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|Attorney - AdviserWashington, District of Columbia United States|
Posted: Nov 04, 2010
|This opportunity is no longer available.|
Job Title: Attorney- Adviser
Office : Office of Market Supervision
Location: Washington, DC
Series & Grade: SK 12 –SK13
Salary Range: $81,225- $149,571Key Requirements:
The SEC's Division of Trading and Markets is seeking to hire several Attorney- Advisers for various offices in the Division. The Division has approximately 190 employees, the majority of whom are attorneys.
The Division is the principal group within the SEC that is responsible for administering the provisions of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that pertain to U.S. securities markets and certain participants in those markets, including broker-dealers.
Among other things, the Division:
The Attorney-Adviser positions are located in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Trading and Markets. Staff attorneys have the opportunity to play a significant role in shaping important legal and policy decisions that pertain to securities markets and certain market participants. The Division is organized according to subject areas and staff attorneys work on a variety of matters within a particular office's jurisdiction.
If it is not possible for you to complete this application on-line, follow these steps to fax your application and/or supporting documentation:
MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Grade 11: Applicant must possess a J.D. degree and be an active member of the bar in good standing (any jurisdiction). In addition, applicant must have one year of general post-J.D. experience.
Grade 12: Applicant must possess a J.D. degree and be an active member of the bar in good standing (any jurisdiction). In addition, applicant must have two years post J.D. experience, one year of which was in the specialty area of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Grade 13: Applicant must possess a J.D. degree and be an active member of the bar in good standing (any jurisdiction). In addition, applicant must have three years post J.D. experience, two years of which was in the specialty area of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Veterans Preference (Required Documentation)
If you are claiming a Veteran Preference, you must upload your DD-214 showing that you were honorably discharged as proof to be considered.
If you are claiming a 30% or more Disabled Veteran Preference, you must upload your DD-214, SF-15 and VA letter dated 1991 or later as proof to be considered.
Schedule A (Required Documentation)
If you are requesting consideration under the Schedule A Hiring Authority, you must submit documentation that (1) you have a severe disability and (2) your are certified as job-ready as proof to be considered. See www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/initiatives/lead/abc_applicants_with_disabilities.cfm#2).
Instructions for Uploading Documents
After you have registered and created a User ID and Password, please follow the instructions below to upload the necessary documents.
1. Visit http://www.sec.futurestep.com and click "Already Registered” at top of page
2. Enter your User ID and Password and select "Go"
3. Click 'Review Resume Now' and, from the left-hand menu, scroll down to 'Attach Resume'
4. Click "Choose File" then click "Browse" to locate the document on your computer
5. Once you have located the file you wish to upload, please make sure that the document has a descriptive name (i.e., "John Smith Resume", “John Smith Writing Sample” or “John Smith Transcript”).
6. Click "Open", and then click "Upload File" to transmit document to the SEC Recruitment Center.
7. Your document(s) will be listed and you may view/replace it at any time.
Supported file formats are: .doc (MS Word), .wpd(WordPerfect), .rtf, .txt and .html.
Note: Please do not attempt to upload templates (.dot), password-protected document, or PowerPoint presentations (.ppt). Please ensure that your documents are free of macros or viruses, as our virus protection program may make them unreadable to our consultants.
The SEC is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse workforce.