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Supervisory Attorney-Adviser (General) - GS 14 The candidate serves as the primary Environmental Law Attorney for Fort Irwin. Responsible for administering the National Training Center and Fort Irwin's Ethics Program. Supervises attorneys and a paralegal involved in performing general administrative law, labor law, and contract and fiscal law duties. Serves as the Chief, Administrative and Civil Law Division for Fort Irwin. Plan, organize and conduct work rendering authoritative legal opinions on legal issues, coordinating the work with others as necessary. Designated as the primary Environmental Law Attorney responsible with planning of legal research and opinions pertaining to diversified environmental matters. Monitor all staff actions within the administrative and civil law division to include general administrative law, labor law, investigations, government ethics,Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act. Ensure legal compliance with Federal, State and local environmental law and regulations. Coordinate with staff principals, command group, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state and local officials to obtain information to formulate legal advice. Serve as legal advisor on environmental law issues to numerous committees and groups such as Environmental Quality Control Hazardous Waste Management Board, and Real Property Planning Board. Provide legal training concerning environmental laws via lectures, briefings, case studies and discussion. Provide oversight and support to other attorneys in area of contract and fiscal law to ensure that command programs are consistent with federal statutes and policies. Supervise five attorneys and one paralegal employee. Assist and advise subordinates in the performance of their duties and provides technical oversight. Develop performance plans, evaluates work performance and provides recommended ratings of record. Identify developmental and training needs for employees.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have following qualifications:
Must have knowledge of contracting, labor relations, and environmental law sufficient to conduct legal research for the protection of environmental, legal, contractual, financial, and nationwide policy interests of the command/installation. Should have ability to respond to legal questions pertaining to areas such as the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Hazardous and Toxic Substances Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Native American Graves and Repatriation Act, and other varied Federal statutes or regulations that govern substantive environmental compliance or control. Must have skill in administering Ethics Program to include conducting ethics counseling, and providing written opinions to departing or current personnel. Should have ability to supervise other attorneys and/or paralegal staff performing general administrative law, labor law, and contract and fiscal law duties. Knowledge of federal statues, laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, legal practices, and policies including the Federal, and Army Regulations or other applicable fiscal law limitations to provide support, advice and guidance is needed. must have skill with oral and written communication to provide legal advice and assistance in areas of personnel and labor management, environmental and contracting case law; and to negotiate with others to handle complaints, settle disputes, and resolve grievances and conflicts in compliance with laws, regulations, or standards.
Must have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have the first professional law degree (LLB or JD). Must currently be a member in good standing of the Bar of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Must have 3+ years of professional legal experience, acquired after being admitted to the bar, commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position. Graduation from an ABA-Accredited Law School in the top 25% of the class or an advanced law degree such as an LLM may substitute for one year of the required professional legal experience.
Announcement number: WTET173819672371D. Control number: 484547300. Apply Online. No emails.
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