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Attorney-advisor (General) - Title 32

Madison, WI
Full Time
Job #: WI-11035196-Joint-21-171 Exp.: 3+ Years Salary: $108,885 - $141,548 Yearly
This National Guard position is for a ATTORNEY-ADVISOR (GENERAL) - Title 32, Position Description Number D2436000and is part of the WI JFHQ, Madison, Wisconsin National Guard.

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As a ATTORNEY-ADVISOR (GENERAL) - Title 32, GS-0905-14, you will serve as the full-time professional legal adviser and support to the Adjutant General, the Commander of federally recognized Army and Air National Guards, and state/territory unique public defense or safety structures. Also, serves as the principle professional legal adviser to the United States Property and Fiscal Officer (USPFO), state/territory National Guard senior leadership, state/territory National Guard directorates, and subordinate National Guard commanded units or state/territory level divisions.

**A recruitment, relocation or retention incentive may be authorized for this position.***

(Note: Recruitment and relocation incentives are only applicable to employees entering the Federal Technician program. Current Federal Technicians are not authorized these incentives).

Travel Required:
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Conditions of Employment:
Military Requirements:
Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

Military Grades: O5 (with COE submitted - Air) and O6 (or DA Select for O6 - Army)

Compatible Military Assignments: OBR: 27A; AFSC: 51JX

Conditions of Employment:
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • National Guard Membership is required.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Will be required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement.
  • Must Obtain and maintain a Secret clearance (within 12 months of appointment)Must be an active member of the bar in good standing in any State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license to operate government motor vehicles, for the state in which they live or are principally employed, in accordance with Army and Air Force Vehicle Operations Directives.
  • As an Officer in the Army National Guard JAG Corps, must have completed the 14-week Judge Advocate General Basic Course.
  • As an Officer in the Air National Guard, must have completed the nine-week Judge Advocate Staff Course.
  • No record of conviction by civilian courts of offenses listed in the applicable Service Military Justice regulations.
  • Must not have any military disciplinary action (Article 15 or Court-Martial) on military records for engaging in an unprofessional or inappropriate relationship as defined in applicable DoD Instructions concerning Army and Air Force Professional and Unprofessional Relationships.
  • Must not have any Unfavorable Information Files, civil convictions (other than minor traffic violations), or open Inspector General investigations.

General Experience: Experience, education or training which involves the exercise of analytical ability, judgment, discretion, and personal responsibility, and application of a substantial body of knowledge of principles, concepts and practices applicable to one or more fields of administration or management. Experience using computer and automation systems.

Specialized Experience: To qualify at the GS/14 level, you must possess the first law degree, a LL.B or a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited ABA law school, and at a minimum, must have in excess of three years of post-J.D. legal experience, one of which was specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-13 grade level. Specialized experience is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position. The quality of the individual's background may be evidenced by the relatedness of his or her specialization. Examples of specialized experience include: preparing pleadings, motions, affidavits, and other materials involving legal issues in civil or criminal litigation; conducting civil or criminal litigation (to include appellate practitioners); analyzing cases or requests for legal sufficiency; and providing expert legal advice and consultation; or serving as a judicial clerk who conducted legal research, drafted opinions, prepared bench, research and trial memoranda, performed legal analysis, and briefed the judge on various legal issues; formulated recommendations to senior managers; developing policy or issue briefs and reports; drafting congressional or other hearing testimony, and preparing advocacy and strategy documents for specific policy issues.

Army National Guard Officers: For entry into the Army National Guard JAG Corps/ Attorney-Adviser, 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.

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.

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Closing Date: 13th May, 2021

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