TITLE, SERIES, GRADE: Board Member SL-905

PROMOTION POTENTIAL (IF ANY) TO:  None

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 00-02-15001

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: ALL SOURCES (FEDERAL AND NON-FEDERAL) AND

 SURPLUS/DISPLACED EMPLOYEES WITHIN THE COMMUTING AREA CLOSING DATE:

JAN 29, 2000, APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE PERSONNEL OFFICE BY

4:OOPM ON THE CLOSING DATE. CONTACT- Judy Berryhill, (703)305-1857


OPENING DATE: 01/04/00

CLOSING DATE: 1/28/00 (All applications must be received by the closing date of the announcement)

 

DUTY LOCATION (S); Board of Immigration Appeals, Executive; Office for Immigration Review, Falls Church, Va.

 

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 2 Positions

 

DUTIES: The Board Member serves on the Board of Immigration. Appeals, the highest administrative tribunal in the immigration field.  The Board has the responsibility for carrying out the Congressional mandate that immigration laws be applied uniformly throughout the United States. The Board carries out its responsibilities through formal, quasi-judicial proceedings to review the determinations of Immigration Judges in exclusion, deportation and related proceedings, The Board also reviews certain decisions of Immigration Judges in exclusion, deportation, and related proceedings. The Board also reviews certain decisions of Immigration and Naturalization District Directors, primarily their denials of familial visa petitions, All members of the Board review records on appeal, including decisions, briefs, exhibits, and transcripts, and, on occasion, hear oral arguments. A Board Member may concur with the majority or present dissenting opinions.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 1) Applicants must have a J.D. degree and must be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction); and 2) Applicants must also have a minimum of 7 years of professional legal experience, with 1 year equivalent to the GS-15 level in the Federal Service.

 

QUALITY RANKING FACTORS: 1) Comprehensive knowledge of the field of immigration laws, including the Immigration and Nationality Act regulations, and administrative and judicial case law., and 2) Excellent analytical, decision making, and writing ability. 3) Proven ability to manage cases; 4) Proven ability or potential to function effectively in high-volume collegial decision-making capacity.

 

EVALUATION METHODS: Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of the quality of experience.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should submit a resume, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612) or any other written format you choose, including the SF-171 to the U.S. Department o Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review, 5107 Leesburg Pike, Suite 2300, Falls Church, Virginia 22041, Attention: Judy Berryhill. When submitting a resume, please include specific dates employed and if work was performed on a full-time or part-time basis.  Consideration is not limited to federal Government employees. If you are submitting a resume, it must include the following information:  JOB INFORMATION-Announcement number, title and grades(s) of the job for which you are applying;

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION - Full name, mailing address (with ZIP Code), day and evening phone numbers (with area code), social security number, country of citizenship (most Federal jobs require United States citizenship.), veterans' preference, highest Federal civilian grade held (also give job series and dates held.); EDUCATION -- High school, name, city and state (ZIP Code), date of diploma or GED, colleges and universities, name, city and state (ZIP Code), majors. Type and year of any degrees received (if no, degree, show total credits earned and indicate whether semester or quarter hours). WORK EXPERIENCE -- Give the, following information for your paid and nonpaid work experience related to the job for which you are applying (do not send job descriptions): job title (include series and grade if Federal job), duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, supervises name and phone number, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours per week, salary.  Indicate if we may contact your current supervisor.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS -- Job-related training courses (title and year). Job related skills, for example, other languages, computer software/hardware, tools, machinery, "typing speed, Job-related certificates and licenses (current only). Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments, for example, publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking and performance awards (Give dates but do not send documents unless requested).

 

Note: SELECTEES WHO ARE NOT CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY THE OFFICES, BOARDS, AND DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT URINALYSIS TO SCREEN FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE PRIOR TO APPOINTMENT. ENTRANCE ON DUTY IS CONTINGENT UPON PRELIMINARY COMPLETION OF SECURITY CLEARANCE, TELEFAXED COPES OF RESUME/APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED UNLESS SPECIFICALLY REQUESTED. APPLICATIONS IN GOVERNMENT ENVELOPES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE PERSONNEL OFFICE BY 4:30 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE. RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID.

 

POINT OF CONTACT: Judy Berryhill

CONTACT PHONE: (703) 305-1857

CONTACT: EMAIL: None

TDD: (703) 305-1387