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Attorney-Advisor (General) – Fort Lee, Virginia
Defense Commissary Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 484035Start Date: 07/19/2021End Date: 08/16/2021
Qualification requirements for Attorney positions can be found in DoD Instruction 1442.02, “Personnel Actions Involving Civilian Attorneys.” The minimum qualification requirements must be met before applicants are eligible for further consideration. Applicant must have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law and have the first professional law degree (LLB or JD) from that institution. Bar Membership: An applicant must currently be an active member of the bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia. Applicant must have professional legal experience in excess of 3 years that is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position License/Certification: Bar Certificate of Good Standing reflecting Active Status. Basis for Rating: Applicants will be evaluated to determine if they meet the minimum qualification requirements and on the extent to which their application shows possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities associated with the position. SELECTIVE FACTORS: Selection will be based on the judgment of the selecting official as to which applicant is best qualified to perform the duties of the position. The breadth and depth of relevant experience and knowledge, and the quality of past performance, will be the primary considerations used for selection. Important selection factors are demonstrated litigation skill, legal analytical ability, excellence in communication skills, including written and oral communications, client relations/customer support and interpersonal skills; knowledge of federal personnel and labor law, including but not limited to employee appointment, classification, compensation, benefits, conduct, performance, termination of employment, labor management relations, and equal employment opportunity; representational skills before third parties, including but not limited to the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Federal Labor Relations Authority and the Office of Special Counsel, the investigation, preparation and presentation of the agency’s positions and defenses before such tribunals, and experience in preparing litigation reports for the Department of Justice. Other desirable selection factors are knowledge of federal procurement and acquisition law, the law of the military installation, commercial activities, environmental law, intellectual property, dispute resolution, and the law relating to independent contractors. A selection panel may be used and oral interviews may be conducted with all, with some, or with none of the applicants, solely at the option of the selecting official. Examples of Specialized Experience Include: Demonstrating strong litigation experience in criminal law, civil law and/or employment and labor law. Representing a client in matters involving labor and employment law, from initial complaint to final disposition. Reviewing investigations and investigative reports for legal and evidentiary sufficiency. Utilizing representational skills before 3rd parties, including but not limited to the MSPB, EEOC, FLRA, and the Office of Special Counsel.
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