Senior Attorney, CG-0905-14

Washington D.C.
Apr 08, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Full Time

Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel may be required.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Bar membership required.  

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.

Employment Conditions.

Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.


Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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. Additional qualifications information can be found here.

Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience assisting in the drafting and awarding of contracts and leases and providing advice and counseling regarding contracts (including electronic data processing (i.e., information technology).

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

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If selected, you may be required to serve a trial period.

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

Your resume will be reviewed, including the online assessment questionnaire, to assess your ability to perform this job.  Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration. Candidates who are eligible for veterans' preference will receive consideration.  If you rated yourself higher than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in the following competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs):

  1. Ability to synthesize and analyze intricate legal contracts, both commercial and government, and to generate contracts for goods, services and leases.

  2. Knowledge of contracting methods; skill in applying subject matter principles and practices, including one or more of the following: lease and/or facilities acquisitions, contractor ethics issues, federal conflict of interest statutes, procurement of goods and services, and/or Suspension and Exclusion Regulations.

  3. Ability to effectively research, analyze and resolve legal issues and to communicate such matters clearly and logically in written presentation with appropriate recommendations.

  4. Knowledge of corporate law and administrative proceedings.

  5. Ability to negotiate, arbitrate and settle legal matters/issues involving contract disputes.

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs.  Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

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Read more Security clearance Other

Drug test required No

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