Attorney-Adviser (Contract) Job in Multiple Locations – Department of the Army



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Army. The opening is for an Attorney-Adviser (Contract) in Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Attorney-Adviser (Contract) – Multiple Locations
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army
Job ID: 521093
Start Date: 10/08/2021
End Date: 10/29/2021

Qualification Summary
Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. The following minimum qualification requirements must be met before applicants are eligible for further consideration: 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 (LL.B. or J.D.). Law school transcripts must be submitted at the time of application. Bar Membership: An applicant must currently be a member in good standing of the bar of a state, territory, or commonwealth of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Experience: An applicant must have more than three years of professional legal experience, acquired after being admitted to the bar, commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position. Time in Grade Requirement: If currently employed as an attorney by the Federal Government you must have completed one year 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. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Your application package will be evaluated to ensure your experience, knowledge, skills, training, and/or education meet the qualification requirements stated in this vacancy announcement. Quality of experience relates to how closely or to what extent an applicant’s background and regency of experience and education clearly reflect that you possess the following required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s) to successfully perform the duties of this position. The following KSA’s must be addressed in your resume. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating or affect your overall rating. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs) Qualification Requirements: 1. Knowledge skills and abilities regarding federal laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to providing legal advice and legal reviews on federal contract formation and contact administration issues (including knowledge of and experience in interpreting the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Army Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (AFARS), and the USACE Acquisition Instructions (UAI)). 2. Knowledge, skills, and abilities as it applies to providing legal representation for the agency in disputes pending before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) and protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), as well as providing legal support to the assigned DOJ attorney on cases pending before the Court of Federal Claims and appellate cases pending before the Federal Circuit. 3. Knowledge, skills, and ability in the following areas of federal law and practice: federal tort law; ethics; fiscal law; and administrative law. 4. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

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