The Center for Biological Diversity is looking for a full-time California wildlife attorney. This position is located in Sacramento or Oakland, California, with other locations in California considered on a case-by-case basis.
The California Wildlife Attorney will work on litigation, legislation, administrative and policy advocacy, and grassroots and media outreach designed to protect California's wildlife. The emphasis will be on the state's endangered species and native carnivores. A particular focus of the position will be to advocate before the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California Fish and Game Commission and state legislature for implementation, enforcement and/or reform of the state's laws and regulations relating to wildlife. The position will report to the conservation director.
Salary is commensurate with experience. The Center offers an excellent benefits package, including:
Application process: Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three to five references with your application at https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/about/jobs/. The position will remain open until filled. No telephone calls, please. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
The Center for Biological Diversity deeply values, and is committed to sustaining and promoting, both biological and cultural diversity. We welcome, embrace and respect diversity of people, identities and cultures. We are committed to fostering an organizational culture of diversity and inclusion. The Center believes staff and board diversity is critical to saving life on Earth.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Essential qualities, qualifications and skills:
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