Open Date: August 31, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled
SALARY RANGE/GRADE: Excepted Service ES6, ($66,079 to $99,118)
The Executive Office of the Mayor (EOM) has an opening for the position of Assistant General Counsel within the Office of the General Counsel (OGC). OGC currently consists of four non-term limited attorneys, a legal fellow who is also an attorney, and an Executive Assistant. The Assistant General Counsel would assist OGC in carrying out the duties of the office. The work of EOM OGC is varied and fast paced. It ranges from legislative and regulatory review and occasional drafting, to drafting and review of other legal documents such as proposed settlements, interagency Memoranda of Understanding, Mayor’s Orders and Mayor’s Memoranda. The General Counsel serves as liaison to the Auditor, the Inspector General, and the Board of Ethics and Government Accountability, and an Assistant General Counsel would assist in projects relating to those offices. The Office and its attorneys are involved in negotiations, mediations, witness preparation, and advice-giving.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
District law requires that each new appointee to the Excepted and Executive Service either: (1) be domiciled in the District of Columbia at the time of appointment; or (2) establish District domicile within one hundred eighty (180) days of appointment. The law also requires that Excepted and Executive Service employees maintain District domicile during the period of the appointment. Failure to maintain District domicile during the period of the appointment will result in forfeiture of employment.