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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Cyber, Information, Privacy and Data Management Law Attorney, and to provide specialized professional legal advice and counsel to The Judge Advocate General (TJAG), and the Director of Operations and International Law (JAO), and other directorates and staff, as appropriate.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
- You MUST have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have the first professional law degree (LLB or JD). Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts.
- In addition, at the time of application, you must provide proof, dated within four months of application, of “active” status and in good standing with a bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia. On-line information is allowed as long as it shows that you are in “active” status.
In addition to meeting the Basic Requirement, applicants must meet the Specialized Experience requirements:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must possess professional legal experience in excess of three (3) years that is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position, such as: Knowledge of rules, procedures, policies, and programs of a military legal office necessary to perform the procedural and administrative work of an upper echelon military organization and to also include knowledge of advanced IT principles, concepts, methods, standards and practices sufficient to accomplish assignments such as: reviewing and interpreting policies, procedures, and strategies governing the planning and delivery of IT services.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of and skill in selecting from among, interpreting, and applying land, air, space and maritime laws governing military cyber space operations. Knowledge of and skill in interpreting and applying telecommunication, information, privacy and data management law in support of Air Force Operations.
2. Knowledge of rules, procedures, policies, and programs of a military legal office necessary to perform the procedural and administrative work of an upper echelon military organization (e.g., Service headquarters) , such as preparing and editing legal documents and administrative correspondence.
3. Knowledge of advanced IT principles, concepts, methods, standards and practices sufficient to accomplish assignments such as: reviewing and interpreting policies, procedures, and strategies governing the planning and delivery of IT services.
4. Skill in analyzing international, domestic law, and international treaties, and in applying the law and relevant international standards to specific military situations, resulting in conclusions that are legally supportable by statute, case law, and implementing policy and regulations.
5. Skill in performing extensive legal research and analysis in complex areas of law with little precedence, and in creating accurate, concise, and clear written and oral communication based on that research.
6. Skill in negotiating techniques to protect the Government’s position.
7. Ability to recognize, analyze, and segregate various legal aspects of complex factual situations; write concise sound legal opinions; and communicate legal concepts and their application to military operations persuasively.
8. Ability to interpret and apply statutory, regulatory, and procedural requirements as they apply to intelligence collection, retention, and dissemination.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.