The United States Postal Service has the following challenging employment opportunity for a highly motivated and innovative individual. The EEO Litigation Advocate position is available in St. Louis MO and domicile may be considered. The successful candidate must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and experience the following requirements.
- Prepares both written discovery requests and Postal Service discovery responses; planning, conducting and defending depositions.
- Negotiates resolutions with complainants or their legal representatives based on authorized monetary limits and/or non-monetary consideration.
- Researches and analyzes EEOC and Federal Court legal precedent to aid in representation of the Postal Service.
- Represents the Postal Service in the filing of and defense of appeals before the EEOC Office of Federal Operations.
- Prepares motions and pre and post hearing submissions to EEO Judges; prepares witnesses for EEO Hearings and represents the Postal Service at EEO Hearings.
- Investigates EEO matters by gathering and reviewing Postal Service investigative documents, including the EEO file, locating and interviewing Postal Service and third party witnesses, and collecting and evaluating other available evidence.
- Integrates specific case facts with primary and secondary law to determine the nature, cause, legal responsibility and potential value of complaints made under Title VII, the ADEA, the Rehabilitation Act and the Equal Pay Act.
- Communicates the Law Department’s assessment of EEO cases to postal clients, including the presentation and discussion of potential settlement options.
- Ability to communicate orally to present the Law Department’s assessment of EEO cases, including potential settlement options and the negotiation of a resolution, based on authorized monetary limits and/or non-monetary considerations, with attorneys, legal representatives, and postal clients.
- Ability to communicate in writing to prepare correspondence, statement of facts and issues, pre and post hearing submissions and motions, as well as litigation reports and legal pleadings.
- Ability to identify legal issues presented by moderately complex factual situations and to perform investigations of the factual circumstances underlying legal issues presented.
- Ability to serve as a representative of the Postal Service at EEO hearings and mediations.
- Ability to collect evidence, information, and documents (informally and through formal discovery) from complainants, witnesses, management officials and other postal employees.
- Ability to integrate specific facts and evidence obtained from investigations with primary and secondary law to determine the nature, cause, legal responsibility and potential value of complaints, and develop appropriate defense theories and case strategy.
- Knowledge of EEOC and federal case law, statutes and regulations, as they relate to the analysis and resolution of complaints filed pursuant to Title VII, the Age Discrimination Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and the Equal Pay Act.
- Knowledge of EEOC procedures to include basic legal terminology and principles.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: New Orleans, LA, US
Application Deadline: N/A