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Company Name:

Social Security Administration

Location:

Seattle, Washington

Approximate Salary:

$91,112 Per Year

Job Category:

Law

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:

Juris Doctor

Posted

September 4, 2018

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Attorney Advisor

Type of Appointment:  Full-time-Excepted Service (Not to Exceed (NTE)) Four-year (4)
appointment, may be extended or made permanent). 


Locations: Eugene, Oregon, Spokane, Washington and Seattle, Washington


Application Deadline: as soon as possible
Acceptance required by 9/30/18 but new employee can report up until 10/14/18


Position Description and Duties:
The position is for an Attorney Advisor for the Social Security Administration Office of
Hearings Operations.  The issues largely relate to disability determinations in
applications for Social Security Disability Benefits and Supplemental Security Income.
An Attorney Advisor drafts grammatically and technically correct, persuasive, legally
sufficient decisions on behalf of Administrative Law Judges which are supported by the
evidence and addresses all medical and legal aspects of the case.  An Attorney Advisor
ensures the decisions are appropriate for issuance to claimants and representatives
and are consistent with the agency rules and regulations.  An Attorney Advisor reviews
and analyzes remanded decisions to ensure Court and/or Agency instructions are
followed.  As appropriate, an Attorney Advisor makes recommendations to the
Administrative Law Judges to ensure an accurate, legally sufficient decision is issued.

 
Skills:
 Exceptional legal writing skills, including great attention to detail. 
 Ability to produce high quality work product within designated time constraints.
 Ability to review and analyze voluminous medical records efficiently.


Salary range:
The Attorney Advisor position is subject to the Government General Schedule pay
scale.  The Attorney-Advisor position is categorized as a GS 9/11/12 position.  Salary
will be determined based on experience as adjusted for the locality.  See also:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-
wages/2017/general-schedule/


To Apply:
Submit a cover letter, proof of bar membership and good standing, resume, references,
and writing sample of no more than seven (7) pages in length.  In addition, you may be
required to take a time writing test.  Please indicate which office(s) you wish to be
considered.  Submissions are to be sent to Regional Management Officer Joy Jenkins
at Joy.Jenkins@ssa.gov.  No phone calls, please.

Company Name:

Social Security Administration

Location:

Seattle, Washington

Approximate Salary:

$91,112 Per Year

Job Category:

Law

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:

Juris Doctor

Posted

September 4, 2018

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