Department of The Navy Civilian Human Resources
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This position is as a Region Legal Service Office Southwest (RLSO SW) Civil Law (CIVLAW) Department civilian Attorney Advisor, located in the Office of the CNRSW Staff Judge Advocate (SJA), and principally supporting Commander Navy Region Southwest (CNRSW) and the Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) area of responsibility. Incumbent is responsible, with the RLSO SW Civil Law Department Head, for coordination of civil law (CIVLAW) related advice throughout the CNRSW claimancy, including over-sight of CIVLAW programs at 11 major shore installations within California and Nevada, which are serviced by 11 judge advocates and 10 civil service attorneys.
You will assist in staff review of proposed official and social events for the Commander and ensures compliance with government ethics guidance.
You will coordinate regional identification of military and civilians whose duties require they file financial disclosure statements and prepare recommended actions for the Commander Navy Region Southwest (CNRSW) Ethics Counselor.
You will oversee the investigation of military personnel grievances forwarded to CNRSW as the area coordinator/GCMCA and which are convened pursuant to Article 138, UCMJ, various EEO regulations or Article 1150 of the Navy Regulations.
You will coordinate inquiries, assesses whether the complaint is substantiated and draft appropriate OEGCMJ determinations.
You will provide legal advice to the Commander, supported Commanding Officers and Officers in Charge, command services judge advocates and legal staffs regarding a broad range of legal subjects affecting functions performed by shore installations.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
Male applicants born after Dec. 31, 1959 must certify at the time of appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service law (see http://www.sss.gov/).
May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
An official certificate issued within the past 3 months showing the applicant is a member in good standing of the Bar of the highest court of a State of the United States or a Territory of the United States or sufficient proof that the same has been requested with the appropriate licensing authority. Additionally, a Certificate or Letter of Good Standing with the Bar of the highest court of a State of the United States or a Territory of the United States that was issued within the past 3 months must be presented to the hiring manager within 15 calendar days of notification of selection.
Must have a J.D. Degree from an ABA accredited law school, be a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a State of the United States or a Territory of the United States, and have legal experience in excess of 2 years as is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of this position.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.
Relocation expenses are NOT authorized.
Active duty military members MAY apply under this announcement. If selected, appointment eligibility requirements must be met prior to the effective date of appointment.
The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at http://www.donhr.navy.mil/NSPSdocs/ASN_MRA.pdf
Veterans preference: Non-Federal applicants will be provided Veteran's Preference. Supporting documentation will be requested prior to any final job offer. Documentation includes the DD-214 showing type of discharge, dates of service and campaign badges received. Applicants claiming 10-point preference will require an SF-15, Application for 10-point Veteran's Preference, with applicable supporting documents, as noted on the form. Information on Veterans' Preference is available in the Vet Guide which can be accessed electronically at the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website at http://www.opm.gov/
The Department of Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.
The Department of Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Eligible applicants will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of the experience or related education as reflected in their resume. Candidates are encouraged to ensure work experiences clearly show possession of knowledge of the subject matter pertinent to the position, the technical skills to successfully perform the duties of the position, and the ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Background checks and security clearance
A resume and writing sample of 2 pages or less.
The writing sample may be an excerpt of a longer document but shall not exceed two pages in actual length.
An official certificate issued within the past 3 months showing the applicant is a member in good standing of the Bar of the highest court of a State of the United States or a Territory of the United States or sufficient proof that the same has been requested with the appropriate licensing authority.
Upon selection the following documents will be requested:
An official transcript of the applicant's law school record together with an official statement of his/her relative standing in his/her class. However, if the individual has been a member of the Bar for 5 years or more, the transcript requirement may be waived.
An official statement that his/her fitness to practice law or his/her conduct as an attorney have never been challenged. If either his/her fitness or conduct has been challenged, an official statement concerning the facts and circumstances together with any explanation that the applicant himself/herself may wish to submit.
Selectees may be required to successfully complete a probationary period, must have or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance, and meet all certification requirements (depending on the position to be filled) prior to appointment. This position may require successful completion of a physical examination, agility test, pre-employment drug test, and/or participation in the Anthrax vaccine immunization program if applying for an emergency essential position.
The selectee is required to meet one or more of these employment conditions before the appointee will receive a tentative offer of employment. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to report to any of the scheduled appointments, fails, the medical/agility/drug tests, lacks the certifications requirements, or is unable to obtain a Secret Security Clearance. Incumbents of drug testing designation positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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