Tuesday , March 21 2023

Senior Attorney Adviser Careers (Employment Opportunities)

Website Social Security Administration

Job Description:

LOCATION: This position is located in the Office of Hearings and Operations (OHO) at The Symphony Center, 1010 Park Avenue, Suite 300, Baltimore, MD 21201

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a Senior Legal Advisor to Administrative Law Judges (ALJs), the Hearing Office Chief Administrative Law Judge (HOCALJ), the Hearing Office Director (HOD) and the Processing Group Supervisors in a Social Security Administration (SSA) Hearing office (HO). Renders professional legal advice and assistance to the ALJs in prehearing development and preparation of cases for hearing, posthearing development and other posthearing actions. Analyzes, researches and develops cases, formulates comprehensive decisions in the most legally complex cases and, otherwise, acts on requests for hearings held under Titles II, XI, XVI and XVIII of the Social Security Act, as amended. Legal issues related to the cases assigned pertain to the interpretation and research of the highly complex provisions of Titles II, XI, XVI and XVIII of the Social Security Act, as amended; implementing regulations; related Federal and State laws; the Administrative Procedures Act and precedent Social Security Rulings, court decisions, etc. Participates fully and assists the ALJ in the formulation of the case decision.

Job Requirements:

  • Official Personnel Folders will not be reviewed.
  • Applicants must be in good standing.
  • All application forms submitted become the property of SSA Human Resources.
  • All application materials must be received by the closing date.
  • Applicants must have a fully successful rating of record.
  • Requests for copies of application documents will not be accepted.
  • You must indicate on the SSA45 if you are in/or have held a temp promotion/detail.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-12 level, or equivalent, which is in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of specialized experience include analyzing, interpreting and developing (pre-hearing and post-hearing) cases under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act, as amended; reviewing case law, legal opinions, rulings, and other sources of a legal nature with respect to the interpretation and application of the Social Security Act, as amended, the Administrative Procedure Act, State and foreign law, and other relevant statutes and regulations; performing legal research and analysis to identify and evaluate critical case factors to formulate legally defensible decisions, drafting decisions for sensitive and or legally complex cases involving policy issues and questions regarding court opinions and or rulings; and presenting findings, conclusions and recommendations in written analysis and through oral briefing to various contacts.

Job Details:

Company: Social Security Administration

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Birmingham, AL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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