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01-20 Associate or Assistant CounselWashington Navy Yard, Washington DC1/20/2020AGC (AIO) - AIOGS-12/13/14/15
Associate or Assistant Counsel
There is one or more anticipated vacancies for an attorney to serve as Assistant/Associate Counsel (Acquisition Integrity) in the Office of the Assistant General Counsel (Acquisition Integrity) (AGC (AI)), located at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC. As the head of the Department of the Navy Acquisition Integrity Office (DON AIO), the AGC (AI) is responsible for advising the General Counsel and the Secretary of the Navy on all significant acquisition fraud issues and manages, directs, and coordinates all acquisition integrity related matters to assure that the DON deters, detects, and eliminates procurement fraud, takes action against those who commit procurement fraud, protects the DON from future procurement fraud, and recovers amounts due the DON because of procurement fraud. The AGC (AI) leads an immediate office of thirteen attorneys and one support staff.

This position has a full performance level of GS-15. Grade and pay will be set commensurate with the successful applicant's qualifications, funding availability, and GS pay setting guidelines. To be eligible to be selected at the GS-12 level, applicants must have two years of relevant legal experience, or an LL.M. degree plus one year of relevant legal experience; to be selected at the GS-13 level the successful candidate must have in excess of two years of recent professional relevant legal experience; to be selected at the GS-14 level, the successful candidate must have at least three and one half years of recent professional relevant legal experience; and to be selected at the GS-15 level, the successful candidate must have at least five-and-a-half years of recent substantial and successful relevant legal experience.

Interested attorneys are encouraged to contact Wayne Wisniewski at 202-685-5439 or Philip Hadji at 202-685-7264.

Applicants should submit a resume, two legal writing samples (no more than 10 pages each, if possible), their two most recent full year performance appraisals, and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted. Electronic applications are strongly preferred and should be e-mailed to Ms. Katherine Aldrich at AIOJobs@navy.mil. Submission by mail should be via Federal Express or similar means due to problems with regular USPS mail deliveries or possible security delays in normal mail delivery. Mailed applications should be addressed to:

Ms. Katherine Aldrich
Deputy Assistant General Counsel (AI)
Bldg 36, Room 214
720 Kennon Street SE
Washington, DC 20374-5013

This Personnel Notice will close on January 20, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM, EST and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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04-20 Assistant/Associate Counsel (Acquisition)Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC1/28/2020NAVSEA - NAVSEASYSCOMGS-11/12/13/14/15
Assistant/Associate Counsel (Acquisition)
There is an anticipated vacancy for one or more acquisition attorneys at the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Office of Counsel. The position is located at NAVSEA Headquarters at the Washington Navy Yard, 1333 Isaac Hull Avenue, S.E., Washington Navy Yard, DC. 

NAVSEA is responsible for the development, acquisition, and maintenance of the ships, shipboard systems, and ordnance of the Department of the Navy. It has an annual budget of approximately $35 billion and an enterprise-wide workforce of roughly 80,000 military and civilians. The NAVSEA Office of Counsel includes over 150 lawyers located at the Washington Navy Yard and in 21 field offices throughout the United States. These attorneys provide their clients with the full range of legal services assigned to the Department of the Navy’s Office of the General Counsel, including acquisition, civilian personnel, labor, environmental and occupational safety and health, intellectual property, ethics and standards of conduct, fiscal, and associated litigation in various forums.

The position is rated a full performance NH-IV level (equivalent to GS-15 pay) under the Acquisition Demonstration (AcqDemo) Pay System and will be filled as a GS-11, GS-12, GS-13, GS-14, or NH-IV, depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant.

Applicants must submit 1) a cover letter, 2) a resume, SF-171, or OF-612, 3) two relevant legal writing samples of no more than 15 pages combined (excerpts are acceptable), 4) your two most recent performance appraisals, if available and 5) names and telephone numbers of at least three references. Applications should include current grade (if applicable), lowest grade willing to accept and projected availability. Attorneys who have graduated from law school less than five years prior to the announcement closing date must provide a copy of their law school transcripts, including class rank.

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to Mr. Alex Marin at nssc_navsea_ogc_vaca@navy.mil. Although less desirable, applicants may send applications by FedEx to:

Mr. Alex Marin, SEA 00L1
Naval Sea Systems Command
1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE Stop 1150
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20376-1150

For additional information about this position, you are encouraged to contact Alex Marin at 202-781-3437 or alex.marin@navy.mil.  Applicants may also contact Wendy Iaci at 202-781-4176 or gwendolyn.iaci@navy.mil for information about the position.

This personnel notice will close on January 28, 2020, at 11:59:59 PM EST. Applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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05-20 Associate CounselNaples, Italy1/30/2020NAVFAC – NAVFAC EUROPEGS-14
Associate Counsel
There is an anticipated vacancy for an Associate Counsel within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Europe, Africa, Central (NAVFAC EURAFCENT) in Naples, Italy. NAVFAC EURAFCENT is a field activity of the NAVFAC Atlantic Office of Counsel, Norfolk, VA, and is part of the NAVFAC Office of Counsel, which is headquartered in Washington, DC, and comprised of approximately 100 attorneys around the world. The NAVFAC EURAFCENT Office of Counsel is comprised of 5 attorneys (including the subject position) who are resident in Naples, Italy. Legal advice is provided across the full range of issues encountered by the client. Practice areas include: acquisition and construction; facilities management; architecture/engineering and base operating services; real estate; civilian personnel law; environmental law; and the areas of ethics; fiscal law; the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act.

The successful applicant’s duties will be primarily supporting operations in the Middle East and Africa in the areas of real estate and acquisition; however, he/she may also be assigned to duties in the other practice areas as noted above, as the need arises. Monthly travel (7-10 days) to the Middle East and to locations in Africa may be required and incumbent will be required to obtain all necessary vaccinations.  Because this is a foreign overseas position, the successful applicant must commit to a minimum three-year tour. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume; two brief (fewer than 10 pages each) writing samples that demonstrate analytical and advocacy abilities; the two most recent performance appraisals if available; and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references who may be contacted. Performance appraisals should include the rating official’s narrative.

Electronic applications may be e-mailed to: Andrea.VanLanen@eu.navy.mil  or Rose-marie.Phillips@eu.navy.mil.

Interested attorneys should direct questions to Ms. Andrea VanLanen at Andrea.VanLanen@eu.navy.mil, or commercial number: +39-081-568-7783.

This personnel notice will close on January 30, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM EST and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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08-20 Supervisory Senior Associate Counsel (Civilian Personnel Law)Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC 1/27/2020CNIC - Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC)GS-15
Supervisory Senior Associate Counsel (Civilian Personnel Law)
There is an anticipated vacancy for an attorney to serve as Senior Associate Counsel (Civilian Personnel Law) (CPL), Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC), at the CNIC Office of General Counsel located at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. The CNIC Office of General Counsel is under the general supervision and coordination of the Department of the Navy (DON) Office of the General Counsel (OGC) and provides legal services to CNIC and its eleven Regions. This position is located in a fast-paced and dynamic headquarters environment.

This is a GS-15 supervisory and leadership position on Team CNIC OGC, reporting directly to Deputy Counsel, CNIC with Counsel, CNIC as the second-level supervisor. At this time, the incumbent is responsible for supervision of one attorney and also is responsible for keeping abreast of the latest in this practice area and sharing his/her knowledge with Team CNIC OGC CPL practitioners as the CPL subject matter expert.

Applicants must submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the position, along with a resume, two legal writing samples (no more than ten pages but may be a portion of a larger document), two most recent performance appraisals (if available), and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references that can speak to their professional qualifications (other than current supervisors) and who may be contacted. Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 form. Precise pay will be set commensurate with the successful applicant's qualifications, funding availability and General Schedule pay setting guidelines.

Interested attorneys may contact Anthony Verducci, Counsel, CNIC at (202) 433-4808 or Traci Guariniello, Deputy Counsel, CINC at (202) 433-4303.

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and should be sent to CNICOGCJOBS@navy.mil.

If electronic submission is not possible, the requested information should be sent to

Ms. Linda Melendy
Commander, Navy Installations Command (OGC)
716 Sicard St. SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5140

Please note that delivery by Federal Express (or similar means) is highly recommended due to possible security delays in conventional mail delivery.  Deliveries via U.S. Postal Service are often delayed and may cause the application to be untimely.  Facsimiles will not be accepted.

This personnel notice will close on January 26, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM, EST and applications must be received by the stated date and time to be considered.
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09-20 Assistant CounselNAS Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida1/27/2020CNIC - NAVREG SEGS-11/12/13/14
Assistant Counsel
There is an anticipated vacancy for an attorney to serve as an Assistant Counsel within the Office of Counsel, Navy Region Southeast (NRSE), which is part of the Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Office of Counsel.  This position is located at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, FL. 

The successful candidate will be expected to provide legal support across the full range of OGC practice areas, with an emphasis on laws, rules, and regulations in the areas of civilian personnel and labor law (CPL), including litigation at the Merit Systems Protection Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, union grievance arbitrations and federal district court. The incumbent will provide pre-litigation advice and services on matters involving EEO programs, such as reasonable accommodation, in addition to matters pertaining to employee performance and discipline. Additional duties may include advice and guidance in the areas of Government contracts, fiscal law, Government Ethics/Standards of Conduct, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act matters, environmental law and other administrative law matters resulting from the operations and responsibilities of operating large military installations.

The position will be filled at the GS-11 through GS-14 level. If the position is filled at the GS-11 through GS-13 level, the selectee will have promotion potential to the GS-14 level.  The grade level offered will be based upon the successful applicant's qualifications, the needs of the office, and funding availability. 

Interested attorneys may contact Bob Brown, Region Counsel, NRSE, at (904) 542-0274.

Applicants must submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the position, along with a resume, two short writing samples (no more than 10 pages), two most recent performance appraisals (if available), and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted.  A client reference is encouraged. Applications should include current grade (if applicable), salary requirements and projected availability.  Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 form. Precise pay will be set commensurate with the successful applicant's qualifications, funding availability and General Schedule pay setting guidelines.  Attorneys who have graduated from law school within the last 5 years must provide a copy of their law school transcripts including class rank.

Electronic submissions (MS Word or Adobe ".pdf") are highly encouraged and should be sent to CNICOGCJOBS@navy.mil.

If an applicant chooses to submit a hard copy application, it may be sent to:

Ms. Linda Melendy
Commander, Navy Installations Command (OGC)
716 Sicard Street, SE, Suite 1000
Washington Navy Yard, D.C. 20374-5140

Please note that delivery by Federal Express (or similar means) is highly recommended due to possible security delays in conventional mail delivery.  Deliveries via U.S. Postal Service are often delayed and may cause the application to be untimely.  Facsimiles will not be accepted.

This personnel notice will close on January 27, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM, EST and applications must be received by the stated date and time to be considered.
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11-20 Senior Associate Counsel (Supervisory)San Diego, CA2/11/2020NAVFAC - NAVFAC SOUTHWESTGS-15
Senior Associate Counsel (Supervisory)
There is an anticipated vacancy for an attorney to serve as Senior Associate Counsel (Acquisition/Civilian Personnel Law) in the Office of Counsel, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFACSW). This GS-15 position is located at NAVFACSW headquarters in San Diego, CA.

NAVFACSW manages the planning, design, construction, contingency engineering, real estate, environmental, and public works support for U.S. Navy shore facilities in the Southwest Region of the United States. In addition, the Commanding Officer, NAVFACSW, serves as the Regional Engineer for the Commander, Navy Region Southwest, with responsibility for the Region's facilities, environmental and safety programs. The NAVFACSW Office of Counsel is a field activity of the Office of Counsel, NAVFAC Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii, and is a part of the NAVFAC Office of Counsel, which is headquartered in Washington, DC. More information about NAVFAC can be found at www.navfac.navy.mil.

The Senior Associate Counsel (Acquisition/CPL) supervises a team of seven attorneys in the NAVFACSW Office of Counsel, and delivers legal services to the Command's senior clients regarding the full range of acquisition and civilian personnel matters. 

To apply, applicants must submit the following: a resume; a cover letter that addresses their qualifications and reasons for their interest in this position; two legal writing samples (not exceeding 10 pages each (the sample may be a part of a longer document); their two most recent performance appraisals, if available; and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted.  Applicants should clearly indicate if they do not want us to contact their current supervisor. The cover letter should also address the applicant’s projected availability. Current federal government employees should indicate their present GS and step level or equivalent grade and salary.

For additional information, interested attorneys may contact Ms. Susan Hulbert, Counsel, 619-532-4517/DSN 522, susan.hulbert@navy.mil.

Electronic submissions are preferred and should be submitted to Ms. Kathy Lewis at Kathy.v.lewis@navy.mil.

Mailed applications should be addressed to:
Ms. Susan Hulbert
Counsel
Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest
1220 Pacific Hwy, Room 250
San Diego CA 92132

This Personnel Notice will close on February 11, 2020 at 11:59:59 P.M. EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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12-20Indian Head, MD2/10/2020NAVSEA – NSWC, IHEODTD GS-14/15
Assistant/Associate Counsel
There is an anticipated vacancy for an attorney within the Office of Counsel at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Technology Division, Indian Head, Maryland (NSWC IHEODTD). NSWC IHEODTD, one of ten Divisions within the Naval Surface Warfare Center, is the principal Navy Research, Development, Test & Evaluation facility for energetics and provides the design, scale-up, and production of explosives, ordnance, and propellants used in all major DoD weapons systems. NSWC IHEODTD is located approximately 20 miles south of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and is within commuting distance of Washington, D.C.

The NSWC IHEODTD Office of Counsel is a field office within the Office of Counsel for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and part of the Department of the Navy (DON) Office of the General Counsel (OGC).  The NSWC IHEODTD Office of Counsel employs six attorneys and one paralegal specialist. This office has a varied workload covering most of the DON OGC practice areas, with emphasis on federal acquisition law, civilian personnel law, labor law, and intellectual property law.

The successful candidate will be expected to practice primarily in federal acquisition law, but may also be called upon to provide legal services in one or more of the following practice areas: civilian personnel law, ethics and standards of conduct, the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act, fiscal law, or environmental law. The position may be filled at the NT-V (comparable to GS-14) or NT-VI (comparable to GS-15) pay band within the NAVSEA Warfare Center Personnel Demonstration Project. The pay band and equivalent grade level offered will be based upon the successful applicant's qualifications and funding availability.

Applicants should submit a resume, two brief legal writing samples (no longer than 10 pages each) that demonstrate analytical and/or advocacy abilities, two recent performance appraisals (if available), and names and telephone numbers of at least three references who may be contacted. Attorneys who have graduated from law school less than five years prior to the announcement closing date must provide a copy of their law school transcripts including class rank. Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 form. Please redact social security numbers from any submitted documents. Performance appraisals should include the rating official's narrative. The application should indicate the lowest grade level that the applicant will consider.

Interested attorneys are encouraged to contact Ms. Effie Lewis by e-mail at effie.lewis@navy.mil, for more information.

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to nssc_navsea_ogc_vaca@navy.mil. The subject line of the message should state the Personnel Notice Number. Although less desirable, applicants may send applications by FedEx to:

NAVSEA 00L4
Naval Sea Systems Command
1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE Stop 1150
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20376-1150

This personnel notice will close on February 10, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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13-20Bremerton, WA2/12/2020NAVSEA – NAVSHIPYD PUGET SOUNDGS-15
Associate Counsel (Civilian Personnel Law Team Lead)
There is a vacancy within the Office of Counsel, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) for an attorney to serve as an Associate Counsel- Civilian Personnel Law Team Lead. The PSNS & IMF Office of Counsel is a field office under the headquarters Office of Counsel, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and part of the Department of the Navy (DON) Office of the General Counsel (OGC). NAVSEA is responsible for the development, acquisition, and maintenance of ships, shipboard systems, and ordnance for the DON, with an annual budget of about $30 billion and a workforce of roughly 70,000 military and civilian personnel. The NAVSEA Office of Counsel employs nearly 150 lawyers at the Washington, D.C. Headquarters and in 21 field offices throughout the U.S.

The PSNS & IMF Office of Counsel consists of twelve attorneys and three paralegals. The Office has a varied workload covering the full range of OGC practice, with emphasis on civilian personnel and labor law, federal acquisition law, litigation, environmental law, fiscal law, standards of conduct, ethics, Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act matters. The successful candidate is expected to provide legal advice, assistance, and representation on civilian personnel and labor law, including litigation at the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, federal district court, union grievance arbitrations, the Office of Special Counsel for whistleblower issues, and state unemployment hearings. The successful candidate will advise on disciplinary actions, performance appraisals, investigations, requests for reasonable accommodation, security matters, and Federal Employee’s Compensation Act matters.  The successful candidate will also lead the four section members providing this same legal advice and assistance in organizing standard operating procedures, coordination of litigation strategy across cases, development of legal skills and efficiently team with human resource representatives and management to achieve positive legal results and more effective personnel management at the Command. 

The position will be filled under the General Schedule (GS) at the GS-15 level. To be selected at the GS-15 level, the candidate must have at least five-and-one-half years of recent and relevant professional legal experience in the practice areas identified above.

Interested attorneys with questions may contact Ms. Wendy Kelly, PSNS&IMF Counsel, at (360) 476-6597.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, two recent and relevant legal writing samples (no longer than 10 pages each; portions of longer work products are acceptable) that demonstrate analytical and/or advocacy abilities, the two most recent performance appraisals (if available), and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references who may be contacted Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 form. Please redact social security numbers from any submitted documents. Performance appraisals should include the rating official's narrative.

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to nssc_navsea_ogc_vaca@navy.mil.  The subject line of the message should state the Personnel Notice Number. Although less desirable because of possible security delays, applicants may send applications by FedEx to:

NAVSEA 00LB
Naval Sea Systems Command
1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE Stop 1150
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20376-1150

This personnel notice will close on February 12, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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14-20 Associate CounselWashington, DC2/12/2020NAVFAC - NAVFACENGCOMGS-14/15
Associate Counsel
There is an anticipated vacancy for an attorney to serve as Associate Counsel within the Acquisition and Fiscal Law Branch of the Office of Counsel, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Headquarters. This position is located at the historic Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC.  This position will be filled at either the GS-14 or GS-15 level depending upon the qualifications of the successful applicant.

NAVFAC is the Echelon II systems command that builds and maintains sustainable facilities, delivers utilities and installation operation services, and provides facilities and other infrastructure support to Navy expeditionary combat forces. The Commander, NAVFAC, serves as the Navy’s Chief of Civil Engineers and leads a world-wide organization of approximately 19,000 military and civilian personnel, at headquarters and thirteen component commands, in support of the Navy and Marine Corps, Unified Commanders, and Department of Defense agencies. More information about NAVFAC can be found at www.navfac.navy.mil.

The principal duties of the attorney selected for this position will be in the areas of acquisition and fiscal law.  These duties will include advising headquarters clients on particular acquisition and fiscal law matters requiring headquarters’ attention, as well as general policy matters in these areas to include contracts for military construction, facilities maintenance, architect/engineer services, base operations and support services, and energy and utility services; intra-and inter-governmental procurements; and bid protests and contract disputes related to such contracts.  Additionally, the incumbent will assist field counsel on novel or complex matters involving acquisition and fiscal law matters and coordinate policy and other developments in assigned areas, to include appropriate liaison with attorneys across the Department of the Navy, Department of Defense, and other federal agencies. 

To be eligible for selection at the GS-14 level, an applicant must have at least three and one half years of successful legal experience, a substantial portion of which must include acquisition and/or related fiscal law matters.  To be eligible for selection at the GS-15 level, an applicant must have at least five-and-one-half years of successful legal experience, a substantial portion of which must include acquisition and/or related fiscal law matters. 

To apply, applicants must submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the position; a resume; two legal writing samples (not exceeding 10 pages each; the sample may be a part of a longer document); their two most recent performance appraisals, if available; and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted. Applicants should clearly indicate if they do not want their current supervisor contacted.  The cover letter should also address the applicant’s projected availability.  Current federal government employees should indicate their present GS and step level or equivalent grade and salary.

For additional information, interested attorneys may contact Mr. Richard Huber, Senior Associate Counsel, 202-685-9117/DSN 325, Richard.j.huber@navy.mil.

Electronic submissions are preferred and should be submitted to Ms. Belynda Miller-Miles at belynda.miller-miles@navy.mil. Mailed applications should be addressed to:

Mr. Richard Huber
Office of Counsel
Naval Facilities Engineering Command
1322 Patterson Avenue, SE, Suite 1000
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5065

This Personnel Notice will close on February 12, 2020 at 11:59:59 P.M. EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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144-19 Norfolk, Virginia3/5/2020NAVFAC - NAVFAC ATLANTIC GS-13/14
Assistant Counsel
A vacancy is anticipated for an attorney to serve as an Assistant Counsel in the Office of Counsel, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic (NAVFAC Atlantic) in Norfolk, Virginia. The Office of Counsel, NAVFAC Atlantic, is a part of the NAVFAC Office of Counsel, which is headquartered in Washington, DC. NAVFAC Atlantic is an Echelon III command responsible for all real property management, planning, installation restoration, environmental compliance, engineering/architectural services, military construction, and facilities maintenance for Navy and Marine Corps shore installations in the NAVFAC Atlantic area of responsibility. NAVFAC Atlantic oversees four subordinate Echelon IV facilities engineering commands and is responsible for oversight of NAVFAC products and services throughout the Eastern United States, Southern Europe, Africa, and Southwest Asia.

The principal duties of the attorney selected for this position will be to provide legal support in the area of environmental law.  Real estate will be a secondary focus of the position.  However, the selectee may also be assigned duties in the other practice areas noted above as the needs of the office may require. Periodic travel may be required.

This position has a full performance level of GS-14 and will be filled at the GS-13 or GS-14 level, depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the position; a resume; two legal writing samples (less than 10 pages each; the sample may be a part of a longer document); and the names and telephone numbers of their current supervisor and at least three references (other than current supervisor) who may be contacted.  Applicants should clearly indicate if they do not want their current supervisor to be contacted.  Current Federal employees should also indicate their present GS and step level or equivalent grade and salary.

Interested attorneys may contact Mr. Theodore Hoffmann, Counsel, NAVFAC Atlantic, at (757) 322-8016 or Ms. Sandra Simmons, Supervisory Assistant Counsel, at (757) 322-4774 for additional information. 

Electronic applications should be submitted by e-mail to theodore.hoffmann@navy.mil

This Personnel Notice will close at 11:59:59 PM, EST, March 5, 2020 and applications must be received by this time and date to be considered.
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15-20 Counsel, Naval Inspector General (Supervisory) Washington, DC2/3/2020PDGC - NAVINSGENGS-15
Counsel, Naval Inspector General (Supervisory)
There is an anticipated vacancy for a senior attorney to serve as Counsel to the Naval Inspector General (NAVIG) within the Office of the Naval Inspector General (NAVINSGEN).  This position is a supervisory position and will be filled under the General Schedule (GS) pay system at the GS-15 level. 

The position is located at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, DC, and reports to the Principal Deputy General Counsel of the Navy.  The NAVIG is responsible for initiating and conducting, or directing the conduct of, such inquiries as he/she deems appropriate, with particular emphasis on those matters relating to DON integrity, ethics, efficiency, discipline, or readiness, afloat or ashore, as well as conducting all investigations involving allegations against Flag/General Officers and members of the Senior Executive Service.  The NAVIG provides information directly to SECNAV, the CNO, and the CMC.

The incumbent provides legal advice and counsel to the NAVIG on a wide variety of issues at the Department level including: investigations, ethics, inspections, disclosure, policy, training, and relevant legislation.  Although the incumbent’s principal client is the NAVIG, the incumbent will also be responsible for advising the Deputy Naval Inspector General, NAVINSGEN staff, and Inspectors General throughout the Navy without designated legal support.  The incumbent also acts as a liaison with other law enforcement agencies and legal offices to ensure proper accountability and full protection of the Navy’s legal interest.  A significant portion of the incumbent’s legal advice concerns investigations focused on allegations made against senior Navy officials.  These investigations are of special interest to the SECNAV, CNO, and CMC. 

Applicants should submit a resume, an OF-612, or an SF-171; a narrative statement relating their background and experience to the requirements of the position; their two most recent performance appraisals, if available; two legal writing samples (no more than 5 pages each); and, the names and phone numbers of at least three references (other than their immediate supervisor) who may be contacted. Current federal government employees should indicate in their application their present GS level or equivalent and salary.

Electronic applications are preferred and may be e-mailed to aagcm@navy.mil. Hard copy applications may be sent to the following address:
Department of the Navy
Office of the General Counsel
Attn: Mr. Garrett Ressing
1000 Navy Pentagon, 4E782
Washington, DC 20350-1000

Please note that delivery by Federal Express (or similar means) is highly recommended due to possible security delays in conventional mail delivery. Facsimiles will not be accepted.

This personnel notice will close at 11:59:59 PM EST on February 3, 2020.  Applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.

Interested attorneys may contact Mr. Robert Charles Rutherford, Counsel, NAVINSGEN at (202) 433-2223 or Mr. Garrett L. Ressing, Principal Deputy General Counsel, at (703) 614-1994, for additional information.
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16-20 Counsel (Supervisory)Yokosuka, Japan1/28/2020NAVSUP – NAVSUP FLC YokosukaGS-15
Counsel (Supervisory)
There is a vacancy for an attorney to serve as Counsel, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC), Yokosuka, located in Japan anticipated for June of 2020. The NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka Office of Counsel is a field office of the Office of Counsel, Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, PA. Information about NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka is located at:   https://www.navsup.navy.mil/public/navsup/flcy .

Counsel, NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka supervises an Assistant Counsel and a Legal Assistant (a Japanese national indirect-hire employee) in Yokosuka, and an attorney located at the Singapore Detachment. The practice primarily involves federal acquisition law; however, the incumbent advises on a wide range of legal issues in other OGC practice areas, including: fiscal law, civilian personnel, ethics and standards of conduct, fraud programs, litigation, inter-and intra-service support agreements, the FOIA, the Privacy Act, foreign and international law, and on a less frequent basis, environmental law, bankruptcy law, data rights, licensing agreements, and transportation law.   Counsel is also routinely called upon to provide guidance on investigations, host nation issues, issues related to status of forces agreements, and overseas benefits and entitlements.

This position will be filled under the General Schedule at the GS-15 level. To be selected at the GS-15 level, the applicant must have at least five and a half years of recent, relevant legal experience.

To apply for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the position, along with a resume, two legal writing samples (not exceeding 15 pages each) that demonstrate analytical and advocacy abilities (excerpts of larger pieces may be submitted), two most recent performance appraisals (if available), and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted. Applications must include current federal grade (if applicable), salary requirements, and projected availability. Attorneys who have graduated from law school less than 5 years prior to the announcement closing date must provide a copy of their law school transcripts, including class rank. Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 form. Please redact social security numbers from any submitted documents.

This personnel notice will close on February 17, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and should be sent to norma.crowther@navy.mil.

If electronic submission is not possible, the requested information should be sent to:

Norma Crowther
Office of Counsel, NOGCA1
Naval Supply Systems Command
5450 Carlisle Pike Suite 309-WS315
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050-2411

For additional information, interested attorneys should contact Mr. Michael Rossiter at michael.rossiter@navy.mil, or at 717-605-1850.
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17-20 Associate Counsel, Office of Civilian Human Resources (OCHR)Portsmouth, Virginia2/6/2020AGC M&RA - OCHRGS-15
Associate Counsel, Office of Civilian Human Resources (OCHR)
There is an anticipated vacancy for an attorney to serve as a civilian personnel law attorney within the Office of Counsel, Office of Civilian Human Resources (OCHR).  This position will be located at the OCHR Operations Center in the Norfolk/Portsmouth Virginia area.  OCHR is an Echelon II organization that reports to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Civilian Human Resources).  The Norfolk Operations Center is one of five Operations Centers overseen by OCHR out of its Washington, DC headquarters.  The Operations Centers provide personnel services to Navy and Marine Corps activities and installations worldwide.  As part of the responsibilities of this position, the attorney is expected to travel periodically to both the OCHR Philadelphia and OCHR Stennis Operations Centers.  The OCHR Office of Counsel also provides civilian personnel law advice, guidance and training, as well as litigation support on an as-requested and as-available basis to all Department of the Navy command and field activities.

The incumbent is expected to perform the full range of OGC practice with a primary emphasis on civilian personnel law (CPL) to include: administrative employment litigation before the EEOC and MSPB; federal court litigation involving CPL matters; conducting training for CPL practitioners (OGC, HR and JAG); and, providing guidance to practitioners on unique/complex CPL litigation issues.  Thus, a minimum of five-and-a-half years of experience in civilian personnel law (preferably including experience within the Department of the Navy) and extensive litigation experience is required.  Experience in ethics, standards of conduct, procurement (particularly service contracts), fiscal law, and FOIA/Privacy Act is desirable.  The successful candidate must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.

The position will be filled under the General Schedule (GS) at the GS-15 level. To be eligible, the successful candidate must have five-and-one-half years of recent and relevant professional legal experience in the practice areas identified above.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, two recent and relevant legal writing samples (no longer than 10 pages each; portions of longer work products are acceptable) that demonstrate analytical and/or advocacy abilities, the two most recent performance appraisals (if available), and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references who may be contacted.  Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 form. Please redact social security numbers from any submitted documents. Performance appraisals should include the rating official's narrative.

This Personnel Notice will close on February 6, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered. 

Submission of application materials by Email should be sent to Laurie R. Bortz, Counsel, OCHR at laurie.bortz@navy.mil or by FAX (202-685-6616) is preferred.  Please note that delivery by Federal Express (or similar means) is highly recommended due to possible security delays in conventional mail delivery.  Deliveries via U.S. Postal Service are often delayed and may cause the application to be untimely. 

Laurie R. Bortz
OCHR, Office of Counsel
614 Sicard Street, SE
Suite 100
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5072

For further information about the position, interested attorneys are encouraged to contact Laurie R. Bortz, Counsel, OCHR, at (202) 685-6412.
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18-20 General AttorneyLakehurst, New Jersey2/6/2020NAVAIR – NAVAIRWARCENACDIV LAKEHURSTGS-11/12/13/14/15
General Attorney
There is an anticipated vacancy for an attorney to serve as an Assistant Counsel within the Office of Counsel, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Lakehurst, New Jersey.  NAWCAD is a field activity of the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), providing research, development, test, evaluation, engineering and fleet support for Navy and Marine Corps aircraft and component systems. The Office of Counsel, NAWCAD, employs over 30 attorneys and support staff at Patuxent River, MD, Lakehurst, NJ and Orlando, FL.

This position is located in Lakehurst, NJ at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (http://www.jointbasemdl.af.mil/).  Lakehurst, NJ is located outside of Toms River, NJ / Seaside Heights, NJ in the greater Philadelphia, PA and New York City metro areas.   For information about NAVAIR and NAWCAD, please see http://www.navair.navy.mil/ and http://www.nawcad.navy.mil/.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide legal support across the full range of OGC practice areas, including civilian personnel law, ethics and standards of conduct, litigation, the Freedom of Information Act, Federal acquisition law, fiscal law, and litigation related to these areas.

The position will be filled under the Science and Technology Reinvention Laboratory (STRL) personnel demonstration system, which is a pay-for-performance system using pay bands with salary ranges. The position will be filled in the Business and Program Management, Pay Band DA-05 (equivalent to GS-13). Pay will be set commensurate with the successful applicant's qualifications, funding availability, and STRL pay-setting guidelines.  Due to workload requirements and experience of candidates, consideration may be made to fill the position at the STRL DA-06 Pay Band (GS-14/GS-15 equivalent).

Applicants should submit a cover letter and a resume. If selected for an interview, applicants will be asked to provide two legal writing samples that demonstrate analytical and advocacy abilities (NTE 10 pages each; portions of longer work products are acceptable); two recent performance appraisals if available; and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted. A client reference is encouraged. Applicants who do not want their current supervisor to be contacted should specify that information in the cover letter.

Applications must be under 7MB in size and should be emailed to: denise.marrama@navy.mil and to karin.wiechmann@navy.mil

Please note that delivery by Federal Express (or similar means) is highly recommended due to possible security delays in conventional mail delivery.  Deliveries via U.S. Postal Service are often delayed and may cause the application to be untimely. Send applications to:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
NAVAIRWARCENACDIV LAKEHURST
ATTN: DENISE MARRAMA
ROUTE 547 MAIL STOP B120-1
LAKEHURST, NJ
08733-5028
UNITED STATES

Interested attorneys may contact Ms. Denise Marrama, Counsel, NAWCAD Lakehurst (732) 323-2131

This personnel notice will close on February 6, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM, EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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19-20 Patent AttorneySan Diego, California1/28/2020NAVWAR - NIWC PACIFICGS-11/12/13
Patent Attorney
There is a vacancy for an attorney to serve as a Patent Attorney within the Office of Counsel, Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific). The position is located in San Diego, California.

SSC Pacific is a research and development center for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems (C4ISR) and is a field activity of the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR). The candidate selected for this position will provide intellectual property legal services primarily consisting of preparing, drafting, and prosecuting patent applications in the fields of mechanical and electrical engineering or computer science, along with limited counseling on intellectual property matters. For additional information on NIWC Pacific and NAVWAR, go to www.navwar.navy.mil.

NIWC Pacific is under the Science and Technology Reinvention Laboratory (STRL) Personnel Management Demonstration Project, a contribution-based assessment and compensation system using pay bands with salary ranges. The vacancy will be filled at the NO-04 level (comparable to the GS-11/12 level) or NO-05 level (comparable to the GS-13 level) plus locality pay. Pay will be set commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications, funding availability, and STRL pay setting guidelines. For more information on STRL, please visit the website at https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2011/01/11/2011-237/science-and-technology-reinvention-laboratory-personnel-management-demonstration-project-department.  After successful performance at the NO-05 level, the successful candidate will be eligible for promotion to the NO-06 level (comparable to the GS-14/15 level) in accordance with Department of the Navy Office of the General Counsel and NIWC Pacific policy.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a resume and cover letter that address the evaluation criteria for this position.  Applicants with fewer than five years since law school graduation must also submit a law school transcript. Candidates selected for interviews will be asked to provide two writing samples of no more than 10 pages, preferably including an excerpt of a patent application, and references. These materials will be considered in the evaluation process. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be submitted to Ms. Aerial Roberts, Paralegal, at aerial.roberts@navy.mil.

Interested candidates should contact Mr. Kyle Eppele, Patent Counsel, NIWC Pacific, at (619) 553-3001 or kyle.eppele@navy.mil for more information. Documents not sent electronically should be sent to:
Kyle Eppele
NIWC Pacific
Office of Counsel (Code 30000)
53560 Hull Street
San Diego, CA 92152-5001

This personnel notice will close on February 26, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM, EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
20-20 Assistant CounselSan Diego, California2/17/2020NAVSEA - SWRMCGS-11/12/13/14
Assistant Counsel
There is a vacancy for an attorney to serve as Assistant Counsel in the Office of Counsel at the Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) located at Naval Base San Diego. The SWRMC team provides superior ship maintenance, modernization, technical support, intermediate support and selective maintenance training for over 100 surface ships, submarines, shore activities and other commands of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. SWRMC also administers Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) contracts for depot level repairs, which are extensive industrial repairs performed during periodic ship overhauls and dedicated repair availabilities by Navy and commercial shipyards.

The SWRMC Office of Counsel comprises four attorneys and one paralegal and has a varied workload covering the full range of the DON Office of the General Counsel's (OGC) practice, with emphasis on federal acquisition law, civilian personnel law (CPL), ethics and standards of conduct, and fiscal law.

The successful candidate will be expected to practice primarily in civilian personnel law, but will also provide legal services in the areas of ethics, standards of conduct, the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act, and fiscal law. The successful candidate is expected to provide legal advice, assistance, and representation on civilian personnel and labor law, including litigation at the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, federal district court, union grievance arbitrations, the Office of Special Counsel for whistleblower issues, and state unemployment hearings. The successful candidate will advise on disciplinary actions, performance appraisals, investigations, requests for reasonable accommodation, security matters, and Federal Employee’s Compensation Act matters. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications and the needs of the office, the successful candidate may also provide legal services in the area of federal acquisition law.

The position will be filled at the GS-11, 12, 13, or 14 level and has a full performance level of GS-14.

Applicants should submit a resume, two brief legal writing samples (no longer than 20 pages total) that demonstrate analytical and/or advocacy abilities, two recent performance appraisals (if available), and names and telephone numbers of at least three references who may be contacted. Attorneys who have graduated from law school less than five years prior to the announcement closing date must provide a copy of their law school transcripts including class rank. Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50. Please redact social security numbers from any submitted documents. Performance appraisals should include the rating official's narrative. The application should indicate the lowest grade level that the applicant will consider.

Interested attorneys are encouraged to contact Ms. Lisa Simon at (619) 556-1068, or by e-mail at lisa.simon@navy.mil, for more information.

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to nssc_navsea_ogc_vaca@navy.mil. The subject line of the message should state the Personnel Notice Number. Although less desirable because of possible security delays, applicants may send applications by FedEx to:

NAVSEA 00LB
Attn: Ms Kristin Becker
Naval Sea Systems Command
1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE Stop 1150
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20376-1150

This Personnel Notice will close on February 17, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM, EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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21-20West Bethesda, MD2/11/2020NAVSEA - NSWC, CarderockGS-14/15
Assistant/Associate Counsel
There is an anticipated vacancy for an attorney within the Office of Counsel at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD), West Bethesda, MD. NSWCCD is one of ten Naval Surface Warfare Center Divisions within the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). NSWCCD's approximately 2000 military, civil service, engineers, scientists, technicians and administrative personnel provide cradle-to-grave support for its technical products over a broad range of scientific areas related to surface and undersea platforms.

The successful candidate will be expected to practice primarily in federal acquisition law and related litigation, including support to § 233 pilot initiatives, but will also provide legal services in the areas of ethics, standards of conduct, the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act, and fiscal law. The position may be filled at the NT-V (comparable to GS-14) pay band within the NAVSEA Warfare Center Personnel Demonstration Project. If the position is filled at the NT-V (GS-14 equivalent) level, it is expected that the position will have promotion potential to the NT-VI (GS-15 equivalent) level. Selection may be also made at the NT-VI level only for an exceptional candidate. As the desired grade level rises, concentrated and relevant experience in federal acquisition law and familiarity with OGC and DON processes and procedures becomes increasingly important. The pay band and equivalent grade level offered will be based upon the successful applicant's qualifications and funding availability.

Applicants should submit a resume, two brief legal writing samples (no longer than 20 pages total) that demonstrate analytical and/or advocacy abilities, two recent performance appraisals (if available), and names and telephone numbers of at least three references who may be contacted. Attorneys who have graduated from law school less than five years prior to the announcement closing date must provide a copy of their law school transcripts including class rank. Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 form. Please redact social security numbers from any submitted documents. Performance appraisals should include the rating official's narrative. The application should indicate the lowest grade level that the applicant will consider.

Interested attorneys are encouraged to contact Mr. David Gattis at (301) 227-3568, or by e-mail at David.Gattis@navy.mil, for more information.

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to nssc_navsea_ogc_vaca@navy.mil. The subject line of the message should state the Personnel Notice Number. Although less desirable because of possible security delays, applicants may send applications by FedEx to:

NAVSEA 00L4
Naval Sea Systems Command
Attn: Ms Kristin Becker
1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE Stop 1150
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20376-1150

This Personnel Notice will close on February 11, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM, EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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22-20Washington, DC2/7/2020PDGC - CNOGS-13
Assistant Counsel – Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
There is a vacancy for an attorney to serve as the Assistant Counsel within the Office of Counsel, Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV) in a "TEMPORARY" position for a period of six months, with an option to extend, but not to exceed one year.  The position is located in Washington, DC.

OPNAV includes the CNO, the Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO), the Director, Navy Staff (DNS), the Deputy Chiefs of Naval Operations (DCNOs), the Assistant Chiefs of Naval Operations, the Chief of Legislative Affairs, and other members of the Navy, the Marine Corps and civilians assigned or detailed to the office.  The OPNAV Office of Counsel is comprised of six attorneys with a varied workload covering the full range of the DON OGC’s practice, including Federal acquisition law, civilian personnel law, labor law, environmental law, litigation, fiscal law, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, and ethics/standards of conduct. 

The incumbent will be responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to the DON Privacy Act (PA)/Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Branch of Director, Navy Staff (DNS).  The PA/FOIA Branch manages the Navy’s responsibilities related to the PA and FOIA, which includes coordinating and implementing policy and compliance Navy-wide for PA/FOIA, reviewing and coordinating all appeals by any Department component under the PA/FOIA, and handling the defense of certain PA/FOIA matters
in litigation.  Additionally, the incumbent will provide legal advice and counsel to the OPNAV staff on civilian personnel law matters, to include matters such as employee performance and discipline matters. The incumbent will also advise on human resources policy matters, provide advice to OPNAV’s EEO offices, and provide advice on requests for Reasonable Accommodation. Additionally, the incumbent will litigate cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Merit Systems Protection Board. Further, the incumbent will also provide advice on administrative investigations.  Efforts in these practice areas will include the provision of legal advice, both written and oral, and communication with other federal government attorneys and members of the private bar.

The position will be filled under the General Schedule (GS) at the GS-13 level, and precise pay will be set commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications, funding availability, and the General Schedule pay guidelines. To be eligible for selection at the GS-13 level, the applicant must have in excess of two years of relevant legal experience. 

Applicants should submit a resume; two legal writing samples (no longer than 10 pages collectively) that demonstrate analytical and/or advocacy abilities (excerpts of larger pieces may be submitted); the two most recent performance appraisals with rating official narrative, if available; and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted. Applicants should include their projected availability.

Interested attorneys should contact Ms. Tuwana Cummings at (703) 697-3358 or tuwana.cummings@navy.mil.  Electronic applications are preferred and may be emailed to aagcm@navy.mil.

Please note that delivery by Federal Express (or similar means) is highly recommended due to possible security delays in conventional mail delivery. Facsimiles will not be accepted.  If necessary, applications may be sent via Federal Express (or similar means) to the following address:
Department of the Navy
Office of the General Counsel
Attn: Ms. Tuwana Cummings
1000 Navy Pentagon, 4E486
Washington, DC 20350-1000

This personnel notice will close on February 7, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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23-20 Supervisory Senior Associate CounselNaples, Italy2/18/2020CNIC - CNREURAFCENTGS-15
Supervisory Senior Associate Counsel
There is an anticipated vacancy for the position of Senior Associate Counsel in Naples, Italy, at Commander Navy Region Europe, Africa, Central (CNREURAFCENT, formerly CNREURAFSWA), one of ten regions that reports to Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC). CNREURAFCENT covers thirty four operational platforms over three continents ranging from installations, contingency support locations and National Support Elements.  More on CNREURAFCENT can be found at https://www.cnic.navy.mil/Europe/index.htm.

The CNREURAFCENT Office of Counsel consists of six attorneys and an administrative assistant in Naples, two attorneys in Rota, Spain, and one attorney in Bahrain. One of the attorneys in Naples is the Counsel for Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, Africa, and spends significant periods TDY to that location. In addition to general management duties, the Senior Associate Counsel is expected to oversee the Region’s civilian personnel legal practice. The Senior Associate Counsel reports to the Region Counsel, who ultimately reports to Counsel, CNIC.  This position performs the duties of the Deputy Region Counsel and reports to the CNRSW Region Counsel.

The CNREURAFCENT legal office has a varied workload covering the full range of business and personnel law practice areas relative to installation management. These include federal acquisition law, civilian personnel and labor law, including foreign national employees, environmental and land use law, litigation, fiscal law, military community welfare and recreation support, and the unique issues within these areas that arise from the application of international law and agreements in the many countries within the AOR.  The practice is unique, fast-paced, and requires attorneys to assist clients in managing uncertainty.

This is a senior supervisory position within CNREURAFCENT and the DON OGC requiring the exercise of significant responsibility, and will be filled at the full-performance GS-15 level. The applicant must have a minimum of 5-1/2 years of legal experience within the OGC practice areas noted above. Precise pay will be set commensurate with the successful candidate's qualifications, funding availability, and GS pay guidelines.
Applicants should submit a resume, two brief legal writing samples (no more than 10 pages each) that demonstrate analytical and/or advocacy abilities (e.g., excerpts of emails, presentations, or formal pieces may be submitted), the two most recent performance appraisals with rating official narrative, if available, and the names and phone numbers of at least three references who may be contacted. Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 form. Please redact social security numbers from any submitted documents.

For more information about the position, interested attorneys may contact Mr. Michael Monahan, Region Counsel, CNREURAFCENT, at michael.monahan@eu.navy.mil or DSN 314-626-3623 or commercial 011-39-081-568-3623; or Ms. Traci Guariniello, CNIC Deputy Counsel, at traci.guariniello@navy.mil or (202) 433-4303 (Note: currently, Naples is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Daylight Time).

Applications should be sent electronically to CNICOGCJOBS@navy.mil. If necessary, applications may be sent via Fed Ex or other similar means.  Deliveries via U.S. Postal Service are often delayed and may cause the application to be untimely.

Send to:
Linda Melendy
Commander, Navy Installations Command (OGC)
716 Sicard Street, SE, Suite 1000
Washington Navy Yard, D.C. 20374-5140

This announcement closes on February 18, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM EST.  Applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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24-20 Associate Counsel (Supervisory)Washington Navy Yard2/24/2020AGC (AIO) - AIOGS-15
Associate Counsel (Supervisory)
There is an anticipated vacancy for an attorney to serve as Associate Counsel (Acquisition Integrity) in the Office of the Assistant General Counsel (Acquisition Integrity) (AGC (AI)), located at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC. As the head of the Department of the Navy Acquisition Integrity Office (DON AIO), the AGC (AI) is responsible for advising the General Counsel and the Secretary of the Navy on all significant acquisition fraud issues and manages, directs, and coordinates all acquisition integrity related matters to assure that the DON deters, detects, and eliminates procurement fraud, takes action against those who commit procurement fraud, protects the DON from future procurement fraud, and recovers amounts due the DON because of procurement fraud. The AGC (AI) leads an immediate office of thirteen attorneys and one support staff.

The DON AIO develops and oversees procurement fraud policies, practices, and training. In addition, AIO works closely with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition), the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller), the Naval Inspector General, the Director of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), the Auditor General, the Department of Justice (DOJ), as well as other federal offices and agencies as appropriate. Due to the nature of DON AIO's work, this is an office of high interest and visibility to both SECNAV and the GC, and one that affords direct exposure to both the GC and Navy Secretariat.

The incumbent of the position will serve as the head of the Coordination of Remedies Division and will supervise attorneys and one support staff. The incumbent will be responsible for assigning cases to the attorneys in his/her division, for monitoring those matters, referring entities to the AGC (AI) for the consideration of suspension and/or debarment, aggressively pursuing monetary recoveries associated with acquisition fraud matters, and for quality control and evaluations of the work performed by the attorneys/staff under his/her supervision.

The opening will be filled under the General Schedule (GS) at the GS-15 pay grade and precise pay will be set commensurate with the successful applicant's qualifications, funding availability, and GS pay guidelines. To be eligible for selection, applicants must have at least five and one-half years' experience practicing law.

Interested attorneys are encouraged to contact Mr. Philip Hadji, at (202) 685-7264. Applicants should submit a resume, two legal writing samples (no more than 10 pages each, if possible), their two most recent performance appraisals, if available, and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted. Electronic applications are preferred and should be e-mailed to AIOJobs@navy.mil. Submission by mail should be via Federal Express or similar means due to problems with regular USPS mail deliveries or possible security delays in normal mail delivery. Mailed applications should be addressed to:

Ms. Katherine M. Aldrich
Deputy Assistant General Counsel (Acquisition Integrity)
Bldg 36, Room 214
720 Kennon Street SE
Washington, DC 20374-5013

This Personnel Notice will close February 24, 2020 at 11:59:59 EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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26-20 Assistant/Associate CounselNAVSEA - NSWC, Dahlgren2/21/2020NAVSEA - NSWC, DahlgrenGS-11/12/13/14/15
Assistant/Associate Counsel
There is a vacancy for the position of Assistant/Associate Counsel, in the Office of Counsel at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia (NSWC Dahlgren). NSWC Dahlgren is one of ten Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Warfare Center divisions. NSWC Dahlgren is a premier research and development center that serves as a specialty site for weapon system integration. It provides research, development, test and evaluation, analysis, systems engineering, integration and certification of complex naval warfare systems related to surface warfare, strategic systems, combat and weapons systems associated with surface warfare

The NSWC Dahlgren Office of Counsel employs seven attorneys and two paralegal assistants. This office has a varied workload covering the full range of OGC practice, with emphasis on federal acquisition law, civilian personnel law, government ethics, labor law, and intellectual property law.

The successful candidate will be expected to concentrate primarily on civilian personnel law, but will also be called upon to provide legal services in Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, fiscal law, ethics and standards of conduct, and other command administrative matters. For civilian personnel law matters, the successful candidate is expected to provide legal advice, assistance, and representation on civilian personnel and labor law, including litigation at the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, federal district court, union grievance arbitrations, the Office of Special Counsel for whistleblower issues, and state unemployment hearings.

The position is expected to be filled at the NT-IV/V level (comparable to the GS-11/12/13/14) pay band within the NAVSEA Warfare Center Personnel Demonstration Project and has promotion potential to the NT-VI level (comparable to GS-15). The grade level offered will be based upon the successful applicant’s qualifications and funding availability.

Applicants should submit a resume, two brief legal writing samples (no longer than 20 pages total) that demonstrate analytical and/or advocacy abilities, two recent performance appraisals (if available), and names and telephone numbers of at least three references who may be contacted. Attorneys who have graduated from law school less than five years prior to the announcement closing date must provide a copy of their law school transcripts including class rank. Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 form. Please redact social security numbers from any submitted documents. Performance appraisals should include the rating official's narrative. The application should indicate the lowest grade level that the applicant will consider.

Interested attorneys are encouraged to contact Mr. Matt Hawkins at (540) 653-7082, or by e-mail at matthew.hawkins1@navy.mil, for more information.

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to nssc_navsea_ogc_vaca@navy.mil. The subject line of the message should state the Personnel Notice Number. Although less desirable, applicants may send applications by FedEx to:

Ms. Effie Lewis-Robinson
NAVSEA 00L4
Naval Sea Systems Command
1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE Stop 1150
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20376-1150

This personnel notice will close on February 17, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST, and applications must be received by this date to be considered.
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27-20 Deputy Counsel to PEO (EIS) (Supervisory)Arlington, VA or Washington Navy Yard, DC3/3/2020NAVWAR - NAVWARSYSCOM PEO-EISGS-15
Deputy Counsel to PEO (EIS) (Supervisory)
There will be an opening for an acquisition attorney within the Office of Counsel, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) to serve as Deputy Counsel to the Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Services (PEO (EIS)). The position is located either in Arlington, VA or at Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC. PEO (EIS) is responsible for the delivery of Enterprise Services and Business information technology (IT) solutions aimed at improving DON efficiency and effectiveness and optimizing the use of existing IT assets and capabilities

The Deputy Counsel is a supervisory position that will assist in the management and support of PEO (EIS) in all areas of OGC practice, with an emphasis on Federal Government acquisition law. The responsibilities of this position include supervising five acquisition attorneys, overseeing the legal work product of the office, and acting as the secondary legal advisor to the PEO – a member of the Senior Executive Service.

In addition, the incumbent will advise clients on a variety of acquisition-related matters, including: source selections, including acquisition strategy and planning documents, solicitations, evaluation documents and bid protests; contract administration; contractual interpretation; drafting and reviewing contractual modifications; contract disputes, contract claims; statutory and regulatory interpretation; DoD 5000 program requirements and documentation; and responses to Congressional, GAO, Inspectors General, and Naval Audit Service inquiries/audits. The selected applicant will also facilitate advice to the PEO in other areas of OGC practice, including ethics/standards of conduct, fiscal law, and personnel law.

This vacancy will be filled under the NAVWAR Alternative Personnel System (APS), a pay for performance system using pay bands with salary ranges. The vacancy will be filled within the DP-4 pay band at a level equivalent to GS-15 pay with a current salary range of $109,366-$142,180 plus Local Market Supplement.  To be considered in the DP-4 pay band (comparable to GS-15 pay), successful applicants must have at least 5 ½ years of experience in the practice of Federal acquisition law.

Applicants should submit a resume; two legal writing samples focused on federal acquisition topics such as bid protests or competitive source selections (not to exceed 10 pages each); the two most recent performance appraisals, if available; and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted. Applications should include current federal grade (if applicable) and projected availability.

Electronic submissions are preferred, and should be submitted to Ms. Christina Narvaez at Christina.narvaez@navy.mil.
 
If mailing your application, please send to:
Naval Information Warfare Systems Command
Office of Counsel, Code 3.0
4301 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92110
Attn: Ms. Christina Narvaez

Interested attorneys may contact Ms. Libbi Finelsen, Counsel, PEO (EIS), at (703) 604-6921 or Mr. John Davis, Deputy Counsel, NAVWAR, at (619) 524-7055.for more information.

This personnel notice will close on March 3, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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28-20 Assistant CounselPascagoula, Mississippi2/17/2020NAVSEA - SUPSHIP GULF COASTGS-11/12/13
Assistant Counsel
There is a vacancy for an attorney to serve as Assistant Counsel in the Office of Counsel at the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, Gulf Coast (SUPSHIP Gulf Coast), Pascagoula, Mississippi.

SUPSHIP Gulf Coast is one of four SUPSHIP activities charged with administering and managing the execution of Department of Defense contracts awarded to commercial entities in the shipbuilding and ship repair industry.

The Office of Counsel for SUPSHIP Gulf Coast is a field office of the Office of Counsel, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). NAVSEA is responsible for the development, acquisition, and maintenance of ships, shipboard systems, and ordnance for the DON, with an annual budget of approximately $32 billion and a workforce of roughly 83,000 military and civilian personnel. The NAVSEA Office of Counsel employs over 150 lawyers at the Washington, D.C. Headquarters and in 21 field offices throughout the U.S.

The SUPSHIP Gulf Coast Office of Counsel employs a Counsel, one Assistant Counsel, and one paralegal. This office has a varied workload covering a myriad of DON OGC practice areas, with emphasis on federal acquisition law, civilian personnel law, labor law, federal appropriations law, and ethics/standards of conduct.

The successful candidate will be expected to support the full range of OGC practice as described above.  The position is expected to be filled at the GS-11/12/13 level and has promotion potential to the NH-IV level (comparable to GS-14/15) under the Civilian Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project (AcqDemo).  The actual grade of the candidate selected for the position will depend on the individual qualifications of the person selected. 

Applicants should submit a resume and two brief legal writing samples (no longer than 20 pages total) that demonstrate analytical and/or advocacy abilities, a law school transcript (if the applicant graduated after December 2014), two recent performance appraisals (if available), and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references who may be contacted. Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 form. Please redact social security numbers from any submitted documents. Performance appraisals should include the rating official's narrative. The application should indicate the lowest equivalent grade level the applicant will consider.

Interested attorneys should contact Mr. Robert McDermott, SUPSHIP Gulf Coast Counsel, at (228) 935-0047 for more information.

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to nssc_navsea_ogc_vaca@navy.mil. The subject line of the message should state the Personnel Notice Number. Although less desirable, applicants may send applications by FedEx to:

Ms. Effie Lewis-Robinson
NAVSEA 00L4
Naval Sea Systems Command
1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE Stop 1150
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20376-1150

This Personnel Notice will close on February 17, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM EST, and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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29-20 Assistant CounselSan Diego, CA2/4/2020NAVSUP - NAVSUP FLC San DiegoGS-11/12
Assistant Counsel
There is an anticipated vacancy for an attorney to serve as Assistant Counsel at the Office of Counsel, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center San Diego (NAVSUP FLC San Diego), a field office within the Office of Counsel, Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

NAVSUP FLC San Diego provides logistics, business and support services to fleet, shore and industrial commands of the Navy, Coast Guard and Military Sealift Command and other joint and allied forces. NAVSUP FLC San Diego delivers combat capability through logistics by teaming with regional partners and customers to provide supply chain management, procurement, contracting and transportation services, technical and customer support, defense fuel products and worldwide movement of personal property.

The NAVSUP FLC San Diego Office of Counsel has a varied and complex workload, with primary emphasis in federal contract law. It provides strategic sourcing legal support for the Department of Navy wireless contract, global business support; and it provides legal advice to various NAVSUP FLC San Diego customers in fiscal law matters and in developing procurement strategies.

This position is rated GS-11/12/13/14 and has a full performance level of GS-14. It is anticipated that the position will be filled at the GS-11 or GS-12 level.

To apply, applicants must submit a resume, OF-612 or SF-171, a cover letter that addresses the evaluation criteria for this position, two legal writing samples, (NTE 10 pages each), two most recent performance appraisals, if available; and names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted. Applications must include current grade (if applicable), salary requirements and projected availability. Attorneys who have graduated from law school less than 5 years prior to the announcement closing date must provide a copy of their law school transcripts including class rank. Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 form.

Electronic applications are highly encouraged and should be sent to norma.crowther@navy.mil.

Documents sent by regular mail, Federal Express, or similar delivery services should be addressed to:

Norma Crowther
Code NOGCA1
Naval Supply Systems Command
5450 Carlisle Pike Suite 309-WS-315
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050-2411

Interested attorneys are encouraged to contact NAVSUP FLC San Diego Counsel, Mr. Robert McCall at (619) 556-5313 for additional information about the position.

This personnel notice will close on February 13, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM (EST), and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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30-20 Assistant Counsel (IP)Bay St. Louis, Mississippi3/6/2020ONR - NRL SSC DETGS-13/14/15
Assistant Counsel (IP)
There is an opening for a patent attorney to serve as an Assistant Counsel within the Intellectual Property (IP) law branch of the Office of Counsel, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) within the Office of Counsel, Office of Naval Research. The position is located at NASA’s Stennis Space Center (SSC) near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

NRL is a premier research facility with cutting–edge research programs in basic sciences and advanced technology development. NRL is the corporate research laboratory for the Navy and Marine Corps and conducts a broad program of scientific research and development of advanced technologies. NRL’s Office of Counsel supports these efforts by providing the full range of legal services related to the protection of government developed technologies, technology transfer, and contracting related to technology development.

The incumbent will provide NRL clients a full range of IP services, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications, reviewing research publications for potentially patentable material, and counseling on contract and technology transfer IP matters such as rights in inventions, patents, technical data rights, and computer software.

NRL compensation falls under a Personnel Management Demonstration Program. This position is at the NO-IV/V career level in the NRL Demonstration Program. Career level and pay will be set based on the qualifications of the successful candidate.  A recruitment bonus may be available for this position.

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the position; a resume; a listing of state bars of which the applicant is an active member; and the applicant’s registration number to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office; two recent and relevant legal writing samples (up to fifteen pages each, and excerpts, to avoid exceeding the fifteen page limit, are acceptable); two recent performance appraisals (if available); and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references, including the applicant’s current supervisor, who may be contacted as part of the application process (though we will let applicants know before current supervisors would be contacted). Attorneys who graduated from law school after 2014 must submit a law school transcript.

Electronic applications are preferred and may be uploaded and submitted as a single document at the Box website at https://tinyurl.com/s3hu33q.

Hard copy applications may be sent to the following address:

Mr. Kerry Broome
Code 1008.2
Naval Research Laboratory
4555 Overlook Avenue S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20375–5320
Email: kerry.broome@nrl.navy.mil

If you wish to apply via hard copy, NRL recommends sending applications by commercial overnight delivery service (such as Federal Express) as NRL US Postal Service mail currently encounters delays due to screening and handling. Facsimiles will not be accepted.

This personnel notice will close on March 6, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM (EST), and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.

Interested attorneys may contact NRL’s Associate Counsel for Intellectual Property, Mr. Kerry Broome at 202-404-1553 or kerry.broome@nrl.navy.mil or NRL’s Counsel, Mr. James McCutcheon at 202-767-2244 or james.mccutcheon@nrl.navy.mil.
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31-20 Assistant Counsel (Term)Jacksonville, FL3/2/2020NAVFAC – NAVFAC SOUTHEASTGS-11/12/13/14
Assistant Counsel (Term)
There is a current vacancy for an Assistant Counsel within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southeast (NAVFAC Southeast) located in Jacksonville, FL. This is a TERM position not to exceed four years. Conversion to a permanent appointment during this time is possible but not guaranteed. NAVFAC Southeast is an Echelon IV command, within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, that is responsible for providing public works, construction, environmental, planning and design, and real estate services to Naval and other Department of Defense activities in the Southeast region. 

The NAVFAC Southeast Office of Counsel is a field activity of the NAVFAC Atlantic, Office of Counsel, Norfolk, VA, and is a part of the NAVFAC Office of Counsel, which is headquartered in Washington, DC, and comprised of approximately 100 attorneys around the world. The NAVFAC Southeast Office of Counsel is currently comprised of 12 attorneys. Legal advice is provided on the full range of issues encountered by the client, with a concentration in procurement of construction, facilities maintenance, architecture/engineering and base operations services, and in the areas of real estate, environmental and civilian personnel law. Other practice areas include fiscal law, the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act, and ethics.

The successful applicant’s duties will be primarily in the area of government contract law. However, he/she may also be assigned duties in the other practice areas noted above, if the need arises. Limited domestic travel may be required.

To apply, applicants must submit a resume, OF-612 or SF-171, and a cover letter that addresses the evaluation criteria for this position and the applicant’s projected availability. The cover letter should also provide the names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted. Applicants should clearly indicate if they do not want us to contact their current supervisor. Current federal government employees should indicate their present GS and step level or equivalent grade and salary. Applicants who have graduated from law school less than five years prior to the announcement closing date must provide a copy of their law school transcripts including class rank. Applicants selected for interviews may be requested to provide two legal writing samples (not exceeding 10 pages each; the sample may be part of a longer document) and two most recent performance appraisals, if available.

Electronic applications are preferred and may be e-mailed to lisa.p.jones@navy.mil or lisa.j.parker-jones@navy.mil.  Hard copy applications may be sent to the following address:

Ms. Lisa Parker Jones
Office of Counsel
NAVFAC Southeast
Box 30, BLDG 903, Naval Air Station
Jacksonville, FL 32212-0030
  
For hard copy applications, delivery by overnight commercial delivery service (such as FedEx) is highly recommended. Facsimiles will not be accepted.

Interested attorneys should direct questions to Ms. Catherine Horan at (904) 542-6647.

This personnel notice will close on March 2, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM (EST) and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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32-20 Assistant Counsel Norfolk, VA3/2/2020MSC – MSC HQGS-12/13/14
Assistant Counsel
The Military Sealift Command (MSC) Office of Counsel anticipates at least one vacancy in its headquarters office located in Norfolk, Virginia. The MSC Office of Counsel consists of twenty-eight attorneys and four support staff members assigned to offices located in the Norfolk headquarters as well as San Diego, Singapore, Italy, and Bahrain.

The MSC Office of Counsel provides legal services to MSC headquarters and field activities. MSC is a major Navy Command and the Navy component of the joint service United States Transportation Command. MSC is responsible for a variety of missions, including providing strategic sealift for the Department of Defense, direct fleet support to the Navy combatant fleet, and conducting special missions involving the operation of ships for Department of Defense components. MSC is unique in that it is both a fleet operational agency and a procurement activity. MSC operates a fleet of approximately 125 vessels including both Government-owned and privately-owned chartered dry cargo vessels, tankers, naval auxiliary ships, and special mission ships. MSC's Government-owned ships are operated either by civil service mariners or contract operators who employ private sector mariners. For additional information on MSC and the Office of Counsel for the Military Sealift Command, go to www.msc.navy.mil.

The successful candidate will be expected to practice primarily in civilian personnel law and related litigation and may also provide legal services in other matters that fall within the traditional OGC areas of practice. The successful candidate is expected to render legal advice and assistance, perform legal research, draft all manner of litigation correspondence and pleadings, and represent MSC in a broad range of legal issues involving civilian personnel law, equal employment opportunity law, discharge and discipline matters, and labor-management relations matters as well as standards of conduct, ethics and administrative law matters. The successful applicant will be expected to represent MSC in litigation before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and Federal Labor Relations Authority, and may be asked to provide support in other OGC practice areas.  

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter that address the evaluation criteria for this position, two brief legal writing samples (no longer than 20 pages total) that demonstrate analytical and/or advocacy abilities, two recent performance appraisals (if available), and names and telephone numbers of at least three references who may be contacted. Attorneys who have graduated from law school less than five years prior to the announcement closing date must provide a copy of their law school transcripts including class rank. Current federal employees must also provide a copy of their most recent SF-50. Please redact social security numbers from any submitted documents. Performance appraisals should include the rating official's narrative. The application should indicate the lowest grade level that the applicant will consider.

Interested attorneys are encouraged to contact Mr. Timothy P. Murphy at 757.443.1215 or by e-mail at at tim.murphy@navy.mil for more information.

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to tim.murphy@navy.mil. The subject line of the message should state the Personnel Notice Number.

Although less desirable because of possible security delays, applicants may send applications by FedEx to:

Timothy P. Murphy
Deputy Counsel
Military Sealift Command, N00L
471 East C Street
Building SP-16
Norfolk, Virginia 23511

This Personnel Notice will close on March 2, 2020 at 11:59:59 (EST), and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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33-20Washington, DC3/16/2020NAVFAC – NAVFAC WASHINGTONGS-12/13
Assistant Counsel
There is a vacancy for an Assistant Counsel within the Office of Counsel, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Washington (NAVFAC Washington) located at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. 

More information about NAVFAC can be found at www.navfac.navy.mil

The NAVFAC Washington Office of Counsel is currently comprised of seven attorneys and a paralegal.  Legal advice is provided on the full range of issues, with a concentration in procurement of construction, facilities maintenance, architecture/engineering and base operations services, and in the areas of real estate, environmental and civilian personnel law. Other practice areas include fiscal law, the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act, and ethics.

The successful applicant’s duties will be primarily in the area of civilian personnel law, including handling cases before the Merit Systems Protection Board and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and grievance processes under collective bargaining agreements.  The attorney in this position may also be assigned duties in other practice areas, as needed.  Limited domestic travel may be required.

This position has a full performance level of GS-14, but will be filled at the GS-12 or 13 level, depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant. To be selected at the GS-12 level, the applicant must have at least two years of professional relevant legal experience. To be eligible for selection at the GS-13 level, an applicant must have in excess of two years of successful legal experience, a meaningful portion of which is in civilian personnel law.

To apply, applicants must submit a résumé; a cover letter that addresses the applicant’s qualifications and reasons for his/her interest in this position; two legal writing samples (not exceeding 10 pages each; the sample may be a part of a longer document); their two most recent performance appraisals, if available; and the names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted.  Applicants should clearly indicate if they do not want us to contact their current supervisor.  Applicants who have graduated from law school less than five years prior to the announcement closing date must also provide a copy of their law school transcripts including class rank.

Electronic applications are preferred and may be e-mailed to ray.goldstein@navy.mil.  Hard copy applications may be sent to the following address:

Ray Goldstein
Counsel, NAVFAC Washington
1314 Harwood St., SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC  20374

For hard copy applications, delivery by overnight commercial delivery service (such as FedEx) is highly recommended. Facsimiles will not be accepted.

This personnel notice will close at 11:59:59 PM on March 16, 2020 (EST), and applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.

Interested attorneys should direct questions to Mr. Goldstein at (202) 685-3232 or ray.goldstein@navy.mil.
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34-20 Senior Counsel (Environment & Safety)Pentagon - Washington, DC3/5/2020AGC EI&E - AGC (EI&E)GS-14/15
Senior Counsel (Environment & Safety)
There is an anticipated vacancy for an attorney to serve as Senior Counsel (Environment and Safety) within the Office of the Assistant General Counsel (Energy, Installations and Environment) (AGC (EI&E)) located at the Pentagon in Washington, DC.

The incumbent serves as an Ethics Advisor to the Office of the ASN (EI&E), which includes overseeing program activities, providing ethics training, managing the financial disclosure program, and monitoring contractor/outside entity interactions with staff to ensure no conflicts of interest arise.  The incumbent also provides legal review of Operational Representational Fund requests.  Additionally, the incumbent advises and counsels senior clients within the Office of the ASN (EI&E) on environmental compliance program and issues related to the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA)/Ocean Dumping Act, and related legislative provisions, treaties, regulatory matters, or issuances. 

The position will be filled under the General Schedule (GS) at the GS-14 or GS-15 level. 

Interested attorneys should contact Ms. Tina Serbanos, Deputy AGC (EI&E) via e-mail at tina.serbanos@navy.mil or phone at (703) 614-1097 for further information about this position.

Applicants should submit a cover letter; a resume or an SF-171; two legal writing samples (less than five pages each); their two most recent performance appraisals (if available); and, the names and telephone numbers of at least three references (other than current supervisors) who may be contacted.

Electronic applications are preferred and may be e-mailed to tina.serbanos@navy.mil.  Hard copy applications may be sent to the following address:

Department of the Navy
Office of the Assistant General Counsel
(Energy, Installations and Environment)
Attn:  Ms. Tina Serbanos
1000 Navy Pentagon, 4A674
Washington, DC 20350-1000

Please note that delivery by Federal Express (or similar means) is highly recommended due to possible security delays in conventional mail delivery.  Facsimiles will not be accepted.

This personnel notice will close on March 5, 2020, at 11:59:59 PM (EST).  Applications must be received by this date and time to be considered.
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35-20 Associate Counsel Arlington, VA 3/6/2020ONR – Office of Naval ResearchGS-14/15
Associate Counsel
There is an anticipated vacancy for an Associate Counsel (Civilian Personnel Law)  within the General Law Section of the Office of Counsel, Office of Naval Research (ONR) located in the Ballston area of Arlington, Virginia. ONR is an Echelon I command that has been a pioneer in the public support of science and technology (S&T) research benefitting both the naval services and the nation. ONR’s investments in the earliest computers to spearheading seminal research in deep sea exploration to cultivating ground breaking efforts in solid-state electronics and countless other innovations have been shaping the Navy and Marine Corps – and the world around us – for seven decades and counting.

The incumbent of this position will serve as the sole Civilian Personnel Law counsel to the Command’s senior leadership, managers and supervisors. Incumbent’s responsibilities will include providing pre-litigation advice on matters involving disciplinary actions, performance appraisals, investigations, requests for reasonable accommodation, and security matters. The incumbent also will handle matters in litigation before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Merit Systems Protection Board, and provide support to the Department of Justice on any matters in federal district court.

ONR compensation falls under a Personnel Management Demonstration Project. The Program uses Career Levels (aka pay bands) for pay setting. The NO-V Career Level is roughly equivalent to the GS-14/15 level. Career Level and pay will be set based on the qualifications of the successful applicant. However, ONR anticipates filling this vacancy at the GS-15 equivalent level of the NO-V Career Level. To be eligible for selection at the GS-15 salary equivalent within the NO-V Career Level, the selectee must have at least five and a half years of relevant experience working as a lawyer. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the position; a resume; two legal writing samples (less than 10 pages each; the sample may be a part of a longer document); his/her two most recent performance appraisals; and the names and telephone numbers of their current supervisor and at least three references (other than current supervisor) who may be contacted. Applicants should clearly indicate if they do not want their current supervisor to be contacted. The cover letter should address when the applicant will be available to report for duty. Current federal employees should also indicate their present GS and step level or equivalent grade and salary, and provide a copy of their latest SF50. Attorneys who have graduated from law school less than five years prior to the announcement closing date must provide a copy of their law school transcripts including class rank with their application. Please redact social security numbers from any submitted documents. Performance appraisals should include the rating official's narrative.

Interested attorneys should contact Ms. Ivana Sustersic at ivana.sustersic@navy.mil or (703) 696-4009 or Ms. Josie C. Dristy at josie.dristy@nvy.mil or (703) 696-4011.

Electronic applications are preferred and may be emailed to valerie.little@navy.mil. Please note the position and this notice number in the subject line. Hard copy applications may be sent to the following address:

Office of Naval Research
Attn: Ms. Valerie Little
Code 07, Room W524A
875 N. Randolph St.
Arlington, VA 22203-1995

For hard copy applications, delivery by overnight commercial delivery service (such as FedEx) is highly recommended. Facsimiles will not be accepted.

This personnel notice will close at 11:59:59 PM (EST) on March 6, 2020, and applications must be received by that time to be considered.
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