Washington D.C.
Feb 23, 2018
Feb 23, 2018
Full Time

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Must be a US Citizen.

Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

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 Other Information section for additional requirements.

Upon Selection the following documents will be requested:

An official transcript of the applicant's law school record together with an official statement of his/her relative standing in his/her class. However, if the individual has been a member of the Bar for 5 years or more, the transcript requirement may be waived.

An official statement that his/her fitness to practice law or his/her conduct as an attorney have never been challenged. If either his/her fitness or conduct has been challenged, an official statement concerning the facts and circumstances together with any explanation that the applicant himself/herself may wish to submit.

Selectees may be required to successfully complete a probationary period, must have or be able to obtain a Secret security clearance, and meet all certification requirements (depending on the position to be filled) prior to appointment. This position may require successful completion of a physical examination, agility test, pre-employment drug test, and/or participation in the Anthrax vaccine immunization program if applying for an emergency essential position.

The selectee is required to meet one or more of these employment conditions before the appointee will receive a tentative offer of employment. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to report to any of the scheduled appointments, fails the medical/agility/drug tests, lacks the certification requirements, or is unable to obtain a Secret security clearance. Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.

Must have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, be a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a State of the United States or a Territory of the United States, and have legal experience in excess of 2 years commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Male applicants born after Dec. 31, 1959 must certify at the time of appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service law (see

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

Relocation expenses are NOT authorized.

Active duty military members MAY apply under this announcement. If selected, appointment eligibility requirements must be met prior to the effective date of appointment.

The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at

Veterans Preference: Non-Federal applicants will be provided Veterans' Preference. Supporting documentation will be requested prior to any final job offer. Documentation includes the DD-214 showing type of discharge, dates of service and campaign badges received. Applicants claiming 10-point preference will require a SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference, with applicable supporting documents, as noted on the form. Information on Veterans' Preference is available in the Vet Guide which can be accessed electronically at the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website at

The Department of Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

The Department of Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Eligible applicants will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of the experience or related education as reflected in their resume. Candidates are encouraged to ensure work experiences clearly show possession of knowledge of the subject matter pertinent to the position, the technical skills to successfully perform the duties of the position, and the ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

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