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Job opening: Supervisory General Attorney (Labor)

Salary: $123 041 - 159 950 per year
City: Phoenix
Published at: Jan 23 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located in a Field Office of the National Labor Relations Board. The primary purpose of this position is to provide administrative/technical supervision over subordinates engaged in investigating and negotiating voluntary settlements under the provisions of the National Labor Relations Act and recommending institution of formal action in cases with merit; providing counsel and opinion on cases in regard to the administration, interpretation, and enforcement of the NLRA.


As a Supervisory General Attorney (Labor) GS-0905-15, your typical work assignments may include: Supervising staff in investigations; ensuring the quality and timeliness of the processing of cases; planning and conducting training; and evaluating the performance of staff. Negotiating with parties in order to secure settlement agreements and making recommendations regarding the litigation before administrative law judges in unfair labor practice cases. Reviewing reports and case files to determine adequacy of evidence; thoroughness of investigation; case preparation and analysis; and propriety of recommendations for action or disposition. Answering questions involving the interpretation of the National Labor Relations Act, conducting settlement negotiations and advising staff on the totality of cases. Reviewing and answering questions pertaining to trial preparation, subpoenas, pretrial briefs, trial work during the course of the trial, post-hearing briefs and legal motions.


  • This is not a remote position.
  • U. S. Citizenship Required.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized.
  • Subject to a background investigation prior to appointment.
  • A one-year supervisory probationary period may be required.
  • Active Bar license is required for verification. Bar license must reference Bar number and indicate the status of good standing. A Self-Certification Form is not acceptable verification.
  • This is a positive education position. Current NLRB attorneys are not required to submit a copy of their transcripts. However, if attorneys are within 3 years from receiving their JD, a transcript must be provided with their application package.
  • This is an Excepted Service position.
  • This position is not part of the Bargaining Unit.
  • Salary range listed is base. Locality salary to be determined after selection.
  • Submit complete application package online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.


All qualifications and eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. IDEAL CANDIDATE STATEMENT The ideal candidate for the Supervisory General Attorney (Labor) will have experience finding novel ways to eliminate bottlenecks and barriers to production. Knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act or similar related statues is preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with colleagues and senior level management; and strong research and analytical skills are desired. BASIC REQUIREMENT An applicant must have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have the first professional law degree (LL. B or JD). Bar Membership/Certification: Applicants must be an active member of the Bar in good standing of any state, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or any Territorial court under the US constitution. Your active BAR license must reference BAR number and indicate the status of good standing. Agency's Internal Self-Certification Forms are not acceptable for verification. In addition to the BASIC REQUIREMENT, applicants must also meet the following: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE Applicants must have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 grade level, which has provided them with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of a Supervisory General Attorney (Labor) at the GS-15 grade level. Specialized experience includes: Experience utilizing comprehensive knowledge of labor law under the National Labor Relations Act and the policies and procedures of the Act; and Experience interpreting and applying the NLRA and other case law to difficult and novel factual and legal issues in unfair labor practice cases; and Experience providing authoritative guidance, interpretation and recommendations on both administrative matters and legal issues based on relevant laws and regulations. This experience must be fully supported and articulated in your resume to receive consideration. Please do not cut and paste the position description, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume, as this will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position. For more detailed information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website here. NOTE: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. (NOTE: All Agency employees must provide a copy of their SF-50 "Notice of Personnel Action" that indicates proof of status. The SF-50 must include your position, title, series, grade, step, tenure (1 or 2), and type of service (Excepted). As a current NLRB excepted service employee, you may determine your status by checking block 24 on your SF-50. The block must reflect "1" or "2. Also, block 34 must reflect "2". A copy of your SF-50 must be provided for verification.)


An applicant must have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have the first professional law degree (LL. B or JD).

(NOTE: Current NLRB Attorneys may not be required to submit a copy of their transcripts. However, NLRB employees within 3 years from receiving their juris doctorate degree, must provide a transcript with their application package.)

Education must be accredited by an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Applicants can verify accreditation here.

All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.

You must meet all qualification requirements. (Required - if applicable) 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 these criteria, please click here.

Special Instructions for Foreign Education

If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in accredited U.S. education programs; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.

For further information regarding Foreign Education, please click here.


  • Address DIV OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 1015 Half St SE Washington, DC 20570-0001 US
  • Name: National Labor Relations Board
  • Email: [email protected]

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