December 09, 2016

FDA Hiring Ethics Management Specialist

There is an opening for an Ethics Management Specialist within the Center for Tobacco Products at the Food and Drug Administration.  The vacancy closes on Friday, December 9. 

For more information, click here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/458292300

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December 07, 2016

FDA Hiring Ethics Specialists

The announcement closes Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Multiple vacancies for GS 11-12 Ethics Specialist Positions with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at the following location: 1415 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

Salary Range:  $64,650.00 to $100,736.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade GS-0301-11/12 with promotion potential to GS-13

 

As an Ethics Specialist, in FDA’s Division of Ethics and Integrity, you will perform the following duties:

•Advising FDA employees on complex ethics laws and policies, including the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees in the Executive Branch, criminal conflict of interest laws, and the Hatch Act.

•Reviewing financial disclosure reports that include sensitive and personal information about FDA employee's personal financial interests and non-Federal affiliations to ensure compliance with the conflict of interest law, the regulatory standards for appearance of conflict, and FDA specific policies prohibiting financial interests in significantly regulated industries.

• Working collaboratively with Departmental legal counsel as well as other ethics officials and personnel throughout the agency.

 

To view the full job announcement and application procedures the links are as follows: 

Merit Promotion: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/458487300

Competitive Procedures: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/458486900

 

If you have questions contact:

Yvette Simpson - Yvette.Simpson@fda.hhs.gov

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December 06, 2016

DEA Seeks Ethics Counselor

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Office of Chief Counsel is seeking applications for an Ethics Counselor (GS14/15) who will also perform administrative law functions. 

To apply, please follow the link at https://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/general-attorney-46.  This vacancy is open through Saturday, December 31, 2016.

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DOI Hiring An Ethics Official

The DOI Departmental Ethics Office is looking for a GS-14 ethics official. For more information, click here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/457955500

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November 15, 2016

Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts Hiring Assistant General Counsel

Like financial disclosure?  Intrigued by the opportunity to work closely with federal judges?  The Assistant General Counsel, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, vacancy announcement opened November 10th and will close when filled.  The incumbent leads the office that collects, reviews, redacts and releases the financial disclosure reports for the judiciary.  The incumbent also is the Counsel to the Judicial Conference committee of judges that sets the policy and oversees the administration of the financial disclosure program.  Approximately 1900 judges file reports, not to mention the court employees, so there is a continual flow of questions and issues.  The announcement is available on the USAJobs website athttps://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/456035300.

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NIDCD Hiring Ethics Coordinator

The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) is seeking to fill its Ethics Coordinator position.  For more details on duties and how to apply go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455994800/

THIS CLOSES November 18, 2016

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November 09, 2016

DHS Hiring A Supervisory Ethics Attorney Advisor

The Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is currently seeking applications for a Supervisory Attorney Advisor position in its Ethics Division.
Who May Apply: This vacancy announcement is open to all US Citizens and may be used to fill multiple positions.
DUTY STATION: Montgomery County, MD or Washington, DC
SALARY RANGE: $128,082 - $160,300
OPEN PERIOD: 11/8/2016 – 11/30/2016 (Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis)

For a job description and a summary of qualifications, please Download Vacancy Announcement - Supv. General Attorney (Ethics November 2016).

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November 03, 2016

HHS Hiring An Ethics Specialist

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Ethics Specialist GS-0301-12/13 CLOSES November 10, 2016

HRSA-OHR-17-DE-1841358: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455365600/

HRSA-OHR-17-MP-1841364: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455376500/

HRSA Ethics Specialist Duties:

Assist in developing and recommending policies and procedures related to multiple complex ethics topics for all of HRSA. Specifically:

  • Review, certify, clear and approve financial disclosure reports, requests for outside activity, gift acceptance, co-sponsorship agreements, etc.;
  • Develop, conduct and evaluate ethics training sessions;
  • Develop and publish briefings on various ethics related topics;
  • Serving as the liaison to the HHS Office of the General Counsel, the Office of Government Ethics, and the HHS Secretary's advisory committees.

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October 24, 2016

USPS Hiring Ethics Attorney

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has a challenging and exciting employment opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced attorney.  The successful applicant will provide ethics advice and counseling to postal officials at all levels of the organization, provide ethics-based training to new and current employees, assist in coordinating the financial disclosure reporting programs, and serve as an ethics liaison to USPS area law offices.  Occasional travel may be required.

Come work in an energetic, lively, and collegial atmosphere on a wide range of complex, fast-paced, challenging matters.  Individuals interested in applying should visit the vacancy posting at USAJobs:   https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/452870600/

This vacancy is open through November 2, 2016.

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September 21, 2016

US Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Assistant Ethics Counselor

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking an Assistant Ethics Counselor. This position is located in Denver, Colorado, and will provide authoritative Bureau-wide ethics advice, opinions, in-person training and policy guidance for all levels of employees throughout the Service. The announcement will close on 9/27/2016.

Candidates must have the following experience: Develop ethics policies, procedures, and guidance materials; review outside work requests and requests for travel payments from non-Federal sources; review and certify public and confidential financial disclosure reports; and create and delivered ethics training. 

The announcements can be viewed at the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/450373500/

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August 30, 2016

VACANCY FOR GS-15 SENIOR ADVISOR FOR FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE SYSTEMS AND PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATIONS AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)

The USDA Office of Ethics is seeking a motivated and highly-qualified candidate excited to join our collegial team as a full-time GS-15 Senior Advisor for Financial Disclosure Systems and Presidential Nominations. This is a supervisory position in our Washington, D.C. office which requires subject matter expertise in Financial Disclosure Systems and the Presidential Nomination process. The Senior Advisor will report directly to the Deputy Director and Director of the Office of Ethics and will occupy a key position on the Office of Ethics’ leadership team.    

The Office of Ethics is responsible for providing ethics advice and services to all agencies of the United States Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity employer. Become a leader on our team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. Individuals interested in applying should visit the vacancy posting at USAJobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/448891100/

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, September 16, 2016 at 11:59pm.

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DEA Seeks Ethics/Administrative Law Attorney

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Office of Chief Counsel is seeking applications for an Ethics Attorney (GS14/15) who will also perform administrative law functions.  To apply, please follow the link at https://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/general-attorney-46.  This vacancy is open through October 1, 2016.

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August 04, 2016

FDA Hiring Ethics Specialists

Multiple Ethics Position Vacancies with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - ANNOUNCEMENT CLOSES AUGUST 13

The announcement opened on Tuesday, 02 August 2016, and closes on Tuesday,  August 13 2016.  The job announcement number is FDA-OO-16-MP-1764153PR.

Multiple vacancies for GS 11-12 Ethics Specialist Positions with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at following location:  8455 Colesville Road Silver Spring, MD 20993; Salary Range:  $64,650.00 to $100,736.00 / Per Year; Series & Grade GS-0301-11/12 with promotion potential to GS-13.

As an Ethics Specialist, in FDA’s Division of Ethics and Integrity, you will perform the following duties:

  • Advising FDA employees on complex ethics laws and policies, including the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees in the Executive Branch, criminal conflict of interest laws, and the Hatch Act.
  • Reviewing financial disclosure reports that include sensitive and personal information about FDA employee's personal financial interests and non-Federal affiliations to ensure compliance with the conflict of interest law, the regulatory standards for appearance of conflict, and FDA specific policies prohibiting financial interests in significantly regulated industries. 
  •  Working collaboratively with Departmental legal counsel as well as other ethics officials and personnel throughout the agency.

To view the full job announcement and application procedures the link is as follows:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/446085300/

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July 21, 2016

USDA Hiring Ethics Branch Chief

VACANCY FOR GS-15 SUPERVISORY ETHICS PROGRAM MANAGER (BRANCH CHIEF) AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE The USDA Office of Ethics is seeking a motivated and highly-qualified candidate excited to join our collegial team as full-time GS-15 Branch Chief in our Washington, DC office. The Branch Chief position requires subject matter expertise in ethics and will be responsible for supervising Office of Ethics staff in the Branch Office. The Branch Chief will report directly to the Deputy Director and Director of the Office of Ethics and will occupy a key position on the Office of Ethics' leadership team.

The Office of Ethics is responsible for providing ethics advice and services to all agencies of the United States Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity employer.  Become a leader on our team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. Individuals interested in applying should visit the vacancy posting at USAJobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/445055000/#btn-how-apply

Applications must be submitted no later than Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 11:59pm.

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July 18, 2016

Ethics Attorney Opening at the Federal Trade Commission

If you are an attorney interested in helping federal employees serve with integrity, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is looking for you! Year after year the FTC ranks in the top five places to work for mid-size federal agencies (see the rankings at http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/rankings/overall/mid). We believe the agency’s strong ethical culture is a big reason our employees love working here. Don’t want to take our word for it? Hear from our employees yourself at our careers page: http://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/careers-ftc/testimonials

Our Office of the General Counsel is seeking an attorney with federal ethics experience (or an express desire to practice law in this area). Candidates should be prepared to demonstrate excellent research, writing, and oral presentation skills. The FTC offers numerous benefits, including telework and other flexible work schedules. Details about this opening may be found at USAJobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/443785800/.

Applications must be received no later than Sunday, August 28, 2016.

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July 15, 2016

US Senate Select Committee on Ethics is Hiring Staff Counsel

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for the position of staff counsel. The staff counsel’s responsibilities include providing advice and training to the Senate community regarding ethics rules and laws, reviewing a high volume of financial disclosure reports, and working on investigative matters. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship

Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, ethics counseling, finance, accounting, securities law, investigations, and criminal law.

All applicants must have a JD, be licensed and in good active standing to practice law in a state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer.

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.

To see the posting on the Senate's website, click here.

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July 14, 2016

Another Opening at the IHS

Job Opening at The Indian Health Service

The Indian Health Service (IHS) has an Ethics Coordinator, GS-0301-14 position posted on USA Jobs under the following job announcement - CLOSES Thursday, August 4, 2016:

IHS-16-HQ-1742248-ESEP/MP:   https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/444500900

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July 13, 2016

Indian Health Services (IHS) is Hiring

Job Opening at The Indian Health Service

The Indian Health Service (IHS) has an Government Ethics Specialist GS-0301-11/13 position posted on USA Jobs under the following job announcement - CLOSES Monday July 18, 2016:

IHS-16-HQ-1685500-ESEP/MP:   https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/443920200

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June 16, 2016

Job Openings at Health Resources and Services Administration

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has an Ethics Specialist GS-0301-12/13 position posted on USA Jobs under the following two job announcements - CLOSES June 23, 2016: 

HHS-HRSA-RSP-DE-16-1724692: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/441326000/

HHS-HRSA-RSP-MP-16-1724351: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/441322300/

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May 02, 2016

HHS Seeks Supervisory Attorney Advisor in Ethics Division

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Ethics Division is seeking applications for a Supervisory Attorney Advisor (GS-0905-15). 

The vacancy announcement, which is at  http://www.hhs.gov/ogc/careers/openings.html#gencounsel, is open through Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

Please feel free to share this opportunity with individuals who may be interested in this important position.  HHS OGC is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from a diverse pool of high quality candidates. 

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April 26, 2016

SEC Hiring A Compliance Attorney

Want to join a fun, dynamic and collegial group of ethics officials?  The SEC’s Office of the Ethics Counsel is looking to hire a motivated and highly-qualified full time compliance attorney to work in our compliance group.  Past experience with compliance work is a plus. The responsibilities of the attorney position will include providing advice and assistance regarding the SEC's supplemental regulations regarding securities holdings, performing analysis on the interpretation and application of the SEC's supplemental compliance laws and regulations and performing the review and testing of employees' trading transactions.

The SEC offers a number of enhanced pay and benefits, plus the standard Federal benefits.  The SEC is on a special pay scale and the position is being offered at the SK-14 level with salary range of $120,525.00 to $198,204.00, depending on years of experience.  If you have questions, please call Shira Pavis Minton at 202-551-7938.  Please apply through USA jobs at the link posted below.  The position closes on May 5th

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/435665500/

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April 20, 2016

DOI Hiring A Deputy Ethics Counselor

The Department of the Interior is recruiting for a Deputy Ethics Counselor, GS-0301-14, for the Bureau of Land Management.  This is a permanent, full time position in Washington, DC.  Payment of relocation expenses is authorized. 

The vacancy announcement opened on Thursday, April 14, 2016, and closes Thursday, April 28, 2016.   All resumes and supporting documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on April 28, 2016, via USAJOBS.gov.

The posting for the position can be found at:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/435973200/

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April 14, 2016

Department of Agriculture Hiring A Senior Ethics Advisor

The USDA Office of Ethics is seeking motivated and highly-qualified candidates excited to join our collegial team as a full-time GS-14 Senior Ethics Program Advisor in our Washington, DC office. It is anticipated that more than one vacancy may be filled from this announcement. 

The Office of Ethics is responsible for providing ethics advice and services to all agencies of the United States Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity employer. Become a member of our team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission.  Individuals interested in applying should visit the vacancy posting at USAJobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/435886200/

Applications must be submitted no later than Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 11:59pm.

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April 08, 2016

Peace Corps is Hiring A DAEO

The Office of General Counsel is seeking an Associate General Counsel who will serve as the Designated Agency Ethics Official for the Peace Corps. The DAEO provides legal counsel involving Federal criminal conflict of interest statutes, standards of ethical conduct regulations, financial disclosure requirements, procurement integrity provisions, lobbying rules, and Hatch Act political activity restrictions. The DAEO will prepare internal policies and develop ethics training on various topics related to Federal ethics requirements. The DEAO will also oversee the ethics duties of other members of the ethics team, which includes at least one additional attorney and a Policy & Program Analyst who dedicates part of their time to ethics issues.

The Associate General Counsel will also assume responsibility for the legal services required by the Office of Civil Rights and Diversity, whose mission includes providing guidance on civil rights, equal employment opportunity and diversity matters, and addressing issues of discrimination or harassment pertaining to staff and Peace Corps Volunteers. The incumbent will also have the opportunity to assist on a diverse range of matters pertaining to the laws, regulations, directives and other guidance applicable to Federal agencies generally and to the Peace Corps in particular. The responsibilities of the position require a high level of collaboration with office heads and senior agency staff.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/435306200/

The successful candidate will have a minimum of four years of attorney experience in an Executive Branch agency ethics program and at least two years of EEO experience. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Sadie Weiss via email (sweiss@peacecorps.gov) or fax (202-692-2151).

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March 29, 2016

HHS Seeking Ethics Attorneys

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Ethics Division is seeking applications for one or more general attorneys (GS-0905-11/12/13/14). 

The vacancy announcement, which is at  http://www.hhs.gov/ogc/careers/openings.html#gencounsel, is open through Saturday, April 30, 2016, with applications being considered on a rolling basis until filled.  Please note that applicants must have at least one year of experience as a practicing attorney post law school to be eligible for this position.

Please feel free to share this opportunity with individuals who may be interested in this important position.  HHS OGC is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from a diverse pool of high quality candidates. 

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March 24, 2016

CIA Hiring New Ethics Counsel

The Office of General Counsel is seeking a highly qualified Ethics Counsel at the GS-13 to GS-15 level to join its exciting and challenging legal practice. The ethics practice at CIA provides the opportunity to work on challenging issues unique in Government while contributing to the Nation's security. Experienced ethics attorneys looking for an opportunity to serve our country are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years of attorney experience in an Executive Branch agency ethics program. In your application, please include a summary of your experience providing ethics advice to current and former employees, reviewing financial disclosure forms, conducting ethics training, and liaising with Office of Government Ethics personnel.

To apply, please go to the vacancy announcement on the CIA's website via clicking on the link below or copying and pasting the web address into your Internet browser. Once on the vacancy-announcement page on the CIA website, follow the link to "Application Instructions."

https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/ethics-counsel.html

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March 21, 2016

HHS Announces Two Openings For Ethics Positions

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the General Counsel has announced an opening from March 7 to March 28, 2016, for a Deputy Associate General Counsel for Ethics Advice and Policy/Alternate Designated Agency Ethics Official (ADAEO) in its Ethics Division. The vacancy announcement is in the Senior Executive Service (SES) ES-0905-00 (Job Announcement Number: HHS-OGC-ES-15-1366619) and can be found at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/430687400.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the General Counsel has announced an opening from March 14 to March 31, 2016, for an Ethics Specialist in its Ethics Division. It is under two vacancy announcements for SERIES & GRADE: GS-0301-09/13 (Job Announcement Numbers: HHS-OGC-DE-16-1608392 open to all US Citizens and HHS-OGC-MP-16-1645718 open to Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)) and can be found at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/429698900, and;

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/431799000/.

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March 10, 2016

EPA Offering an Ethics Fellowship

The EPA recently announced an Ethics Fellowship which is a two year term appointment for a paid position as a lawyer.  For more information, click here.  Also, please fill out this voluntary OMB demographic form if you are interested in applying. The closing date is April 15, 2016.

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February 08, 2016

DOJ is hiring a Director of the Departmental Ethics Office

Department of Justice is advertising for a Director of the Departmental Ethics Office.  Closing date for application submission is February 29, 2016.

For more information, click here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/427342200

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November 16, 2015

Detail Opportunity at OMB

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is seeking attorneys with Federal ethics experience for a six-month rotation.  The detailee will provide ethics support to OMB staff, handling issues that touch on nearly all aspects of Federal ethics law.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, helping to administer the financial disclosure program and providing advice and counseling on the Standards of Conduct and the conflict of interest statutes.  This is a career-enhancing opportunity to handle a range of complex ethics matters and the sponsoring agency will benefit from the substantive legal knowledge that the prospective detailee will earn at OMB. 

If interested, please contact ethics@omb.eop.gov

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October 15, 2015

Department of Agriculture Hiring an Ethics Advisor

ETHICS ADVISOR (GS-13) VACANCY AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

The USDA Office of Ethics is seeking motivated and highly-qualified candidates excited to join our collegial team as a full-time GS-13 Ethics Specialist in our Washington, DC office.

The Office of Ethics is responsible for providing ethics advice and services to all agencies of the United States Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity employer.  Individuals interested in applying should visit the vacancy posting at USAJobs:Caution-https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/418582800 < Caution-https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/418582800

Applications must be submitted no later than Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

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August 20, 2015

Job Opportunity for an Attorney/Non Attorney Ethics Specialist at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission

Want to join a fun, dynamic and collegial group of ethics officials?  The SEC’s Office of the Ethics Counsel is looking to hire a motivated and highly-qualified full time ethics specialist to assist with our OGE 278 review program.  The responsibilities will include management and review of the SEC’s OGE 278 filings.  The SEC offers a number of enhanced pay and benefits, plus the standard Federal benefits.  The SEC is on a special pay scale and the position is being offered at the SK-13 level with salary range of $103,459 to $170,140, depending on years of experience.  

To be considered for the position, non-attorneys should apply through the USA jobs link below. 

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/413382400

Attorneys interested in the position need not apply through USA Jobs and may simply send a resume and cover letter to mintons@sec.gov

The position is open until September 1, 2015.  

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August 19, 2015

DOJ Hiring for Ethics Attorney - Application period extended to September 28

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is hiring an ethics attorney.  This is a GS-14 or GS-15 position that offers an opportunity to take on a leadership role in managing a Cabinet-level agency's ethics program. The incumbent serves as an Attorney-Advisor in the Departmental Ethics Office (DEO), and advises senior leadership in the Department, and managers and staff in the Justice Management Division, on the application of the ethics laws and regulations.

For more information and instructions on how to apply, click here.

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August 12, 2015

Federal Reserve Board Hiring a Manager of Reserve Bank Services and Outside Gifts Coordinator

The Federal Reserve Board (FRB) has an opening for a Manager of Reserve Bank Services and Outside Gifts Coordinator. 

To give some background, each of the 12 regional Federal Reserve Banks has an outside board of directors.  The Federal Reserve Act, as implemented by Board policy, sets guidelines regarding the eligibility and conduct of these directors.  The person in this position would be responsible for interpreting and administering these policies and overseeing the appointment of new directors. 

An ideal candidate is someone with experience in government ethics who would be able to master relevant FRB provisions, and who has experience applying regulatory and statutory language to fact-specific circumstances.

For more information, see the job posting here.

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OGE Hiring for Two Program Analysts

OGE is seeking two Program Analysts to serve within the Program Review Branch of the Compliance Division.  Candidates who have strong analytical, organizational and communication skills are encouraged to apply.  Primary duties of the position include participating in ethics program reviews and reviewing annual public financial disclosure reports filed by Presidentially appointed, Senate-confirmed employees. While experience is preferred, OGE is willing to provide training to a qualified individual who exhibits potential. 

It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement.  Therefore, the announcement will close on 8/26/2015 OR at 11:59pm on the day the applicant cut-off of 100 is reached, whichever occurs first.

Interested candidates should refer to announcement 15-OGE-220 or 15-OGE-219-P (see links below). Questions about the position should be directed to Doug Chapman, Chief, Professional Staff Group 2, at 202-482-9223, or Dan Skalla, Chief, Professional Staff Group 1, at 202-482-9222.

To view the announcements, please click the following links:

15-OGE-220        http://usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/412682100

15-OGE-219-P     http://usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/412683700

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July 13, 2015

Openings at NIH

The National Institutes of Health Ethics Office (NEO) is looking for Ethics Specialists to join their team of professionals. In this important position, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and expand your experience dealing with ethics issues. The ethics staff assists the NIH staff with meeting the requirements of the statutes and regulations governing behavior of employees of the Federal Government.

The Ethics Specialist GS-0301-11/12/13 vacancy announcements will open and will appear on www.usajobs.gov and below are links to the announcements. The applicants can begin applying on Thursday:

•DE- OPEN to all US Citizens:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408065100

•Open/Close Dates: Thursday, 9 July 2015 through Tuesday, 14 July 2015

•MP- OPEN to Status Candidates: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408969900

•Open/Close Dates: Thursday, 9 July 2015 through Tuesday, 14 July 2015

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting the efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview

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July 02, 2015

OGE Hiring for Chief of the Agency Assistance Branch

The U.S. Office of Government Ethics is seeking a dynamic and adaptable leader to serve as Chief of the Agency Assistance Branch (AAB), which is located in the Program Counsel Division. The AAB Chief also serves as part of the Program Counsel Division’s management team and reports directly to the Program Counsel.

The Chief, Agency Assistance Branch (non-attorney) vacancy is posted on USAJOBS at the following link:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408344600

OGE has also advertised the position as a Supervisory Attorney-Advisor (Chief, Agency Assistance Branch) and the vacancy is posted on USAJOBS at the following link:

 https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408345900

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OGE Hiring for Visual Information Specialist position

OGE is seeking a creative individual to serve as a Visual Information Specialist (GS-1084-11) in the Legal, External Affairs, and Performance Branch of the Program Counsel Division. The candidate selected for this position will plan, develop, and coordinate production of visual information materials for a diverse group of legal, educational, and policy-focused programs. Accordingly, the ideal candidate must be aware of audience and functionality and be knowledgeable in a wide variety of multimedia products.

The position is posted on USAJOBS and is open from June 24 through July 15, 2015 at the following link:

 https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/407900100

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OGE Hiring for Two Desk Officer Positions

The U.S. Office of Government Ethics is seeking two engaging individuals to serve as Desk Officers in the Agency Assistance Branch (AAB) of the Program Counsel Division. Accordingly, OGE has posted one job announcement for a Government Ethics Specialist at the GS-9 level and one job announcement for a Government Ethics Specialist at the GS-12 level.

The GS-9 position is posted on USAJOBS at the following link:

 https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/407948500

The GS-12 position is posted on USAJOBS at the following link:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/407847800

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June 30, 2015

Ethics Advice Attorney Vacancy (GS 11/12/13/14) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC

OPEN PERIOD: June 22, 2015 through July 31, 2015.

This is an advisory-attorney position in the Ethics Division. The incumbent will provide legal services involving federal criminal conflict of interest statutes, standards of ethical conduct regulations, financial disclosure requirements, procurement integrity provisions, lobbying rules, and Hatch Act political activity restrictions. Ethics Division attorneys work closely with the White House Counsel’s Office and the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) in clearing new Presidential appointees in the Senate confirmation process and also provides, in consultation with state bar authorities, guidance on legal ethics and professional responsibility issues. Although the positions will have generalist ethics responsibilities, depending upon staffing needs, the positions may be focused on providing these services to a principal client agency, such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) or the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

For additional information as to duties, required qualifications and how to apply go to http://www.hhs.gov/ogc/careers/openings.html#ga-ethics-div

Applications must be submitted no later than by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 31, 2015.

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June 29, 2015

Two Job Announcements from OGE

15-OGE-215-X

http://usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408345900

 

15-OGE-216

 http://usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408344600

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May 29, 2015

ETHICS/GRANTS ATTORNEY POSITION AT THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (Seattle, WA)

The Office of Regional Counsel for EPA’s Pacific Northwest Region (Region 10) is looking for a motivated and highly-qualified candidate for an exciting, full-time attorney position at the GS-12 or GS-13 level. If you have one or more years of legal experience working as a federal attorney on federal grants programs and federal ethics issues, then please consider applying. This Office employs approximately 35 attorneys in the Seattle office whose work spans environmental law issues in the geographic regions of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, including over 270 Native Tribal governments.

All applications should be submitted by email to: R10_ORC_Hiring@epa.gov no later than June 8, 2015.

Please submit the following: · Cover letter “Hiring Coordinator” explaining your interest in the position. · Resume, including significant accomplishments, work experience, contact telephone numbers, and e-mail address. · Official or unofficial transcript of law school grades and documentation of graduation from an ABA accredited law school. · Name, address and telephone numbers of three references, including a current or former employer. · Documentation of active bar membership and license to practice law in any State, U.S. Territory, Puerto Rico or the District of Columbia (a copy of your bar card or a link to a webpage is sufficient at this time). · If you are a veteran, appropriate documentation such as DD214 (copy 4), your VA letter, or Standard Form 15 (disabled veteran).

Applications should include "Attorney Application-Grants/Ethics" in the subject line of the message. Documents may be attached in Word or PDF formats. Selected applicants will be invited for interview(s). A writing sample and official transcript will be required of each selected candidate prior to the interview. For any questions, please send an email to R10_ORC_Hiring@epa.gov with “Inquiry: Grants/Ethics Attorney Position” in the subject line of the email. Relocation costs will not be provided.

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April 30, 2015

Fiscal Law Opening: Air Force Office of the General Counsel

You can find more details here

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April 27, 2015

Ethics Advisor Opening at International Monetary Fund

For its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the International Monetary Fund (IMF), an international organization with a diverse staff from over 140 countries, is seeking an Ethics Advisor.

The Ethics Advisor contributes to the good governance of the Fund and assists the organization in maintaining high ethical standards of conduct and the reputation of the Fund and its employees for probity, integrity, and impartiality. The Ethics Advisor promotes awareness of ethics issues among, and provides training and education on ethics for, Fund employees and vendor personnel. The Ethics Advisor’s responsibilities shall include (a) the provision of advice to management and the Human Resources Department (HRD) regarding the promotion of ethical standards within the Fund; (b) the provision of information, education and training for Fund employees; and (c) the provision of advice and guidance to managers, staff members, contractual employees, and vendor personnel on questions pertaining to the rules on conduct. The Ethics Advisor also provides advice to the External Compliance Advisor and supports the implementation of the IMF’s financial disclosure program. The Ethics Advisor may also be called upon to provide advice on conflict of interest matters relating to the investments of the Fund. In exercising his or her duties, the Ethics Advisor will report directly to the Managing Director and will be independent of any official, department, office, or other organizational entity of the Fund.

Initially the appointment will be on a two-year contractual basis, with the possibility of an extension for an additional and final four years.

Qualifications: Candidates should have substantial prior experience as an ethics officer, inspector general, or a similar position dealing with the development of standards of conduct in an international organization, or in a national public or private sector organization, preferably with multinational orientation. Previous experience with advising on personal financial conflicts of interests and conflicts of interests and compliance in the context of investment management or financial institutions would be an advantage. Candidates should not have worked previously with the IMF. A legal background would be useful, but not required. An excellent command of English, the working language of the IMF, is required. Proficiency in languages other than English is desirable. The IMF is committed to achieving a diverse staff, including gender, nationality, culture and educational background.

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/58022338

https://imf.taleo.net/careersection/imf_external/moresearch.ftl?lang=en

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March 31, 2015

Deputy Ethics Counselor Opening at Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

The job listing may be found here.

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March 10, 2015

Job Opening: U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics

The United States Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan, attorney for the position of staff counsel. The staff counsel’s responsibilities will include reviewing and providing guidance to Senate Members and staff on a high volume of financial disclosure reports, as well as providing advice and training regarding Ethics rules and laws. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve the entire Senate community equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, ethics counseling, finance, accounting, securities law, and criminal law. Send resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov

 

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Opening: Philadelphia Board of Ethics

Please see the job announcement here:  Download Bd of Ethics Associate GC position description 2 25 15

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February 25, 2015

Ethics Attorney Opening at the Federal Trade Commission

If you are an attorney interested in helping federal employees serve with integrity, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is looking for you! Year after year the FTC ranks in the top five places to work for mid-size federal agencies (see the rankings at http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/rankings/overall/mid). We believe the agency’s strong ethical culture is a big reason our employees love working here. Don’t want to take our word for it? Hear from our employees yourself at our new careers page: http://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/careers-ftc/testimonials

Our Office of the General Counsel is seeking an attorney with federal ethics experience (or an express desire to practice law in this area). Candidates should be prepared to demonstrate excellent research, writing, and oral presentation skills. The FTC offers numerous benefits, including telework and other flexible work schedules. Details about this opening may be found at USAJobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/395589000

Applications must be received no later than Friday, March 13, 2015.

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February 24, 2015

SENIOR ETHICS ADVISOR (GS-14) VACANCIES AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

The USDA Office of Ethics is seeking motivated and highly-qualified candidates for several exciting, full-time, GS-14 Senior Ethics Program Advisor positions in its Washington, DC office.

The Office of Ethics is responsible for providing ethics advice and services to all agencies of the United States Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals interested in applying should visit the vacancy posting at USAJobs:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/395497500

Applications must be submitted no later than Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

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February 11, 2015

Job Opening: Attorney-Advisor - (1) GS 12/13 Permanent Full Time Employee; FEMA Ethics Program

This position will be in the FEMA Office of the Chief Counsel, Ethics. Work assignments will span the entire FEMA OCC ethics portfolio, including providing ethics advice, but will primarily focus on FEMA's financial disclosure program and coordinating responses to KPMG and Office of Government Ethics (OGE) oversight inquiries. Excellent legal and project management skills are required. Dedicated experience in ethics is strongly preferred but not required. Knowledge of government ethics laws, regulations, and related administrative and judicial decisions, and knowledge of the Hatch Act and related laws and regulations is desirable. Applicants should possess the following characteristics and competencies: integrity, judgment, organizational skills, communication skills, reliability, perseverance, decisiveness, initiative, professionalism, the ability to function independently and as part of a team, interpersonal relationship skills, and outstanding written and oral advocacy skills.

Interested applicants should provide a resume, writing sample (5 pages or less) and a brief narrative (2 pages or less) discussing the criteria above to david.whitman@fema.dhs.gov

 

 

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