Attorney-Advisor (Contract)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Jun 18, 2018
Closes
Jun 26, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

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


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.
  • A Top Secret security clearance is required
  • Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing
  • Overtime may be required
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • Incumbent is required to file an Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, upon appointment, and will be required to file annually.
  • GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: You MUST have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have the first professional law degree (LLB or JD). In addition, at the time of application, you must provide proof, dated within four months of application, of "active" status with a bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia. On-line information is allowed as long as it shows that you are in "active" status.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AT GS-14 LEVEL. Assignments require the first professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) and active (or equivalent) membership, in good standing, 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 three years that is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position. Professional experience must include government procurement or related commercial law with knowledge in administrative law, bid protests, contract administration, contract formation, alternative dispute resolution, negotiation, acquisition of commercial items, contracting by negotiation, small business and socioeconomic programs, contract disputes, the General Accountability Office Bid Protest procedures, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals Procedures, and litigation practice.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AT GS-15 LEVEL. Assignments require the first professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) and active (or equivalent) membership, in good standing, 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 three years that is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position. Professional experience must include government procurement or related commercial law experience in administrative law, bid protests, contract administration, contract formation, alternative dispute resolution, negotiation, acquisition of commercial items, contracting by negotiation, small business and socioeconomic programs, contract disputes, the General Accountability Office Bid Protest procedures, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals Procedures, and litigation practice, government contract cost principles and cost accounting standards, public-private partnerships, enhanced-used leases, bankruptcy, copyright infringement, fiscal law, housing privatization, improper business practices, intellectual property (patent infringement, trademarks, and copyrights), surety law, personal and organizational conflicts of interest, required sources of supplies and services, contractor qualifications, emergency acquisitions, foreign acquisitions, bonds and insurance, contract financing, research and development contracting, construction and architect-engineer contracts, service contracting, government property, extraordinary contractual actions, Major Automated Information Systems, Major Defense Acquisition Programs, technology transfers; Arms Control, taxes, environmental laws impacting energy and water efficiency as well as renewable energy technology rules and requirements, and application of labor laws to government acquisitions.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

    1. Expertise in government contract law covering the entire acquisition life-cycle.

    2. Knowledge of acquisition laws, policy, regulations, practices, and procedures.

    3. Ability to plan, organize, motivate and direct the functions of influential legal teams, such as a bid protest review red team.

    4. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

    5. Legal research skills using electronic media.

    6. Ability to effectively build relationships by strategizing courses of actions to meet clients' needs.

    7. Must have a law degree (JD) from an accredited law school, and be a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a state or the District of Columbia or other Federal Bar as appropriate. Must have at least three (3) years of acquisition law experience. A master of laws (LL.M.) in a related field will count for one (1) year of experience.

    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Must be a graduate of a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, and be currently licensed as an attorney, in active (or equivalent) status and in good standing, with the bar of a U.S. state, territory, or commonwealth. The attorney must maintain such bar membership in at least one jurisdiction during the entire course of employment with the Air Force.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be best-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated best-qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

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

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applications who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
    If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
    For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.

    2. A complete Application Questionnaire

    3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.

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