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Serves as an attorney-adviser in the Airports and Environmental Law Division.Learn more about this agency Responsibilities
Performs routine, though varying assignments in an advanced developmental capacity. Assignments include those associated with acquiring and applying legal expertise to less complex assignments or assisting higher level attorneys on broader assignments. Plans and carries out assignments in accordance with instructions and the principles of professional practice. Receives guidance from a manager or higher level attorney on complex situations for which there are no clear precedents. Routine work is performed independently and subject only to general review. Applies relevant experience and professional legal knowledge to individual assignments. Typical assignments include:
Represents the agency by providing timely and effective representational legal services through technology and modernized National Airspace System infrastructure and timely legal services in processing grant enforcement proceedings under 14 CFR Part 16. Laws, regulations, orders, and procedures apply directly to many assignments, but the attorney possesses considerable latitude to select an optimum approach or recommend a new approach to a problem or issue. Work is reviewed from an overall standpoint for consistency and effectiveness in meeting requirements or satisfying expectations.
Produces presentations and communications that are well organized, clear and persuasive. Provides advice tailored to the client and requirements of the Agency. Prepares and adjusts presentations, communications and advice to meet the audience expectations and level of understanding.
Demonstrates interpersonal skills needed to develop and maintain strong client relationships. Actively participates with clients to identify and meet client goals and objectives. Seeks consensus with client as to the timing and scope of work. Proactively identifies and appropriately pursues solutions to effectively represent agency's interest in responding to high priority areas. Puts forth effort to meet established proficiency level goals and objectives. Keeps client informed of developments; to include why and when an extension may be necessary.
Develops and demonstrates knowledge and a full understanding of key client business processes, priorities and objectives relevant to practice area. Accurately identifies client business objectives and issues when providing legal advice. Provides appropriate alternative solutions as needed to meet client's strategic business objectives. Provides legal risk/reward analysis in support of business decisions.
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of when and the willingness to go to more senior-level of client based on risk-levels. Demonstrates skill in representing the agency. Consistently puts forth effort needed to accomplish tasks and produce work that is timely and of professional quality.
Keeps practice area and AGC management informed of client issues and activities that may or should be discussed at a higher management level. Keeps supervisor timely informed of developments on the legal matters. Educates clients about efficient and effective use of legal resources. Effectively prioritizes work such that priorities are achieved and deadlines are met. Delegates work to the appropriate level for competent and timely completion. Uses available staff resources and technology to manage work flow and product. Seeks feedback from clients regarding quality and timeliness of service. Pursues new ideas or approaches to strengthen personal and professional effectiveness. Follows established office administrative policies and procedures. Effectively participating in appropriate training and/or learning activities.Travel Required
Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.Supervisory status
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ALL applicants MUST submit the following:
(1) resume with complete work history;
(2) proof of active membership to the bar of any U.S. jurisdiction or within the District of Columbia. (Please provide bar association number(s) and verification of active status.);
(3) writing sample (not to exceed 10 pages in length); and
(4) copy of unofficial or official transcript from an accredited law school verifying JD degree.
Applicants who are or have been employed by the Federal Government should also upload a copy of the most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action).
For guidance on how to create a Federal resume, visit http://www.archives.gov/careers/jobs/forms/resume-guide.pdf.
Only the documents listed above will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents MUST be uploaded or before the closing date of this announcement. Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date will result in a finding of ineligible. We are not responsible for incomplete, missing or illegible documents.
Please DO NOT email application documents. Documents received via email will NOT receive consideration.
This position has a positive education requirement; college transcripts are required for ALL candidates newly appointed to the FAA in the 905 series.
College transcripts must be submitted from current FAA employees applying for internal vacancies if they have never held a position in the, 905 series with the FAA.
College transcripts are not required from current FAA employees who are currently occupying a 905 series.
If selected, official transcripts are required prior to employment.
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.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
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You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Received" by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of "Received" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.
We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.
Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
- Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
- Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
- Employer's name and address
- Supervisor name and phone number
- Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
- Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.
You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications. Read more Agency contact information Glenda Whiting Phone
firstname.lastname@example.orgAddress Federal Aviation Administration
HQ Employment Services Branch
800 Independence Ave, SW, Room 523
Washington, DC 20591
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