Attorney-Advisor (Contract) Job in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Department of Defense



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Attorney-Advisor (Contract) – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Defense Logistics Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 598670
Start Date: 06/10/2022
End Date: 07/05/2022

Qualification Summary
The first professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.). Proof that you are licensed and a member in good standing with the bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia. Annual bar certification cards issued from your state of licensure are not considered acceptable. Proof is a “certificate of good standing” issued by your state of licensure dated within 6 months of the closing date of this announcement or a screenshot of your bar status taken from your state of licensure website that is dated within 6 months of the closing date of this announcement or sworn statement to that effect. If no date on screen shot, you must provide a statement signed by you on the date that the screen shot was created. The successful applicant selected for employment must provide a “certificate of good standing” issued by their respective bar showing they are in good status and in active status prior to appointment. To Qualify at the GS-14 Level: You must possess professional legal experience in excess of 3 years commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position.
The legal experience described in your application package or resume will be evaluated and screened for competencies required to perform the duties of the position as described in the Major Duties section of this announcement. The QUALITY of experience will be evaluated and screened to determine how closely or to what extent your experience, education, and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position. Your application package or resume must demonstrate you have the competencies and quality of experience necessary to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate grade level. The PRINCIPAL SELECTION FACTORS for this position are as follows: Knowledge and experience in Federal acquisition law and experience advising clients on complex Federal procurements, including prime vendor programs or complex information technology. Experience defending clients when protests are filed with the Government Accountability Office, Agency, and Contracting Officers. Experience assisting Department of Justice on cases filed in Federal court. OTHER SELECTION FACTORS for this position which do not require a narrative statement are as follows: a. Excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent legal research skills, recognized proficiency as an advocate, and demonstrated effectiveness in advising high-level civilian and or military management officials.
b. Ability to lead personnel toward achievement of organizational goals and the ability to manage programs or cases and other resources. Security Clearance: This position is designated Non-Critical Sensitive. If selected, you must obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. If you are unable to obtain this level of security clearance (as a result of undisclosed or disclosed background issues), within a reasonable period of time (as defined by the agency), the employment offer may be withdrawn. In addition, incumbent is subject to periodic re-investigation to maintain security eligibility in accordance with DoD 5200.2-R.

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