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Trial Attorney - Team Lead (Contract)

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Department Of Transportation Washington , DC 20319

Posted 4 months ago

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This position is located in the Division of Litigation and General Law, Office of Chief Counsel, Maritime Administration (MARAD). This position is established to provide advice and representation on a full range of Federal Procurement, non-procurement contract, grant, cooperative agreement, and fiscal law issues. The employee primarily works on procurement issues from initial acquisition planning through contract termination or completion, including litigation of protests and appeals.

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Responsibilities

The Trial Attorney (Team Lead):

  • Serves as Team Lead and works with other attorneys in the Office of Chief Counsel and coordinates the activities and advice provided by other procurement attorneys.

  • Advises on a wide range of contract administration issues, and contractor claims such as requests for equitable adjustment, extraordinary contractual relief, breach of contract, labor problems, excusable delays, inspection & acceptance problems, cost dis-allowances and terminations for default, convenience or cause.

  • Advises on OMB Circular a-76 outsourcing efforts.

  • Advises on the sale of non-retention vessels in the agency's National Defense Reserve Fleet under applicable laws, leases, and BRAC dispositions for maritime purposes.

  • Represents the Agency in litigation before the General Accountability Office (GAO) and Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) as assigned,

  • Advises on Memoranda of Agreement of Understanding with other governmental entities under the Economy Act and other statutory authority, grants and cooperative agreements, and other transaction.

The ideal candidate for this position has mastery and practical experience with Federal procurement laws and regulations sufficient to advise the Agency in all stages of Federal acquisition from contract formation through contract administration and the ability to represent or defend the Agency and the Federal Government in negotiations, legal proceedings, before the GAO and CBCA, conferences, meetings in which the interest of the Agency may be affected.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Position requires occasional travel.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
15

  • Job family (Series)
    0905 Attorney

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S.Citizen and eligible for consideration.

  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.

  • This is an Excepted Service position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • ETHICS/CONFLICT OF INTEREST STATEMENT: All employees are subject to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch, set out in Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations, section 2635, including restrictions on owning financial interests that may conflict with performance of their duties. Some employees, like those involved in contracting or regulating non-Federal entities, are subject to Executive Branch Financial Disclosure requirements set out in Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations, section 263.
  • TRIAL PERIOD: This is an Excepted Service position. This job will be filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive service. Applicants selected for an excepted service position may be subject to a two-year trial period.
  • GOVERNMENT TRAVEL CARD: This position involves travel. A government contractor-issued travel card will be issued and must be retained for official business only.

Qualifications

To qualify for an attorney position in the federal government, an applicant must have a law degree from an accredited school and must be a current member of the bar in good standing: In addition to meeting the basic requirements for the position, you must also meet the specific requirements for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.

To qualify for the GS-14, you must have:

  • A law degree, bar membership in good standing, and at least four years of professional attorney experience working in the area of federal acquisitions in planning, solicitation, evaluation, source selection and award, through all aspects of contract administration, including disputes and termination for default or convenience.

  • Experience in bid protest before the GAO and contract disputes before the CBCA or in government contract litigation in the Federal courts. Experience working with and advising other procurement attorneys.

To qualify for the GS-15, you must have:

  • A law degree, bar membership in good standing, and at least five years of professional attorney experience working on federal acquisitions beginning with planning, solicitation, evaluation, source selection and award, through all aspects of contract administration, including disputes and termination for default or convenience.

  • Experience working as lead attorney on bid protest before the GAO and contract disputes before the CBCA. Experience leading a team of other attorneys.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4

Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Education

MANDATORY EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

In order to qualify for this position, candidates must have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have a professional law degree, and must currently be a member in good standing of the bar of a State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia. For new graduates, admission to the bar is required within 14 months after graduation from an accredited law school.


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Department Of Transportation