This position is established as part of the National Labor Relations Board Honors program. The Honors program supports positions working in three different program areas. Program areas covered are: Board, General Counsel- Headquarters, and General Counsel-Field.
This position resides in a Field Office of the National Labor Relations Board. The Field Offices represent the actual operating arm of the Agency, the means through which both the Board and the General Counsel reach the public.
As a Law Clerk (Trainee), GS-0904-12, typical work assignments in the Regions may include:
- Assisting field examiners and field attorneys investigating unfair labor practice cases involving difficult legal issues or cases likely to result in the issuance of complaint;
- Negotiating with the charged party/respondent to enter into an informal settlement agreement or a formal settlement agreement to close a case;
- Preparing reports to recommend disposition by withdrawal or dismissal, approval of proposed settlement agreement, or issuance of complaint in cases where settlement could not be affected or issuance of Notice of Hearing; and
- Arranging and conducting elections.
The Ideal Candidate for the GS-0904-12, Law Clerk (Trainee) General Counsel Field position will have a strong academic law school record and currently be serving in a judicial clerkship or law fellowship but who has taken but has industrial, labor law and/or labor relations or similar courses in employment are preferred. The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills.