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    Summary


    We are committed to:

    • Teamwork: Partnering at all levels and across organizational boundaries for mission accomplishment.
    • Integrity: Adherence to the highest legal and ethical principles in our responsibilities.
    • Excellence: Unrivaled defense intelligence expertise.
    • Service: Putting the welfare of the Nation and commitment to our mission before oneself.

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    Responsibilities

    DIA employs a variety of professionals who serve throughout the workforce to ensure successful operations. To view this position’s duties, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA’s online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the “Advanced Search” link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the “Job Opening ID” field.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

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    0905 Attorney

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • - U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation

    All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry.

    Qualifications



    ASSESSMENT FACTORS

    1. Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills to compose and deliver responses to complex questions in a clear, concise, and organized manner.
    2. Proven track record of promoting the values of teamwork, integrity, excellence, and service through one's own behaviors and expectations for others.
    3. Manages complex activities, employing good judgment and sound principles.
    4. Works as a team member and leader, sharing information with colleagues and others across the Agency and Intelligence Community on best practices and lessons learned
    5. Analyzes key information and evaluates the effectiveness of alternative solutions, courses of action, and strategies needed to address complex, controversial, and multi-faceted issues

    HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS


    1. (U) In depth knowledge of the legal aspects of personnel law.
    2. (U) Working knowledge of FOIA, and federal and international civil and criminal law.

    Assignments require the first professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) and active membership in the bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia. In addition, the attorney shall have professional legal experience in excess of 3 years that is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position. Attorneys performing duties in GS-14, GS-15, or equivalent-level positions, are expected to perform with substantial independence even when working on the most complex or difficult matters.

    MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS

    DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
    1. Juris Doctor in Education, General

    Education

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    In order to qualify for this position, your application must include sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position’s requirements, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA’s online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the “Advanced Search” link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the “Job Opening ID” field.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Top Secret/SCI

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    Required Documents

    Please see instructions within the on-line application for this vacancy announcement on the DIA web-site, www.dia.mil.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    Please visit our web site, www.dia.mil. Under the "Careers" heading on our web site, you will find a listing of benefits available to DIA employees.

    http://www.dia.mil/careers/benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    How Do I Apply

    HOW DO I APPLY?

    Unless specified within the vacancy announcement, you must complete and submit your job application electronically, using DIA's online job tool.

    • Go to: http://www.dia.mil.

    • Click the link to "Search and Apply for Jobs" or click the link to "Careers" > "Vacancies."

    • Your first visit?  Click "Register Now" to setup your account.

    • Click "Search" to view Vacancy Announcements for opportunities that interest you.

    • Click the check-box in front of jobs that interest you. Click "Save Selected Jobs" to store the announcements in "My Saved Jobs."

    • At the top of the "Careers Home" page, click "My Saved Jobs" to view each announcement. Start the application process by clicking the "Apply Now" at the bottom of the announcement.
    • While working on the application, "Save" frequently. When you save the document, prior to final submission, you can exit the application and return later to continue by logging-in and going to Careers Home > My Career Tools > Submitted/Saved Applications.

    • Finished? Click "Submit."
    • You must complete and submit the application prior to the closing date listed on the Vacancy Announcement.
    • Final applications are not available for revision. If you need to revise your application, complete and submit another application.

    All positions in the Defense Intelligence Agency are in the excepted service under 10 USC 1601 appointment authority and covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS), a General Grade (GG) pay system divided into grades and steps similar to OPM’s General Schedule (GS) compensation system. All candidates must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry and any required medical examinations.

    Agency contact information

    Civilian Operations Division

    Phone

    Not Available

    Email

    Address

    Defense Intelligence Agency
    Bolling AFB
    Washington, DC 20340
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    Visit our careers page

    Learn more about what it's like to work at Defense Intelligence Agency, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

    http://www.dia.mil/

    Next steps

    Your application for employment must be prepared and submitted on-line at www.dia.mil. We will notify you, via e-mail, when your application has been received. Later, you will be notified, via e-mail, if DIA is or is not interested in you as a potential employee of our agency.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/507033400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.