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Legal Assistant (Office Automation) – Las Vegas, Nevada
Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys, Department of Justice
Job ID: 52561Start Date: 02/21/2019End Date: 03/06/2019
GS-7: To be eligible at the GS-7 level, you must have at [east one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience providing assistance to attorneys by preparing accurate, properly formatted Federal Civil litigation related documents such as complaints, motions, subpoenas, orders, or other hearing and/or trial documents in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and local court rules; verifying citations and statutory references contained in legal documents using appropriate legal research tools; assisting with preparation, review and presentation of discovery; assist with hearings or trial preparation by performing duties that include compiling trial notebooks, assembling jury instructions, compiling witness and exhibit lists, interviewing witnesses, etc; and using automated software to produce Civil litigation and administrative documents, including documents with tables of contents, tables of authorities, and indices to briefs. To be qualified, you must type at least 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample with three or fewer errors. (A typing test may later be required.) Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.
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