Attorney (Alternative Dispute Resolution)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
May 17, 2019
Closes
May 25, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - you may be expected to travel up to 10% for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. citizenship.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Position has been designated as Special Sensitive. Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance.
  • Incumbent is required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and is subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with DoD OIG.
  • Current DoD civilian employees are not required to submit to drug testing if moving from one Testing Designated Position (TDP) to another with no break in service, unless deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis.
  • If you have not previously completed a probationary period with the Federal government in a similar position, you will be required to serve a two-year probationary period.
  • This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 90 calendar days of the initial issue date of the referral list.
  • All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Applicants who have held a non-temporary General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must meet the time-in-grade restriction.
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
  • Recruitment Incentive MAY be authorized at the discretion of the Hiring Official.
  • Relocation allowance WILL NOT be authorized.
  • The incumbent must adhere to the DoD Standards of Conduct.
  • Federal employees currently serving in the Competitive Service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the Competitive Service by accepting an offer of employment in the Excepted Service.
  • This is an Excepted Service position and an applicant receiving such an appointment does not acquire competitive civil service status.
  • Basic Qualifications Requirements: To meet the basic requirements, you must meet all of the following:
    1. Possess a J.D. degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.
    2. Be an active member, in good standing, of the bar of the highest court of a state, U.S. Commonwealth, U.S. Territory, or the District of Columbia, and be permitted to engage in the practice of law.
    NOTE: Documentation must be provided, at the time of application, to show that you are an active member, in good standing, of the bar of the highest court of a state, U.S. Commonwealth, U.S. Territory, or the District of Columbia, and be permitted to engage in the practice of law.

    Specialized Experience: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-12 level or equivalent under GS or another pay system that demonstrates experience which includes applying the principles of and in matters under the Administrative Dispute Resolution Acts of 1990 and 1996 and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 1998.

    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.Applicants who have held a non-temporary General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must meet the Time in Grade Restriction.

    Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.

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

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirement listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the best qualified candidates, you will be referred to the hiring official for employment consideration.

    All qualified candidates will be evaluated on the following competencies:

    • Communication
    • Legal, Government and Jurisprudence
    • Oral Communication
    • Technical Credibility


    Preview the assessment questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10497978

    Read more Security clearance Sensitive Compartmented Information

    Drug test required Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process National security


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