The FHWA Office of Chief Counsel in conjunction with the TIFIA Joint Program Office is seeking to fill an Attorney Advisor position. Vacancy is limited to the first 200 applications and will close early at midnight on the day the 200th application is received or on June 10, 2013 (closing date), whichever occurs earlier. The Office of Chief Counsel (HCC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is seeking an Attorney Advisor that will be responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Joint Program Office (JPO) within the Office of Innovative Program Delivery (OIPD), on complex credit, surface transportation project finance, and other legal matters involving multiple creditors under the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT or Department) TIFIA Credit Program.
The TIFIA Credit Program provides secured (direct) loans, loan guarantees, and standby lines of credit to borrowers seeking to develop major surface transportation projects that meet certain creditworthiness and other eligibility standards. See 23 U.S.C. §§601-609.
The responsibilities of the position involve complex factual and legal matters involving surface transportation project finance, Federal and State law, contractual interpretation, and coordination with FHWA, the Federal Transit Administration and other U.S. DOT modal administrations, State departments of transportation, private concessionaires, and outside counsel on matters of significance to FHWA and the U.S. DOT. This position is being filled at the GS-13 or 14 level and is located in Washington, DC. Salary range is $89,033 - $136,711 per year, based upon qualifications. This complete Attorney Advisory vacancy announcement can be viewed at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/344297300. In order to be considered, please follow specific application procedures on the announcement.