The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking a Paralegal Specialist within Division of Enforcement- Office of the Whistleblower in Washington, DC
The Paralegal Specialist will:
- Read potentially lengthy documents and data, ascertain key pieces of information contained in the documents and the risk level of the information
- Perform extensive data entry of information into central database;
- Participate in communications with whistleblowers, including drafting correspondence and telephone calls;
- Conduct detailed preparation, indexing and maintenance of files;
- Independently perform legal research of substantial variety and complexity in the specialty area, such as claims and other matters arising from various legislative acts relating to implementation, application, or enforcement of the federal securities laws and the whistleblower legislation;
- Select, assemble, summarize, and compile substantive information by use of statutes, regulations, department orders, digests, commentaries, legal instruments, and other legal reference material;
- Conduct factual and legal research utilizing a variety of tools, including but not limited to CLEAR, LexisNexis, and Courtlink;
- Analyze facts and legal questions;
- Review and analyze data, and prepare summary of data and related information
The successful candidate MUST be a US Citizen with experience researching and analyzing established administrative issues; acting as liaison with individuals and groups both inside and outside an organization regarding administrative and/or organizational matters; and administering an automated case management system, including data input and maintenance, data retrieval, and using software applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: The experience requirements for the SK-11 level may be met by the completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M.
COMBINING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Combinations of experience and successfully completed graduate education in excess of two (2) years with courses such as legal research, legislative/judicial process, research in legal problems, and tort law along with some specialized experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements.
For a complete description and to apply, please visit our website: http://www.sec.gov/jobs/ohr/job661345.html
The mission of the SEC is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitation of capital formation. We seek high-caliber professionals who share the same values of integrity, fairness, accountability, resourcefulness, teamwork and commitment to excellence. The SEC offers challenging work in a collegial environment, while enjoying quality of life and a competitive compensation package.