Division: State Government Division
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office State Government Division, Environmental Enforcement Section, is seeking an Assistant Attorney General to represent the agency client, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). The attorney provides legal services to ADEQ in the areas of environmental law including water quality, solid waste, hazardous waste, air quality, underground storage tanks (“UST”), Water Quality Assurance Revolving Fund (“WQARF”), and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”); represents the State of Arizona and ADEQ in cases involving environmental enforcement and cases requiring the defense of agency decisions under environmental laws. Duties include, but are not limited to, preparing cases for litigation and trying complex environmental cases in federal and state civil court and administrative appeals, as necessary; render legal advice on environmental law to the client agency and interpret state and federal environmental statutes, rules and regulations; other duties as assigned. Minimal travel is required, as is, regular attendance.