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The Boston Regional Enforcement Office of the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), located in Boston, MA, is collecting resumes for General Attorney positions at the GS-0905-11 and GS-0905-12 grade levels, promotion to a GS-13. OCR is an agency within the U.S. Department of Education that is responsible for enforcing civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, and age in the nation’s schools and colleges, and certain other entities. The Boston Enforcement Office has federal jurisdiction over matters in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Although OCR-Boston does not have formal vacancies at this time, these openings may occur over the next several months, and they would welcome resumes from interested attorneys in advance of any formal announcement(s). OCR will keep your resume on file for possible consideration for 365 days following the date of submission. Candidates are also encouraged to check USAJobs for positions within OCR as well.

Applicants must be a graduate from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and must be a member in good standing of the bar of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Applicants should submit a resume to OCRJobs@ed.gov, and cc: OCR.Boston@ed.gov. In addition to submitting resumes, potential candidates are welcome to contact the Boston Enforcement Office with questions at 617-289-0111 – please leave a message and someone will return your call.

You are invited and encouraged to disseminate to your personal and professional networks.

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. Please note, OCR accepts application materials from individuals who are eligible for consideration for noncompetitive hiring via: Schedule A Persons with Disabilities appointments (5 CFR 213.3102(u)); Veterans’ Recruitment Appointments; Excepted Hiring Authority for Attorneys; and former Peace Corps and Americorps appointees (22 USC 2506).