Department: Department Of Homeland Security
Agency: DHS Headquarters
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Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States
In today's interconnected world our country's security challenges are constantly evolving. To meet these challenges, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) fosters a culture that values and promotes diversity, teamwork, flexibility, and innovation. For an overview of the diverse responsibilities DHS carries out within the Government, we welcome you to visit our website at http://www.dhs.gov/.
The incumbent of this position serves as the Associate General Counsel for the General Law Division of the Office of the General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The General Counsel, who is appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the Department's chief legal advisor and principal legal advisor to the Secretary of Homeland Security and, as such, has final authority and responsibility for legal policy determinations within the Department and its components. The General Law Division within OGC is responsible for providing legal advice to the Department relating to: (1) acquisitions and procurement law; (2) labor and employment law; (3) appropriations and fiscal law, including grant programs and the Department's budget process; (4) administrative law; and (5) the activities of the Board for Correction of Military Records of the Coast Guard.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance
- If selected, Executive Personnel Financial Disclosure (SF-278) is required
- If selected, a one-year SES probationary period may be required
- A Juris Doctorate (J.D.) is required