Job opening: Attorney Advisor (General), GS-0905-15
Salary: $155 700 - 183 500 per year
Published at: Dec 07 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Office of Judge Advocate General (CG-094), Office of Information and Intelligence Law (CG-LII) located in Washington, DC.
As an Attorney-Advisor (General), you will provide legal advice as required to address cybersecurity, privacy, spectrum use, inter-agency relations, and international requirements. Incumbent advises on legal matters related to the allocation, use, and protection of radio spectrum, Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) necessary to support Coast Guard missions, the navigation, safety and security needs of the maritime community. Incumbent also advises on policy and statutory compliance requirements for privacy, cybersecurity and a variety of federal compliance requirements for C5IT and other Coast Guard operations, as well as legal requirements related to the protection and governance of Coast Guard data and information.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- This position requires membership in the State Bar.
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
- May be required to serve a one year probationary period
- Must successfully complete a background security investigation
- Must provide a legal writing sample (no more than 10 pages)
All Candidates must possess a J.D. or LL.B degree from an accredited law school;ANDMust be a member in good standing of the appropriate licensing authority of any state, territory of the United States, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or District of Columbia bar.AND
To qualify for the GS-15 level position, you must have successfully completed at least four years of professional post-J.D. law experience, and at least one full year of professional legal experience as a practicing attorney equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal service as reflected in the nature and complexity of case work and legal issues for which responsible, the level of responsibility exercised, and the degree to which such experience equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required.
Applicant must have relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position include knowledge and experience with federal statutes, regulations, and rules in at least two of the following areas:
Federated IT guidance
Federal compliance requirements for Command, Control, Communications, Cybersecurity, Computers and Information Technology (C5IT)
Radio Frequency Spectrum
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Note: Only education and experience acquired before the filing deadline will be considered.
This position has a positive education requirement.
All Candidates must possess a J.D. or LL.B degree from an accredited law school; AND, must be a member in good standing of the appropriate licensing authority of any state, territory of the United States, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or District of Columbia bar.
If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. For further information on the evaluation of foreign education, refer to the U.S. Department of Education's web site at click hereNOTE:
Only education and experience acquired before the filing deadline will be considered. Report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Address United States Coast Guard
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
Washington, District of Columbia 20593-7120
- Name: USCG Applicant Support
- Phone: 866-656-6830
- Email: [email protected]