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The selectee will serve as a staff Attorney-Advisor providing legal advice and guidance to the Bureau of Indian Affairs
As an Attorney-Adviser with the Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor, Southwest Region, located in Albuquerque, NM your specific duties will include:
Providing legal advice and counsel to organizations within the Department including writing legal opinions, handling administrative litigation, and providing assistance to the Department of Justice on judicial litigation in one or more of the following legal areas.
Indian law matters involving natural resources, energy and mineral development and use, realty, water rights, and tribal government, and appearing before the Interior Board of Indian Appeals;
General law matters such as contracts and procurement, grants, cooperative agreements, and FOIA, and appearing before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA), and the Department of the Interior’s Office of Hearings and Appeals; and Environmental and public land law matters, such as National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA), water rights, mining law, and resource and land management, and appearing before the IBLA.
Occasional travel - Local Travel Only
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