CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Paralegal/Legal Assistant II- OLA in Washington, District Of Columbia
Paralegal/Legal Assistant II- OLA
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Paralegal/Legal Assistant II- OLA
City: Washington, District of Columbia, US United States
Position ID: J0821-2941
Employment Type: Full Time
CGI Federal is seeking a Paralegal/Legal Assistant II to support OLA in DC.
The Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA) is responsible for devising and implementing the legislative strategy to carry out the Attorney General's initiatives requiring congressional action. Similarly, OLA articulates the views of the Department, including its components, on congressional legislative initiatives. OLA responds for the Department to requests and inquiries from congressional committees, individual Members of Congress, and their staffs. OLA coordinates the Department's responses to congressional oversight activities involving the Department, as well as the appearance of Department witnesses at congressional hearings and the interagency clearance through the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of all congressional testimony by representatives of federal agencies. In addition, the Office participates in the Senate confirmation process for Department nominees, such as Assistant Attorneys General.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
• Track and compile legislative material and information.
• Prepare and assemble materials, including briefing books, white papers, correspondence, and document productions.
• Manage follow-up emails and telephone calls with high-ranking officials, professionals and support staff.
• Assist in developing, organizing, and implementing functional short-and long-range plans.
• Be prepared for occasional overtime and visits to Capitol Hill.
The Paralegal Specialist shall prepare electronic files for all matters processed and store them in OLA’s documents management systems.
- All documents, files, electronic media, and other written material that is used or generated by the Contractor under this contract are considered Office of Legislative Affairs records and will be maintained in accordance with OLA’s Records Policy and Retention Schedules. The Contractor is prohibited from removing, retaining, destroying, or releasing OLA’s records.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
a) Be a citizen of the United States of America,
b) Be able to clear the Government’s background investigation,
c) Be able to speak fluently, read, and write the English language,
d) Be deemed drug free by the Government before being hired to perform services under this contract, and
e) Submit to random drug testing by the Government, and
f) Adhere to the terms of this contract.
• A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree;
• A minimum of two years of paralegal experience;
• Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills;
• Skill in multi-tasking and ability to function with minimal guidance in a highly demanding often fast-paced environment; and
• Ability to identify and solve problems and work independently.
All candidates must pass a CGI Federal background check and obtain DOJ MRPT clearance.
What you can expect from us:
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