Attorney Adviser (General)

Company Details

US Drug Enforcement Administration

Duties

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking an attorney to work in the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Office of Chief Counsel (CC), Administrative and General Law Section (CCA). This office is located in Arlington, Virginia, and provides legal advice and support to DEA management and field offices worldwide.

Administrative and General Law Section (CCA) – The attorney(s) will provide legal advice, assist in policy development, and train agency personnel in the areas of civilian personnel law, procurement and fiscal law, information law (including Freedom of Information Act, the E-Government Act, and DOJ’s Touhy regulations), environmental law, and related legal and administrative matters. They will review proposed government contracting and personnel actions, including disciplinary and security clearance, for legal sufficiency. They will represent the agency in bid protest and contract claim litigation before the General Accounting Office and the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals. They will provide litigation support to Assistant United States Attorneys and other DOJ trial counsel in contract litigation, Freedom of Information Act litigation, and other related matters. Experience with large-scale document review and production is preferred, particularly involving the use of programs such as Relativity for identification of documents and redaction.

Do your career “Justice” by working with DOJ, which has been ranked in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Come and join the nation’s law enforcement agency, where our most important resource is our people. The Department leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. Become a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. All applicants for employment with DEA must possess and maintain the highest levels of character and conduct. DEA will evaluate applicants’ qualifications based on these qualities. Once a conditional offer is made, DEA will conduct a continuous evaluation of information, as it is obtained, to ensure that the prospective employees with DEA meet the agency-specific qualifications in the areas of character and conduct. To this end, an unfavorable decision in any of the areas that follow will be deemed as disqualifying: Drug Policy Requirements (as specified in this announcement), Credit History, Candor and Honesty, Work History, History with the Law, and other qualities that would detract from the integrity and efficiency of the DEA.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Security Clearance
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Drug testing designated position

Qualifications

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Please review the information listed in the vacancy announcement https://edit.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/attorney-advisor-general-11-0615


TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

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Education

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Additional information

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  • Benefits

    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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Please review the information listed in the vacancy announcement at https://edit.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/attorney-advisor-general-11-0615
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

  • Benefits

    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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have – whether you’re a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you’re eligible under their policies.

    Please review the information listed in the vacancy announcement at https://edit.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/attorney-advisor-general-11-0615

    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.

  • How to Apply

    Applicants must submit a detailed resume, a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, and a legal writing sample by email to [email protected]

    Agency contact information

    Debra Jordan

    Address

    Drug Enforcement Administration


    Do Not Send Postal Mail


    Springfield, VA 21310


    US

    Next steps

    Applicants will be notified if they are selected for an interview.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

Please review the information listed in the vacancy announcement at https://edit.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/attorney-advisor-general-11-0615

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.

Help

This job is open to

  • The public

    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

U.S. Citizens

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