SENIOR COUNSEL, CM-0905-02

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 27, 2018
Closes
Mar 27, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel Required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Yes Relocation is authorized.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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Bar membership required.

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs.

Employment Conditions.

High Risk Position - Background Investigation (BI) required.

Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here.

Basic Qualification Requirements:

Active member of the bar.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the Basic Qualification Requirements, applicants must have additional specialized experience as defined below:

Candidates must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS/CG-14 level. Specialized experience is the possession of significant public and/or private legal experience related to:

•Contracting methods, lease and/or facilities acquisitions and procurement of goods and services
•Law firm contracting and billing practices
•Risk management principles
•Records management principles

There is no substitute for education.

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

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

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below. Qualified applicants will be further evaluated by a Subject Matter Expert and placed into one of three categories. Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.

  1. Knowledge of contracting methods, lease and/or facilities acquisitions, contractor ethics issues, federal conflict of interest statutes, and procurement of goods and services.
  2. Knowledge of law firm contracting and billing practices and Legal Division policies relating to same.
  3. Knowledge of risk management principles and ability to adapt risk management program to emerging risks and evolving priorities of the agency.
  4. Knowledge of records management principles.
  5. Ability to manage/supervise a group of professional and support staff.
  6. Ability to coach, counsel, and discipline employees; plan, monitor, and appraise employee performance; interview, select, and orient new employees; and train
    employees.
You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

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