Secretary of the Navy Offices (SECNAV), Department of the Navy

Albuquerque, NM - Jul 22, 2022 via USAJobs

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The Navy's Office of the General Counsel (OGC) has over 140 locations around the world.

To view Department of the Navy's Office of the General Counsel (OGC) current attorney vacancies please go to the OGC website at:

Please note that the OGC website lists all available attorney positions.

All questions regarding vacancy announcements should be directed to the point of contact listed for the specific vacancy.

OGC consists of approximately 750 civilian attorneys, 25 uniformed Navy JAGs and Marine Corps Judge Advocates, and over 200 support staff located in 140 offices throughout the United States and overseas.

These positions range from GS-11 to GS-15.

Approximately 300 civilian attorneys are located in Washington D.C..

The Office of the General Counsel of the Navy provides legal advice to the Secretary of the Navy, the Under Secretary of the Navy, the Assistant Secretaries of the Navy and their staffs, and the multiple components of the Department, to include the Navy and the Marine Corps, in the obligation of an annual budget of over $160 billion and the management of over 900,000 service members and civilians.


Civilian Navy OGC attorneys help clients address legal concerns in virtually every area of the law related to business, including government contracts, public employment ethics, environmental concerns, personal and real property law, personnel law, fiscal issues, intellectual property law, litigation, legislation, cyber and intelligence law.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has not issued qualification standards for attorney positions.

However, OGC sets minimum qualifications for attorney positions and sets forth these qualifications in each vacancy announcement.

The successful candidate: Must be a U.S.

citizen Graduated with a J.D.

or LL.B from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association An active member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a State, U.S.

Commonwealth, U.S.

territory, or the District of Columbia Admitted to practice before a state or federal court Must obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance Patent Attorneys must be members of the U.S.

Patent and Trademark Organization A secret or top secret security clearance is a requirement of a position with OGC.

Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.

If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.


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