Assistant Director (Office of Defender Services)


Vacancy ID: 792314   Announcement Number: 13-ODS-792314   USAJOBS Control Number: 331812200

Social Security Number

Your Social Security Number (SSN) is requested to identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  Your records will be restricted to only those authorized employees and officials who need the information to perform their official duties in connection with the application and selection process.  Failure to provide your SSN on your application materials will result in your application not being processed.


Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 792314.
1. Title of Job

Assistant Director (Office of Defender Services)
2. Biographic Data

All biographic information is required.
3. E-Mail Address

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4. Work Information

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

5. Employment Availability

Please enter the appropriate responses for E1 through E5.

E1.  Are you a current or former Federal employee?   All applicants outside of the AO must submit a copy of your latest Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) to verify current or former Federal employment status. 

A- Yes.
B- No.
 

 

E2.  Are you a current employee of the AO or the Federal Judiciary?

A- Yes.
B- No.
 


E3.  Are you a retiree receiving a Federal annuity, either military or civilian?  If you are an annuitant, your salary or annuity may be reduced upon employment.

A- Yes.
B- No.
  


E4.  Have you accepted a buyout from a Federal agency within the past 5 years?

A- Yes.
B- No.
  


E5.  Are you a veteran who was separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after completing an initial continuous tour of duty of 3 years (may have been released just short of 3 years)?

A- Yes.
B- No.
  


6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

1.  If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?

A- Yes.
B- No.


2.  If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, AND you have NOT registered with the Selective Service System, do you have an approved exemption?  You will be asked to provide a copy of the exemption prior to interview and selection.

A- Yes.
B- No.


8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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01 High School Diploma
02 High School Equivalent
03 One to two years post-High School
04 Associate Degree
05 Bachelor Degree
06 Masters Degree
07 J.D.
08 PhD
09 None of the above

13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

Please provide a date you are available for employment with the AO.
17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select at least one occupational specialty.  The specialty code for this position is:
001 Assistant Director (Defender Services)

21. Geographic Availability

Select at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment.  The location code for this position is:
110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement
is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems
which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual
for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.

1. Do you have a professional law degree (LL.B., J.D., or LL.M.) and are you a member of the bar?

A. Yes
B. No

2. Do you have at least three years of post-J.D. legal experience?

A. Yes, I have at least three years of post J.D. legal experience.
B. No, I do not have at least three years of post J.D. legal experience.

3. Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience (preferably at least three years) equivalent to the GS-15/JSP-15/CL31 level which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position.  Specialized experience is substantive work experience in legal settings, providing expert legal advice involving the interpretation of statutes, regulations, decisional law and opinions and/or drafting legal memoranda, opinions, legislative proposals or congressional testimony as it relates to the Criminal Justice Act (CJA), 18 U.S.C. ยง 3006A.

A. Yes, I have one year of specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position.
B. No, I do not possess the specialized experience described above.

4. Do you have at least one year specialized experience working in a high level leadership roll in the criminal defense field?

A. Yes
B. No

5. From the options listed below, select the number of years of experience you have had managing and leading a comprehensive program responsible for the administration of criminal justice.

A. One year, but less than three years.
B. More than three years, but less than five.
C. More than five years, but less than 10.
D. Ten years or more.