Job ID: 429343
# of Positions: 3
Business Title: 2020-BLA-002 Graduate Legal Intern
Civil Service Title: SUMMER GRADUATE INTERN
Title Code No: 10232
Title Classification: Non-Competitive
Job Category: Legal Affairs
Proposed Salary Range: $ 17.00 – $ 17.00 (Hourly)
Career Level: Student
Work Location: 59-17 Junction Blvd Corona Ny
Division/Work Unit: Counsels Office
The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP’s water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.
The Bureau of Legal Affairs is responsible for providing all legal services required by DEP to fulfill its mission. The bureau is also responsible for identifying potential legal problems, bringing them to the attention of appropriate personnel, explaining options and the risks associated with each, and assisting staff in carrying out the actions decided upon by management.
The selected candidate will assist DEP attorneys and support staff by performing research and appearing at administrative hearings and meetings. Subject areas include environmental law, real estate, land use, contracts, labor law, employment law, and energy law.
Minimum Qual Requirements
Candidates must be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in an accredited college, university or law school.
– Must be currently enrolled at an accredited law school.
– 2Ls and 3Ls only
– Student must have at least a 2.5GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
– Coursework in environmental law, contracts, labor, employment, energy, and administrative law preferred.
– Strong writing skills; effective interpersonal skills; Research capabilities
– Familiarity and/or experience with computers/software;
– Leadership skills; self-motivation; and ability to work well with minimal supervision.
Please attach a writing sample to your resume file in one pdf document.
Appointments are subject to OMB approval.
DEP is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the diversity of our organization and workforce. Your voluntary response to the NYCAPS on-line application section for referral information will assist us tremendously in our ability to track the success of our outreach and recruitment efforts. Please be sure to indicate your source of referral to this job.
Hours/Shift: 35 hours per week
Work Location: This position is located at 59-17 Junction Blvd, Corona, New York 11373
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.