General Counsel Job in Fort Belvoir, Virginia – Department of Defense



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 Defense. The opening is for a General Counsel in Fort Belvoir, Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

General Counsel – Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Defense Contract Audit Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 584109
Start Date: 04/06/2022
End Date: 05/06/2022

Qualification Summary
Eligibility for this position will be based on meeting the basic education requirements below and clear and comprehensive indication that the applicant has had experience of the scope and quality sufficient to carry out the duties and assignments of the position. Applicants must meet the basic education requirements and possess the essential skills, knowledge, and abilities listed in the Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications paragraphs below. EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): Applicants will be evaluated in the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed below which are broadly applicable to SES positions throughout the Federal Government. All applicants must submit a narrative statement covering each of the ECQs. Narratives should be limited to no more than 2 pages per each ECQ for a total of 10 pages. For detailed information on submitting the ECQs, please review OPM’s Guide to the Senior Executive Service Qualifications. OPM Candidate Development Program (CDP) graduates, current career SES members or former career SES members who are eligible for reinstatement to a career-reserved position need not submit an ECQ statement. ECQ 1 – LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ 2 – LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization’s vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ 3 – RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4 – BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5 – BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQs): ALL APPLICANTS MUST submit a narrative statement specifically addressing each of the following Technical Qualifications. Narratives should be limited to no more than two pages per each factor for a total of 6 pages. Applicants will be evaluated against each of these factors: 1. Expert knowledge of contract law and fiscal law and demonstrated ability to evaluate and provide legal expertise on statutory and regulatory contract requirements (such as DoD Directives, the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement and Federal Acquisition Regulation). 2. Expert knowledge of the laws, regulations, and procedures related to personnel management, labor relations, equal employment opportunity, and ethics applicable to Federal civilian personnel, and the demonstrated ability to provide authoritative legal expertise in these areas. 3. Extensive experience in communicating clearly and effectively both orally and in writing, with strong interpersonal skills in order to represent the Agency to meet and deal effectively with all levels of management in the Federal Government or large private/corporate/industry organizations, Defense Contractors, or variety of external organizations. DoD Joint Enterprise-Wide Experience Statement:
In addition, DoD requires the Enterprise Perspective. The applicant must have the ability to apply a broad point of view and an understanding of individual or organizational responsibilities in relation to DoD or government-wide strategic priorities. Executives must demonstrate ability to work with internal and external partners to support national security objectives. This perspective is typically gained through a variety of diverse work experiences. A separate narrative statement is not required. This information should be embedded within your application package. Security Clearance Security Requirements: Critical Sensitive. Selectee must be able to acquire and maintain a Top Secret clearance.

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