Job Opportunity – General Counsel

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
: Legal
Job Code: 22-1011
Status: Full-time, Exempt
Deadline: Open Until Filled

Description of position:
Under the direction of Tribal Council, General Counsel is responsible for legal advice, representation, assistance and support to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, its government, departments and enterprises. General Counsel represents the Tribe in all aspects of tribal government, including, but not limited to, Commercial Transactions, Contracts, Gaming, application of environment and natural resources laws and other federal laws relating to Tribal and reservation agencies and enterprises, federal-state jurisdiction issues, taxation issues, economic development, construction law, employment law, federal administrative proceedings, Tribal court jurisdiction issues, hunting and fishing rights and tribal taxation law and policy. General Counsel advises Tribal Council on intergovernmental agreements, drafting ordinances and resolutions, advises tribal agencies such as social services, police department, and tribal enterprises, drafts leases and other commercial documents. The General Counsel is responsible for the administration of all assignments to the staff of the Office of the General Counsel including planning, development and legal strategy of all assignments and directives of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council.

Job Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Status Card or letter) by email to or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.

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