Job Overview


NASA, the world's leader in space and aeronautics is always seeking outstanding scientists, engineers, and other talented professionals to carry forward the great discovery process that its mission demands. Creativity. Ambition. Teamwork. A sense of daring. And a probing mind. That's what it takes to join NASA, one of the best places to work in the Federal Government.

This position is located in the General Law Practice Group, a component of the Office of the General Counsel. This office is responsible for providing legal advice to NASA Headquarters regarding NASA's authorization bill and legislative program, personnel issues, the ethics program, the EEO program, labor relations, environmental issues, information disclosure, safety and security, fiscal issues, civil rights, acquisition and disposal of real and personal property, federal installation law, non-appropriated fund activities, garnishments, and other broad based general administrative law practices.


Serve as a senior agency attorney for NASA federal real and personal property issues under the direction of the Associate General Counsel. Provide authoritative advice on jurisdiction, disposal, leases, use permits, declaration of excess, loans and property, and the use and preservation of historic properties. Other duties include serving as a consultant to headquarters and agency-wide programs in other general administrative law practice areas that may include Freedom of Information Act, Privacy Act, employment law, ethics and other agency program areas. Represent the Agency in administrative proceedings and in judicial proceedings in Federal court as appropriate. Participates in interagency committees, working groups, and task forces dealing with legal issues.