BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: All applicants must possess a law degree (L.L.B. or J.D.) from an accredited law school and be an active member in good standing of a state, territory, of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bar eligible for the immediate practice of law. If selected, you will be required to provide official documentation supporting this requirement. Click here for more information regarding what documentation is acceptable: Transcripts and Certifications .
To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your application package that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), Technical Qualifications and other qualifications, if applicable, listed below. You must submit a resume or any written format you choose to describe your qualifications. We recommend that your resume emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions.Your resume or other format must not exceed five pages, including an optional cover letter. Any additional information beyond five pages will not be evaluated.
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):
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.
Additional information on the ECQs is available at www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp .
Please do not submit separate statements addressing the ECQs. Written statements addressing the ECQs will not be considered.
1. Demonstrated ability to provide timely and accurate advice to senior officials regarding complex legal issues, directly affecting the mission of DoD and experience with federal ethics laws, regulations and policies concerning military and civilian pay and entitlements, taxation, debt collection; accounting and commercial law, procurement, contract pay, employment law and federal fiscal law
2. Experience in leading and managing a full-service legal organization consisting of attorneys and paralegals at various experience levels and providing training, advice and services to federal military and civiliain employees
3. Experience in managing litigation cases before federal courts and administrative bodies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Merit Systems Protection Board.
Please do not submit separate statements addressing the Technical Qualifications. Written statements addressing the Technical qualifications will not be considered. Demonstrated ability and experience must be embedded within the 5 page resume.
DoD Joint Enterprise Wide Experience Statement:
In addition, DoD Requires an Enterprise Perspective. This individual must Possess a broad point of view and an awareness and understanding of individual or organizational responsibilities in relation to DoD or government-wide strategic priorities. Executives should 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 resume.
You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience and education. Your application will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and highly qualified candidates may undergo an interview and a reference check. The Executive Resources Board (ERB) will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority. Unless you have already been certified by a Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in the past, your ECQs must be certified by a QRB before appointment can occur.