Attorney (Procurement & Property Law - Government Contract)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 15, 2019
Closes
May 15, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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The Law Department is seeking to fill a government contract attorney vacancy in the Procurement and Property Law section at headquarters.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated excellence in the practice of law with the skills and abilities to succeed in a dynamic work environment.

The selected attorney will be responsible for providing day-to-day advice to procurement clients and may be assigned matters in any of the Postal Service's various commodity purchasing groups, including air and surface transportation, employee benefits, financial services, real estate, construction, IT and professional services.

The attorney may also represent the Postal Service in a first-chair capacity in cases before the Postal Service Board of Contract Appeals.

Come work in an energetic, lively, and collegial atmosphere on a wide range of complex, fast-paced, challenging matters.

1. Ability to prepare pretrial briefs, motions, pleadings, responses and other documents to present the issues independently with little or no direct supervision.
2. Ability to provide legal advice and services with respect to regulations, practices, or other legal matters, and formulate opinions involving the analysis and interpretation of federal, state and local laws.
3. Ability to litigate cases before administrative bodies and federal courts.
4. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to include the ability to negotiate with third parties on behalf of clients and prepare legal documents and presentations.
5. Ability to conduct legal research to gather and interpret information and ensure accuracy of details using resources such as internal and external documents, archives, electronic databases, and interviews.
6. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: To be eligible for the Attorney position, you must possess a Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school.
7. SPECIAL CONDITION: Qualified applicants must be a current member in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Bar Association.
8. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: At least 3 years of experience in legal practice, of which one year of the experience requirement may be met through the completion of a judicial clerkship if completed by the time of hire. The clerkship must be documented in the applicant's resume.
9. Three years of experience advising clients in contract disputes or commercial litigation matters. (A federal judicial clerkship can be included in three-year computation.)
10. Knowledge of the laws and regulations applicable to federal government contracts.

Qualified applicant must successfully pass a drug screening.

Please see the "Qualifications" section.

BENEFITS:

The salary will be based on previous experience, and current postal pay policies. We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave.

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

We will review your resume and supporting documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant professional, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position.

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Drug test required No