US Environmental Protection Agency


Mid Level

Chicago, IL, USA

$72.000 - $110.000

19 May → 18 Jun

Job Description

This position is in Region 5, Office of Regional Counsel.

If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.

If you are selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure form within 30 days of your first day of employment and annually thereafter.

This position is designated as High Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation. All conditions of the pre-employment security process must be met before an official letter of employment can be issued with a report for duty date.

If you are selected, you may be required to complete a one-year trial period.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice, perform legal research, prepare legal documentation, and provide policy recommendations.
  • Participate in litigation activities.
  • Draft Agency determinations, proposed regulations, and Federal Register notices.
  • Perform negotiation and informal dispute resolution.
  • 25% or less - You may be required to travel up to 25% of each month.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • An LL.B. or J.D. is required.

  • If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.

  • Position has education requirements-see Qualifications/Education section.

  • You must submit a resume and required documents-see How to Apply section.

  • You must be a U.S. citizen.

  • Current Bar membership in good standing/law license is required. You must self-certify annually and in writing that you hold an active bar membership.

  • You must be admitted to practice before the highest court of a state, U.S. territory, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and must maintain active status as a member of the bar of one of these jurisdictions.

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs. 

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