About the Position: Within the Legal Office, U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER), incumbent serves as Attorney Advisor for General and Administrative Law including service as Primary Ethics Counselor and Attorney Advisor for Fiscal Law as it applies to the missions and functions of the Command which is the Army Service Component Command to U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM).
Provides oral/written legal advice, on Joint Ethics Regulations (JER), Standards of Conduct Act, the prohibited conflicts of interest set forth in 18 USC ? 201-291, Ethics in Government Act, statutes, Executive Order 11222 and DoD Directive 5500.7 Coordinates with groups on sensitive issues or complex policy matters raised by conflicts of interest. Reviews all interservice, interdepartmental, interagency, or international agreements proposed for signature by any ARCYBER Official for compliance with appropriate Army Regulations (ARs). Provides legal advice relating to the organization, powers, and functions of the Command. Provides oral and written legal advice, assistance, and opinions on organizational regulations, statutes, Executive Orders, and directives. Advises on and conducts legal reviews of command investigations. Advises Command Officials on policies and procedures in the field of appropriated fund acquisitions and allied matters to include reports of any violation of 31 USC 13451, 31 U.S.C. 1342, and 31 USC 1517. Coordinates with the SJA and the servicing Military Justice office to ensure the proper administration and tracking of disciplinary matters. Provides limited legal advice and assistance to members of the Armed Forces on active duty and subject to the availability of resource, to other eligible personnel regarding their personal legal affairs. Serves as the Alternate Freedom of Information Officer for ARCYBER, responsible for legal guidance and staff supervision on all information or documents requested under the Freedom of Information Act. Represent ARCYBER, as needed, and provide legal advice to Command Officials on any matter relating to the administration of ARCYBER personnel and contractor employees. Conducts training on the Joint Ethics Regulation, post-employment restrictions, and rules for ethical conduct for Command officials and employees.
The following minimum qualification requirements must be met before applicants are eligible for further consideration:
- Education: An applicant 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).
- Bar membership: Applicant 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.
Experience required: 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
In addition to the Basic Requirements above, applicants must meet the following:
- For a GS-14 or equivalent-applicant must have three or more 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.
- To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: providing oral and written legal advice on Joint Ethics Regulation, Joint Travel Regulation, Federal Acquisition Regulations and DOD/ARMY Supplements thereto, statutes, regulations, Executive Orders, and directives; providing legal advice to Armed Forces personnel; advising command on investigations assisting in sensitive issues or complex policy matters raised by conflicts of interest; advising on fiscal and contract law issues; providing guidance on matters relating to the Freedom of Information Act Standards of Conduct Act, Ethics in Government Act; and providing legal briefings and/or legal counseling to military and civilian personnel. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service GS-13.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
- Decision Making
- Legal, Government and Jurisprudence
- Oral Communication