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    As an Attorney Advisor (General) in the Office of Counsel's General Legal Division (GLD) you will provide legal advice, services, and policy recommendations to the Inspector General and his/her nationwide staff of auditors, information technology experts, investigators, and program analysts. Typical work assignments may include providing legal advice and policy recommendations to the Inspector General and the various OIG program offices on criminal, civil, administrative matters, and program fraud, involving a wide range of legal areas that are handled primarily by attorneys within GLD as specified below:

      • Handling a variety of matters with an emphasis on criminal procedure, investigative techniques, transportation security, immigration, border security, counter-terrorism, and intelligence. Assignments on these and other matters may occur both as longer-term projects from a supervisor, and from the attorneys' rotational "duty" calendars.
      • Preparing legal advice to the OIG on legal and policy implications of DHS and DHS OIG activities and plans.
      • Interpreting, revising, and preparing legislation, executive orders, regulations, and policy directives.
      • Analyzing factual and/or legal issues presented and determine relevant legal issues, prepare and support litigation of cases, and implement and interpret court decisions.
      • Conducting legal sufficiency reviews of investigations, subpoenas, law enforcement/ investigative policy, Giglio determinations, and Touhy requests, consistent with the Inspector General Act of 1978.
      • Handling Federal Tort Claims Act claims.
      • Researching and responding to Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act issues.
      • Conducting legal research addressing complicated and novel issues of law by examining Federal and state statutes, regulations, Executive Orders, court decisions, and legislative hearings and committee reports, and by analyzing factual, technical, and legal issues.
      • Providing policy advice concerning the conduct of criminal investigations, inspections, and evaluations.
      • Responding to congressional inquiries through our Office of External Affairs on a wide variety of issues.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0905 Attorney

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