Attorney (Privacy and Civil Liberties Unit)

Civil service executive officer

Job title: Attorney (Privacy and Civil Liberties Unit)

Company: Federal government of the United States

Job description: SummaryThe FBI’s Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is seeking highly qualified attorneys to join its exciting and challenging privacy and civil liberties legal practice with assignment at the Terrorist Screening Center in Vienna, Virginia. The Privacy and Civil Liberties Unit (PCLU) attorneys ensure that FBI activities comply with the U.S. Constitution, federal privacy, executive actions regulations, and policies.Overview

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Open & closing dates05/02/2024 to 05/01/2025Salary$139,395 – $191,900 per yearPay scale & gradeGS 14 – 15LocationRemote jobNoTelework eligibleYes—At the discretion of management.Travel RequiredOccasional travel – Some travel is required.Relocation expenses reimbursedNoAppointment typePermanent –Work scheduleFull-time –ServiceExceptedPromotion potential15Job family (Series)Supervisory statusNoSecurity clearanceDrug testYesAnnouncement numberDESTIMP-12406228-24-AZControl number789546700This job is open toClarification from the agencyAll U.S. Citizens.Duties

  • Consults and provides comprehensive legal guidance to FBI clients on issues related to privacy and civil liberties;
  • Reviews and edits privacy documentation and information sharing agreements submitted by clients on a wide array of information systems;
  • Drafts memos, policies, and other documents for FBI executive management, ensuring compliance with law and policy;
  • Briefs FBI executive management on issues related to privacy and civil liberties;
  • Conducts training for FBI personnel on privacy and civil liberties matters;
  • Supports the component’s Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer, who is responsible for ensuring component-wide compliance with information privacy and civil liberties mandates; and
  • Develops and evaluates legislative, regulatory, and other policy proposals that implicate privacy issues

RequirementsConditions of Employment

  • Must be a U. S. citizen
  • Must be able to obtain a Top-Secret/SCI clearance
  • Selectee will be required to complete form FD-887, Request for Access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
  • Selectee will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450 annually.


  • Possess a law degree from an accredited American Bar Association law school; and
  • Proof of active membership and good standing with any U. S. jurisdiction bar association

QualificationsPlease ensure work experience/requirement(s) are identifiable in the resume. The resume and supporting documentations will determine whether the candidate meets the job qualifications listed in this announcement. Applicants must meet the qualification requirements at the time of application.EducationPositive Education Requirement: This position has a specific education requirement; all applicants must verify completion of this basic requirement by submitting proof of J.D. degree and proof of good standing with a U. S. jurisdiction bar association. Please see the “Required Documents: section of this announcement for additional information.Education: Applicant must possess a J.D. degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (or have a LLM degree or other graduate law school degree in additional to J.D.) and be an active member of a U.S. jurisdiction bar association.GS-14: Applicants applying for the GS-14 must have 2.5 or more years post J.D. attorney experience.
GS-15: Applicants applying for the GS-15 must have 4 or more years of post J.D. attorney experience.Additional informationThe FBI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for this vacancy. Except where otherwise provided by law, selection will be made without regard to, and there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other nonmerit factors.

  • Benefits

Expected salary: $139395 – 191900 per year

Location: Washington DC

Job date: Sat, 04 May 2024 22:40:06 GMT

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