Department: Department Of Justice
Agency: Offices, Boards and Divisions
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About the Office: The Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is seeking an experienced attorney for its Law and Policy Section ("LPS" or "Section") in Washington, DC.
The Law and Policy Section advises and assists the Assistant Attorney General on environmental legal and policy questions, particularly those that affect multiple sections in the Division. It handles the Divisions response to legislative proposals and Congressional requests, the Divisions comments on federal agency rulemakings, amicus participation in cases of importance to the United States, as well as other special projects on behalf of Division leadership. Attorneys in the Section also handle the Divisions involvement in international legal policy and trade matters, as well as the Divisions FOIA and Privacy Act work. Other LPS attorney duties include serving as the Divisions ethics officer and counselor, alternative dispute resolution counselor, and liaison with state and local governments.
For more information about the Environment & Natural Resources Division, visit the Justice Department's web site at: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd.
- Occasional Travel
- Periodic travel is required.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.
- Selective Service Registration is required. See http://www.sss.gov
- You may be subjected to undergo a urinalysis for a drug test.
- Resume and supporting documents (See Required Documents).