ATTORNEY-ADVISOR (MILITARY)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 29, 2019
Closes
Mar 29, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

50% or less - You may be expected to travel frequently for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • Must have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, be a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a State of the United States or a Territory of the United States, and have prosecution experience in excess of 8 years commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of this position.

    The successful selectee will perform the following duties:
    Incumbent will directly support the Director and Deputy Director of TCAP and its mission by providing litigation support, assistance, and training for Navy Trial Counsel. The Attorney-Advisor provides direct support for special victim' s crimes (adult sexual assault, child abuse/exploitation and domestic/interpersonal violence).

    Incumbent's responsibilities will include serving as a subject matter expert and senior legal consultant to Trial Counsel regarding all prosecution matters, including litigating special victim crimes (SVC).

    Incumbent will be responsible for providing in person, on-site training to Region Legal Service Offices (RLSOs) worldwide, and travels frequently to meet mission requirements. The Attorney-Advisor serves as a point of contact between TCAP and the Naval Justice School (NJS) on all courses intended to train judge advocates on all matters related to prosecution, including the proper handling of SVC cases.

    The Attorney-Advisor is responsible for all other duties related to the mission of TCAP in supporting the fleet. The Attorney-Advisor analyzes data relating to SVC prosecutions and formulates strategies and policies to address noted deficiencies. The Attorney-Advisor reviews draft opinions, correspondence, and policies pertaining to SVC prosecution, and is responsible for development of proposals related to Trial Counsel training, including all training on SVC prosecution.

    When requested, the Attorney-Advisor serves in advisory capacity to OJAG Code 20 on all DoD and DON initiatives in the field of SVC. When requested, the Attorney-Advisor serves in an advisory capacity to Code 20 on training initiatives related to the prosecution of SVC cases. The Attorney-Advisor must be familiar with the full panoply of statutes, executive orders, judicial decision, regulations, treaties, and treatises relevant to activities within DoD and DON.

    Must have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school.

    Male applicants born after Dec. 31, 1959 must certify at the time of appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service law (see http://www.sss.gov/).

    This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

    Relocation expenses are NOT authorized.

    Active duty military members MAY apply under this announcement. If selected, appointment eligibility requirements must be met prior to the effective date of appointment.

    The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at http://www.donhr.navy.mil/NSPSdocs/ASN_MRA.pdf.

    Veterans Preference: Non-Federal applicants will be provided Veterans' Preference. Supporting documentation will be requested prior to any final job offer. Documentation includes the DD-214 showing type of discharge, dates of service and campaign badges received. Applicants claiming 10-point preference will require a SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference, with applicable supporting documents, as noted on the form. Information on Veterans' Preference is available in the Vet Guide which can be accessed electronically at the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website at http://www.opm.gov/.

    The Department of Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.
    The Department of Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

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

    Eligible applicants will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of the experience or related education as reflected in their resume. Candidates are encouraged to ensure work experiences clearly show possession of knowledge of the subject matter pertinent to the position, the technical skills to successfully perform the duties of the position, and the ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

    Read more Security clearance Secret

    Drug test required No


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