Overview

Duties

Summary

Join the team! This position is located in the Headquarters Office of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Office of General Counsel.The office provides advice and legal counsel to the Commissioners and the organizational components of the Commission on matters of law arising under the Acts administered by the Commission, related statutes,and any other statutes or regulations pertaining to the functions of the Commission.


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Responsibilities

The incumbent will:

Investigate whether products present substantial product hazards and negotiate voluntary corrective actions with manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers of consumer products. Represent Commission staff in administrative litigation initiated in order to obtain a mandatory corrective action. Duties include drafting pleadings, preparing and responding to motions, conducting discovery, presenting evidence at hearings, and handling appeals. Investigate and negotiate civil penalty settlements for violations of the Consumer Product Safety Act and other Acts administered by the Commission.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – Up to 25% travel in Local Commuting Area


Supervisory status

No


Promotion Potential

14


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