Richland WA
Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Assistant General Counsel – Director of Compliance

Our client – a Northwest public power operating entity – is looking to fill the role of Assistant General Counsel – Director of Compliance. This is a unique management position with career growth opportunities for an experienced energy lawyer with compliance and nuclear experience. The position will be located in Richland, Washington.

Why work here?

  • Opportunity to work with several types of clean, low-cost energy sources including nuclear, wind, solar and hydro
  • Potential for career advancement to more senior role
  • Exceptional chance to assume role with responsibility for managing compliance team
  • Unique public service opportunity to support the generation, operations and provision of low-cost, clean energy to multiple public power districts and municipalities
  • Located in the beautiful Tri-Cities area of Washington, with multiple opportunities for outdoor recreation and sight-seeing
  • Excellent compensation and benefits programs

What you’ll do:

  • Manage Compliance Department staff, directly managing Environmental & Regulatory Programs, Legal Services and Regulatory Affairs
  • Work alongside General Counsel in support of organization
  • Provide guidance, training and professional development opportunities for compliance team
  • Responsible for legal guidance and support for nuclear generating station
  • Draft, review and negotiate various types of contracts
  • Manage outside litigation and transactional counsel
  • Serve as main point of contact with Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Participate in Emergency Response Team

What you will need:

  • JD Degree from accredited law school
  • Admitted to, or eligible to be admitted to the Washington Bar by motion within 9 months
  • At least 10 years’ relevant legal experience with a compliance and nuclear industry background
  • Management and leadership experience

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