Chief Counsel, Real Property Law Group

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 17, 2018
Closes
Jul 17, 2018
Function
Executive, Chief
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to HYPERLINK http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • US citizenship is required.
  • One year probationary period required for initial SES appointment.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and drug screening.
  • Public Financial Disclosure Report (SF-278) is required.
  • May be subject to reassignment geographically or organizationally.
  • To meet the minimum qualifications, an applicant must be a member in good standing of the bar of a State or Territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and possess experience related to the duties of the position. These qualifications would typically be acquired as an attorney employed in progressively responsible managerial assignments involving administrative and management matters. An individual's total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position.

    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.

    MANDATORY EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): All applicants must submit a written narrative response to the following ECQs. Your narrative must address each ECQ separately. Additional information on ECQs is available at: http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/qualify.asp. Applicants are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action and Results model outlined in the guide. It is recommended that you draft your ECQs in a Word document and then upload into the system.

    1. Leading Change: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

    2. Leading People: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

    3. Results Driven: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

    4. Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial and information resources strategically.

    5. Building Coalitions: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, state and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

    Mandatory Technical Qualifications (TQ): All applicants must submit a written narrative response to the following TQ. Please give examples and explain how often you used your skills, the complexity of the knowledge possessed, the level of people you interacted with, the sensitivity of the issues you handled, etc. Responses to the TQ must not exceed 2 pages.

    TQ1. Ability to perform all legal work associated with the representation of an organization to include conducting legal research, preparing authoritative legal opinions, analyzing proposed legislation, and conducting all facets of litigation in the following subject-matter areas:
    • Construction (Major and Minor)
    • Civilian Board of Contract Appeals
    • Bid Protests
    • Real Estate, including Land Acquisition and Leases
    • Enhanced-Use Leasing Authority
    • Environment
    • Utilities/Energy

    Veteran Preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.: http://www.usajobs.gov.

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

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Step 1: ECQ qualifications

    Step 2: Technical Qualification(s)

    Step 3: VA Executive Resources Board

    Step 4: Nominating Organization may conduct interviews

    Step 5: Approval by the Selecting Official (may include additional screening)

    Step 6: OPM Qualifications Review Board certification

    Non-Competitive Consideration: You are considered a non-competitive applicant if you are a current career SES appointee, reinstatement eligible SES, or a QRB certified graduate of an SES candidate development program. Non-Competitive applicants must submit a complete application as noted under Required Documents. The agency has the option of considering you noncompetitively or including you in the competitive process (steps 2-5).

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