The Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) Environmental Restoration and Waste Management (ERWM) program is recruiting for: HANFORD PROJECT LEGAL POLICY ANALYST
Located at Lapwai, ID.
The ERWM programs’ role is to protect the Tribe’s treaty-reserved right at the Hanford Site in the state of Washington, regulate air quality on the Tribe’s Reservation in the state of Idaho, and oversee emergency response planning on the Reservation. The ideal candidate will be a team player; will have sound judgement, accompanied by excellent research, writing, and communications skills; the ability t analyze complex factual, legal, and policy issues; the ability to delve deeply into environmental strategies and projects related to the Tribe’s interests at the Hanford Site; and the ability to respond to a wide array of environmental issues that require prompt and accurate analysis.
The Tribe offers an attractive compensation package, including: medical and life insurance, a matching 401 (k) contribution, and a generous leave policy.
The successful candidate will be working with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). However, the Program will provide training and professional development opportunities for the successful candidate in these areas.
Experience working on behalf of Indian tribes or other governments is preferred. Requires a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Applicants must also pass a criminal background check with no criminal convictions, hold membership in good standing with a state bar, have a minimum of one (1) year of legal practice experience, and have a positive work history.
Please send a cover letter, resume, 5-10 page writing sample, and three (3) letters of references along with your Nez Perce Tribe application. Class description available from the Tribe’s Human Resources Department.
The Nez Perce Tribe is a drug free work environment, pre-employment drug testing required. Must provide a current motor vehicle report from the state(s) where you have been licensed to drive within the last three (3) years.
Open until filled. (Grade 28)
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