Attorney (Advisor)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 14, 2018
Closes
Aug 14, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Selected applicant must be able to acquire and maintain a government-issued travel charge card.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Background security investigation required
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or nationals
  • Applicants must apply online via USAJOBS (see "How to Apply" section)
  • Must be a member of State Bar in good standing (see EDUCATION section)
  • Law degree (LL.B or J.D.) from an ABA accredited school is required
  • You must submit ALL required documents before the closing date/deadline to have a complete application. Review the following list to determine which documents must be submitted online.

    This is an Excepted Service position.  Applicants are not required to submit an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action. 

    Applicants must have a professional law degree (J.D., LL.M., or S.J.D.) at a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA); and, Bar Membership: Must be a current member, in good standing, of the bar of a State, a Territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

    Submission of transcripts and Bar Membership(s) are required for this position.

    Applicants must demonstrate in their resume and in their responses to the attached vacancy questionnaire, that they meet the qualification requirements of the position. Applicants must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for this position within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

    Applicants must have a professional law degree (J.D., LL.M., or S.J.D.) from an accredited law school and be a current member of the bar in good standing of a State, a Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia. 

    Best qualified applicants will have experience reviewing Public and Confidential Disclosure Reports and drafting legal opinions concerning government ethics issues.
     
    In addition, applicants must have broad, professional legal experience in litigation matters that demonstrate a thorough and wide knowledge and understanding of basic principles in the legal profession.  Applicants must also have (a) outstanding  technical competence in the successful solution(s) of unusual and complex problems and (b) ability in planning, directing or coordinating legal problems.

    Ideal candidates for this position will have extensive experience providing federal contract law advice and litigating administrative proceedings arising in the federal contract law context or other contexts. Ideal candidates will also have experience with one or more of the other types of issues that frequently arise in the Office of Counsel, such as the Privacy Act, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), False Claims Act, employment, appropriations, or administrative law.  In addition, applicants should have broad, professional legal experience in litigation matters that demonstrate a thorough and wide knowledge of basic principles in the legal profession.

    See Requirements Section.

    BARGAINING UNIT STATUS: None

    • This vacancy announcement does not preclude filling this position by other means. Management also has the right not to fill the position.
    • Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
    • Additional selections may be made from this announcement.

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

    This is an Excepted Service position.  Candidates will be evaluated based on their experience and skills in completing the work of the position.


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    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required No


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