This is a Centrally Managed Position in the Legal Career Field
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the senior legal counsel for the Air Force Suspending and Debarring Official and Deputy General Counsel (Contractor Responsibility and Conflict Resolution) in the Office of the Deputy General Counsel (Contractor Responsibility & Conflict Resolution).
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Plan, organize, and direct the activities of the Office of the Deputy General Counsel (Contractor Responsibility and Conflict Resolution) (SAF/GCR), ensuring that SAF/GCR complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets stakeholder needs.
Assist the Deputy General Counsel with overseeing the execution of the Air Force Suspension and Debarment activities, and serves as Director of the Procurement Fraud Remedies Program.
Represent SAF/GCR with a variety of internal and external stakeholders in government and the private sector.
Recognized throughout the Department of Defense as a subject matter expert within the area of government contract law, particularly relating to contractor responsibility, suspension and debarment, and procurement fraud remedies.
Perform supervisory personnel management responsibilities for a limited staff.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required
PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.
Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET clearance
Incumbent must file an OGE Form 450.
Incumbent is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
Employee must maintain current certifications
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: You MUST have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have the first professional law degree (LLB or JD). In addition, at the time of application, you must provide proof, dated within four months of application, of "active" status with a bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia. On-line information is allowed as long as it shows that you are in "active" status.
Qualifications Required at GS-14 or GS-15 Level. Assignments require the first professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) and active (or equivalent) membership, in good standing, in the bar of the highest court of a state, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia. In addition, the attorney shall have professional legal experience in excess of three years that is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1.Knowledge of the roles and duties of a senior government attorney with specific focus on matters pertaining to
contractor responsibility, including suspension and debarment, and procurement fraud remedies.
2.Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures.
3.Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and staff of a small to medium sized organization.
4.Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; skilled at communicating, coordinating, and
collaborating with critical stakeholders to foster effective working relationships. Knowledge of applicable substantive federal laws, regulations, and policies.
5.Ability to apply knowledge to the law to help achieve Air Force policy and programmatic objectives.
6.Knowledge of communication methodologies and staffing processes peculiar to the legal profession and the Air
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Must be a graduate of a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, and be currently licensed as an attorney, in active (or equivalent) status and in good standing, with the bar of a U.S. state, territory, or commonwealth. The attorney must maintain such bar membership in at least one jurisdiction during the entire course of employment with the Air Force.
THIS IS A POSITIVE EDUCATION SERIES POSITION; YOU MUST INCLUDE YOUR UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT AT TIME OF APPLICATION TO SUPPORT THE EDUCATION REQUIREMENT OF THIS POSITION.
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