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    Represents the agency concerning major airport upgrade and modernization projects.

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    Performs assignments that involve providing leadership to others and providing authoritative legal expertise. Develops critical agency positions and provides guidance on critical legal issues to senior agency officials. Work contributes to the accomplishment of the AGC and FAA objectives and programs. Conducts thorough legal research by appropriately identifying and analyzing relevant legal and factual issues and arguments. Assesses legal strengths and weaknesses of available arguments to provide accurate, complete, and practical legal advice and conclusions. Identifies and learns emerging issues, principles, and practices relevant to the legal practice area.

    Provides timely and effective representational legal services to deliver benefits through technology and modernized National Airspace System infrastructure and timely legal services in processing grant enforcement proceedings under 14 CFR Part 16. Laws, regulations, and policies provide general guidance for completing assignments. Considerable discretion is often required to develop new or innovative approaches or interpretations. Decisions and opinions may be used as guidance by others in similar areas. Work is considered authoritative and is usually not subject to change. Completed assignments may be reviewed for adherence to agency policy and for assurance that requirements have been fulfilled.

    Produces communications that are well-organized, clear, and persuasive. Provides advice tailored to the client and requirements of the agency. Provides appropriate advice. Effectively adjusts communications and guidance to meet audience expectations and level of understanding. Applies considerable experience in a specialty area and advanced, directly relevant legal knowledge to assignments. Plans and directs the use of time and resources to accomplish organizational objectives.

    Demonstrates interpersonal skills needed to develop and maintain strong client relationships. Actively participates with clients to identify and meet client goals and objectives. Seeks consensus with client as to the timing and scope of work. Proactively identifies and appropriately pursues solutions to effectively represent the agency’s interests in responding to high priority issues. Puts forth effort to meet established proficiency level goals and objectives. Keeps clients informed of developments, to include why and when an extension may be necessary.

    Develops and demonstrates knowledge and a full understanding of key client business processes, priorities, and objectives relevant to the practice area. Accurately identifies client business objectives and issues when providing legal advice. Provides appropriate alternative solutions as needed to meet client’s strategic business objectives. Provides legal risk/reward analysis in support of business decisions.

    Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of when and the willingness to go to more senior-level of client based on risk-levels. Demonstrates skill in representing the agency. Consistently puts forth effort needed to accomplish tasks and produce work that is timely and of professional quality. Defines, organizes, and uses available staff resources and technology to accomplish work activities within established schedules, analyzes requirements and accomplishments, and manages work flow, product or directs adjustments needed to address organizational needs.

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    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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