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This National Guard position is for a ATTORNEY-ADVISOR (GENERAL), Position Description Number T5915900 and is part of the WY Joint Forces Headquarters, National Guard.
Serves as the full-time professional legal adviser and support to the Adjutant General, the Commander of federally recognized Wyoming 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), Wyoming National Guard (WYNG) senior leadership, WYNG directorates, and subordinate National Guard (NG) commanded units or state/territory level divisions. Responsible for preventive law, which requires foreseeing potential issues, taking proactive action to deflect, and resolving the concern. Maintains the capability and knowledge of all aspects of the law and regulations which affect the operations of the state national guard, state militia, and their personnel; and oversees the WYNG military justice program.
As General Counsel, is responsible for the following functions:
- Furnishes legal advice and services on all matters arising from, or pertaining to, activities of the WYNG and state militia.
- Assures that both Adjutant General, head of the Wyoming military department and staff elements receive the best possible legal advice and recommendations for actions.
- Responsible for preventive law, which requires foreseeing potential issues, taking proactive action to deflect, and resolving the concern.
- Maintains the capability and knowledge of all aspects of the law and regulations which affect the operations of the WYNG, state militia, and their personnel.
- Exercises oversight over the day-to-day legal operations within the WYNG and state militia.
- Prepares exhaustively researched, well-reasoned and well written precedent-setting legal opinions on civilian personnel law, management- employee relations, as well as interpretation and application of the State of Wyoming and federal Constitution, statutes, Executive Orders, rules and regulations as they pertain to civilian personnel management and administration.
- Oversees and administers the WYNG's military justice program.
- Serving as the WYNG ethics officer.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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