Current Vacancies

 

General Attorney, Military Justice Review Panel, GS-15

The incumbent serves as legal counsel for the Military Justice Review Panel (MJRP), which includes the Chair and Members, Deputy Director, and Director of the Military Justice Support Group (MJSG), and is a legal authority on all matters arising with the organization. The position is within the MJSG, and includes supporting the high-visibility, high-priority work of the MJRP and other advisory entities requiring such support as determined by the General Counsel/Director, DLSA and at the discretion of the Director, MJSG.
The incumbent must be able to exercise significant initiative in accomplishing the position’s assigned missions. The incumbent conducts research concerning case law, statutes, regulations, policy documents, congressional documents, secondary sources, and data reports related to military and civilian criminal law and criminal investigations. This work includes comparative analyses of military, federal civilian, state, and foreign criminal justice and investigation systems in support of the MJRP. The incumbent ensures that the supported organizations comply with all applicable laws, rules, and procedures governing advisory committees and is responsible for ensuring the production of timely, high-quality written reports and correspondence. The incumbent performs detailed comparative legal analysis of military, federal, state, and other systems of justice, including comparable foreign systems. The incumbent organizes research, arranges hearings, site visits, interviews, data presentations, and briefings to support the organization and supported advisory panel.

The incumbent must be an active member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a State, the District of Columbia, or a Territory, Commonwealth, or Possession of the United States.

The incumbent should be well-versed in military justice and must be fully committed to promoting and respecting equal employment opportunity and diversity in the workplace. The incumbent must have superior interpersonal skills.

The incumbent reports to the Staff Director, Military Justice Support Group, and, through the Deputy General Counsel for Personnel and Health Policy, and, the Deputy General Counsel, and, the Principal Deputy General Counsel, to the General Counsel of the Department of Defense.

We are accepting resumes until February 15, 2024. To apply, please email resume to osd.pentagon.ogc.mbx.dodogcresumebank@mail.mil. The subject line should state “Resume File: [APPLICANT’S LAST NAME, FIRST NAME].” Please also reference this position in the body of your email.

General Attorney, Defense Advisory Committee on Investigation, Prosecution, and Defense of Sexual Assault in the Armed Forces (DAC-IPAD), AD-00 (Temporary)

The incumbent serves as legal counsel for the Defense Advisory Committee on Investigation, Prosecution, and Defense of Sexual Assault in the Armed Forces (DAC-IPAD), which includes the Chair and Members, Deputy Director, and Director of the Military Justice Support Group (MJSG), and is a legal authority on all matters arising with the organization. The position is within the MJSG, and includes supporting the high-visibility, high-priority work of the DAC-IPAD and other advisory entities requiring such support as determined by the General Counsel/Director, DLSA and at the discretion of the Director, MJSG.

The incumbent must be able to exercise significant initiative in accomplishing the position’s assigned missions. The incumbent conducts research concerning case law, statutes, regulations, policy documents, congressional documents, secondary sources, and data reports related to military and civilian criminal law and criminal investigations. This work includes comparative analyses of military, federal civilian, state, and foreign criminal justice and investigation systems in support of the DAC-IPAD. The incumbent ensures that the supported organizations comply with all applicable laws, rules, and procedures governing advisory committees and is responsible for ensuring the production of timely, high-quality written reports and correspondence. The incumbent performs detailed comparative legal analysis of military, federal, state, and other systems of justice, including comparable foreign systems. The incumbent organizes research, arranges hearings, site visits, interviews, data presentations, and briefings to support the organization and supported advisory panel.

The incumbent must be an active member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a State, the District of Columbia, or a Territory, Commonwealth, or Possession of the United States.

The incumbent should be well-versed in military justice and must be fully committed to promoting and respecting equal employment opportunity and diversity in the workplace. The incumbent must have superior interpersonal skills.

The incumbent reports to the Staff Director, Military Justice Support Group, and, through the Deputy General Counsel for Personnel and Health Policy, and, the Deputy General Counsel, and, the Principal Deputy General Counsel, to the General Counsel of the Department of Defense.

We are accepting resumes until February 17, 2024. To apply, please email resume to osd.pentagon.ogc.mbx.dodogcresumebank@mail.mil. The subject line should state “Resume File: [APPLICANT’S LAST NAME, FIRST NAME].” Please also reference this position in the body of your email.

FACA Attorney, GS-13/GS-14/GS-15

The Washington Headquarters Services & Pentagon Force Protection Agency Office of General Counsel (WHS & PFPA OGC) is seeking an experienced attorney at the GS-13, 14, or 15 level to join the office in support of the Department of Defense’s Federal Advisory Committee Management program.

The position is located at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and its implementing regulations as well as some background with the Government in the Sunshine Act, the Freedom of Information Act, and Government Ethics. Duties will involve advising senior DoD leadership on a broad spectrum of matters relating to the Department’s FACA program and policy and the General Services Administration government-wide FACA policy. Knowledge of employment and administrative law is also helpful.

Interested attorneys should email a copy of their resumes to Jenifer Schall, Deputy General Counsel, WHS & PFPA OGC at Jenifer.J.Schall.civ@mail.mil and also the OGC Resume Bank at osd.pentagon.ogc.mbx.dodogcresumebank@mail.mil.

Supervisory Attorney (General) – Acquisition Law, GS-15

The Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is seeking an experienced attorney to serve as Deputy General Counsel (Acquisition & Ethics). The incumbent assists in the administration of the DCAA OGC, and works closely with the General Counsel, DCAA executives, and other DoD agencies on a variety of matters including administrative, policy, and legal issues related to Federal Acquisition Rules and DOD Contract Audits. The incumbent leads OGC’s Acquisition and Ethics Division in supporting the DCAA’s exclusive mission to provide audits of defense contractors and financial advisory services on high-visibility acquisitions throughout DoD and within other Federal agencies. This work includes the provision of timely, accurate and responsive legal advice and litigation services in the areas of acquisition law, administrative and fiscal law, business and commercial law, and Federal ethics. The incumbent ensures that supported organizations comply with all applicable law, rules, and procedures governing audit services, with special emphasis on interpreting and developing federal regulations governing cost principles, cost accounting standards, and other acquisition. The incumbent must be able to exercise significant initiative in accomplishing assigned missions, which frequently involve collaborative efforts with other agencies and the DoD acquisition community on regulatory development and litigation of cases with high monetary and precedential value. For more information see: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/776588900.

The incumbent must be an active member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a State, the District of Columbia, or a Territory, Commonwealth, or Possession of the United States.

The incumbent should be well-versed in acquisition and administrative law and must be fully committed to promoting and respecting equal employment opportunity and diversity in the workplace. The incumbent must have superior interpersonal skills.

The incumbent reports to the DCAA General Counsel, and, through the Deputy General Counsel (Fiscal) and the Principal Deputy General Counsel, to the General Counsel of the Department of Defense. The position is located at the McNamarra Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, VA.

We are accepting resumes until March 14, 2024. Interested attorneys should email a copy of their resumes to the General Counsel, DCAA at dcaa.belvoir.hq.mbx.ogc@mail.mil and also the OGC Resume Bank at osd.pentagon.ogc.mbx.dodogcresumebank@mail.mil. The subject line should state “Resume File: [APPLICANT’S LAST NAME, FIRST NAME].” Please also reference this position in the body of your email.




 
NOTICE OF IMPORTANT INFORMATION
 
I. All vacancies are filled without regard to political, religious, or labor organization affiliation or non-affiliation; marital status; race; color; national origin; sex; sexual orientation; age; non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or any other non-merit factor.

II. Individuals are advised that false answers or omissions of information in resumes, processing forms, or information provided, or inability to meet the following conditions may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.

III. A male selectee to an attorney position, born after December 31, 1959, will be required to complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration prior to appointment.

IV. Individuals must meet time-in-grade, qualification, and other applicable requirements. Individuals selected for attorney positions must be active members, in good standing, of the bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. Territory, U.S. Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia. If selected, an individual will be required to provide proof of such active membership in good standing.

V.  Third-year law students or recent law school graduates do not need to provide proof of active bar membership when submitting their resumé but will be required to do so prior to commencing employment.

V. For all attorney positions, selection is contingent upon proof of U.S. citizenship. Acceptable proof of citizenship includes (a) United States passport or (b) original or certified copy of a birth certificate issued by a state, county, or municipal authority bearing a raised seal, and a photo identification (e.g., driver's license).

VI. Position may require eligibility for a sensitive national security position, including, but not limited to, access to classified information, in which case the selectee will be subject to a background investigation. Selectees must be favorably adjudicated as being eligible to hold a national security position or access to classified information at the level required for the position as a condition of employment.

VII. All attorney positions require the selectee to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.

VIII. Many attorney positions require submission of a financial disclosure statement.

IX. Incumbents in applicable attorney positions may be promoted noncompetitively at a future date within an established career ladder.

X. The General Counsel, DoD, reserves the right to fill vacancies in attorney positions located in the Office of the General Counsel and DLSA from any and all appropriate sources, consistent with merit system principles.