[Coral-List] CNMI Coral reef AAG position available

Jonathan Kelsey Jonathan.Kelsey at noaa.gov
Wed Jan 28 11:47:48 EST 2004

> Hello.  Below please find a position announcement for a coral reef
> Assistant Attorney General in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern
> Mariana Islands.  Forward as appropriate.
> Please direct all inquiries to the contact provided at the end of the 
> announcement.
> U.S. Commonwealth of  the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)
> Office of the Attorney General
> The CNMI Attorney General’s Office is seeking applicants for the Coral 
> Reef Initiative, to work on Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.
> This is a new position within the Attorney General’s Office and the 
> responsibilities described herein, will grow and evolve over time.  The 
> Attorney’s focus will be on coordinating and assisting local agencies in 
> their efforts of coral reef protection.  This will include among other 
> things defining jurisdictional responsibilities and limitations of the 
> agencies involved in coral reef protection, civil and criminal 
> enforcement of existing laws to protect the coral reef, drafting new 
> legislation and regulations concerning coral reef protection issues and 
> the administrative process as relating to coral reef matters.
> Qualifications:    Applicants must possess a Juris Doctor from an ABA 
> accredited law school, an active member in good standing of the bar of 
> any state or territory of the United States and eligible to be admitted 
> to the CNMI bar (or a member of the CNMI bar) upon commencement of 
> employment.  Applicants should have some experience in environmental law 
> and familiarity with coral reef or other marine systems.  Applicants 
> should exhibit the ability to accurately and precisely articulate issues 
> to non-lawyers in a concise and intelligible manner.  Applicants should 
> possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work with 
> lawyers and non-lawyers in a professional manner in a demanding 
> environment.  Ideal applicants will have experience in natural resource 
> management, integrated costal zone management, maritime law and 
> fisheries management law.
> Salary: Depending on the years of practice and experience.
> Interested applicants must send resume and cover letter to:
> Ms. Pamela Brown, Attorney General
> Office of the Governor, Hon. Juan A. Sablan Memorial Bldg.
> Caller Box 10007, Capitol Hill, Saipan, MP 96950
> Telephone: (670) 664-2341 Facsimile: (670) 664-2349
>  e-mail: pbrown at saipan.com.

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