ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 19, 2023
Closes
Jan 27, 2023
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

DIA employs a variety of professionals who serve throughout the workforce to ensure successful operations. To view this position's duties, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA's online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the "Advanced Search" link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the "Job Opening ID" field.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • - U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation

All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry.

Qualifications

ASSESSMENT FACTORS

1. Serves as an advisor on substantive taskings and initiatives to support senior Agency leadership
2. Applies innovative approaches to obtain feedback to enhance skills and facilitate improvement in processes, products and services, while considering emerging organizational issues
3. Analyzes key information and evaluates the effectiveness of alternative solutions, courses of action, and strategies needed to address complex, controversial, and multi-faceted issues
4. Guides short and long-term organizational plans, goals, strategies, and objectives aligned with the organizations strategic vision
5. Counsels both leadership and workforce on complex legal issues generating and assessing both conventional and novel approaches to problems

HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS

1. Expertise in federal government legal practice, to include Civilian Personnel Law, Ethics, Litigation, Intelligence Oversight, Intelligence Law, Open Source Intelligence, Acquisition, Analysis and Operational Law.

Assignments require the first professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) and active membership in the bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia. In addition, the attorney shall have professional legal experience in excess of 3 years that is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position. Attorneys performing duties in GS-14, GS-15, or equivalent-level positions, are expected to perform with substantial independence even when working on the most complex or difficult matters.

Additional information

DIA positions are Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) positions in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. Applicants must meet the agency's conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. All civilian employees are required to participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program. DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Veterans who are preference-eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions are encouraged to apply.