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ATTORNEY-ADVISER (GENERAL) – Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
Office of the Secretary of the Army, Department of the Army
Job ID: 485804Start Date: 07/22/2021End Date: 08/24/2021
Who May Apply: US Citizens 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 following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) associated with the position. KSA’s:
(1) 1. Knowledge of and experience as a legal adviser in the areas of: defense research and development, acquisition, and logistics programs; federal procurement (including non-procurement instruments and other transactions); information management; information technology; cyber, defense business systems; and general principles of administrative and fiscal law.
2. Skill in advising on administrative and federal court litigation in connection with source selections and post-award contract disputes.
3. Ability to advise senior level civilian and military officials commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of this position.
4. Ability to work independently based on overarching supervisor direction and feedback, anticipate and identify potential legal and policy issues, and prepare legal opinions, usually final, that address pertinent legal and policy authorities and advise upon a recommended course of action. Qualification Requirements: Applicants must meet the following minimum qualification requirements: Education: An applicant must have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have the first professional law degree (LLB or JD). Bar membership: Applicant must currently be a member in good standing of the bar of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Document should be dated within three months of the date the application is submitted. Experience: Applicant must have 3 years of professional legal experience, acquired after being admitted to the bar, commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position. Graduation from an ABA-Accredited Law School in the top 25% of the class or an advanced law degree such as a Master of Laws (LLM) may substitute for one year of the required professional legal experience. VETERANS PREFERENCE INFORMATION: There is no formal rating system for applying veteran’s preference to attorney appointments in the excepted service; however, the Department of Defense considers veteran’s preference eligibility a positive factor for attorney hiring. Applicants eligible for veteran’s preference must include that information in their cover letter or resume and attach supporting documents (e.g., DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to their submissions. Although the point-preference system is not used, applicants eligible to claim a 10-point preference must submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, “Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, and supporting documentation required for the specific type of preference claimed. The SF 15 will identify the supporting documentation required along with a list of the types of 10-point preference. The SF 15 is available from the OPM at https://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/type/sf/. TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: If currently employed as an attorney by the Federal Government must have completed 52 weeks at the next lower grade level within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement, or previously served at the same or higher grade as the position being filled. Time-in-grade may be waived for current federal employees at management’s discretion. Submission of most recent SF-50 is required.
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