DEPUTY COUNSEL TO THE INSPECTOR GENERAL

US Defense Intelligence Agency


Date: 1 week ago
City: Washington, DC
Salary: $126,233 - $176,300 / year
Contract type: Full time
US Defense Intelligence Agency

Duties


DIA employs a variety of professionals who serve throughout the workforce to ensure successful operations. To view this position’s duties, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA’s online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the “Advanced Search” link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the “Job Opening ID” field.




Requirements


Conditions of Employment



  • - U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation


All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry.



Qualifications








ASSESSMENT FACTORS



1. Demonstrates polished oral and written communication skills to compose, tailor, and deliver original presentations and papers on abstract and exceptionally complex questions or issues in a way that allows a varied audience to understand the intended message and objectives

2. Interprets exceptionally complex information and issues to formulate logical conclusions and recommendations

3. Actively promotes teamwork, integrity, excellence, service, diversity, critical thinking, collaboration and information sharing through one’s own behaviors and expectations for others



HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS



1. Experience providing legal advice on criminal investigations, employee misconduct, and ethics

2. Proven ability to conduct legal research and provide oral and written advice on novel and complex issues involving criminal investigations, employee misconduct, and ethics

3. Experience working with classified information

4. Familiarity with the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community



Assignments require the first professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) and active membership in the bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia. In addition, the attorney shall have professional legal experience in excess of 3 years that is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position. Attorneys performing duties in GS-14, GS-15, or equivalent-level positions, are expected to perform with substantial independence even when working on the most complex or difficult matters





Additional information



DIA positions are Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) positions in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. Applicants must meet the agency’s conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. All civilian employees are required to participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program. DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Veterans who are preference-eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions are encouraged to apply.








  • 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.


    Please visit our web site, www.dia.mil. Under the "Careers" heading on our web site, you will find a listing of benefits available to DIA employees.


    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.








How You Will Be Evaluated



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


In order to qualify for this position, your application must include sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position’s requirements, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA’s online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the “Advanced Search” link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the “Job Opening ID” field.






  • 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.


    Please visit our web site, www.dia.mil. Under the "Careers" heading on our web site, you will find a listing of benefits available to DIA employees.


    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 see instructions within the on-line application for this vacancy announcement on the DIA web-site, www.dia.mil.



    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




    HOW DO I APPLY?



    Unless specified within the vacancy announcement, you must complete and submit your job application electronically, using DIA's online job tool.




    • Go to: http://www.dia.mil.

    • Click the link to "Search and Apply for Jobs" or click the link to "Careers" > "Vacancies."

    • Your first visit? Click "New User" to setup your account.

    • Click "Search" to view Vacancy Announcements for opportunities that interest you.

    • Save as a Favorite or select the Job Opening to Apply.

    • At the top of the "Job Search" page, click "My Favorite Jobs" to view each announcement. Start the application process by clicking the "Apply" at the bottom of the announcement.

    • While working on the application, "Save" frequently. When you save the document, prior to final submission, you can exit the application and return later to continue by logging-in and going to Job Search > My Activities > Applications with a status of Not Submitted.

    • Finished? Click "Submit."

    • You must complete and submit the application prior to the closing date listed on the Vacancy Announcement.

    • Final applications are not available for revision. If you need to revise your application, complete and submit another application.




    All positions in the Defense Intelligence Agency are in the excepted service under 10 USC 1601 appointment authority and covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS), a General Grade (GG) pay system divided into grades and steps similar to OPM’s General Schedule (GS) compensation system. All candidates must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry and any required medical examinations.






    Agency contact information


    Civilian Operations Division




    Phone

    Not Available




    Address



    Defense Intelligence Agency


    Bolling AFB


    Washington, DC 20340






    Next steps



    Your application for employment must be prepared and submitted on-line at www.dia.mil. We will notify you, via e-mail, when your application has been received. Later, you will be notified, via e-mail, if DIA is or is not interested in you as a potential employee of our agency.




  • Fair and Transparent



    The Federal hiring process is set up 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 see instructions within the on-line application for this vacancy announcement on the DIA web-site, www.dia.mil.



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.






  • Veterans






  • Federal employees - Excepted service


    Current excepted service federal employees.






  • National Guard & reserves


    Current members, those who want to join or transitioning military members.





Clarification from the agency


See "WHO CAN APPLY” for more information on who is eligible to apply

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