Attorney-Adviser


Vacancy ID: 817120   Announcement Number: 13-EX-817120-TC   USAJOBS Control Number: 335401400

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is:817120


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 16.
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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?
A. SEC's website
B. Local Newspaper
C. National Newspaper
D. Twitter
E. SEC Employee
F. Colleague/Friend
G. USA Jobs
H. Career/Job Fair
I. Other

20. Occupational Specialties

This position is open to U.S. citizens and persons lawfully admitted for permanent residence and seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)(B).


001 U.S. Citizens and Non-Citizens

21. Geographic Availability

110010001 Washington DC, DC

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. I have a J.D. or LL.B. degree.

A. True
B. False

2. I am 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. True.
B. False.

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 have four years post J.D. experience as a practicing attorney, three years of which I independently addressing complex issues involving the laws, rules, and regulations that govern the securities industry, in particular, the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; providing sound guidance and expertise in the evaluation of legal and policy issues, addressing complex and substantive securities law issues that often lack clearly applicable precedents due to the novelty of the issues.
B. My level of experience is not described above and therefore am ineligible for this position.

Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and demonstrated capability. You should be aware that your rating is subject to evaluation and verification based on the resume, narratives, and other supporting documentation. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your stated level of experience and demonstrated capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for non-selection.

In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to your knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations that govern the securities industry, in particular, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the use of this knowledge to analyze major issues or problems requiring resolution of complex legal questions.

In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to your ability to produce work products related to the work area of the position such as no-action, exemptive, and interpretive letters, rules and legal memoranda.

In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to your ability to present analysis of complex and controversial legal issues of national significance to audiences with varying levels of expertise.

In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to your ability to synthesize, extract, analyze, and organize legal information, data, and strategies from a variety of sources while meeting deadlines and maintaining quality.