Supervisory Attorney Adviser

Washington D.C.
Jul 17, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
Full Time

Occasional travel - Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft

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

  • 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
  • Incumbent must be able to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance
  • Work may require occasional overtime
  • Incumbent must maintain current certifications
  • Incumbent must file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450)
  • 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-15 LEVEL: 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.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: I have the professional legal experience, in excess of three years, that equips me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to perform successfully the duties of the position. One year is equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal Service or equivalent in other pay systems. Professional legal experience must include: 1) supervising litigation activities worldwide in the area of labor and employment law; 2) Planning and accomplishing diversified legal work pertaining to litigation matters arising out of personnel and labor matters; 3) Applying federal, state and local law (statutory) and federal regulations; analyzes facts, interprets complex laws and regulations to reach clear and concise conclusions. 4) Establishing the defense in class action administrative hearings and class action federal court litigation.

    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. In depth knowledge of the Federal Labor Management Relations Statute and related statutes and regulations, and FLRA case law, Federal Court case law interpreting the statute, and DoD/AF issuances implementing them.

    2. In depth knowledge of the Title VII, ADEA, Rehabilitation Act and other anti-discrimination laws and the Federal Regulations associated with those laws, EEOC case law, EEOC Management Directives, Federal Court case law interpreting the statutes, and DoD/AF issuances implementing them.

    3. In depth knowledge of the statutes governing the MSPB, implementing regulations, MSPB case law, Federal Court case law interpreting the statute, and DoD/AF issuances implementing them.

    4. In depth knowledge of Federal Rules for Civil Procedure, and litigation techniques necessary for the defense of the AF in administrative and judicial forums.

    5. In depth knowledge of other administrative forums in which the LLFSC practices such as the FSIP, FMSC, OSC, EEOC, MSPB, FLRA etc.

    6. Ability to defend the AF before administrative and judicial forums.

    7. Ability to supervise and lead other attorneys responsible for handling Federal defensive litigation.

    8. Ability to perform legal research using electronic and traditional means.

    9. Ability to gather facts and effectively evaluate and analyze them to develop evidence to support AF litigation positions.

    10. Skill in communicating both orally and in writing.

    11. Ability to establish work priorities and delegate tasks.

    12. Knowledge of DoD and AF structure and chain of command.

    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.

    Applicants 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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