2021-11-18 2021-12-23

Assistant General Counsel I or II (Two Positions)

St. Johns River Water Management District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Palatka, Florida
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 76402
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Palatka, Florida
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 76402
  • Organization Website

Two positions will be hired from this applicant pool.

The St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD) Office of General Counsel is seeking to fill two Assistant General Counsel positions. Depending on the experience of the applicant, these positions will be filled as Assistant General Counsel I or II. In the positions, the attorneys will represent the District in civil and administrative proceedings, as well as in permitting and enforcement regulatory matters. The attorney will work closely with District staff and other stakeholders, and will provide legal analysis, advice, and representation to the District. The successful candidates will have a diligent work ethic, a proven ability to communicate and collaborate with team members, oral advocacy skills, superior writing skills, proven organizational abilities, demonstrated attentiveness to detail, demonstrated confidence and comfort working under pressure with deadlines and a commitment to personal integrity.

Minimum Qualifications:

Assistant General Counsel I: Juris Doctor from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and admission to the Florida Bar. Candidates who are awaiting admission to the Florida Bar or are preparing to graduate from an ABA-accredited law school and intend to sit for the Florida Bar Examination in 2022 will also be considered.

Assistant General Counsel II: Admission to the Florida Bar and three years of experience as a licensed attorney in civil litigation, administrative, environmental, governmental, real property or contract law. A Master of Laws (LL.M.) from an accredited law school may substitute for one year of the required experience.

Additional Details:
Salary Range for Assistant General Counsel I: $57,678.40 - $76,918.40

Salary Range for Assistant General Counsel II: $67,288.00 - $89,710.40

Starting salary is based on qualifications and experience

Benefits include the Florida Retirement System, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, paid leave and holidays, and professional development.

Your application will receive careful consideration, and if selected for an interview, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment. St. Johns River Water Management District participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace

Location: Palatka, Florida

Closing Date: Open until filled

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at WaterDistrictJobs.com.