Why Centre? Our People.

We are always looking for talented professionals with a client focus and a drive to excel. We provide a competitive salary and benefits, a great work environment, and an enormous opportunity for growth.

Trainers, consultants, and lawyers are invited to submit resumes with cover letters to resumes@centrelawgroup.com. We look forward to working with you!

Instructor Application
Centre Law & Consulting is a leader in providing public and in-house training to both government contractors and government agency personnel. Our instructors are all experts in their fields, including successful consultants, government agency personnel, and attorneys, all with decades of experience. Our courseware is grounded in the best of adult learning theory and continually updated, so our customers leave class with the tools they need to ensure success in real-world situations.

This commitment to providing the highest quality courseware and instruction to our customers is why we are reaching out to you! We are looking for expert instructors to teach various courses offered at the Centre Law & Consulting. Based on your profile, we believe you would be an asset to the team of instructors at Centre Law & Consulting.

To be considered for course development opportunities through Centre, click here and complete our form. This is a simple, easy-to-fill-out list of questions and will take no more than ten minutes.

Contract Administrator

Centre Law & Consulting is seeking a Contract Administrator to administer their federal government contracts and perform GSA/VA consulting duties. The job will include contract administration of Centre’s federal government contracts to include post-award administration, compliance and close out. This role is an integral part of the federal contracts and consulting team.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Administer Centre’s federal government contracts, subcontracts, and task orders
  • Prepare and assist with GSA/VA Schedules, modifications, negotiations, and audits
  • Attend GSA client meetings, analyze client pricing structures, and provide advice on compliance issues
  • Maintain strong working relationships with our contracting officers, clients, and subcontractors
  • Remain current and informed on Government contracting rules and regulations, including GSA/VA Schedules
  • Review, draft, and negotiate subcontract agreements and task orders
  • Track and monitor contract modifications, contract related deliverables, and create and monitor on-site billing report
  • Maintain company records in SAM, the WOSB Repository, and CPARS
  • Maintain all contract files and contract intake forms

Desired Skills and Experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree
  • 5 years of federal contracting experience
  • Understanding and experience with FAR and other government regulations
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and competing client deadlines while providing superior customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Excel and other office products
  • Willingness and ability to represent Centre at association events
  • Solid work ethic
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Previous experience with Federal Supply Schedules (FSS) GSA/VA Schedules is a plus

This position is a tremendous opportunity for the ideal candidate to work in a collaborative and supportive environment. We offer flexible hours and are family friendly. Centre offers a robust benefits package including three weeks’ vacation after the first year, a large corporate contribution to medical insurance, 401(k), and year-end discretionary bonuses. Centre is located in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@centrelawgroup.com and add “Contract Administrator” in the subject line.

FOIA Analyst

Centre Law & Consulting is seeking a FOIA Analyst to provide onsite support at a Government agency in the Baltimore, MD area. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience in reviewing, analyzing and processing requests filed under the Freedom of Information Act. The FOIA Specialist will ensure that the current backlog is maintained and that we are reducing the overall caseload for the agency. They will process all simple and complex backlog FOIA requests received that are in paper or electronic medium. In addition to processing backlogged FOIA requests, the contractor will process any new incoming FOIA requests or any open FOIA requests, including highly visible and time sensitive requests.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Analyzing, evaluating and responding to all FOIA requests
  • Preparing and reviewing documents in accordance with FOIA policy and making redactions as necessary before release
  • Determining the number of fees to be paid by the requester
  • Preparing letters releasing, withholding, and redacting material (where required) and explaining reconsideration and appeal processes when document release is incomplete
  • Consulting with the appropriate attorney(s) on unprecedented and complex cases
  • Providing recommendations, technical advice, and assistance to agency program officials during all phases of the development of a response to a FOIA request
  • Analyzing reports on FOIA web page activities to monitor areas of high public interest
  • Ensuring that the agency’s electronic FOIA materials have current and valid content
  • Establishing a FOIA automated tracking system so that a variety of regular and cumulative reports can be run
  • Maintaining a record of FOIA service performed and progress for agency’s FOIA performance
  • Improving accuracy of the agency’s record descriptions, clarifying why they are responsive or by describing that they may or may not be responsive
  • Attending Department-wide meetings with FOIA managers on a variety of FOIA-related issues
  • Improving FOIA practices and updating SOPs and manuals to support standard case files, including updating and maintaining templates and formats and ensuring final packaging are accurate and current

Desired Skills and Experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree
  • 5 years of experience reviewing and processing of FOIA issues in a federal government environment, including the application of FOIA exemptions
  • Knowledge of Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act laws, policies, and regulations
  • Experience with best practices regarding FOIA document production and responses
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work under tight time constraints
  • Ability to assess and solve problems
  • Demonstrate initiative and reliability
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills required

This position is a tremendous opportunity for the ideal candidate to work in a collaborative and supportive environment. We offer flexible hours and are family friendly. Centre offers a robust benefits package including three weeks’ vacation after the first year, a large corporate contribution to medical insurance, 401(k), and year-end discretionary bonuses. Centre is located in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@centrelawgroup.com and add “FOIA Specialist” in the subject line.

Paralegal

Centre Law & Consulting is seeking a paralegal to work onsite at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Washington, D.C. The Paralegal shall provide paralegal support services to the DHS Office of General Counsel (OGC) attorneys and legal support staff with duties that includes managing cases, litigation, legal correspondence and review, record keeping, law library management, and legal administrative support.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Paralegal Certificate
  • One year of paralegal experience
  • Typing speed of 40 Words Per Minute
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite and databases
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance

Paralegal support duties includes:

  • The paralegal shall work closely with the OGC management division to gain a comprehensive understanding of OGC programs and procedures.
  • Prepare litigation materials, create privilege logs, cite-check, and perform pre­trial preparation, and legal research or drafting as needed.
  • Draft communications and document transmissions in preparation for outside counsel and other parties.
  • Review technical papers as needed and prepare correspondence, presentations, and various documents.
  • Assist with legal support activities and discovery that includes holds, hold process, and drafting of reports related to those legal activities.
  • The paralegal will update information in dockets to manage, coordinate and clear the government agency legislative matters by circulating, consolidating, and submitting comments.
  • Assist attorneys with transmittal, filing, scheduling, and archiving documents according to records management needs.
  • Paralegal support shall manage deadlines, filings, and the flow of facts and information, in addition, schedule, organize and prepare documents and materials for meetings.
  • Coordinate and preparing travel arrangements, authorizations, and vouchers on behalf of attorneys through Concur Travel System.
  • Type correspondence, reports, and tabular data from drafts and ensure proper edits which include spelling, punctuation, and grammar in compliance with government agency style and standards.
  • Utilize Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, databases, graphics, project management applications, and other agency-specific applications.
  • Maintain and/or upload data into SharePoint and all necessary systems.
  • Manage records in accordance with the government agency Records Management Policy by reviewing, filing, scheduling and archiving documents.
  • Coordinate with OGC Executive Secretariat to meet correspondence deadlines.
  • Maintain hard copy and electronic filing and record keeping systems, as well as, retrieve and file documents in these systems and maintain logs and reports of said systems.
  • Review and maintain the OGC Law library, as well as, assist OGC divisions with performing legal research.
  • Provide assistance in reviewing incoming legal correspondence. Participate in the collection and distribution of incoming legal correspondence, prepare mailings and communicate with a variety of Headquarters offices, Department components, and external stakeholders.
  • Assist with special projects outside of the administrative support duties identified above.

This position is a tremendous opportunity for the ideal candidate. Centre offers a robust benefits package including a large corporate contribution to medical insurance, free short and long-term disability insurance, a 401k, and year-end bonuses.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@centrelawgroup.com and add “Paralegal – DHS” in the subject line.

Senior Administrative Specialist

Centre Law & Consulting is seeking a Senior Administrative Specialist to join our team in Washington, D.C. The Senior Administrative Specialist will provide the Department of Homeland Security, Office of General Counsel (OGC) with administrative support for the divisions and the organization overall in areas such as daily administrative tasks, correspondence, logistics, record keeping and law library management. Duties may vary based on the expertise of each OGC division, however, administrative specialists are expected to provide administrative support to all divisions as required.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • The Senior Administrative Specialist shall work closely with the OGC management division to gain a comprehensive understanding of OGC programs and procedures.
  • Optimize workflow management, meet deadlines, and prevent work stoppage by building and maintaining a close and highly responsive relationship with OGC staff and leadership.
  • Organizing briefing materials and action items by preparing binders or folders for OGC staff, leadership and/or external clients OGC supports.
  • Answer phone calls and taking messages.
  • Assist with time and attendance through disseminating information as instructed by HR personnel.
  • Coordinate and prepare travel arrangements, authorizations, and vouchers on
    behalf of attorneys through Concur Travel System.
  • Support OGC Executive Secretary and assisting the divisions with correspondence documents utilizing SharePoint and other administrative systems.
  • Support includes circulating, consolidating, submitting comments, and assisting staff with transmitting, filing, scheduling and archiving documents.
  • Manage records in accordance with the government agency Records Management Policy by reviewing, filing, scheduling and archiving documents.
  • Assist in the review and maintenance of the OGC Law library and online
  • Provide assistance in reviewing incoming legal correspondence.
  • Coordinate and execute logistical plans that include arraigning for office cleanings, setup, and moves; organizing closets containing office supplies and equipment.
  • Assist with special projects outside of the administrative support duties identified above.

Desired Skills and Experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years of experience in administrative specialist duties
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Prior legal assistance and correspondence experience preferred
  • Typing speed of 40 words per minute
  • Position requires U.S. citizenship and a seven-year minimum background investigation
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance is required

This position is a tremendous opportunity for the ideal candidate to work with an amazing group in a collaborative supportive environment. Centre offers a robust benefits package including three weeks’ vacation after the first year, a large corporate contribution to medical insurance, 401k, and year-end discretionary bonuses. Centre is located in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@centrelawgroup.comand add “Senior Administrative Specialist” in the subject line.

Centre is an equal opportunity employer.