Environmental Sr. Attorney

Job Info

Sep 5, 2023


Posting Expiration Date: Oct 6, 2023

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $170000

Maximum Salary: $210000

Organization: Energy & Environmental Law

Department: Energy & Environmental Law

Section: Engy & Environ Law Environ Law

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Represent the Company in state (New York and New Jersey) and federal administrative proceedings and to negotiate and/or litigate in connection with the cleanup of contaminated sites and in connection with air, water and waste regulatory/compliance matters.
  • Assist in providing advice and counsel on environmental issues with respect to the Company's clean energy and Environmental Justice programs and initiatives.
  • Prepare a variety of regulatory filings and provide advice to Company management in connection with state and federal environmental matters and proceedings.
  • Perform legal research, write legal memoranda and draft contracts.
  • Perform administrative matters in connection with the operation of the Law Department.
  • Provide any other environmental legal services related to Company operations.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Juris Doctorate and Bar Licensed

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Juris Doctorate and Admitted to practice Law in the State of NY

Relevant Work Experience

  • Must have a minimum of 7 years legal experience with a focus on environmental matters (including remediation and regulatory/compliance matters). Required
  • Must have a working knowledge of administrative law. Required
  • Must possess excellent presentation, interpersonal, written and oral communications and negotiation skills. Required
  • Experience with SEQRA and permitting of utility infrastructure is a plus. Preferred

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.