The Vacancy Identification Number is:840126
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.
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.
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
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
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 at least four years of specialized experience as a practicing attorney applying knowledge and experience interpreting federal securities laws and conducting securities investigations and enforcement activities under the Federal Securities Acts; experience in the conduct of civil litigation in the District and appellate courts relating to the anti-fraud, anti-manipulative, and other provisions of the Acts; experience in the conduct of administrative proceedings, including stop order proceedings, broker-dealer proceedings, and administrative actions by the Commission.
To further assess your qualifications for this position, please select one response from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training as it relates to each task. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and demonstrated capability. You should be aware that your ratings are 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.A- I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
4. Participate in a full range of supervisory and personnel management responsibilities pertinent to the work performed by subordinate staff, including staff training needs, resolution of employee concerns, promotions, pay, performance, and disciplinary actions as necessary.
5. Use knowledge of division/branch objectives and staff capabilities to assign work.
6. Coach staff to improve performance.
7. Exercise leadership and motivate managers to incorporate vision and strategic planning into the process.
8. Organize or lead a major project, and display a high level of initiative, effort and commitment in carrying it out.
9. Develop and implement an organizational vision which integrates key national and programmatic goals, priorities, values, and other factors of that organization.
10. Develop professional relationships with external partners to share ideas and information on risk trends and issues.
11. Work with press, political appointees, Congress, and other high-level organizations and staff on various types of important national issues.
12. Explain, advocate, and express facts and ideas (both orally and in writing) in a convincing manner.
13. Communicate with agency and non-agency staff at all levels, including supervisors, coworkers, outside counsel, private industry, media, and staff of other agencies.
14. Use independent judgment and skill in applying and interpreting the statutory and regulatory provisions of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company Act of 1940, and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
15. Research legal issues related to the Federal securities laws to resolves questions that involve legal and policy issues.
16. Address difficult legal and policy issues promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company Act of 1940, and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
17. Develop creative approaches to management, personnel, and other problems.
18. Confront complex problems of an operational, business, and legal nature, identified key elements of the problems, and developed workable solutions.
19. Work on and successfully addressed major, controversial issues.