and conformity to applicable standards and OIG policies and procedures. Based on fieldwork experience, the auditor proposes new audits, inspections/evaluations, and other reviews.

The auditor performs oral communication assignments that include, but are not limited to, conducting interviews and making presentations. The auditor performs written communication assignments that include, but are not limited to, writing documents that outline work performed, findings, and conclusions. The auditor completes accurate and grammatically correct oral and written communication assignments that require limited corrections, are comprehensive and objective, well-organized, and flow in a smooth and logical order.

The auditor develops and maintains specialized expertise in subject areas and programs relevant to the Library of Congress on an on-going basis; seeks training, and assistance of experts, etc. as needed. The auditor demonstrates subject matter expertise in completing work, such as by answering questions asked by other engagement team members, the supervisor, and OIG management in a timely, constructive, and accurate manner. The auditor develops an individual development plan for training purposes and submits it for supervisory review in a timely manner; and monitors the completion of his or her individual development plan. The auditor meets all professional education requirements; and communicates problems related to meeting education requirements to the supervisor. Based on specialized expertise, the auditor proposes new audits, inspections/evaluations, and other reviews.

The auditor interacts with OIG colleagues, other employees of the Library, and other officials in a professional and constructive manner. The auditor maintains a helpful attitude and responds productively to constructive feedback from OIG management and colleagues. The auditor raises concerns in a constructive manner and offers potential solutions.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Law Enforcement Communications Assistant - Department of Homeland Security - San Ysidro, CA

Summary

About the Agency

Customs & Border Protection (CBP): Securing America's Borders
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

Discover a challenging and rewarding career with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the sole organization responsible for securing the nation's borders. At CBP, we:
  • Secure and facilitate trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws
  • Screen passengers, vehicles, and shipments entering our country
  • Seize illegal narcotics, vehicles, and agricultural products
  • Prevent unauthorized entry into the country
  • Rescue individuals who fall into dangerous conditions traversing our border
For more information about CBP's mission, activities, and careers see www.cbp.gov.

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Communications Center at a Border Patrol Sector. The Communications Center operates on eight hour shifts, seven days a week, on a rotational basis. This position provides information to assist officers in detaining, apprehending and deporting aliens from the United States and facilitates officer safety by monitoring radio transmissions utilizing various communications systems. This position starts at a salary of $36,246 (GS-5), with promotion potential to $52,529 (GS-6). Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland.

Who May Apply: Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, United States Border Patrol, San Diego Sector, Tactical Communications Center, San Ysidro, CA

GS Salary: Visit this link to view the locality pay tables by geographic area. If you do not see your geographic area listed, select the "Rest of United States" pay table.

Duties

Your job will include:
  • Providing communications and information to assist officers in detaining, apprehending and deporting aliens from the United States
  • Facilitating officer safety by monitoring radio transmissions utilizing various communications systems
  • Searching, locating and transmitting information to agents/officers such as driver's license information, social security numbers, passport numbers, criminal records, vehicle registrations and immigration checks
  • Monitoring adjustable cameras and alerting agents of illegal attempts to infiltrate the border

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Test Administrator - Department of the Army - Washington DC, DC

Summary

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:As a Test Administrator, you will administer the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Enlistment Test session to determine individual qualifications for enlistment into military service either in written form or via computer.  The incumbent further administers Student Test Sessions at high schools and other educational institutions.  The incumbent may occasionally be asked to conduct related special tests and a valid driver's license and reliable, privately-owned vehicle is mandatory to transport test materials and maintaining security and inventory of the test materials.
You MUST reside within the local commuting area of your assigned duty location.  You MUST be able to cover your assigned duty location and up to 100 mile radius (200 miles round trip) of that location.
This position does NOT provide guaranteed work hours each week, and work will be assigned on an intermittent 'as needed basis" and may require availability on periodic evening and weekend hours.
Salary indicated is a range.  Your actual salary will be based on the duty location you are assigned.
Benefits are limited:  Intermittent employees are eligible for participation in the Federal Employee Retirement Plan (FERS) as well as the Thrift Savings Plan.  They are NOT eligible to enroll in health (except in certain situations), dental, vision or life insurance plans with this position, nor paid vacation or sick days.  In certain situations, based on law, variations to benefits entitlements apply to current Federal employees allowing them to carry over health, dental, vision or life insurance plans.  (See Benefits section for additional information)
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties


Duties:
  • Instruct applicants on testing procedures by starting, observing, and timing the test or test segments
  • Maintain test room control and decorum with assistance of military recruiters
  • Distribute and collect test material, answer sheets, and other test takers' forms
  • Maintain enlistment test booklets, student test booklets, and Personal Digital Assistance at the test site
  • Safeguard test materials by applying security measures
  • Review applicant test admission forms prior to admittance for testing
  • Ensure that only scheduled and authorized participants are admitted to the test site
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Required

  • 50% or Greater
  • This position requires business travel of 50%

Relocation Authorized

  • No

ASYLUM OFFICER - Department of Homeland Security - Anaheim, CA

Summary


The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services secures America's promise as a nation of immigrants by providing accurate and useful information to our customers, granting immigration and citizenship benefits, promoting an awareness and understanding of citizenship, and ensuring the integrity of our immigration system. Visit us at https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/careers/life-uscis.
Every day, our Asylum Officers adjudicate asylum applications, conduct credible/reasonable fear screenings, and adjudicate other benefit applications managed by the asylum program, including motions to reopen and reconsider.

This position of ASYLUM OFFICER starts at a salary of $43,251.00(GS-09 step 1), to $81,541.00 (GS-12 step 10).  Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Refugee, Asylum and International Operations Directorate, Asylum Division within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Applicants to this announcement are limited to selecting from one of the geographic locations listed above as their primary location of choice.
However, due to an increased staffing need in the Miami, FL location, applicants may choose Miami, FL as a secondary location of choice. A question in the assessment questionnaire will assess your interest in Miami, FL as an additional location. Applicants who choose Miami, FL as a secondary location will receive the same consideration as all of those who indicate Miami as a primary or secondary location of preference.
Arlington, VA location: The Arlington, VA location does not have vacancies to fill at this time but may use this announcement to fill future vacancies, as appropriate.
THE ACTUAL SALARY MAY BE HIGHER DUE TO AN ADJUSTMENT FOR LOCALITY PAY. To view the 2017 Locality Pay Charts click here.
For definitions of terms found in this announcement and to determine if you may be eligible to apply, please click here.

This position is in the bargaining unit.
This position is not considered "essential" for purposes of reporting to work when the facility might otherwise be closed.
Relocation expenses are authorized if you are assigned to the RAIO program and have been approved for rotation from an overseas assignment. Relocation expenses for employees assigned to an OCONUS location will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Note: USCIS may fill one or more positions using this vacancy.

Duties


The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence, and limited complexity.

  • Adjudicate complex and highly sensitive immigration benefits, asylum applications, other benefit applications managed by the asylum program, including motions to reopen and reconsider, and conduct credible/reasonable fear screenings.
  • Review applications and supporting evidence, conduct interviews, and research appropriate information provided by the Refugee, Asylum and International Operations Directorate, the Department of State, and other sources.
  • Interpret and apply appropriate policy, regulations, statutes, and precedent decisions to make eligibility determinations.
  • Produce written assessments supporting asylum, NACARA, credible fear and reasonable fear decisions. 
  • Establish and maintain liaison with external federal agencies and non-governmental organizations, and/or private sector stakeholders involved in asylum benefits.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Frequent travel is required for this position.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Transportation Security Officer - Department of Homeland Security - Los Angeles, CA

Summary

About the Agency

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities concerning, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

Salary Information: The salary range listed above includes locality pay of 29.65%. The current starting hourly rate for this position is $17.32.

Hiring: TSA may apply a gender-specific (male or female) hiring preference to fill TSO positions in order to meet security mission and same gender pat-down job-related requirements. At airport locations where it is necessary to apply the hiring preference, candidates of the needed gender will be provided preference in the scheduling of the computer based aptitude test, airport assessments, processing and selection.

DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters.

Securing Travel, Protecting People-At the TSA, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. Across the nation, you will be on the front line of the DHS’s TSA team as they secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce.

Realistic Job Preview: The Realistic Job Preview gives you an honest, objective and vivid portrait of what it means to work as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) and provides employee testimonies about both the good and the challenging aspects of being a TSO. To view the video, please Click Here.

Duties

For more information on working at Los Angeles International Airport, please Click Here.

Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) provide security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft in a courteous and professional manner. This includes:
  • Operating various screening equipment and technology to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers, and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft.
  • Performing searches and screening, which may include physical interaction with passengers (e.g., pat-downs, search of property, etc.), conducting bag searches and lifting/carrying bags, bins, and property weighing up to 70lbs.
  • Controlling terminal entry and exit points.
  • Interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries.
  • Maintaining focus and awareness while working in a stressful environment which includes noise from alarms, machinery and people, crowd distractions, time pressure, and disruptive and angry passengers, in order to preserve the professional ability to identify and locate potentially life threatening or mass destruction devices, and to make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.
  • Engaging in continuous development of critical thinking skills, necessary to mitigate actual and potential security threats, by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate situational options and approaches. This may include application of risk-based security screening protocols that vary based on program requirements.
  • Retaining and implementing knowledge of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures, demonstrating responsible and dependable behavior, and is open to change and adapts to new information or unexpected obstacles.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • A minimum of two (2) weeks of travel in a full-time duty status will be required to complete TSA’s New Hire training. New Hire training and travel requirements vary by duty location and may require up to six (6) weeks of full-time duty status travel. This training will occur away from the employee’s airport of record. Employees will be paid for compensable hours and reimbursed for authorized travel expenses per TSA Travel Policy. While employed with TSA, other occasional travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Purchasing Agent - Legislative Branch - Washington DC, DC

Summary

About the Agency

The mission of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is to serve Congress and the Supreme Court, preserve America's Capitol and inspire memorable experiences. Under the leadership of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, the roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an expansive and diverse portfolio. The AOC is responsible for the maintenance, operation, development and preservation of 17.4 million square feet of buildings and more than 553 acres of land throughout Capitol Hill. The AOC provides a welcoming and educational environment for millions of visitors through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and the US Botanic Garden. The AOC also provides professional expertise on the preservation of architectural and artistic elements entrusted to its care. Learn more at www.aoc.gov.

CORE VALUES:

The AOC prides itself on its Core Values of Teamwork, Integrity, Pride and Professionalism.

The PROFESSIONALISM and INTEGRITY of each AOC employee demonstrates our dedication to providing quality services and our commitments to holding ourselves to the highest standards.

We recognize that we do our best work through TEAMWORK, each of us lending our individual strengths and talents to the greater goal of the entire team. We respect each other and rely on each other in our efforts to make the AOC a center of excellence.

We take PRIDE in what we do and in the honor of serving Congress, the Supreme Court, and the American people each and every day.

Duties

This position is located at the Architect of the Capitol, Senate Office Buildings, Assistant Superintendent Client Services Division, Inventory Management Branch. The incumbent is responsible for performing purchasing duties to acquire supplies, equipment and services.
Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • Obtains most competitive prices and products by analyzing specifications and market conditions.
  • Conducts informal negotiations and source selection to choose vendors and provide instructions for final delivery.
  • Evaluates purchase method options consistent with FAR regulations and AOC policies, including quote requests, vendor selection, agreement adjustments, and ensures proper records management.
  • Evaluates purchase process of existing contracts, open sourcing, Federal Supply schedules etc.
  • Interprets requirements and provides SOW modifications. Audits small purchases and administers awards.
  • Determines agency sources of procurement on purchases of less than $25,000. Creates necessary documentation to develop a request for quotation package to include specifications, terms and conditions.
  • Evaluates quotes, works out price with sole-source vendors and determines whether price is reasonable and within scope.
  • Makes award and/or recommends award to Supply Management Officer or Contracting Officer.
  • Uses FMS and Maximo automated systems to perform purchasing and inventory duties.
  • Creates reports and spreadsheets and assure funds are available.
  • Facilitates actions to handle unforeseen fund shortages.
  • Creates government purchase card orders, purchase requisitions, and specifications and documents packaging and shipping requirements.
  • Reconciles monthly purchase card statement.
  • Schedules deliveries and resolves any late or incomplete delivery or transit issues and implements alternatives for products, fee changes and deliveries.
  • Determines satisfaction or non-satisfaction with contracts and/or deliverables and keeps customers abreast of issues or problems.
  • Develops alternatives in the event of modifications that may change SOWs and time frames of deliverables.
  • Resolves discrepancies with vendors.
  • Maintains purchase files in accordance with agency SOP’s and Federal regulations and completes documentation to close out contracts.
  • Keeps records of procurement actions and briefs Supply Management Officer of any issues.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Legal Assistant - Legislative Branch - Washington DC, DC

Summary


Come Join the Office of Compliance!

The Office of Compliance is an independent Agency within the Legislative Branch, which was established to implement and enforce the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (CAA). The CAA generally extends the rights and protections of thirteen employment and labor laws to covered employees in the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government.

The Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary works with the General Counsel of the Office of Compliance performing various administrative and data entry duties. The incumbent will maintain the General Counsel's case files, proofread and finalize briefs and reports, serve parties with notices and reports, receive and process documents filed with the office, handle routine telephone inquiries, schedule appointments as appropriate, and provide backup services to administrative assistants in the office which will involve working with other Office of Compliance programs to conduct various administrative, telephone, and data entry duties. The successful applicant is very well organized, performs duties in a timely and competent manner exercising sound judgment, works independently and cooperatively, communicates in a clear and courteous manner, and shows a willingness to achieve and innovate.

Duties

The legal assistant/legal secretary will:
  • ensure that all files in the General Counsel's office are well maintained with documents timely filed in appropriate electronic files and paper file jackets;
  • proofread and finalize letters, reports, and briefs and serve the final copies on appropriate parties;
  • prepare and send outgoing correspondence and emails;
  • answer telephone inquiries and serve as back-up and relief telephone receptionist for the front of the office;
  • receive, time stamp, and file all documents and emails sent to the General Counsel;
  • coordinate logistics for opening and closing conferences, meetings, events, and hearingsas needed;
  • place meetings and events on the office calendar as required;
  • maintain the open/closed files data base, the chron files, and other files as assigned;
  • serve as administrative assistant for attorneys and inspectors;
  • enter and analyze data, perform quality control, and generate reports using relational databases;
  • maintain and organize paper and electronic files;
  • work with staff to communicate with members of the public; and assist with other administrative duties in the office as necessary.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No