In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.
Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.
If qualifying based on education, a copy of your unofficial transcripts must be provided with your application.Minimum Qualifications:A.
At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-07 level (obtained in either the public or private sectors).
This experience must include activities such as: (1) providing paralegal support for attorneys;(2) organizing legal documents relating to general and special courts-martial, summary courts, and other actions such as charge sheets, reports of investigations, exhibits, pretrial and post-trial advice, confinement orders, and appellate decisions; (3) researching federal and state law statutes, regulations, and case law to make recommendations to attorneys; (4) preparing incoming and outgoing administrative correspondence, reports, and messages; and (5) drafting pleadings and motions from complaint to trial to provide assistance to attorneys.ORB.
A master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related.
Note: You must provide copies of your transcripts.OR C. An equivalent combination of the specialized experience and graduate level education described above.
Note: Only education in excess of the first year (18 semester hours or equivalent) is creditable toward meeting the experience requirement when combining experience and education.
To determine if you qualify under this combination first divide your total months of qualifying specialized experience by 12.
Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond the first year by 18.
Finally, add the two percentages.
The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.
Note: You must provide copies of your graduate transcripts.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications. Part-Time or Unpaid Experience: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience.
Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities.
To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.
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