Employer: Department of Veterans Affairs Office of General Counsel, District of the North Atlantic
Series and Grade: GS-0905 (Attorney-Adviser) 11-12 (grade depending on experience)
Promotion Potential: GS-14
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Duty Location: Baltimore, MD (relocation expenses are not authorized)
Job Summary: The General Attorney will provide advocacy, advisory and negotiation services to client facilities in the District of the North Atlantic, primarily in Baltimore and the surrounding areas. Primary practice will be defensive employment and labor litigation. Great team environment. Excellent hours and benefits
Duties: The incumbent’s primary responsibilities are to represent and advise the Department of Veterans Affairs in personnel matters and litigation before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), Arbitrations pursuant to collective bargaining agreements, Disciplinary Appeals Boards conducted under 38 U.S.C. §§ 7461-7464, and VA Grievance Procedures. Additionally, the incumbent advises VA officials concerning legal matters arising from and affecting the operations and mission of VA. The incumbent may also represent the VA at psychiatric commitment hearings in D.C. The incumbent’s advice and opinions accurately apply Federal Laws and Regulations, State Laws, and VA Policies, Directives, and Handbooks, taking into account the effect upon Veterans, the public, and the overall mission and programs of the VA.
Qualifications: You must be a graduate from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and a member in good standing of a bar. Strong preference for an experienced and practicing attorney. D.C. license is preferred. You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.