Army National Guard Units PARALEGAL SPECIALIST in Forbes AFB, Kansas
Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a PARALEGAL SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D1242000 and is part of the KS Joint Forces Headquarters, National Guard. Responsibilities As a PARALEGAL SPECIALIST, GS-0950-09, You will provide paralegal support within the State Staff Judge Advocate's Office providing ancillary legal research and analysis. Supports the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Preventative Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) programs in the state. Serves as a point of contact for claims, ethics determinations, and legal assistance for Army and Air National Guard personnel and their families. Provides technical legal guidance and support to National Guard unit commanders and their assigned legal personnel. Perform other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Military Grades: E3 through E9 Compatible Military Assignments: MOS: 27D or Air: 5J0X1 Desired - Not required to qualify and be referred GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training that demonstrates the ability to analyze the legal impact of legislative developments and administrate and judicial decisions, opinions, rulings and determinations on agency programs; conduct research for the preparation of legal opinions on matters of interest to the agency. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 24 months experience, education or training of applying the principles, concepts, and methods of legal research and reference sources such as agency manuals and directives. Experience applying the techniques and skills necessary to analyze both issues of fact and issues of law in order to prepare digests of case decisions, evaluate the applicability of precedents, or to draft briefs, other litigation papers, advisory opinions, or findings. ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: COVID-19 VACCINATION: IAW the Secretary of Defense Memo Dated 24 August 2021 the agency will continue to vaccinate all personnel with the COVID-19 vaccine to protect the force and preserve readiness with a goal of reaching 100% vaccination regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to comply with applicable military (Uniformed) COVID-19 vaccine guidance and exemption process. PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work is performed in an office setting and is primarily sedentary, but may require periods of walking, standing, bending, driving an automobile, etc. Frequently carries case files or similar items but the work does not require any special physical effort or ability. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in areas that are adequately lighted and climate controlled and where normal safety precautions for an office are practiced. Education 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.