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Job Title:Deputy Counsel to the Intelligence Community Inspector General - 21417

Agency:Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Job Announcement Number:21417

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, March 18, 2013 to Monday, April 15, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0905-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Term NTE 3 years

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fairfax County, VA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

ODNI MISSION:  Lead intelligence integration. Forge an Intelligence Community that delivers the most insightful intelligence possible.

 

The Intelligence Community Office of the Inspector General (IC OIG) is an objective office, appropriately accountable to Congress, that initiates and conducts independent investigations, inspections, audits, and reviews of programs and activities within the responsibility and authority of the Director of National Intelligence; promotes economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration and implementation of such programs and activities.  In addition, the IC OIG provides leadership and coordination to other IC Inspectors General through the IC IG Forum, which was also established by the Intelligence Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2010.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. citizenship

DUTIES:

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MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide expert legal advice and guidance in support of the Inspector General’s mission to promote economy and efficiency and to prevent fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and the Intelligence Community (IC).

Provide expert legal counsel  to the Inspector General and senior Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and ODNI leaders on a wide range of complex legal issues involving areas of law affecting the Inspector General’s and the ODNI’s duties and responsibilities under the National Security Act,  Presidential directives, Executive Orders, and other related laws, regulations, and policies, including civil, criminal, and administrative procedure; fraud; appropriations; procurement; grants; federal disclosure statutes; conflicts of interest; ethics; employee standards of conduct; and discipline.

Provide expert legal advice and guidance to OIG staff in connection with specific audits, investigations, inspections, and program evaluations, and provide legal advice and counsel to senior OIG managers in connection with internal administrative and personnel matters. 

Expertly conduct or direct legal research and analysis on complex or sensitive legal issues as well as on laws, regulations, and policies that have an impact on OIG, ODNI, and/or IC interests and brief the Inspector General, ODNI, and IC leadership on issues and findings. 

Provide expert reviews of planned OIG activities for compliance with the United States (US) Constitution and laws of the US, Executive Orders, and other applicable regulations and policies affecting OIG, ODNI, and the IC and brief ODNI leaders on potential legal and policy issues, and develop solutions to address legal problems having potential high-level impact on the OIG’s, ODNI's and/or the IC’s missions or activities.

Expertly analyze statutes, bills, reports, legislative, and Congressional materials, as well as proposed Executive Branch orders, directives, regulations and policies, to determine their effect on the OIG, ODNI, and the IC; provide expert advice and counsel to senior OIG management on legislative proposals, Congressional testimony, and related documents.

Provide expert briefings to Executive Branch entities, Congress, and private sector entities to support OIG views; cogently brief senior OIG and ODNI leaders on legal issues that relate to or affect OIG activities.

Serve as the OIG’s liaison with ODNI’s Office of General Counsel (OGC) and maintain productive working relationships with ODNI elements, IC colleagues, executive agencies, congressional personnel and members, congressional committees, and use these relationships to discuss OIG, ODNI, and/or IC positions, support a continuing dialog, and provide insight into ongoing and planned OIG activities.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSAs) REQUIRED:

Superior multi-disciplinary legal skills and experience dealing with complex legal issues, as well as a proven ability to interpret laws, regulations, judicial decisions, Executive Orders, and statutes involving complex concepts and issues.

Expert-level knowledge of one or more of the general or specialized areas of  law practice, such as: the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, Whistleblower protections, workplace investigations, intelligence oversight, privacy and civil liberties, federal employee ethics, National Security Law, Equal Employment Opportunity law, operations law, acquisition and appropriations, administrative law, and litigation.

Superior ability to maintain confidentiality; uphold integrity standards; and adhere to the highest discretionary standards.

Superior research abilities, including the ability to quickly integrate and synthesize the facts and law to make legally sound decisions and recommendations pertaining to complex situations, or in the context of ambiguous or ill-defined situations.

Superior ability to routinely communicate, orally and in writing, complex concepts and issues in a manner well matched to the audience being addressed, and to consistently make sound, timely decisions in complex, ambiguous or ill-defined situations.

Superior interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills, including the ability to work effectively both independently and in a collaborative environment; superior creative problem solving skills.

Expert legal knowledge obtained through the completion of a Doctorate of Jurisprudence or Bachelor of Laws degree from an American Bar Association-accredited law school, and active membership of the Bar of the highest court of a US State, Territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia.

 


Please refer to  the "How to Apply" section for required documentation.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be evaluated based upon the narrative responses you provide to each required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s).  When describing your knowledge, skills and abilities, please be sure to give examples and explain how often you used these skills, the complexity of the knowledge you possessed, the level of the people you interacted with, the sensitivity of the issues you handled, etc.  Your responses should describe the experience; education; and accomplishments which have provided you with the skills and knowledge required for this position.


BENEFITS:

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Please review the list of benefits below.  For additional information please visit the OPM website at http://www.opm.gov/insure/index.aspx

  1. Federal Employees Health Benefits Program
  2. Life Insurance
  3. Long-Term Care Insurance
  4. Federal Employees Reirement System (FERS) (new employees automatically covered).  If you are transferring from another agency and covered by CSRS, you may continue in this program.
  5. Annual Vacation Leave
  6. Sick Leave
  7. Paid Federal Holidays
  8. Alternative work schedule
  9. Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts

OTHER INFORMATION:

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

You must submit all required information by the closing date.  If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible.

The materials you send with your application will not be returned.



OTHER INFORMATION:

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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STAFF RESEERVE APPLICANTS

Staff Reserve: Time limited appointment for a period up to three years.

 

AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

A complete applicatiion must include the following:

 

a. COVER LETTER - a separate document that acts as a supplemental to your resume; explaining the contents of your application package and allowing for an opportunity to further elaborate upon your submission.

b. RESUME - All applicants must submit a resume.  Format is at the discretion of the applicant but must include: full name, address, telephone number, and email address.

b. KSAs (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) - Applicants must provide a detailed supplemental narrative statement addressing each required KSA listed in the vacancy announcment.  The narrative should describe the experience, education, and accomplishments which have provided you with the skills and knowledge required for this position.

c. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS - Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations as part of the application package.  A justification is required as part of the application package if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.

d.  Reference the vacancy number you are applying to in the subject line and on each document submitted.

 


DETAILEE APPLICANTS

Detailee: A Detailee is a civilian employee of another government agency detailed to perform duties for the ODNI.

Government candidates will be considered for a reimbursable detail assignment.  Written approval to accept a detail assignment must be obtained from the applicant's parent organization prior to onboarding into an ODNI detail position.

AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

A complete applicatiion must include the following:

a. RESUME - All applicants must submit a resume.  Format is at the discretion of the applicant but must include: full name, address, telephone number, and email address.

b. KSAs (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) - Applicants must provide a detailed supplemental narrative statement addressing each required KSA listed in the vacancy announcment.  The narrative should describe the experience, education, and accomplishments which have provided you with the skills and knowledge required for this position.

c.  Reference the vacancy number you are applying to in the subject line and on each document submitted.

d. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS - Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations as part of the application package.  A justification is required as part of the application package if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.

e. COVER LETTER - a separate document that acts as a supplemental to your resume; explaining the contents of your application package and allowing for an opportunity to further elaborate upon your submission.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call (703) 275-3663.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

ODNI Recruitment
Phone: (703)275-3663
Email: RECRUITMENT@DNI.GOV
Agency Information:
ODNI
1234 Business Street
Washington, DC
20505

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.  Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will ONLY be contacted if they have been selected for an interview.


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Job Announcement Number:

21417

Control Number:

339990600