Overview

Duties

Summary

About the Position: This is an Excepted Service Supervisory General Attorney, GS-0905-15 position with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District. Fort Worth is part of a much larger very fast growing metroplex with Dallas. There are numerous cultural, recreational and outdoor activities available in the area.


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Responsibilities

  • District Counsel for the Fort Worth District, you will be personally responsible for all legal activities and functions of the District through management of the Office of Counsel.
  • The District Counsel is responsible for supervision of over 15 attorneys and other support staff to include the management of positions and pay, selections for non-supervisory positions, and participation in or selections for supervisory positions.
  • Assign, review, and approve work, evaluate performance of subordinate supervisors and review performance of their employees.
  • Recommend personnel actions, approve leave, approve performance based awards, and maintain good employee communications and relations.
  • Responsible for implementation and enforcement of all safety rules, regulations, and directives applicable to the work supervised.
  • The District Counsel is the personal legal advisor and counselor to the District Commander.
  • The activities of the District are extremely large, highly complex, geographically diverse, and politically sensitive.
  • You will exercise a full range of management and technical skills to properly manage the large and highly skilled staff of the Office of Counsel
  • Work includes Procurement, Contract Administration, Claims, Appeals, Construction Projects, Environmental Law, Torts and Personnel Claims, Department of Justice Support, Personnel, Labor, Equal Employment matters and Real Estate Legal Advice.

Travel Required

25% or less – You may be expected to travel for this position.


Supervisory status

Yes


Promotion Potential

15


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