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Legal Administrative Specialist

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Department Of Justice New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

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For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit www.justice.gov/usao/.

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

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Responsibilities

If selected for this position, you will serve as a member of a litigation team composed of legal and support staff in the Civil Division. The incumbent will actively participate investigating and litigating civil cases by providing litigation support services to manage and analyze case materials in support of the trial team. Typical duties include:

  • Providing technical advice to litigation teams on legal automation requirements and system capabilities to facilitate litigation decisions, trial preparation and trial presentation.

  • Preparing charts, graphs, histograms, or other demonstrative tables or schedules summarizing or analyzing voluminous data to assist attorneys during investigations and litigation.

  • Preparing summary reports reflecting potential targets for fraud investigations based upon the results of data analysis.

  • Obtaining and organizing voluminous amounts of data from various public and private sources into a single database for efficient retrieval.

  • Monitoring output from computer data systems for cases to provide attorneys, investigators, and paralegals with case status.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
11

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    0901 General Legal And Kindred Administration

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States 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.

Qualifications

To be qualified at the GS-11 level, you must meet at least one of the following conditions as defined below: Specialized Experience, Education, or a combination of Education and Experience.

Experience: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience utilizing data platforms in furtherance of investigations, litigations, or security, such as Palantir, Acumen, In-Q-Tel; obtaining and organizing voluminous amounts of data from various public and private sources into a single database for efficient retrieval; serving as a liaison with outside data platform companies to articulate specific litigation support needs; and preparing charts, graphs, histograms, or other demonstrative tables or schedules summarizing or analyzing voluminous data to assist in investigations and litigation.

Education: One of the following types of education in a related field: a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or, 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M., if related. Education at the graduate level must be in an accredited college or university and must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position.

Combining Education and Experience: Combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements. (Only graduate education in excess of two full years may be used when combining education and experience.)

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/.

Education

All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov.

OR

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to timely provide such evidence by submitting proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency with your application materials. More information may be found at www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.


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Legal Administrative Specialist

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Department Of Justice