Full Job Description
United States Postal Service
External Publication for Job Posting 10449342
If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake the
examination may be limited.
Job Posting Period
07/31/2020 - 08/06/2020
EEO LITIGATION ADVOCATE
SAINT LOUIS FIELD OFFICE OF GENERAL LAW
1720 MARKET ST RM 2400
SAINT LOUIS, MO 63155-9948
TITLE: EEO LITIGATION ADVOCATE
GRADE: EAS - 21
FLSA DESIGNATION: Exempt
OCCUPATION CODE: 0950-0013
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: Saturday/Sunday
HOURS: 08:00 A.M. to 05:00 P.M.
SALARY RANGE: 73,600.00 - 87,975.00 USD Annually
FINANCE NUMBER: 289951
BENEFIT INFORMATION: The salary will be based on previous experience, salary history, and current postal pay policies.
We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer
contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave.
The Inspection Service criminal background check is conducted using United States information resources only (e.g., FBI
fingerprint check, state and county checks). A criminal background check involves a 5-year inquiry for any location where
the individual has resided, worked or gone to school within the United States or its territories. As a result of this limitation,
the criminal background checks of individuals who have not resided in the United States or its territories for the preceding
5-years may not be considered complete. The Inspection Service may be able to process inquiries for U.S. Citizens only,
but only if their time spent out of the country was spent as: a trailing spouse or dependent of someone working for the U.S.
government (military or civilian), a missionary, a student attending school in a foreign country, a Peace Corps participant, or
as an employee of a U.S.-based employer/company. If the Inspection Service is unable to perform a complete background
check because of residency outside the United States, such individuals will be ineligible for Postal employment.
Acts as the Postal Service's representative during all aspects of selected administrative complaint proceedings before the
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. 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.
2. Researches and analyzes EEOC and Federal Court legal precedent to aid in representation of the Postal Service.
3. 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.
4. Communicates the Law Department's assessment of EEO cases to postal clients, including the presentation and
discussion of potential settlement options.
5. Negotiates resolutions with complainants or their legal representatives based on authorized monetary limits and/or
6. Prepares both written discovery requests and Postal Service discovery responses; planning, conducting and defending
7. Prepares motions and pre and post hearing submissions to EEO Judges; prepares witnesses for EEO Hearings and
represents the Postal Service at EEO Hearings.
8. Represents the Postal Service in the filing of and defense of appeals before the EEOC Office of Federal Operations.
Manager: Deputy Managing Counsel, Senior Litigation Counsel
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
1. Ability to identify legal issues presented by moderately complex factual situations and to perform investigations of the
factual circumstances underlying legal issues presented.
2. Ability to collect evidence, information, and documents (informally and through formal discovery) from complainants,
witnesses, management officials and other postal employees.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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
6. Ability to serve as a representative of the Postal Service at EEO hearings and mediations.
7. 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.
8. Knowledge of EEOC procedures to include basic legal terminology and principles.
**Reimbursement of relocation expenses will NOT be authorized**
**This position requires a NACI clearance. This process can take up to 6 weeks from the date the offer letter is returned**
This is a two-step application process requiring you to create a profile and submit an application for the position you are
You will receive two email confirmations:
1. An email confirming your profile is complete.
2. After submitting your application you will receive a second email confirming your application has been successfully
For information, please contact Chydea Faulkner at Talent@usps.gov.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.
Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting's closing date. Applicants claiming veterans'
preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form
214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans' preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an
equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview, and/or
selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human Resources. This
request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the accommodation
needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting.