Company: Oregon State Bar Pro Liability
Location: la conner
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Office of Tribal Attorney is hiring a staff attorney to
provide legal advice and representation, document drafting and
collaboration with a wide range of Swinomish Indian Tribal
Community policy committees, departments and entities. We are
seeking an energetic and creative attorney, preferably with at
least five years of experience, with excellent written, oral,
research and analytical skills, strong interpersonal communication
and negotiation skills, and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced
and dynamic, interdisciplinary and cross-cultural environment.
Qualified applicants must have have demonstrated a commitment to
working with Native or other minority communities and have
experience or demonstrated expertise in one or more of the
following: contract drafting and negotiation; drafting statutes,
policies and procedures; and representing public or private
entities; as well as expertise in at least one of the following
substantive fields of law: Human Resources/Employment Law, Health
Care, Real Estate, Tribal economic development or private sector
commercial transactions, Social Services/Education, or Indian law.
Qualified applicants must be licensed, or have the ability to
become licensed within six months, to practice in Washington.
Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience.
Compensation includes a medical, dental & vision health plan,
401(k) plan, generous leave and other fringe benefits.
Location: Tribal offices are located in the
Swinomish Village on the beautiful Swinomish Indian Reservation
located on Fidalgo Island across the Swinomish Channel from La
Conner, WA. Tribal offices are about midway between Seattle and
Vancouver, British Columbia.
Application Process: Applications will be
considered on a rolling basis for immediate hire. Native American
Hiring Preferences under Swinomish Tribal Code 14-01.120 will be in
effect during the selection of candidates. Applicants must pass a
background check and a drug test.
Submit the following : Swinomish Indian Tribal
Community Employment Application and Office of Tribal Attorney
Application Addendum (you may request these via email); cover
letter including an explanation of the applicants interest in the
position, along with a current resume, the names and contact
information for at least three professional references, and two
samples of the applicants own independent legal writing to:
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
View your connections at Swinomish Indian Tribal
La Conner, Washington, United States
- Position Title: Staff Attorney
- Company Name: Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
- Job Function: Attorney
- Job Type: Full-Time
Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to
learn more about them.
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