The Board performs the adjudicatory functions of its executive branch counterparts, such as: the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA); the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB); the Office of Special Counsel (OSC); and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
The variety of cases handled by the PAB offers a unique opportunity for Board Members to preside over complex legal and personnel issues covering a wide range of federal employment and labor law.PLEASE NOTE: Current federal employees are subject to the limitations outlined in 5 U.S.C 5533, regarding dual pay from more than one position.Subject to 31 U.S.C. 751, current or former employees of the Government Accountability Office, Architect of the Capitol, Botanic Gardens or Senate Restaurants are ineligible to apply.For more information about the PAB, see the web site: PAB
To be considered for this position, applicants must be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction) and shall not be a current or former employee of the Government Accountability Office, Architect of the Capitol, Botanic Gardens or Senate Restaurants.
In addition, applicants must have at least seven years of full-time experience as a licensed attorney which demonstrates the ability, background, training, and experience necessary to be qualified to serve on the Board, which may be satisfied by one of the following, or any other related experience that demonstrates an ability to perform the duties of a Board member:(1) expertise as an attorney in federal personnel law;(2) demonstrated ability to adjudicate or arbitrate complex legal matters;(3) experience at a senior legal position in addressing or resolving complex legal matters; or(4) litigation experience in federal personnel and employment related matters.Typically, experience of this nature will be gained in a related field, in a position held for at least one year at the GS-15 or comparable pay band or level in the federal government; or comparable position with a state or local government, private sector, or other non-government organization.In addition, applicants must possess a capacity and willingness to devote sufficient time to serve as a member of the Board in order to enable the Board to dispose of cases in a timely manner.
All qualified U.S. Citizens.