Attorney Advisor

Washington D.C.
Jun 27, 2018
Jun 27, 2018
Full Time
  • Position is Excepted Service-Excluded from the Career Transition Program
  • Successful completion of a security investigation will be required
  • Candidates must be a member in good standing of a State Bar
  • Law degree (LL.B or J.D.) from an ABA accredited school is required
  • Position subject to a pre-employment drug test
  • You must meet qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Applicants must have professional legal experience in excess of two years as is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled.

    Professional experience includes litigation of procurement disputes such as General Accountability Office (GAO) bid protests and Board of Contract Appeals litigation; advising and resolving a wide range of contract award and contract administration issues; providing expert advice on policy determinations; serve as a senior advisor on all legal and factual matters concerning contract and procurement laws; providing authoritative advice and assistance on all policy and legal issues confronting the agency; provide advice about Freedom of Information Act requests related to procurement and contracts records; review and advise on issues related to acquisition integrity and procurement fraud; and reviews contract documents and supporting documentation for compliance with applicable statute, regulations, court decisions, and other related policy directives.

    EDUCATION/BAR MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED: Applicants for attorney positions must possess a professional law degree (LL.B or J.D) from an ABA-accredited school and have admission to the Bar.

    Bar Membership: An applicant must be a member in good standing (as defined by the pertinent Bar) of a State, Territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and be admitted to practice before a state or federal court.

    Please list your General Schedule (GS) equivalency on your resume for every federal position you have held.

    As identical vacancies are identified, additional selections may be made.

    The position may be filled at the GS-14 or GS-15 grade level. GS-15 is the full performance level of this position.

    To receive consideration, you must submit a resume and answer NASA-specific questions. The NASA questions appear after you submit your resume and are transferred to the NASA web site. If you successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status as 'Received'. If your status is 'Application Status Not Available', you have not successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to confirm successful application. Only an email from NASA confirms a successful application.

    Identification of promotion potential in this position does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for an actual assignment and performance of higher level duties.

    This position requires the incumbent to successfully obtain and maintain a top secret/SCI clearance.

    Any applicant tentatively selected for this position may be required to undergo a pre-employment background investigation.

    Occasional travel may be required.

    Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. See 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for definition of well qualified. Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP consideration must indicate their eligibility when applying for a position. The USAJOBS resume asks you to identify your ICTAP eligibility; the NASA Supplemental Information asks you to identify your CTAP eligibility. If you are selected for the position, you must be prepared to submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.

    As a condition of employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.

    Fair Employment Opportunities for Applicants
    NASA Credit for National Service

    The payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

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

    All candidates meeting basic minimal qualifications will be referred for the selecting official for consideration. Final determinations of qualifications and eligibility will be made prior to selection. All application materials and interviews, if conducted, will be used in the final evaluation and selection process.

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