You will serve as an Attorney Advisor in the Office of Counsel in Baltimore, MD.
Special Note: This is an Excepted Service position. If you are currently serving in a permanent, competitive service appointment in the Federal service, and are selected for this position, the appointment will remove you from the competitive service while you occupy the position.
Responsibilities Utilize a comprehensive working knowledge of various federal procurement statutes, implementing regulations. Review and evaluates results of sealed bidding process and pre- and post- award documentation on negotiated procurement's and modifications and furnishes recommendations and comments thereon. Review Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act requests and issues opinions on release of information and associated matters within the designated area of support. Serve as the district subject matter expert in ethics, procurement fraud laws, regulations, and procedures. Interview and prepare witnesses, prepare all pleadings, discovery documents, motions and briefs, conduct depositions, the hearing, and fully participates in any post-hearing events. Extend assistance in all pre-trial, trial, and appellate matters, such as assisting in depositions, interviewing and preparing witnesses, drafting pleadings, motions and briefs, and trying cases upon request. Serve as a Trial Attorney in procurement matters before the agency boards of contract appeals. Performing pre-award and/or post-award contracting activities. Assures compliance with the terms of the contracts and negotiates with contractors to resolve procurement concerns.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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.
Minimum Requirements: The following minimum qualification requirements must be met before applicants are eligible for further consideration. 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 requirements.
Education: Applicants 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.).
Bar Membership: Applicants 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.
Experience: Applicants must have two (2) or more 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 an LLM may substitute for one (1) year of the required professional legal experience.
NOTE: Must provide copy of bar membership or provide transcripts to show degree. Failure to provide this will result in an ineligible rating.
You must show in your resume and application package two or more years of professional legal experience, commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position acquired after being admitted to the bar. NOTE: Graduation from an ABA-Accredited Law School in the top 25% of the class or an advanced law degree such as an LLM may substitute for one year of the required processional legal experience.
Closing Date: 25th February, 2019
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