Federal Trade Commission: General Attorney (Civil Rights) (Washington, DC)

Federal Trade Commission

The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity

General Attorney (Civil Rights)


The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity seeks an experienced General Attorney at the GS-12/13/14 grade level.  The experienced General Attorney will perform a variety of legal duties in relation to legal issues, which are often factually complex, or of such novel natures that no clear precedents apply.  Duties may include participating in developing the research strategy for a given issue, conducting the research, and presenting the conclusion of the research.  The conclusions of the research are presented to high-level FTC officials.  The General Attorney will formulate policy, monitor and evaluate the EEO program, gather data, and analyze discrimination complaint process.    The General Attorney will develop letters, memoranda, and legal documents addressing a variety of sensitive issues; assessing anticipated effects of proposed settlement, regulation changes, or impact of workforce profile or business policy and practices and recommending alternative courses of action.  The General Attorney will provide oversight and guidance of the EEO Mediation Program, develop, and implement outreach activities with FTC organization to further understanding of rights and obligations.  The General Attorney will have experience conducting legal work in the area of harassment; recruiting and accommodating persons with disabilities, work force diversity, mediation, and the EEO complaint process are required at the GS-12/13/14 grade levels.  Candidates should have a strong dedication to public service and the ability to work as part of a team addressing broad legal issues. The Salary range $74, 872.00 to $ 136,771.00.  To apply submit resume by June 8, 2012, to www.USAJOBS.gov.  Please refer to Announcement No.  EEO-2012-0002.  For additional information, call 202.326.2323.