Closing Date: 28th November, 2022
Description:NEIWPCC is seeking collaborative, thoughtful and dedicated candidates for a full-time Staff Attorney (Program Manager) position within our established interstate water organization. This position would provide legal expertise on policy matters of significant importance, as well as independent advice and recommendations on a wide range of topics for senior management within the agency. This position requires advanced knowledge and expertise in environmental law and the ability to provide expert and independent legal advice in both oral and written formats.
NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees, including health/dental/vision coverage, generous retirement plan contributions, tuition reimbursement and professional development support, as well as eligibility for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program.
Incumbent must have a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school, admission to the Massachusetts Bar and be in good standing. At least 5 years of full-time or equivalent part-time, professional experience in the practice of environmental law, construction law, and/or contracts law. Admission to the New York Bar is a plus. Supervisory, leadership, budget preparation, grant writing, and contract management experience desired.
Candidates with alternative qualifications or who have taken a less traditional career path may be considered if an aptitude for success and a strong willingness to learn is clearly apparent.
This position is based at NEIWPCC's Lowell, MA headquarters office. Duties will be performed largely in an office setting, but with a need for regional and national travel, for which a valid driver's license and private means of transportation is required. After six months of employment, this position may be eligible for a partial telework schedule for office-based duties. COVID-19 vaccination required.