Job Opportunity – General Counsel

Salt River Pima – Maricopa Indian Community, Legal Services Office
Scottsdale, Arizona

Deadline: 12/15/2019, 11:30 pm MST

Definition: Under the administrative direction of the Community Council, serves as the chief legal  advisor, representative, and counselor to the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC or  Community) government, including all departments, divisions, enterprises, and other entities.  Ensures that applicable laws are followed so that tribal sovereignty is protected and enhanced.  Provides assistance to avoid or prevent legal disputes and litigation and protects the Community’s  legal interests. Supervises, administers, and oversees all legal services for the Community. This is treated as an FLSA exempt job class.

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree and graduate of an accredited law school, with a minimum of seven (7) years of experience practicing law which included some experience in at least three or more of the following areas: federal
Indian law, employment law, commercial transactions, gaming law, leasing, and planning and zoning, A minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience and some experience/familiarity with executive, legislative, and judicial functions of tribal
government is also required.

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