Attorney-Adviser


Vacancy ID: 785770   Announcement Number: 13-EX-785770-DQ   USAJOBS Control Number: 332151700

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is:785770


1. Title of Job

Attorney-Adviser
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position.  The lowest grade for this position is 11.
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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

If you are not entitled to veteran's preference, mark "No preference claimed." Except for disabled veterans, (1) those who entered active duty on or after October 15, 1976, and before September 8, 1980, must have an authorized campaign badge; OR, (2) those who enlisted after September 7, 1980, or entered on active duty (through means other than enlistment) on or after October 14, 1982, must have (a) completed at least 24 months of continuous, active duty service AND have served in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign medal has been authorized; OR, (b) have served at least one day during the period for which a campaign medal has been authorized; OR (b) have served at least one day during the period of 08/02/90 through 01/02/92 AND have 24 months of continuous, active duty service, or been a reservist activated during that period. Persons who returned from military service at the rank of major, lieutenant commander, or higher are not entitled to veteran's preference except as disabled veterans.


15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

How did you become aware of this vacancy?
1 SEC's website
2 Local Newspaper
3 National Newspaper
4 Twitter
5 SEC Employee
6 Colleague/Friend
7 USA Jobs
8 Career/Job Fair
9 Other

20. Occupational Specialties

001 - This position is opened to U.S. citizens and citizens of allied nations.


001 Excepted Service

21. Geographic Availability

061980037 Los Angeles, CA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).

Note: To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation. Refer to the "Benefits/Other" section for additional information and instructions.

 


23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The following are basic requirements for this position. Please select the letter that best describes your education and/or experience.

1. Do you possess a JD or LL.B Degree?

A. Yes
B. No

2. Are you an active member of the bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico?

A. Yes
B. No

3. Select the one response that best describes the level of experience you fully possess that demonstrates your ability as it directly relates to this position.

A. I possess a J.D. degree.
B. I possess a J.D. degree and one year post J.D. experience as a practicing attorney.
C. I possess at least two years post J.D. experience as a practicing attorney, that also includes at least one year providing interpretative advice on issues related to the rules and policies of Federal securities laws and acts; conducting investigations of regulated entities and/or financial institutions operational activities; and conducting briefings for management and/or represent the organization at briefings, meetings or conferences, conveying complex and technical information to address the concerns of the intended audience.
D. My level of experience is not described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity but am willing to learn.
B- I have limited experience in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
C- I have a fair amount of experience and a fair amount of demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
D- I have considerable experience and considerable demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
E- I have extensive experience and extensive demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert; I am able to train or assist others; and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.

4. Applying the federal securities laws and rules, including the Dodd-Frank Act.

5. Researching complex legal issues requiring extensive probing and analysis related to securities related organizations and/or financial institutions operational activities.

6. Conduct investigations/reviews of regulated entities and/or financial institutions operational activities.

7. Evaluate and recommend changes to examination/audit methodologies to ensure adaptation to changing industry trends.

8. Develop narrative or graphic exhibits to support specific legal arguments in cases.

9. Work with senior examiners engaged in developing and preparing guidance on a variety of complex legal issues arising from interpretation and application of statutes.

10. Develop recommendations reports, as well as presenting and defending findings.

11. Attend various types of meetings, including meetings with executive management, co-workers and securities industry officials, and congressional hearings which address issues relating to the regulation of the securities market.

12. Participate as a team member in inter-office task force and/or working group.