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Job Title:SUPERVISORY ATTORNEY-ADVISOR

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Secretary of the Navy/Assistant for Administration (DON/AA)

Job Announcement Number:NW40905-15-10555154I768035A

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$124,995.00 to $157,100.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, February 20, 2014 to Thursday, February 27, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0905-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington Navy Yard, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

This position is located in the Legal Assistance Division, Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy (JAG) Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC.  The incumbent serves as OJAG Deputy Division Director, Legal Assistance Division (Code 16).  The Division is comprised of military attorneys, civilian attorneys and support staff.  The position provides direct support to the Assistant Judge Advocate General (Civil Law) and the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Legal Assistance).  The incumbent is responsible for furnishing legal advice and services, program management, staff supervision, and general legal counseling.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a US Citizen.

DUTIES:

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  • Serves as the Navy’s senior civilian advisor, legal expert, and authority on all federal and state tax issues and other legal assistance matters.

  • As the Navy’s civilian legal assistance subject matter expert, the incumbent shall provide LA Program oversight and improvement through the Article 6 UCMJ inspection process by supporting Article 6 Legal Assistance Inspections and briefing leadership on suggested changes, trends, and issues that could jeopardize or advance the program.
  • The incumbent serves as the Senior Code 16 liaison with American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP).
  • The incumbent directly supervises two military attorneys, a Disability Evaluation System (DES) Program Manager, and a GS-9 staff member while providing guidance and oversight to 18 military and civilian attorneys executing legal support for wounded, ill and injured service members navigating the Disability Evaluation System (DES) process.
  • The incumbent serves as the Acting Division Director in the absence of the uniformed Division Director.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Must have a J.D. Degree from an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school and be a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a State within the United States or the District of Columbia.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Upon Selection the following documents will be requested:

An official transcript of the applicant's law school record together with an official statement of his/her relative standing in his/her class.  However, if the individual has been a member of the Bar for 5 years or more, the transcript requirement may be waived.

An official certificate showing that the applicant is a member of the Bar.

An official statement that his/her fitness to practice law or his/her conduct as an attorney have never been challenged.  If either his/her fitness or conduct has been challenged, an official statement concerning the facts and circumstances together with any explanation that the applicant himself/herself may wish to submit.

Selectees may be required to successfully complete a probationary period,  meet all certification requirements (depending on the position to be filled) prior to appointment.  This position may require successful completion of a physical examination, agility test, pre-employment drug test, and/or participation in the Anthrax vaccine immunization program if applying for an emergency essential position.  The selectee is required to meet one or more of these employment conditions before the appointee will receive a tentative offer of employment

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to report to any of the scheduled appointments, fails the medical/agility/drug test, lacks the certification requirements, or is unable to obtain a secret security clearance.  Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing.  Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Eligible applicants will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of the experience or related education as reflected in their resume. Candidates are encouraged to ensure work experiences clearly show possession of knowledge of the subject matter pertinent to the position, the technical skills to successfully perform the duties of the position, and the ability to communicate both orally and in writing.


BENEFITS:

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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Male applicants born after Dec. 31, 1959 must certify at the time of appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service law (see http://www.sss.gov/).

 

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

 

Active duty military members MAY apply under this announcement. If selected, appointment eligibility requirements must be met prior to the effective date of appointment.

 

Federal annuitant information:

The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants.  Policy information may be found at:  http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf.

 

Veterans Preference: Non-Federal applicants will be provided Veterans' Preference. Supporting documentation will be requested prior to any final job offer. Documentation includes the DD-214 showing type of discharge, dates of service and campaign badges received. Applicants claiming 10-point preference will require a SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference, with applicable supporting documents, as noted on the form. Information on Veterans' Preference is available in the Vet Guide which can be accessed electronically at the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website at http://www.opm.gov/.

 

The Department of Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Interested attorneys should send a resume and a writing sample of two pages or less to:

Katarolyn Malone

Civilian Personnel Management Services Division

Office of the Judge Advocate General

1322 Patterson Avenue, Suite 3000

Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC  20374

 

Please submit your application by Federal Express or similar means.  Please note deliveries via US Postal Service are often delayed and may cause the application to be rejected due to untimely submission.

 

Only applications postmarked by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

 

Electronic or facsimile applications will not be considered.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

A resume and a writing sample of 2 pages or less.

 

The writing sample may be an excerpt of a longer document.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Katarolyn Malone
Phone: (202)685-8531
TDD: (858)577-5723
Email: KATAROLYN.MALONE@NAVY.MIL
Agency Information:
44690 Naval Civil Law Support Activity
1322 Patterson Ave
Suite 3000
Washington Navy Yard, DC
20374

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Our evaluation will be based on the information you provide. You should expect that we will verify performance, suitability and security information and take that information into account in making employment offers. You will be notified of the outcome after final approval of the selectee.


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Job Announcement Number:

NW40905-15-10555154I768035A

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362219400