Legal Assistant at Social Security Administration

USA Social Security Office

Posted 2 months ago

Legal Assistants provide legal and technical support to
Administrative Law Judges (ALJs), attorneys, paralegal
analysts, and other technical personnel. They develop
and process requests for hearings from start to finish,
independently performing a wide range of actions to
include: scheduling cases for hearings, preparing case
summaries, and reviewing/analyzing medical and legal

Entry into this position normally starts at the GS-5 (salary –
$31,083) level with advancement opportunity to the GS-8
level (salary – $42,641) (Note: Salary displayed is base salary;
salary can be increase based on locality pay) . Candidates
with legal experience and/or graduate level education may be
hired above the entry level. See General Schedule (
for salaries in your area. Future career opportunities include,
but are not limited to, technical expert and management

To qualify, you must be a U.S. citizen, and have excellent
communication, organizational, interpersonal, problem
solving, analytical, writing and computer software skills. We
consider additional qualifications such as experience,
education or a combination of experience and education.

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Please keep in mind that emailing your resume is not a secure
means of communication with us. It is possible that
information you include in an email could be intercepted and
read by others outside of SSA and used by those third parties
for purposes you did not intend. For this reason, we ask that
you limit the personal information you send to that which is
necessary. Do not include any Social Security numbers.

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