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Grade: 15

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Note: Your resume must thoroughly support your responses to the job-specific questions, or you may not receive credit.
1 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information on and attached to this application is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that false or fraudulent information on or attached to this application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment. I understand that any information I give may be investigated. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 Would you like the opportunity to be considered for similar positions that require the same knowledge, skills and abilities? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have a "Doctor of Law" (JD or J.D.), or Doctor of Jurisprudence (DJur or D.Jur.), from a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Which of the following best describes whether you are currently an active member of the bar in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico? Answer to this question is required
  • I am currently an active member of the bar in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
  • I am an inactive member of the bar.
  • I am not a member of the bar.
6 To qualify at the GS-15 level, you must have four (4) or more years of post-J.D. legal experience, two of which were specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-14 grade level. Specialized experience includes:
Representing entities or Federal agencies in regulatory enforcement matters or litigation; AND
Conducting investigations and making presentations about the subject matter to various audiences; AND
Providing independent legal advice and guidance on a wide range of agency programmatic responsibilities; AND
Serving as liaison with high-level Federal or other agency program officials.
Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least 4 years post J.D. legal experience and meet the specialized experience.
  • I do not possess 4 years of post J.D. legal experience or meet the specialized experience.
7 Describe in general terms a complex investigation you have managed. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 What steps do you follow in developing an investigative plan? Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 Describe your experience handling projects involving multiple stakeholders with competing interests. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 Describe your experience managing other lawyers and staff to complete work assignments under strict time limits. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
11

Describe your experience managing projects involving significant quantities of documents.

Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
12

Describe your experience drafting reports relating to complex investigations.

Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required