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Job Descriptions and Listings

The NLRB fields a variety of different support and administrative staff positions using competitive procedures. To view other opportunities currently available at the NLRB, pleaseview our vacancy announcements on USAJobs.gov 

General information

Each location offers challenging opportunities for the following positions:

Attorneys
The NLRB has more than 800 attorneys across the country. About one-third work at the Washington, DC, headquarters. At headquarters, you may work on the staff of a Board Member or in one of the divisions within the Office of the General Counsel. You may be involved with writing board decisions or appellate briefs, or drafting legal advice memoranda.

In the field, attorneys act on behalf of the General Counsel, investigating charges of unfair labor practices, resolving or litigating cases, conducting elections to determine union representation preferences, and acting as hearing officers in contested representation matters. For more information regarding the various positions, check on the links below.

Field Examiners
NLRB field examiners often provide the public its first exposure to the National Labor Relations Board. Working in our regional offices, field examiners administer and enforce the primary labor laws of the United States. Field examiners work directly with employees, unions, and employers who have filed charges alleging unfair labor practices. They investigate these charges and recommend appropriate actions or remedies. In addition, they may conduct representation elections and act as hearing officers in disputed representation cases. Field examiners are competitive service positions.

 


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