JOB: SRPMIC Office of General Counsel

Assistant General Counsel-Enterprise
Job Description

Under general supervision of the Deputy General Counsel, provides legal review and advice to the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) government. Ensures that applicable laws are followed so that tribal sovereignty is protected and enhanced. Provides assistance to avoid or prevent expensive legal disputes and litigation and protects the Community’s legal interests. This class is treated as FLSA exempt.

Graduation from accredited college or university with a Law Degree (Juris Doctor) and three (3) years of experience as an attorney involving the legal affairs of Native American tribes. Experience that has provided knowledge of social and economic conditions of tribal governments is essential. Assignments (positions) requiring specialization in realty, enterprise (or other specializations) legal matters require previous experience in same. Membership in a State Bar and the ability to practice in Federal District Court is required. If not a member of the Arizona State Bar, must be willing to take and pass the Arizona State Bar Exam within one year of employment with the Community. Must attend a minimum of 15 hours annual continuing legal education as related to job and approved by supervisor.

Job Reference #:
999999 – OUF
Job Status:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Pay Rate:
$102,639 to $151,395/year
Pay Comments

Advertised salary is the full range. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. SRPMIC offers a rich benefits package with too much to mention: Health Insurance, Prescription Drug Coverage, Vision Care, Dental, Paid Life, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k)Plan, Accrue 15 Paid Annual and 15 Sick Days Your First Year, 13 Recognized Holidays and more!
Important Notes

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled First Review Date: December 5, 2007SRPMIC is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERImportant notes: – Equivalent combinations of education and experience that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be considered- Will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. In addition, may be required to pass fingerprint/background check.- “SRPMIC is an “Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.” Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.- Insurability: Must possess a valid Arizona operator’s license and be insurable under tribal insurer requirements (e.g., be age 21 or over, no alcohol-related motor vehicle violations such as DUI, within the past 5 years; no reckless driving violations within the past 3 years; no more than one speeding ticket in excess of 15 mph over the speed limit within the past 3 years; and no more than one “at fault” accident within the past 3 years).- NOTE: Applications or Resumes which are not in the Human Resources Office by 5 p.m. on the closing date will not be considered. SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: SRPMIC- Human Resources, 10,005 E. Osborn Scottsdale, Arizona 85256Fax#: (480) 850-8126 or Apply on line at