The Nez Perce Tribe’s Office of Legal Counsel, headquartered in Lapwai, Idaho is recruiting for: STAFF ATTORNEY HR-19-110
full-time. The Office of Legal Counsel consists of five (5) attorneys and three (3) support staff that provide the full range of legal services to the Nez Perce Tribe. The ideal candidate is comfortable handling litigation, transactional negotiations, project management, and strategic planning; is a team player; exercises sound judgment; possesses excellent research, writing, and oral communication skills; is able to analyze complex factual, legal, and policy issues, delve deeply into any area of law, and respond to the wide array of legal issues that require prompt and accurate analysis. Areas of emphasis for this position include federal Indian law, commercial transactions, employment law, and land matters. Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school, be a member in good standing of a state bar, and must within one year, if hired, be admitted to the Idaho State Bar. Requires a minimum of one (1) year legal practice. The Nez Perce Tribe offers an attractive compensation package including medical and life insurance and 401(k) contribution. Applicant must pass a criminal background check with no convictions. Class description/job description available at the NPT Human Resources Department.
If you should have any questions about the position, contact Julie Kane, NPT Managing Attorney at (208) 843-7355. The Nez Perce Tribe is a drug free work environment, pre-employment drug testing required. Requires a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured under the Tribe’s policy. Must provide a current motor vehicle report from the state(s) where you have been licensed to drive within the last three (3) years. A complete application includes: Cover letter, resume, 5-10 page writing sample, three letters of reference and a NPT application available at http://nezperce.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/NPTApplication.pdf STAFF ATTORNEY HR-19-110
P.O. Box 365, Lapwai, ID 83540, (208) 843-7332 Open until filled. Tribal preference applies. INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKETS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. www.nezperce.org
Location/Region: Lapwai, ID (83540)