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Average

$126,600

ANNUAL

$60.87

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Entry Level

$63,330

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$30.45

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Mid Level

$102,390

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$49.23

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Associate in Arts, Emphasis in English (Literature)

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Associate in Arts, Emphasis in English (Literature)

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Associate's Degree

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Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Political Science

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Associate's Degree

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Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Political Science

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Associate's Degree

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Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Political Science

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Associate's Degree

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Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Political Science

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Associate's Degree


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  • Environmental Attorney
    Tucson Electric Power    Tucson, AZ 85701
     Posted 3 days    

    About Us
    UNS Energy Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. Our public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., power our economy by providing electric and gas service to nearly 700,000 customers in Arizona.

    We embrace a spirit of giving, dedicated to improving quality of life in the communities we have served for generations, and in TEP’s case, since the 1890s. We’re building a cleaner, greener grid, with more wind and solar power than ever before, while maintaining safe, reliable, and affordable service.

    Your Employer of Choice
    Our culture is rooted in shared core values that define how we work and who we are. Our team of innovative professionals bring their authentic selves to work each day to power our vision and make a difference. Be Part of Our Story.

    We create opportunities for employees to thrive through:

    Continual growth: In an industry changing faster than ever before, our commitment to professional growth and leadership development means we never stop challenging ourselves to explore new possibilities.
    Active Engagement: We support a collaborative environment, with peer-to-peer learning and employee-driven groups that foster an inclusive culture.
    Total compensation: UNS Energy Corporation also offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, affordable individual and family health insurance plans, tuition assistance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

    Job Description - Environmental Attorney
    Environmental Attorney

    UNS Energy Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. UNS Energy Corporation’s public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company (“TEP”), UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., provide electric and gas service to customers in southern and northern Arizona. For more information about UNS Energy Corporation, visit http://www.uns.com.

    TEP provides safe, reliable electric service to approximately 445,000 customers in Southern Arizona. We provide the energy behind Tucson’s economy. We also embrace a spirit of giving, dedicated to improving quality of life in the community we have served since the 1890s. We’re building a cleaner, greener grid, with more wind and solar power than ever before, while maintaining safe, reliable and affordable service. Our culture is rooted in shared core values and shaped by a team of innovative, dedicated and engaged professionals who power our vision and make a difference every day.

    TEP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

    We are currently seeking a talented, motivated and solution-focused individual for a mid-level to senior federal regulatory attorney position. The successful candidate will perform legal services required by TEP and its affiliated companies (collectively “Company”). The Company’s service territory is in Arizona and the successful candidate must be a Tucson, Arizona resident or willing to move to Tucson.
    Hybrid work in Tucson available.

    Position Description and Related Responsibilities
    Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
    Serves as federal regulatory counsel, providing advice and counsel to all levels of management and multiple corporate client groups primarily on matters subject to utility regulation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), state environmental agencies and other federal regulators.
    Monitors new rulemaking and policies and performs research and analysis of the Company’s factual and legal position regarding various regulatory and related matters.
    Analyzes applicable law and supports the development of strategies to mitigate risk and comply with existing and potential environmental and other federal regulation, including supporting the Company’s participation in regulatory and legal proceedings.
    Advises and provides counsel on environmental legal matters such as air quality, water quality, wastes and byproducts (including coal combustion residuals and hazardous wastes), remediation, and spill or release response, with the assistance of outside counsel as needed.
    Advises on discrete areas of utility-specific federal regulation (such as FCC licensing, pole attachments, and federal contracting).
    Advises on and assists in the development, implementation and oversight of Company policies, procedures, and controls for compliance.
    Provides necessary training to Company personnel to ensure overall corporate compliance.
    Represents the Company in regulatory proceedings before the EPA and other state environmental and federal regulatory agencies that potentially may include motion practice, discovery, oral arguments, examining witnesses, preparing briefs, audit data requests and interviews of Company personnel, with support of outside counsel as determined appropriate.
    Provides counsel on permitting and compliance matters, supporting the preparation and filing of various compliance documents.
    Communicates and collaborates with personnel throughout the Company and external industry peers, trade organizations and regulators, as appropriate, representing the Company’s interest in industry initiatives, policies, regulatory filings, and compliance best practices, as well as fostering positive relationships across such organizations.
    Contract review and negotiation related to assigned regulatory areas of responsibility.
    Works with and manages outside legal counsel and consultants and budgets for the same.
    May perform any other duties as may be assigned.
    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.)

    Minimum Qualifications
    Degree from ABA-accredited law school.
    Admitted or ability to become admitted to practice law in the State of Arizona.
    At least five (5) years of legal experience providing counsel on permitting, compliance and/or litigation matters arising under one or more major federal environmental statutes, including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation & Recovery Act, and/or the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act, and related state programs.
    Electric and gas utility experience preferred.
    Experience counseling clients on compliance measures and advocacy strategy related to the Clean Air Act, including National Ambient Air Quality Standards, Regional Haze Program, Good Neighbor Program, New Source Review and Prevention of Significant Deterioration permitting and related implementing regulations preferred.
    Experience with the regulation of Coal Combustion Residuals under subtitle D of the Resource Conservation & Recovery Act, climate disclosure regulation, and/or Arizona water rights law a plus.
    Energy and natural resource law experience preferred.
    Ability to travel on occasion as determined necessary for the relevant matter(s).
    Superior written and verbal communication skills, critical thinking and organizational skills required; proven self-starter.
    Please submit a cover letter with your application.

    Pay Rate: Competitive pay based on qualifications and experience.

    All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


    Field of Interest

    Energy & Utilities

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Manager, Claims Operations - Injury Attorney Repped (Phoenix)
    USAA    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    **Why USAA?**

    Let’s do something that really matters.

    At USAA, we have an important mission: facilitating the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. Not all of our employees served in our nation’s military, but we all share in the mission to give back to those who did. We’re working as one to build a great experience and make a real impact for our members.

    We believe in our core values of honesty, integrity, loyalty and service. They’re what guides everything we do – from how we treat our members to how we treat each other. Come be a part of what makes us so special!

    **The Opportunity**

    As a dedicated Manager, Claims Operations, you will lead a team of Sr. Injury Adjusters. This team will handle moderate complexity Attorney Repped Auto injury Claims for the Western Region.

    In this role you will lead auto claims operations member service employees who are responsible for serving our members, and providing appropriate solutions as they investigate, evaluate and negotiate the claim. You will develop engaged employees through regular coaching and feedback to deliver business results. Implement process improvements, provide feedback on the process and lead organizational process changes. Drive execution of operational risk management, regulatory compliance training, policies and, procedures.

    We offer a flexible work environment that requires an individual to be in the office 4 days per week. This position is based in Phoenix, AZ. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

    **What you'll do:**

    + Ensure risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled in accordance with risk and compliance policies and procedures.

    + Inspect and review quality of claim files and provide feedback to employees as appropriate.

    + Provide coaching and awareness so employees understand how their work and contributions support the overall claims and Enterprise strategies.

    + Proactively find opportunities to improve operational effectiveness, member experiences and processes providing feedback to internal partners

    + Create conditions for success removes obstacles, lead and champion change.

    + Achieve optimal productivity through handling workload volumes, staffing, training needs, and identifying and implementing appropriate solutions.

    + Responsible for ongoing monitoring of work to ensure consistent execution of processes and adherence to guidelines and frameworks.

    + Handle escalations and make appropriate decisions based on the policy.

    + Facilitate and guide employees through skill identification and developing for career progression, support projects by serving as a subject matter expert.

    + Hire, develop, and coach claims employees for results delivery.

    + Consistently coach employees on claims handling and finds opportunities to improve overall process and engagement.

    **What you have:**

    + Bachelor’s degree; OR 4 years of related experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in lieu of degree.

    + 6 years of progressive customer service, operational, military or leadership experience to include a minimum of 2 years of claims handling experience required with demonstrated proficiency.

    + 2 years of direct team lead, supervisory or management experience.

    + Experience using and interpreting data to make decisions.

    + Demonstrated leadership, initiative, customer service and/or claims handling skills.

    + Acquisition and maintenance of applicable insurance adjuster license within 6 months time in role.

    **What sets you apart:**

    + Current leadership experience as an Auto Claims Manager or Supervisor

    + 5+ years handling Injury claims

    + Experience handling complex auto claims

    + Experience handling auto injury claims for the Western Region

    + Strong experience coaching and developing claims adjusters to meet organizational and development goals

    + Insurance Designations (i.e.: CPCU, SCLA)

    + US military experience through military service or a military spouse/domestic partner

    The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

    **What we offer:**

    **Compensation:** USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market data of the position. The actual salary for this role may vary by location. The salary range for this position is: $99,160 - $178,480 **.**

    Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance and at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

    **Benefits:** At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

    For more details on our outstanding benefits, please visit our benefits page on USAAjobs.com.

    _Applications for this position are accepted on an ongoing basis, this posting will remain open until the position is filled. Thus, interested candidates are encouraged to apply the same day they view this posting._

    _USAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran._

    **If you are an existing USAA employee, please use the internal career site in OneSource to apply.**

    **Please do not type your first and last name in all caps.**

    **_Find your purpose. Join our mission._**

    USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

    USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

    USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

    USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Managing Attorney
    The Hartford    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
     Posted 7 days    

    Managing Attorney - LM06CE

    We’re determined to make a difference and are proud to be an insurance company that goes well beyond coverages and policies. Working here means having every opportunity to achieve your goals – and to help others accomplish theirs, too. Join our team as we help shape the future.

    The Hartford is seeking a Managing Attorney for the Arizona Staff Legal Office. This position maintains and grows the presence of Legal Counsel for The Hartford in the local community. The Managing attorney provides leadership of the staff counsel office, builds and maintains partnerships with Claim Centers, provides oversight and guidance on case handling at the local level, and handles a partial caseload. This role is key in driving the strategy to provide excellent results to clients, and in building and maintaining the firm’s reputation of excellence in the local legal community. This individual will lead a 7+ person well-established team including 4 attorneys who handle litigation in the states of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico.

    Responsibilities:

    + Develop and execute appropriate uniform office procedures for the receipt and timely assignment of files and timely communications with clients, claims, opposing counsel and the court.

    + Ensure that proper conflict check and calendar systems are in place.

    + Create, revise and ensure the use of uniform legal and administrative forms.

    + Regularly review staff law office files to ensure quality expectations are met, effective legal strategies are identified and updated plans of action are in place.

    + Create and maintain processes to ensure that legal deadlines are met.

    + Actively manage workload demand and capacity across the team.

    + Establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships with clients, business partners, counsel, court personnel and office staff.

    + Participate in roundtables, trial calls and training calls.

    + Gather, compile and analyze data from multiple sources and use the data to help drive office results and prepare an office monthly report.

    + Execute key deliverables that improve internal partnerships and support financial goals.

    + Prepare and administer office budget.

    + Identify issues and trends that raise broad client, Claim or corporate implications.

    + Administer performance management process for attorneys and support staff.

    + Provide coaching and feedback to support employee performance and development.

    + Assume proactive, leading role in requisite training of staff on legal issues and goals.

    + Recruit, hire, develop and retain outstanding legal staff and support staff.

    + Promote an inclusive and team-oriented work environment.

    + Maintain vendor management and expense discipline.

    + Directly handle a partial legal file inventory.

    Qualifications:

    + 10+ year’s law practice and business management experience in a large corporate environment. Preferred candidates have both law practice and corporate experience. Member in good standing of the Arizona State Bar or the ability to waive into Arizona.

    + Strong litigation background to include experience and proficiency in commercial and general liability, subrogation, auto liability matters, and complex litigation. Workers Comp experience attractive but not necessary.

    + Functional understanding of claims and litigation.

    + Trial experience in tort litigation preferably in the field of insurance defense (jury and bench trials).

    + Demonstrated leadership ability and a successful track record managing a team.

    + Ability to influence and communicate across all levels of the organization.

    + Strong communication and computer skills.

    + Strong leadership experience.

    + Strategic thinking and analytical skills.

    + Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

    Location:

    The Managing Attorney may work remotely from locations in the Tucson/Phoenix corridor. If the Managing Attorney resides within 25 miles from the Arizona Legal Office location, the Managing Attorney will be required to go into the office up to 3 times per week. If the Managing Attorney resides more than 25 miles from the Arizona Staff Legal Office location, they will be required to go into the office up to 4 times per month.

    For full-time, occasional, part-time or remote positions: (1) high speed broadband internet service is required, we do not recommend or support DSL, wireless, Wifi, Hotspots, Fiber without a modem and Satellite; (2) Internet provider supplied modem/router/gateway is hardwired to the Hartford issued computer with an ethernet cable; and (3) minimum upload/download speeds of 5Mbps/30Mbps will be required. To confirm whether your Internet system has sufficient speeds, please visit http://www.speedtest.net from your personal computer.

    Compensation

    The listed annualized base pay range is primarily based on analysis of similar positions in the external market. Actual base pay could vary and may be above or below the listed range based on factors including but not limited to performance, proficiency and demonstration of competencies required for the role. The base pay is just one component of The Hartford’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term or annual bonuses, long-term incentives, and on-the-spot recognition. The annualized base pay range for this role is:

    $141,920 - $212,880

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age

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    We believe that with the right encouragement and support, people are capable of achieving amazing things.

    We put our belief into action by ensuring individuals and businesses are well protected, and by going even further – making an impact in ways that go beyond an insurance policy.

    Nearly 19,000 employees use their unique talents in careers that span a variety of disciplines – from developing the latest technology to creating and promoting our products to evaluating future financial risks.

    We’re also committed to programs that drive education and support volunteerism, which put human beings first. We do it because it’s the right thing to do, and because when our customers, communities and employees succeed, we all do.

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    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Legal Assistant (Office Automation)
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 8 days    

    Summary For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/. Responsibilities As a senior assistant, you will support Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) by providing a variety of legal assistance and office support services. Duties include: - Provides expert advice on complex litigative matters in a variety of bankruptcy cases. - Serves as a legal assistance subject matter expert and provides training and guidance to other support staff. - Maintains current knowledge of regulations and laws applicable to bankruptcy litigation. - 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-8: To be eligible at the GS-8 level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents which are characteristically voluminous and complex in format (e.g. pleadings, stipulations, motions, briefs, affidavits, complaints, orders and subpoenas); obtaining information from files, law enforcement agencies, or other sources; conducting factual and legal research and providing requested information to attorneys; aiding in the preparation and organization of evidence for use in trial. 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.) 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 Education may not be substituted for specialized experience at this series/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. 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/. EEO Statement: The Department of Justice is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment for all employees and applicants. See U.S. Department of Justice Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for complete details. Diversity Statement: As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Victim Witness Specialist
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 8 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. This position is also being announced to applicants eligible to apply through Merit Staffing procedures under 24-AZ-12432294-MS. Responsibilities At the full performance level, the Victim Witness Specialist will provide a variety of services to crime victims and witnesses. Duties include: - Provides advice to attorneys and management serving as a focal point for victim matters within the district. - Develops and implements specific program activities which promote compliance with Federal victim laws and guidelines. - Establishes and maintains communication between various organizations and social service groups that promote the rights of victims. - Provides victims with information regarding the criminal justice system, courtroom orientations, and court escorts. - Prepares victims for courtroom appearances and/or contacts with legal representatives. - Obtains services and assistance for victims through specific federal programs and funds. - Advocates on behalf of victims regarding issues caused by crime and knowledge of crisis intervention services and programs, case management, and direct services. 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 supporting others that advocate on behalf of crime victims; providing information to victims in regard to status of cases and results of trials; providing in court support during hearings; and obtaining services and assistance for victims. Education: One of the following types of education in a related field (e.g., Criminal Justice, Social work, Psychology, Sociology): 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 advocating on behalf of crime victims; providing information to victims in regards to status of cases and results of trials; providing in court support during hearings; and obtaining services and assistance for victims; analyzing victim communication needs; developing and administering a comprehensive victim/witness program; conducting workshops or meetings with victim subject-matter specialists and related officials; and determining the elements of an effective victim assistance program. Education: One of the following types of education in a related field (e.g., Criminal Justice, Social work, Psychology, Sociology): 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 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. 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. 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 Department of Justice is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment for all employees and applicants. See U.S. Department of Justice Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for complete details. Diversity Statement: As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Victim Witness Specialist
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 8 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. This position is also being announced to All U.S. Citizens and Nationals under 24-AZ-12432295-DE. Responsibilities At the full performance level, the Victim Witness Specialist will provide a variety of services to crime victims and witnesses. Duties include: - Provides advice to attorneys and management serving as a focal point for victim matters within the district. - Develops and implements specific program activities which promote compliance with Federal victim laws and guidelines. - Establishes and maintains communication between various organizations and social service groups that promote the rights of victims. - Provides victims with information regarding the criminal justice system, courtroom orientations, and court escorts. - Prepares victims for courtroom appearances and/or contacts with legal representatives. - Obtains services and assistance for victims through specific federal programs and funds. - Advocates on behalf of victims regarding issues caused by crime and knowledge of crisis intervention services and programs, case management, and direct services. 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 supporting others that advocate on behalf of crime victims; providing information to victims in regard to status of cases and results of trials; providing in court support during hearings; and obtaining services and assistance for victims. Education: One of the following types of education in a related field (e.g., Criminal Justice, Social work, Psychology, Sociology): 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 advocating on behalf of crime victims; providing information to victims in regards to status of cases and results of trials; providing in court support during hearings; and obtaining services and assistance for victims; analyzing victim communication needs; developing and administering a comprehensive victim/witness program; conducting workshops or meetings with victim subject-matter specialists and related officials; and determining the elements of an effective victim assistance program. Education: One of the following types of education in a related field (e.g., Criminal Justice, Social work, Psychology, Sociology): 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/. Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) -VEOA allows eligible veterans to apply and compete for positions announced under merit promotion procedures when the hiring agency is recruiting from outside its own workforce. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three (3) or more years of continuous active military service. If you are applying for a Merit Promotion announcement and wish to be considered under VEOA, you must submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214, in addition to any other required documents listed on this announcement. Special Employment Consideration - Persons with disabilities, veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more, certain other veterans, spouses of certain members of the armed forces, and returning Peace Corps volunteers are examples of individuals who are potentially eligible for non-competitive appointments. For further information, click on the links provided below . You must specify in your online questionnaire under what authority you wish to be considered and submit appropriate documentation to verify your eligibility. Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities Links: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/competitive-hiring/#url=Types-of-Appointments 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. 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/. 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 Department of Justice is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment for all employees and applicants. See U.S. Department of Justice Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for complete details. Diversity Statement: As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • class action project attorney specialist
    Randstad US    phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 9 days    

    class action project attorney specialist.

    + phoenix , arizona (remote)

    + posted today

    **job details**

    summary

    + $29 - $30 per hour

    + temporary

    + postgraduate degree

    + category legal occupations

    + referenceAB_4546724

    job details

    A leader in technology-enabled legal services has a need for attorneys (licensed OR unlicensed) for a long term assignment supporting class action matters. This is a temporary role expected to be 1 year in duration, with the potential for an extension or to convert to a permanent employee. Weekly pay and Benefits available after 30 days. Standard business hours with flexibility. Work is 100% REMOTE but candidates must be within 50 miles of Portland or Phoenix. This role requires a JD or LLM. An active license is NOT required as you will not be practicing law in this role. If interested in learning more, please respond immediately!

    salary: $29 - $30 per hour

    shift: First

    work hours: 8 AM - 4:30 PM

    education: Doctoral

    Responsibilities

    This role plays an integral part of the review team for specific casework that includes but is not limited to reviewing documents and handling claimant correspondence. You will use detailed analysis to review legal documents, as trained by the project team, communicate important information to the project team, and manage email correspondence from the public.

    • Respond to complex inquiries from customers and clients across a variety of communication methods, including phone, email, and written correspondence.

    • Adhere to standard protocols, procedures, and instructions from the Project Manager and Supervisors, as well as implementing feedback as required

    • Work effectively in a highly collaborative environment with a variety of business partners

    • Create, monitor, and update scripting and procedures for claims and correspondence teams to ensure the work they are doing is furthering the goals of the project

    • Assist the supervisor or PM in resolving any issues that might arise Monitor the overall health of the case by identifying any errors and creating solutions for resolution

    Skills

    + Legal Analysis

    + Reading Comprehension

    Qualifications

    + Years of experience: 0 years

    + Experience level: Entry Level

    Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad.

    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.

    At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact [email protected].

    Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

    Applications accepted on ongoing basis until filled.

    **get in touch**

    we are here to help you with your questions.

    GM

    **gordon mammel**

    + [email protected]


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Legal Assistant (Office Automation)
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 15 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 applicants eligible to apply through Merit Staffing procedures under 24-AZ-12418873-MS. Responsibilities At the full performance level, you will support Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) by providing a variety of legal assistance and office support services. If selected, you will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed. Duties include: Examining, preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and labels; Proofreading and cite checking legal briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents; Providing assistance to attorneys in trial preparation by conducting non-complex research of litigation, statutes, regulations and court cases; Assembling exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents; Assembling and organizing files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository; Maintaining calendar of assigned active cases; Tracking filing, hearing, and trials dates, and scheduling conference and interviews; Arranging travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations; Producing a variety of written documents and materials using a wide range of office software applications. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications GS-5: To be eligible at the GS-5 level, you must have: at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-4 level; or four years of education above the high school level; or a combination of both specialized experience and education as explained below. Specialized experience is defined as experience reviewing documents with legal implications for accuracy and completeness (e.g., court documents, real estate documents, contracts, insurance or benefits claims, mortgage or loan applications, tax forms, or other types of legal documents); typing and formatting correspondence and forms; maintaining file systems; and obtaining needed information from files or general reference sources. Combining Education and Experience: Successfully completed post-high school education may be used to meet the total one year of specialized experience requirement equivalent to the GS-4 grade level. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience. GS-6: To be eligible at the GS-6 level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience reviewing legal documents such as complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels for completeness of factual information; retrieving and assembling information for hearing and/or trial use; researching a variety of legal sources to obtain and/or verify information; and using automated software to produce legal related reports, documents, correspondence and related materials. GS-7: To be eligible at the GS-7 level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience providing trial support to attorneys by preparing complaints, motions, subpoenas, orders, or other hearing and/or trial documents accurately and in proper format; verifying citations and statutory references contained in legal documents; assisting with discovery, hearing or trial preparation by performing duties such as compiling trial notebooks, assembling jury instructions, and compiling witness and exhibit lists; and using software applications and legal and non-legal databases to produce legal related reports and documents, conduct factual research, develop tables of contents and indices to briefs, and prepare courtroom presentations. 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/. 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. 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. 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 Department of Justice is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment for all employees and applicants. See U.S. Department of Justice Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for complete details. Diversity Statement: As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Legal Assistant (Office Automation)
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 15 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 24-AZ-12418872-DE. Responsibilities At the full performance level, you will support Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) by providing a variety of legal assistance and office support services. If selected, you will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed. Duties include: Examining, preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and labels; Proofreading and cite checking legal briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents; Providing assistance to attorneys in trial preparation by conducting non-complex research of litigation, statutes, regulations and court cases; Assembling exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents; Assembling and organizing files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository; Maintaining calendar of assigned active cases; Tracking filing, hearing, and trials dates, and scheduling conference and interviews; Arranging travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations; Producing a variety of written documents and materials using a wide range of office software applications. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications GS-5: To be eligible at the GS-5 level, you must have: at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-4 level; or four years of education above the high school level; or a combination of both specialized experience and education as explained below. Specialized experience is defined as experience reviewing documents with legal implications for accuracy and completeness (e.g., court documents, real estate documents, contracts, insurance or benefits claims, mortgage or loan applications, tax forms, or other types of legal documents); typing and formatting correspondence and forms; maintaining file systems; and obtaining needed information from files or general reference sources. Combining Education and Experience: Successfully completed post-high school education may be used to meet the total one year of specialized experience requirement equivalent to the GS-4 grade level. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience. GS-6: To be eligible at the GS-6 level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience reviewing legal documents such as complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels for completeness of factual information; retrieving and assembling information for hearing and/or trial use; researching a variety of legal sources to obtain and/or verify information; and using automated software to produce legal related reports, documents, correspondence and related materials. GS-7: To be eligible at the GS-7 level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience providing trial support to attorneys by preparing complaints, motions, subpoenas, orders, or other hearing and/or trial documents accurately and in proper format; verifying citations and statutory references contained in legal documents; assisting with discovery, hearing or trial preparation by performing duties such as compiling trial notebooks, assembling jury instructions, and compiling witness and exhibit lists; and using software applications and legal and non-legal databases to produce legal related reports and documents, conduct factual research, develop tables of contents and indices to briefs, and prepare courtroom presentations. 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/. Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) -VEOA allows eligible veterans to apply and compete for positions announced under merit promotion procedures when the hiring agency is recruiting from outside its own workforce. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three (3) or more years of continuous active military service. If you are applying for a Merit Promotion announcement and wish to be considered under VEOA, you must submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214, in addition to any other required documents listed on this announcement. Special Employment Consideration - Persons with disabilities, veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more, certain other veterans, spouses of certain members of the armed forces, and returning Peace Corps volunteers are examples of individuals who are potentially eligible for non-competitive appointments. For further information, click on the links provided below . You must specify in your online questionnaire under what authority you wish to be considered and submit appropriate documentation to verify your eligibility. Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities Links: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/competitive-hiring/#url=Types-of-Appointments 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. 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/. 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 Department of Justice is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment for all employees and applicants. See U.S. Department of Justice Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for complete details. Diversity Statement: As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Corporate Attorney - Home Health (Remote)
    Sharecare, Inc.    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 25 days    

    **Job Description:**

    Sharecare is the leading digital health company that helps people – no matter where they are in their health journey – unify and manage all their health in one place. Our comprehensive and data-driven virtual health platform is designed to help people, providers, employers, health plans, government organizations, and communities optimize individual and population-wide well-being by driving positive behavior change. Driven by our philosophy that we are all together better, at Sharecare, we are committed to supporting each individual through the lens of their personal health and making high-quality care more accessible and affordable for everyone. To learn more, visit www.sharecare.com .

    **Job Summary:**

    Sharecare is looking for an experienced attorney to join its legal team. The successful candidate will have a strong background in healthcare law transactions including diligence, schedules and credit documentation and would provide advice on entity formation, corporate governance matters equity compensation and strategies, and securities law compliance. This candidate will be a legal advisor and regulatory counsel to Sharecare management and staff regarding health care business transactions and contracting, including technology contracts, consulting agreements, procurement, home health agency, healthcare employment and related regulatory compliance, while performing a wide array of legal functions for a large healthcare technology company. This position will also serve as a subject matter expert, educational resource, and strategic adviser, to Sharecare business leaders and colleagues on all aspects of home health agencies and healthcare staffing. Experience with Medicaid, Medicare, licensing, and accreditation requirements is helpful. The successful candidate must also be able to think strategically and demonstrate sound and pragmatic judgement in a rapidly maturing healthcare technology environment.

    **Essential Job Functions:**

    + Consult and advise business clients with regard to healthcare staffing business models and home health agency business functions and requirements including regulatory compliance, licensing, contracting, accreditation, certification, and healthcare employment.

    + Develop company policy and position on legal issues

    + Research, anticipate and guard company against legal risks

    + Guide managers and ensure compliance with rules and regulations

    + Structure, draft and review reports and other legal documents

    + Represent company in legal proceedings (administrative boards, court trials etc.)

    + Draft and administer a wide variety contracts – both customer and vendor

    + Negotiate deals and attend company meetings

    **Qualifications:**

    + JD Degree required

    + 4+ years proven background in healthcare law (contract law, home health agency law, healthcare employment law, Medicaid, Medicare, CMS standards, and healthcare transactions.)

    + Proven comparable law firm, in-house, or regulatory experience

    + Excellent negotiation and communications skills

    + Administrative and managerial skills

    + Analytical ability and strong attention to detail

    + Computer skills

    + Current license to practice law

    Sharecare and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, equal pay, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other status protected under applicable law.

    Sharecare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and doesn't discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status,or other non-merit factor.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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