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Senior Environmental Attorney


Miami Waterkeeper


Policy & Advocacy

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Miami, FL, United States    

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Until Filled

Miami Waterkeeper is seeking an individual with legal and policy experience in the environmental field. An ideal candidate for this role will have a deep passion for our mission and will be highly-skilled, detail-oriented, independent, exceptionally organized, and self-motivated. This person will be able to guide overall mission-oriented strategy, including litigation and legislation. This candidate can manage multiple projects simultaneously, pivot quickly, and will be able to work closely across teams. Our Environmental Attorney will feel comfortable making policy and legal recommendations to the Executive Director and Waterkeeper and working with outside counsel as well as our policy team. This individual will have an in-depth understanding of the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, NEPA, rulemakings, and related regulations. This role will also work closely with our team to develop mission-specific advocacy campaigns.

Special Requirements
– At least 3 years of experience with environmental law specifically – Law school graduate admitted to, or qualified and willing to apply for admission to, the Florida Bar – Excellent research, analytical, writing, and communication skills – Strong work ethic and ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment – Strong desire to advocate for public interest environmental campaigns – Ability to work well in a team-oriented setting

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