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If selected for this position, you will serve as a Litigation Support Specialist responsible for performing technical work to support the litigation needs of the United States Attorney's Office. Duties include a variety of automated support services necessary to prepare, organize, index, develop, and manage exhibits, evidence and data relevant to cases presented before a jury, grand jury or other legal proceedings.
Typical work assignments will include:
Providing technical advice to litigation teams on legal automation requirements and systems capabilities to facilitate litigation decisions, trial preparation, and trial presentation.
Working with attorneys, investigators, federal agents, and paralegal specialists, analyzes litigation support requirements to develop or recommend appropriate strategies to meet litigation needs.
Recommends a variety of software packages including database, spreadsheet, and word processing applications based on which software would be more effective for presentation of complex and voluminous evidence.
Analyzes automated litigation support functions and recommends changes to increase the system efficiency and effectiveness.
Assists with special projects focusing on the design and development of SharePoint solutions built to automate specific business processes while also adhering to policies and guidelines.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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0901 General Legal And Kindred Administration
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen or National
Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required
You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable
If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in Federal Service. Qualifying experience involves performing the following types of duties: Working in a legal environment providing technical advice to litigation teams on legal automation requirements and system capabilities; organizing case information for efficient retrieval through automated means, such as scanning, indexing, and controlling of documents in a database; evaluating network requirements and recommending the need for system development, modification or redesign; performing work that involves communicating through visual means; assisting with managing SharePoint sites, including posting content to libraries, editing pages, creating content, or deleting or archiving content.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.
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