Attorney

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jan 05, 2017
Closes
Jan 04, 2018
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Navy's Office of the General Counsel (OGC) has over 140 locations around the world. To view Department of the Navy's Office of the General Counsel (OGC) current attorney vacancies please go to the OGC website at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/OGC/Lists/Vacancies2/Front.aspx. Please note that the OGC website lists all available attorney positions. All questions regarding vacancy announcements should be directed to the point of contact listed for the specific vacancy.

OGC consists of approximately 750 civilian attorneys, 25 uniformed Navy JAGs and Marine Corps Judge Advocates, and over 200 support staff located in 140 offices throughout the United States and overseas. These positions range from GS-11 to GS-15. Approximately 300 civilian attorneys are located in Washington D.C..

The Office of the General Counsel of the Navy provides legal advice to the Secretary of the Navy, the Under Secretary of the Navy, the Assistant Secretaries of the Navy and their staffs, and the multiple components of the Department, to include the Navy and the Marine Corps, in the obligation of an annual budget of over $160 billion and the management of over 900,000 service members and civilians. . Civilian Navy OGC attorneys help clients address legal concerns in virtually every area of the law related to business, including government contracts, public employment ethics, environmental concerns, personal and real property law, personnel law, fiscal issues, intellectual property law, litigation, legislation, cyber and intelligence law.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses i.e. PCS or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations, command policy and available command funding.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
  • See special requirements section for additional requirements.
  • The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has not issued qualification standards for attorney positions. However, OGC sets minimum qualifications for attorney positions and sets forth these qualifications in each vacancy announcement.

    The successful candidate:

    • Must be a U.S. citizen
    • Graduated with a J.D. or LL.B from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association
    • 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
    • Admitted to practice before a state or federal court
    • Must obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
    • Patent Attorneys must be members of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Organization

    A secret or top secret security clearance is a requirement of a position with OGC. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

    A secret or top secret security clearance is a requirement of a position with OGC. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

    Secret


    DUTIES:

    As an Office of General Counsel attorney:

    • You'll have an immediate opportunity to directly serve clients assigned to you on significant matters.
    • You'll be trained in the fields you practice.
    • You'll have a clear opportunity to advance so that your skills increase, and
    • You'll enjoy a sense of satisfaction from meaningful service.