SUPERVISORY GENERAL ATTORNEY

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Oct 01, 2022
Closes
Oct 08, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will provide a full range of legal and business advice, with a primary focus on procurement and fiscal law, major systems acquisitions, data rights, international co-operative program/foreign military sales issues and legislative/policy issues.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.
  • Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.


Qualifications

To be selected for the position, applicants must have at least five and a half years of relevant legal experience in one or more of these practice areas: acquisition law; fiscal law, and ethics. Applicants will be evaluated on: 1) the depth, breath and quality of experience in acquisition law, with particular emphasis on major systems acquisition; 2) their ability to lead and manage; 3) the strength of their research, analytical, and communication skills; and 4) oral communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish relationships, to work effectively with senior military and civilian clients, and to work as part of a team. There is considerable interaction with high level Navy, Air Force and DoD attorneys and other officials, and the ability to forge strong working relations with attorneys and clients is essential.

An ability to handle, concurrently, multiple and sensitive issues posed by clients, supervisors, and Office of General Counsel (OGC) colleagues on a quick turn-round basis is high desirable. Supervisory experience or team lead experience overseeing the work of other attorneys is preferred, and experience in other OGC practice areas, particularly fiscal law, is a plus. Knowledge, understanding, or experience with the DON, NAVAIR, and OGC is also a plus. Applicants with a record of making significant contributions to the advancement of the DON OGC or equivalent Office of the General Counsel or law firm beyond the day to day legal practice are desired.

Education

Incumbent must have graduated from a law school that is accredited by the American Bar Association, must be an active member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia, and be admitted to practice before a state or federal court, of good character; and in full compliance with continuing legal education requirements of an appropriate bar. The incumbent must maintain this professional qualification at all times as a condition of employment.

Additional information

COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.