Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Staff Counsel - Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (Washington, D.C.)

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)

Position Available

** Staff Counsel**

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is a national, nonprofit service

organization for federal, state, local and tribal professionals - scientists, attorneys, land

managers, law enforcement officers - dedicated to upholding environmental laws and values.

PEER protects those who protect our environment.

Staff Counsel Position Description: Provide legal counseling to public employees, pursue

environmental violations and orchestrate reform campaigns based upon employee disclosures.

Specific Duties:

• Respond to employee requests for assistance;

• Help develop legal and other strategies to remedy employee-identified problems;

• Conduct legal and policy research on designated reform campaigns;

• Assist the PEER Senior Counsel in executing our litigation program;

• Provide support to PEER field representatives in addressing legal issues;

• Manage PEER docket of Freedom of Information Act litigation;

• Serve as media spokesperson on related legal matters; and

• Facilitate legal intern and clinical programs.

Qualifications: Bar membership, excellent communications skills and relevant experience.

Starting Salary: $40,000

Start Date: March 2014

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample by February 21 to: Staff Counsel

Search, PEER, 2000 P St. NW, Suite 240, Washington, D.C. 20036 or email contact@peer.org

with the subject line “Staff Counsel Position”. No calls, please.

PEER is an equal opportunity employer.