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Contract Law Attorney in Kirtland Afb, NM

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Company name

U.S Department of the Air Force

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Kirtland Afb, NM

Date Last Verified

Dec 07,2017

Posted on

Dec 06,2017

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General Attorney (contracts) - NH 3 The candidate will serves as a legal advisor, providing support for all acquisition activities serviced. Advise the Program Executive Office (PEO) on all matters except labor law and military justice. Other duties include: Provide counsel to contracting and program management personnel regarding the formation, negotiation, administration, and termination of contracts and other legal agreements under applicable laws and regulations. Prepare legal documents, advisory opinions, and recommendations to successfully resolve all legal issues such as schedule delays, impossibility of performance, claims, product substitution, interpretation of contract clauses, and other issues. Provide legal advice, opinions and counsel concerning maters of administrative law, ethics, standards of conduct, commercial law, intellectual property law, and public-private partnerships. Maintain current knowledge of changing statutory and regulatory guidance relating to system development, acquisition, sustainment, procurement fraud, fiscal law, Government ethics, and Freedom of Information Act, as well as general developments in technology that may improve the effective delivery of legal services.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have following qualifications: Must be a graduate of a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, and be currently licensed as an attorney, in active (or equivalent) status and in good standing, with the bar of a U.S. state, territory, or commonwealth. The attorney must maintain such Bar membership in at least one jurisdiction during the entire course of employment with the Air Force. 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). In addition, at the time of application, you must provide proof, dated within four months of application, of "active" status with a Bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia. Experience requirements: Assignments require the first professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) and active (or equivalent) membership, in good standing, in the Bar of the highest court of a state, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia. In addition, one of the following requirements must be satisfied: 2 years of professional legal experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level or equivalent pay band; or The second professional law degree (LL.M.), plus 1 year of professional legal experience at the GS-11 level or equivalent pay band.
Must have knowledge of laws, regulations, precedents and procedures related to Federal Government contract law, fiscal law, Government Ethics, Freedom of Information Act, and Technology Transfer. Should have ability to effectively interpret and apply law and recommend changes in legislation, policy, or regulations. Must have ability to direct, coordinate, and review the concentrated efforts of teams of personnel from the legal, requisition, program management, engineering, logistics, and other career fields. Ability to recognize and appropriately handle issue of precedent setting nature, sensitivity, or importance to agency goals, national and international security, or high public interest is needed. Should have ability to research case law and Air Force and DoD regulations relating to legal issues.
Closing date: 12/21/2017

Additional info

Announcement number: 8Y-HILL-10083203-009414-BMR. Control number: 485607300. Apply Online. No emails.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S Department of the Air Force
1420 Air Force, Pentagon
Washington, DC 20330-1420
Phone: 801-586-4678
Fax: 478-757-3144