Job Opportunity – Deputy Executive Legal Counsel

Job Title: Deputy Executive Legal Counsel
Department/Group: Legal
Location: Crow Agency, MT
Pay Range: DOE
Job Category: Crow Tribe Executive Branch
Position Type: Full-time Employee
Date posted: September 22, 2015
Posting Expires: October 6, 2015

Contact: Melissa Holds the Enemy
Managing Attorney
(406) 638-2059

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing samples, and references to the Managing Attorney, Melissa Holds the Enemy.

Applications Accepted By:
Fax or E-mail:
(406) 638-2614 (fax)
Attention: Melissa Holds the Enemy
Attn: Office of Legal Counsel
P.O. Box 340
Crow Agency, MT 59022

Job Description
Qualifications and Education Requirements
The Office of Legal Counsel consists of five (5) In-House attorneys as well as the Prosecutor, Assistant Prosecutor and Child Protection/ICWA attorney.  The Deputy Executive Legal Counsel completes tasks as assigned by the Managing Attorney and Executive Officials.  The Deputy Executive Legal Counsel would provide advice to the Executive Officials and various Boards, Committees, Commissions and Executive Branch departments such as the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Economic Development and the Environmental Protection Program.  The Deputy Executive Legal Counsel’s responsibilities would include: drafting, reviewing and analyzing agreements, cooperative agreements, leases contracts, orders, rights of ways, Memoranda of Understanding/Agreement, insurance claims and proposed regulations; drafting codes and regulations in cooperation with the Crow Legislative Branch; attending and providing input at Legislative Committee meetings and quarterly and special Legislative Sessions; attending on-site and off-site meetings with tribal departments and state, local or federal agencies and entities.

Tribal Member and Indian Preference
Preference will be given to qualified members of the Crow Tribe of Indians, and members of other federally-recognized Indian tribes.