Air National Guard Units ATTORNEY ADVISOR (GENERAL) (TITLE 32) in Charlotte, North Carolina
Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a ATTORNEY ADVISOR (GENERAL) (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D2665000 and is part of the NC ANG, National Guard (ANG-Wing Judge Advocate/ PN 106381334). Responsibilities As an ATTORNEY-ADVISOR (GENERAL), GS-0905-13, you will act as a legal adviser and attorney for the state/territory National Guard, responsible for the formulation of state/territory legal policy and its execution legal representation; legal initiatives; interpretation and litigation of U.S. and state/territory(s) constitutional, civil, criminal, labor law; international law and treaty agreements; and a full spectrum of expert legal advice. Acts as a legal adviser and attorney for the state/territory National Guard, responsible for assisting in the formulation of state/territory legal policy pertaining to prevention of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and domestic abuse, while serving as the special legal advisor to the Adjutant General, the Office of Staff Judge Advocate (OSJA), Commands SHARP and SEEM programs; Responsible to advise on the legal, factual, and other impacting aspects of drafting, interpretation and application of legislation, regulation, tasking orders, decision, opinions or other guiding, or lack thereof, instruments associated with emerging or highly conflicted, sensitive, and emotionally charged issues relating to sexual crimes, harassment, domestic violence/abuse, and to the prevention and response of sexual crimes, harassment, and domestic violence/abuse; Serves as the state/territory National Guard litigation point of contact. Represents the state/territory National Guard in all legal matters in state/territory of original or appellate jurisdictions, to include matters pertaining to sexual crimes, sexual harassment, and domestic violence/abuse. Acts as agency counsel for the state/territory National Guard with the National Guard Bureau Office of Litigation and Employment Law Division, Department of Army and Department of Air Force Litigation Divisions, and the Department of Justice, for Federal courts of original or appellate jurisdictions; Serves as an attorney/adviser providing acquisition and fiscal legal advice to the state/territory's assigned United States Property & Fiscal Officer, particularly in the area of emerging requirements in victim support and legal resourcing (the Chief of the National Guard Bureau's agent in the state/territory) and active-duty military advisers. Advises Army National Guard (ARNG) and Air National Guard (ANG) contracting officers, reviews contracts, procurement actions and real property matters involving Federal and state/territory funds (some involving substantial amounts of money)for legal sufficiency, appropriate titling and claim initiation or resolution actions; act as the Adjutant General's representative in third-party proceedings under Federal labor-management and equal employment opportunity statutes and regulatory provisions; serve as the state/territory Ethics Adviser. Reviews sensitive financial disclosure statements for General Officers and other key personnel; perform other duties as aasigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Military Grades: Officer (Lt Col to Col) BASIC QUALIFICATION FACTORS -Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately; -Knowledgeable of military and civilian laws, directives, regulations, policies, and procedures; -Skilled interpersonal communications, empathy, and effective listening; -Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats; -Ability to communicate -orally and in writing- clearly and effectively; -Ability to organize thoughts, research materials, and manage case projects; and -Skilled in comprehending and interpreting directives and laws. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Personnel must be competent at the next higher level before being eligible for that level. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 24 months work experiences as a professional Attorney Advisor. Knowledgeable of the Army National Guard mission requirements and Air National Guard mission requirements. Competent in providing legal interpretation and guidance to managers and senior leaders on Title 32 § 709, United States Code, National Guard Program. Able to recognize and identify complex constitutional, state-federal, and military-civilian jurisdictional issues frequently associated with the organization and administration of the Title 32 National Guard, and articulate them in the appropriate forum or context. Competent in providing legal interpretation and guidance to managers and senior leaders on 10 United States Code, and the state equivalent to the federal Uniform Code of Military Justice. Experienced in conducting legal research in connection with cases pending administrative hearings, trials before courts of original jurisdiction, or arguments in appellate courts. Experienced in addressing legal questions referred by administrative officials of the employing agency, such as questions concerning the interpretation and application of statutes, rules, and regulations as they pertain to contracts, claims, or other legal instruments involving private business, state, local, national, or foreign governments. Experienced in addressing questions regarding the effects of provisions of proposed legislation or proposed changes in agency policies or regulations. Experienced in researching and providing legal advice in functional areas of Administrative, Labor, Medical and Physical Disability, and Ethics Law. Additionally, capable of providing legal assistance in accordance with prescribed instructions and within legal guidelines. Experienced in planning, coordinating, and formulating litigation strategies. Experienced in addressing complex and difficult legal questions and factual issues requiring extensive research, analysis and evaluation of available precedents. Experienced in dealing with issues in the functional areas and demonstrated abilities to quickly identify both the legal and judgmental issues. As a subject matter expert, experienced in determining the facts and recommending effective solutions with min-imal guidance or supervision. Experienced in developing and providing solutions to conflicting or contradict-tory DoD regulations, directives, and policies, and other NGB or state 881legal guidance. Experienced in addressing and resolving complex and difficult legal case problems, legal questions, or issues involved in the drafting of interpretation or application of legislation, regulations, contracts, decisions, or opinions requiring a solution. Experienced in preparing memoranda of reports that outlined and analyzed the factual and legal issues. Experiences involved preparing legal documents or advisory opinions, participated in contract negations, and examined documents for legal sufficiency. Skilled as a legal litigator and experienced in preparing litigation reports, briefs, pleadings, and other papers associated with civil litigations. Experienced in addressing Federal Labor-Management relations and skilled as a participating collective bargaining member of the management negotiating team. Skilled as the subject-matter expert to address complex and constantly evolving area of Medical and Physical Disability and Domestics Operations Law; conducted legal research, investigation and negotiation, and provided legal advice, opinions, recommendations, and legal memoranda. Experienced in reviewing programs that required analysis of interrelated issues of effectiveness, efficiency, or productivity; and, developed recommendations to resolve issues and problems. Competencies were gained in developing recommendations for overall detailed plans, goals, and objectives for implementation and evaluation of the legal program. Experienced in addressing issues, problems or concepts and skilled in observations and analysis projections. Experiences included addressing difficult and sensitive issues based on variations in the nature of the processes evaluated, the diverse missions of the units assigned, and resource limitations. Experienced in compiling, reconciling, and correlating data from a various sources, separate service programs, and integral record systems. Experienced in researching, cross-checking information, and interpreting data to obtain accurate and relevant information. Experienced and skilled in collecting information, documenting data to substantiate and validate findings, facts, or violations of government policies, procedures, and instructions. Skilled in negotiating with those who resist responding or cooperating, due to such issues as organizational conflict, competing objectives, or limited resources. Skilled in influencing managers or other staff officials to accept and implement findings or recommendations. Competent to meet with senior military and civilian leadership, high-ranking managers to include Adjutants General, commanders, other staff judge advocates, or other external agencies such as, representatives of the local community and private support organizations, state and local government authorities, or attorneys on an ad-hoc basis. Air National Guard Officers: For entry into the Air National Guard JAG Corps/Attorney-Adviser, it is mandatory to have a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor degree in law issued by an ABA-accredited law school; and, must be admitted to practice law in the highest court of any U.S. state, commonwealth, territory or the District of Columbia Education EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS It is mandatory to have a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor degree in law issued by an an ABA-accredited law school; and, must be admitted to practice law in the highest court of any U.S. state, commonwealth, territory or the District of Columbia. You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position. Air National Guard Officers: For entry into the Air National Guard JAG Corps/Attorney-Adviser, it is mandatory to have a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor degree in law issued by an ABA-accredited law school; and, must be admitted to practice law in the highest court of any U.S. state, commonwealth, territory or the District of Columbia Additional Information If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx). If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.