JOB – Nez Perce Tribe, Staff Attorney

Staff Attonrey

Nez Perce Tribe P.O. Box 365 Lapwai, ID 83540
Ph: (208) 843-7332

Staff Attorney HR-07-066 to provide legal counsel and representation to the Tribe. The Tribe is actively engaged in a number of initiatives to protect and advance tribal sovereignty. The Staff Attorney’s workload will be active and dynamic, involving legal and policy issues ranging from federal land management decisions affecting fish and wildlife, CERCLA site remediation, improved water quality advocacy, the Hells Canyon dam relicensing and miscellaneous real estate issues. The Staff Attorney will be part of a team that includes five attorneys and three support staff. There will also be frequent interaction with federal, state and tribal agencies. Requires a Juria Doctorate degree, and a minimum of one (1) year of legal practice. Must be licensed by a State Bar; Idaho Bar within one year. Experience with Indian Tribes is desired. Competitive salary. Requires a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured under the Tribe’s Policy. (If your driver’s license is not issued from Idaho or Washington; a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) from the state your driver’s license is issued, is required with your application). A complete application packet includes: a NPT application and resume to: Staff Attorney HR-07-066, P.O. Box 365, Lapwai, Idaho 83540 by 4:30, 7/13/07 (208) 843-7332. Tribal Preference applies. INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKETS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.