The Center for Biological Diversity seeks a full-time Staff Attorney in our Climate Law Institute to advance the urgently needed transition from fossil fuel vehicles to zero emissions transportation in California.
This position is located in Oakland, Los Angeles, or Sacramento California.
Main Duties: The Climate Law Institute wages innovative legal and grassroots campaigns to protect people, wildlife and ecosystems from climate change and the dirty and dangerous fossil fuel industry. We work to eliminate greenhouse pollution and speed the just transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. With transportation as the largest contributing sector of greenhouse gas emissions in California and nation-wide, we have no time to lose to transition the country away from fossil fuel vehicles. We seek an experienced attorney to join our team in waging a bold and progressive campaign to phase out fossil fuel transportation in California through litigation, policy, campaign, and media efforts.
Application process: Please apply online at https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/about/jobs/ by submitting a cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3-5 references with your application. The position will remain open until filled. No telephone calls, please. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
The Center for Biological Diversity deeply values, and is committed to sustaining and promoting, both biological and cultural diversity. We welcome, embrace and respect diversity of people, identities and cultures. We are committed to fostering an organizational culture of diversity and inclusion. The Center believes staff and board diversity is critical to saving life on Earth.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Essential qualities, qualifications and skills:
This position is currently accepting applications.