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Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Facilitate negotiation and conflict resolution through dialogue.

Salary Breakdown

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Average

$42,120

ANNUAL

$20.25

HOURLY

Entry Level

$30,980

ANNUAL

$14.89

HOURLY

Mid Level

$41,125

ANNUAL

$19.77

HOURLY

Expert Level

$51,270

ANNUAL

$24.65

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

4

Current Available Jobs

490

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators


Top Expected Tasks

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Law and Government

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Sociology and Anthropology

SKILL

Negotiation

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Persuasion

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Written Expression


Job Opportunities

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

  • Assistant General Counsel - Commercial Lending Attorney
    U.S. Bank    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    We
    have an exciting opportunity for an experienced attorney to join the US Bank’s
    Law Division. This role will provide the opportunity for someone to lead and
    guide our Corporate and Commercial Banking leaders and their organizations on
    key legal functions as it pertains to commercial lending. This is a great role
    for the right person to join a world class law organization in a top five bank
    in the country.

    **THEROLE**

    This
    person will consistently provide excellent advice and guidance to clients and
    colleagues on a variety of legal matters. They build trusting relationships
    that allow the business to make well-informed decisions. Successful candidates will
    have the ability to provide exceptional legal counsel in an inclusive
    environment where each person is valued for the distinct skills and attributes
    they bring to the group. They contribute to the excellence of the Law Division
    through meaningful collaboration, participation in the community, and
    investment in the development of the department.

    This
    commercial attorney role will partner closely with Corporate and Commercial
    Banking business lines, including Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking,
    Commercial Real Estate, Asset Based Finance, Sponsor Finance, Dealer Commercial
    Services, and Global Banking.

    **RESPONSIBILITIES**

    + Support the implementation of a comprehensive loanoperating system for underwriting, financial reporting, marketing, and, in somecases, loan documentation

    + Assist in providing day-to-day support of thesebusiness lines. Such support may include form loan documentation, outsidecounsel management, and internal training

    + Collaborate with a wide range of U.S. Bankpersonnel from the business lines as well as the operations, capital markets,credit risk management, treasury, and legal functions

    **Qualifications:**

    **QUALIFICATIONS**

    + Law degree

    + Licensed by and in good standing with theappropriate state bar association or other appropriate state attorney licensingauthority

    + Meaningful experience with commercial lendingtransactions

    **PREFERREDSKILLS/EXPERIENCE**

    + Law firm experience supporting financialinstitutions and/or in-house experience at a financial institution

    + Demonstrated ability to collaborate confidentlyand effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders

    + Strong interest in understanding andfacilitating U.S. Bank Corporate and Commercial Banking business goals whilemanaging legal risk

    + Exceptional written and verbal communicationskills

    + Sound, practical judgment

    **Job:** Legal

    **Primary Location:** United States

    **Shift:** 1st - Daytime

    **Average Hours Per Week:** 40

    **Requisition ID:** 200020954

    U.S. Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce.

    U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Attorney/Lawyer
    Robert Half Legal    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted 4 days    

    Description

    Robert Half Legal has an immediate opportunity for a skilled litigator seeking their next “home”! The ideal Associate will offer a minimum of 3-5 years of experience working cases from inception through final resolution, under the direction of a senior Partner. This role is ideal for an Associate who offers a strong work-ethic, enjoys frequent team-collaboration, and a desire to control when and where, they work from.

    Associates offering relevant experience and a strong law and motions skillset i.e., discovery motions, demurrers, motions to strike, motions to compel, and motions for summary judgment, should respond to Natalie.Tran@roberthalflegal.com with the subject title, "Civil Litigation Attorney"

    Responsibilities:

    - Draft law and motion

    - Handle cases from initial intake through trial

    - Legal research

    Requirements:

    - Arizona Licensed Attorney

    - 3+ years' experience as a civil litigation associate

    - Strong legal research and writing skills

    Requirements

    Associates offering relevant experience and a strong law and motions skillset i.e., discovery motions, demurrers, motions to strike, motions to compel, and motions for summary judgment, should respond to Natalie.Tran@roberthalflegal.com with the subject title, "Civil Litigation Attorney"

    Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with some of the best companies on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, and document review matters. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal jobs that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

    Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go!

    Contact your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.490.5592 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/legal to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

    All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

    Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation.

    © 2020 Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

    By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

    **Salary:** DOE

    **Location:** Chandler, AZ

    **Date Posted:** November 17, 2020

    **Employment Type:** Temp to Hire

    **Job Reference:** 00210-0011622346

    **Staffing Area:** Legal


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Bilingual Spanish Tax Expert - CPA, Enroll Agent or Practicing Attorney – Seasonal Remote
    Intuit    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 4 days    

    Overview

    If you are a highly motivated individual with an active unrestricted credential (CPA/EA/Practicing Attorney) and excellent communication skills, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using Intuit TurboTax products. You will advance our goal of “Powering Prosperity Around the World” by providing expert guidance and explanations of tax and technical terms to our customers. You will also play an important role in our effort to enhance our brand by delighting our customers and empowering them to prepare their taxes.

    What you'll bring

    + Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge of tax laws

    + Must possess or be able to obtain any related State licenses, certificates, permits or bonds

    + Must possess active PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number)

    + 3 or more years of recent experience preparing federal and state individual 1040 tax returns for clients/customers, using commercial tax preparation software

    + Working knowledge of Circular 230

    + Audit experience a plus (IRS and state tax authorities)

    + Proficient with technology; solid knowledge of computer operations and software

    + Must have (or be willing to obtain) a dedicated hardwired internet connection

    + Strong customer service skills - ability to interact with customers through video and audio tools in a way that is professional, friendly and reassuring

    + Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    + Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

    + Critical thinking, problem solving, research skills and determination

    + Bilingual (English/Spanish) communication skills (written & spoken) a plus

    For internal use: tst es

    How you will lead

    + This is a seasonal, virtual, customer-facing role; you will be using our state of the art video communication software (SmartLook) to interact with customers

    + Help TurboTax customers who are working on their tax return with 1) Tax advice, including return preparation and signature when required; 2) Product/software inquiries, and 3) Tax calculations

    + Create high quality customer interactions and experiences that instill confidence using deep customer empathy, and your deep knowledge and expertise in the field of tax preparation

    + Utilize and leverage government websites, professional resources, and team expertise to seek out and deliver the right answer to the customer using everyday language

    + Apply defined practices, procedures, and company policies to troubleshoot and resolve tax advice and preparation customer inquiries

    + Document customer interactions

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Intuit will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements of local law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Credentialed Tax Expert - CPA, Enrolled Agent or Practicing Attorney – Seasonal Remote
    Intuit    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 4 days    

    Overview

    If you are a highly motivated individual with an active unrestricted credential (CPA/EA/Practicing Attorney) and excellent communication skills, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using Intuit TurboTax products. You will advance our goal of “Powering Prosperity Around the World” by providing expert guidance and explanations of tax and technical terms to our customers. You will also play an important role in our effort to enhance our brand by delighting our customers and empowering them to prepare their taxes.

    What you'll bring

    + Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge of tax laws

    + Must possess or be able to obtain any related State licenses, certificates, permits or bonds

    + Must possess active PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number)

    + 3 or more years of recent experience preparing federal and state individual 1040 tax returns for clients/customers, using commercial tax preparation software

    + Working knowledge of Circular 230

    + Audit experience a plus (IRS and state tax authorities)

    + Proficient with technology; solid knowledge of computer operations and software

    + Must have (or be willing to obtain) a dedicated hardwired internet connection

    + Strong customer service skills - ability to interact with customers through video and audio tools in a way that is professional, friendly and reassuring

    + Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    + Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

    + Critical thinking, problem solving, research skills and determination

    + Bilingual (English/Spanish) communication skills (written & spoken) a plus

    For internal use: tst

    How you will lead

    + This is a seasonal, virtual, customer-facing role; you will be using our state of the art video communication software (SmartLook) to interact with customers

    + Help TurboTax customers who are working on their tax return with 1) Tax advice, including return preparation and signature when required; 2) Product/software inquiries, and 3) Tax calculations

    + Create high quality customer interactions and experiences that instill confidence using deep customer empathy, and your deep knowledge and expertise in the field of tax preparation

    + Utilize and leverage government websites, professional resources, and team expertise to seek out and deliver the right answer to the customer using everyday language

    + Apply defined practices, procedures, and company policies to troubleshoot and resolve tax advice and preparation customer inquiries

    + Document customer interactions

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Intuit will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements of local law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Legal Assistant (Office Automation)
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 5 days    

    Summary

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.

    Responsibilities

    If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for Legal support duties. Typical work assignments will include: Provides expert advice on Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) legal support work. Provides technical advice to other legal support staff. Performs legal research for assigned cases. Provides a variety of direct legal support to one or more AUSAs. Prepares a wide variety of legal documents, many of which are voluminous and complex in format. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    GS-08: To qualify at the GS-08 grade level, applicants must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in federal service. Specialized experience is defined as: Conducts research in a legal area using various legal and non-legal databases and websites; knowledge of legal terminology and the litigation process, preparing a wide variety of legal documents which are voluminous and complex in format. 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.)

    Education

    Education cannot be substituted for specialized experience at this grade level.

    Additional Information

    Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized. The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Student Trainee (Clerk)
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 5 days    

    Summary

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

    Responsibilities

    If selected, you will provide general office support to one or more professional, program, or technical staff members in the United States Attorney's Office. You will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed. Duties include: Answering telephones and referring callers to staff members or taking messages as appropriate; Operating a copy machine; Collating and stapling materials; Sorting and arranging material for filing in alphabetical, numerical, or chronological order; Locating and retrieving materials; Stocking forms and other office supplies; and Making recurring and special messenger trips as necessary. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    To be eligible for this internship ALL of the following requirements must be met: Student Status: Definition of a student - applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited high school, technical or vocational school, two-year or four-year college or university, graduate/professional school, or certificate program equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study (go to http://www.ed.gov/accreditation to verify accreditation status) pursuant to 5 CFR 362. You must be considered in good academic standings by the school. Individuals must be taking at least a half-time academic, vocational, or technical course load leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate. "Half-time" is defined by the school in which the student is enrolled. Grade Point Average: You must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Citizenship: Student Interns must be United States citizens or owe permanent allegiance to the United States. (Currently, natives of American Samoa, Swains Island and certain inhabitants of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are the only groups that owe permanent allegiance to the United States.)Background Investigation: You must successfully complete a background investigation to determine your suitability for Federal employment. Pathways Participant Agreement: All interns are required to sign the Participant Agreement. Qualification requirements as outlined below. GS-02: To be eligible at the GS-2 level, you must have: at least three (3) months of general experience; or graduated from high school or equivalent. General experience is defined as progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates the ability to perform the duties of a student trainee (clerical). Examples of general experience include: answering an office telephone and referring calls to appropriate staff; filing material in alphabetical, numerical or chronological order; operating a copying machine; collating and stapling materials.

    Education

    All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at an institution that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see http://www.ed.gov. Foreign Education Note: You may use foreign education to meet qualification requirements if you send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency in with your transcript. It is your responsibility to timely provide such evidence by submitting proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency with your application materials. More information may be found at http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.

    Additional Information

    If selected, you will be eligible for annual and sick leave, and after one year of continuous service, you will be eligible to enroll in the health benefits program at full cost. Selectees for this position are ineligible for life insurance, retirement (including the Thrift Savings Plan), long term care insurance, and within grade increases. Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to Veterans' Preference, you must indicate the type of preference you are claiming by checking the appropriate box in the assessment questionnaire to indicate your preference and submit the documentation as specified in the "Required Documents" section of this vacancy announcement. Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See http://www.sss.gov. Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service. Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal Agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. EEO Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, genetic information, disability, age, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Family Law Attorney *Hiring during COVID
    Robert Half Legal    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 17 days    

    Description

    Growing Phoenix firm seeks Family Law Attorney with 2+ years of experience. The Family Law Attorney will handle consults and intakes. The Family Law Attorney must be highly organized and posses a solid knowledge of AZ family law rules and statues.

    The Family Law Attorney will be joining a firm that had NO layoffs during COVID-19 and in fact, has been growing all of 2020!

    If you enjoy family law, heavy client interaction and want to work alongside a winning team, this is the opportunity for you!

    To apply, ONLY send resume to Assistant Vice President, Quidana Dove, at QuidanaDoveRobertHalfLegalcom.

    Requirements

    **3+ years of family law experience in AZ

    **Licensed in AZ

    **Local applicants only

    To apply, ONLY send resume to Assistant Vice President, Quidana Dove, at QuidanaDoveRobertHalfLegalcom.

    #westwoodrhl

    Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with some of the best companies on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, and document review matters. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal jobs that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

    Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go!

    Contact your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.490.5592 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/legal to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

    All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

    Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation.

    © 2020 Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

    By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

    **Salary:** DOE

    **Location:** Phoenix, AZ

    **Date Posted:** November 3, 2020

    **Employment Type:** Full-time

    **Job Reference:** 00320-0011607243

    **Staffing Area:** Legal


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Regulatory Compliance Attorney
    Randstad    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 18 days    

    Regulatory Compliance Attorney

    **job details:**

    + location:Phoenix, AZ

    + salary:$35.45 - $59.51 per hour

    + date posted:Monday, October 26, 2020

    + experience:1 Years

    + job type:Contract

    + industry:Finance and Insurance

    + reference:495449

    + questions:612.313.7997.

    **job description**

    Regulatory Compliance Attorney

    job summary:

    A well respected organization is in need of attorneys (licensed or unlicensed) to help with a high profile regulatory compliance project.

    This is a temporary position expected to last for 2-3 years in duration, so the position requires a 2 year commitment.

    Work will be 8 hours/day during standard business hours for 40 hours/week.

    Work will be remote.

    location: Phoenix, Arizona

    job type: Contract

    salary: $35.45 - 59.51 per hour

    work hours: 8 to 5

    education: Law Degree

    experience: 1 Years

    responsibilities:

    - Analyze federal and state regulations and their respective impact on different lines of business within the organization.

    - Develop a comprehensive workflow that organizes and groups the regulations based on which lines of business are impacted.

    - Support communication about the respective regulations across all lines of business.

    - Other tasks that arise within the scope of the regulatory and compliance impact assessment.

    qualifications:

    This position requires:

    - A law degree (JD / Juris Doctorate). A valid license to practice is preferred but not required.

    - At least 1 year of relevant compliance experience reviewing and analyzing federal or state regulations. Experience with financial or banking regulations is preferred but not required.

    - Strong communication skills, and the ability to interact with high level stakeholders.

    - A strong comfort level with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

    Compensation varies, depending on experience.

    skills: Compliance Law

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Tribal Victim Assistance Specialist
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 19 days    

    Summary

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit www.justice.gov/usao/. NOTE: This is a TERM appointment (not-to-exceed September 30, 2022). Term appointments are non-status, nonpermanent appointments of limited duration (more than 1 year but not more than 4).

    Responsibilities

    At the full performance level, you will provide a variety of services related to the victim witness program. Typical work assignments will include: Coordinate efforts with local victim services providers, social services, law enforcement based victim assistance providers, and prosecution based victim-witness staff. Respond to victim inquiries, assess concerns, and determine program eligibility for victim-witness services. Advocate on behalf of crime victims in regard to issues and problems caused by crime. Conduct segments of training sessions and provide information and resources to various audiences on tribal victim assistance matters. Serve as a liaison between the U.S. Attorney's Office and tribal, local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. Provide information to victims on schedule changes, status of defendant's pleas, results of trial and other court notifications. Provide in-court support during and prior to hearings and trials. Obtain services and assistance for victims and witnesses through specific federal programs and funds Arrange for crisis intervention and response services to victims after a criminal incident has occurred. Develop a network with tribal, federal, state and local victim service providers. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    GS-9: To be eligible at the GS-9 level, you must meet at least ONE of the following conditions, as defined below: Specialized Experience, Education, OR a combination of Education and Experience. Specialized Experience: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing the following types of duties: supporting victim needs and providing resources, recommendations and referrals; supporting victims and attorneys in criminal court proceedings; conducting assessments with victims to determine program eligibility. Education: One of the following types of education in a related field (e.g., Social work, Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice): a Master's or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LL.B.); OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Education at the graduate level must be in an accredited college or university and must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position. Combining Education and Experience: Combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements. In order to qualify based on a combination, graduate education must be in excess of 1 full year. GS-11: To be eligible at the GS-11 level, you must meet at least ONE of the following conditions, as defined below: Specialized Experience, Education, OR a combination of Education and Experience. Specialized Experience: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing the following types of duties: analyzing victim needs and providing resources, recommendations and referrals; supporting victims, and attorneys in criminal court proceedings; conducting assessments with victims to determine program eligibility; conducting workshops or trainings with victim assistance subject-matter specialists and related officials; serve as liaison between the organization and other federal, state, local and non-profit organizations. Education: One of the following types of education in a related field (e.g., Social work, Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice): a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate degree; OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Education at the graduate level must be in an accredited college or university and must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position. Combining Education and Experience: Combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements. In order to qualify based on a combination, graduate education must be in excess of 2 full years. 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/.

    Education

    All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov. OR

    Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to timely provide such evidence by submitting proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency with your application materials. More information may be found at www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.

    Additional Information

    NOTE: This is a TERM appointment (not-to-exceed September 30, 2022). Term appointments are non-status, nonpermanent appointments of limited duration (more than 1 year but not more than 4). Term employees are eligible to earn leave and generally have the same benefits as permanent employees including health and life insurance, within-grade increases and Federal Employees Retirement System and Thrift Savings Plan coverage. Term appointments may be extended without further competition (up to the 4-year maximum). The appointment to a Term position does not confer eligibility for promotion or reassignment to other positions or the ability to be non-competitively converted to permanent employment.

    Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized. The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. Veterans' Preference - If you are entitled to Veterans' Preference, you must indicate the type of preference you are claiming by checking the appropriate box in the assessment questionnaire to indicate your preference and submit the required veterans' preference documentation as specified in the, "Required Documents" section of this vacancy announcement. Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov. Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal Agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. EEO Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, genetic information, disability, age, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Paralegal Specialist
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 19 days    

    Summary

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/. This position is also being announced to All U.S. Citizens and Nationals under 21-AZ-10952978-DE.

    Responsibilities

    As a Paralegal Specialist in the United States Attorney's Office (USAO), you will: Review and organize complex factual material and other documentary data for investigations and trials. Provide advice on the most efficient method for preparing legal documents. Use tables and citation checking with efficiency. Prepare a variety of substantive legal documents to include extradition requests, grand jury and trial subpoenas, interrogatory requests, and documentation relevant to acquiring evidence or testimony. Develop and enter various case material into a computer database. Prepare charts, graphs, and tables to illustrate results. Prepare, develop, compile, or maintain jury instructions in preparing for trial. Prepare exhibits for trial which typically involve a wide range of visual materials. Provide litigation case management and organize cases for court presentation. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    GS-9: To be eligible at the GS-9 level, you must meet at least ONE of the following conditions, as defined below: Specialized Experience, Education, OR a Combination of Education and Experience. Specialized Experience: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing paralegal or legal work which demonstrates a basic knowledge of legal research and the ability to interpret legal decisions. Examples of specialized experience may include the following: examining and processing a variety of legal documents; conducting research, analysis and evaluation of data in response to complex or sensitive requests; drafting briefs, pleadings, litigation recommendations, or other legal documents and correspondence; using a variety of electronic or manual filing systems to acquire and store information; document findings and preparing recommendations; searching and reviewing legal references, case files, and other sources for information and data required by attorneys or court personnel. Education: One of the following types of education in a related field (e.g., Criminal Justice, Law): a Master's or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LL.B. or J.D.); OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Education at the graduate level must be in an accredited college or university and must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position. Combining Education and Experience: Combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements. In order to qualify based on a combination, graduate education must be in excess of 1 full year. GS-11: To be eligible at the GS-11 level, you must meet at least ONE of the following conditions, as defined below: Specialized Experience, Education, OR a combination of Education and Experience. Specialized Experience: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level. Specialized Experience is defined as experience performing a variety of analytical paralegal or legal work which demonstrates a practical knowledge of law, the litigation and judicial process, and applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Examples of specialized experiences may include the following: analyzing and evaluating legal decisions and case files to identify relevant issues and potential evidence; conducting legal research concerning precedents and past court decisions; composing legal briefs, summaries of analyses and decisions, and pre-trial documents; interviewing witnesses and various individuals who can provide insight into cases under review; and preparing evidence and documents to support recommendations. Education: One of the following types of education in a related field (e.g., Criminal Justice, Law): a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M. Education at the graduate level must be in an accredited college or university and must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position. Combining Education and Experience: Combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements. In order to qualify based on a combination, graduate education must be in excess of 2 full years. 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/.

    Education

    All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see http://www.ed.gov

    OR

    Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to timely provide such evidence by submitting proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency with your application materials. More information may be found at http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.

    Additional Information

    Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized. The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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