Attorney-Adviser (Environmental Law)


Posted on May 22, 2020

Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation

Queens, NY

Represents the agency concerning major airport upgrade and modernization projects.

To qualify for this position, ALL applicants MUST meet the following criteria:(1) have a JD Degree from an accredited law school;(2) be admitted to practice before the bar of any U.S.

jurisdiction or within the District of Columbia;(3) be an active member of that bar; AND(4) demonstrate at least one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the next lower grade/pay band (FG/GS-13/FV-I) that is typically related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of the position.

To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organizationSPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as:experience providing advice and counsel concerning various environmental laws and policies, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); and/orexperience conducting legal sufficiency reviews of documents in accordance with environmental and/or airport law.You should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history.

Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.Answer all questions to the best of your ability.

DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD, OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE.

You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience later in the selection process.

Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process.

Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.*Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position.*Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and/or selective placement factor(s) (SPF) may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) and/or Quality Ranking Factor (QRF) listed in the announcement.

Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: (1) score order; (2) category grouping; or (3) alphabetical, and referred to the selecting official for selection consideration.Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.**All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.** Summary of duties continuation:Keeps practice area and AGC management informed of client issues and activities that may or should be discussed at a higher management level.

Keeps supervisor timely informed of developments on the legal matters discussed at a higher management level.

Educates clients about efficient and effective use of legal resources.

Effectively prioritizes work such that priorities are achieved and deadlines are met.

Delegates work to the appropriate level for competent and timely completion.

Seeks feedback from clients regarding quality and timeliness of service.

Pursues new ideas or approaches to strengthen personal and professional effectiveness.

Follows established office administrative policies and procedures.

Effectively participates in appropriate training and/or learning activities.Contacts are internal and external to the agency.

Contacts vary with the purpose of contacts, the level of authority required to resolve issues, and the nature of the legal problem at hand.

Typical contacts involve dealings with members of senior management, officials of various courts, representatives of professional organizations, representatives of industry groups, and representatives of other government agencies.

Provides timely advice and counsel concerning airport and environmental law matters, agency guidance, advisory materials, and responses to requests for legal opinions and interpretations.

How to Apply

Follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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