Columbia Riverkeeper (Riverkeeper) is a successful nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the Columbia River watershed. Riverkeeper has offices in Hood River and Portland, Oregon. Riverkeeper is a leader in high-profile campaigns to protect our region from fossil fuel infrastructure, toxic pollution, the Hanford Nuclear Site, and other threats facing Columbia River communities and salmon habitat.
The Staff Attorney is responsible for working with Riverkeeper’s staff to develop and execute Riverkeeper’s legal and policy work, including representing Riverkeeper in litigation and administrative processes. The Staff Attorney’s work plan focuses on campaigns to protect the Columbia from fracked gas, oil-by-rail, and other fossil fuel infrastructure. The position is designed for an attorney with at least three years of litigation or staff attorney experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with public interest environmental and land use litigation in Washington or Oregon and a demonstrated commitment to environmental justice. The position requires occasional evening and weekend work and travel.
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Waterkeeper Alliance provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran