Under general direction, provides legal advice and representation to all officials, agencies, departments, divisions and branches of the Tohono O'odham Nation (Nation). Represents the Nation in all legal proceedings, and in other matters that affect the legal interests of the Nation. Functions as an advisor to senior management and tribal officials.
Ten years work experience in the legal field or an equivalent combination of training, education, and work experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position.
Must possess a State Bar Association License.
Upon recommendation for hire a criminal background and fingerprint check is required to determine suitability for hire.
Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license, (no DUIs or major traffic citations within the last three years).
Must meet the Tohono O’odham Nation tribal employer’s insurance requirements to receive a driver’s permit to operate program vehicles.
Must submit a 39-month driving record the employment application.
Based on the department’s needs, incumbents may be required to demonstrate fluency in both the Tohono O’odham Language and English as a condition of employment.
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About Tohono O'odham Nation
The attorney general provides legal advice and representation to all officials, agencies, departments, divisions and branches of the Tohono O’odham Nation, a federally recognized Indian tribe with 2.8 million acres of reservation land in Southern Arizona. The attorney general represents the Nation in all legal proceedings, and in other matters that affect the legal interests of the Nation; advises senior management and tribal officials; and supervises assistant attorneys general and contract attorneys.