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Civil Rights Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Civil Rights

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Apr 12,2018

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Supervisory Attorney-Advisor (Civil Rights), GS 15 Duties: The candidate will plan the work to be accomplished by subordinate employees; set and adjust short-term priorities; and prepare schedules for the completion of work. Will provide technical and administrative guidance to the staff of the Division. Perform personnel management functions such as interviewing applicants; selecting new hires; taking action for promotions, reassignments, details and identifying and arranging for the training needs of employees. Establish performance standards and job elements for subordinates, conduct periodic reviews of performance, discuss level of attainment and give performance appraisals. Plan, manage, and direct the ongoing process of conducting reviews of proposed legislation, regulations, guidelines, and policies of various Federal departments and agencies to determine their impact on the Commission's statutory mandates and/or existing policies under Title VII, the EPA, the ADEA, Section 501, the ADA, and GINA. Manage the drafting of responses to requests for comment from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on legislation, Federal regulations, and statements of administration policies to ensure consistency with the EEO laws relating to Title VII, the ADEA, the EPA, Section 501, the ADA, and GINA. Negotiate the development of memoranda of understanding, joint rules, uniform standards and guidelines, and other related documents with Federal agencies to enhance efficiency and avoid duplication of effort in the enforcement of the EEO laws. Manage the development of EEOC regulations, policies, letters, and documents regarding the laws enforced by EEOC. Meet with high level officials of the Commission, other governmental officials, White House staff, and Congressional staff members, regarding complex legal matters on policy and procedure that may have a nationwide impact. Serve as the Commission's representative on high-level interagency working groups, task forces, and committees.

Qualification and Experience

For GS-15 grade level: Must meet the minimum education requirements of successful completion of a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) with a professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) and be a current member in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Must have a professional law degree (LL.B.or J.D.) and membership in a State or District of Columbia bar association. Should have four years of post-J.D. professional legal experience with 1 year at, or equivalent to the GS-14 level, equivalent education or a combination of the two. Must have legal experience, in terms of the duration, type and relevance of the legal experience, commensurate with the grade that demonstrates the ability to perform a substantial portfolio of complex and cutting-edge legal work without oversight.

Deadline: 27 April, 2018.

Additional info

Announcement number: OLC-18-10186383-065-SJP. Apply Online. No emails. Visit website for more information.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
131 M Street, NE
Fourth Floor , Suite 4NWO2F
Washington, DC 20507-0100
Phone: 202-663-4317
Fax: 202-663-4494