Position Information

Attorney Advisor
As an Attorney-Advisor in the Office of the Inspector General, you will:
Serve as the chief OIG attorney for research, analysis, development, and evaluation of legal and economic issues and economic policy options relating to the promotion of economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of CFTC programs and operations, and the detection and prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in such programs and operations.
Develop appropriate research methods and evaluation techniques for OIG to analyze the legal and economic impact of relevant policy options. This encompasses both the technique of the analysis and the statistical quality of the data utilized.
Review and advise the IG on documents prepared by other OIG employees for sufficiency of legal and economic analysis. Reviews and advises the IG on all OIG products addressing CFTC’s performance of tasks involving legal and economic research and analysis.
Develop legal and economic analyses and interpretations which may cut across established organizational and functional lines of the agency, frequently with an emphasis on price theory economics.
Advise the IG based on the review, consolidation, and syntheses of appropriate legal, economic and statistical analyses which cross agency lines.
Evaluate conclusions and recommendations reached on agricultural, energy, and other market regulatory issues that are related to the CFTC OIG mission but fall under the jurisdiction of other federal departments, agencies, or entities (e.g., US Department of Agriculture, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, etc.), including foreign markets and regulators, and antitrust regulators.
Review existing and proposed legislation and regulations relating to programs and operations of the Commission, make recommendations to the IG, prepares and delivers written and oral presentations as requested.
May plan, develop, organize, and coordinate extensive multi-disciplinary legal, economic, and statistical analyses to assist analysis of CFTC programs and operations related to policy options for the regulation of markets under CFTC jurisdiction.
Position: Attorney Advisor
Organization: CFTC Office of Inspector General (OIG)
Location: Washington,  DC 
United States
Salary: $173,972 to $253,300
Posting Start Date: 9/11/2020
Date Posted: 9/11/2020

Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship
Background/Security Investigation
Males born after 12-31-1959 must be registered for Selective Service
You may be subject to a two year trial period.

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Status: This listing expires on: 10/11/2020
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Organization Information
CFTC Office of Inspector General (OIG)
Commodity Futures Trading Commission CFTC
Three Lafayette Centre , 1155 21st Street, NW
Washington,  DC 20581
United States
(202) 418-5512
Ms. Sarata M. Head