About the Position: If you are currently serving in a permanent, competitive service appointment in the Federal service, and are selected for this position, the appointment will remove you from the competitive service while you occupy the position. Works under the technical and administrative supervision of the Mission and Installation Contract Command (MICC), Chief Counsel.

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  • Serve as a legal adviser to the MICC (Field Directorate Director (FDO) Director.
  • Provide legal advice on areas of the law where research direction is not clear-cut where the legal issues involve the most complex fact patterns and present policy and decisional questions of first impression.
  • Serve as expert in providing legal opinions and final advisory statements regarding high-level policy or extremely complicated questions.
  • Recommend policies and develops procedures and regulations implementing new or amended legislation for the activity.
  • Ensure policies, procedures, and regulations are consistent with the intent of the law and are administratively sound, efficient, and economical in operation.
  • Provide precedent setting legal advice and assistance on contract law-related matters without regard to dollar limitation on the size of contracts.
  • Draft legal responses suggesting modifications consistent with laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Serve as a senior attorney-adviser (contract) with designated responsibility for providing legal counsel advice, conducting legal reviews, and corollary legal assistance.
  • Serve as an Agency Ethics official providing binding ethics opinions and advice for the Agency.
  • Serve as an Agency Procurement Fraud Adviser providing counsel and case directions to the Command, procurement officials, and law enforcement; and also serve as a Freedom of Information Act counsel.
  • Perform duties as the senior/lead attorney for all assigned counsel to the Field Directorate Office.
  • Exercise technical supervision of legal, paralegal, and administrative personnel to ensure accomplishment of responsibilities.
  • Give advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters.
  • Hear and resolve complaints from employees, referring group grievances and more serious unresolved complaints to a higher level supervisor or manager.
  • Effect minor disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands, recommending other action in more serious cases.
  • Rate all assigned personnel.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – Business travel requirement of up to 15%.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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