Regulatory Affairs, Environmental Division – Environmental Attorney

04 Oct 2017 4:53 PM | Anonymous

Company Name:  City of Philadelphia Law Dept.

Job Location:  Philadelphia, PA

Brief Description of Job: The City of Philadelphia Law Dept. seeks a candidate with a minimum of 5 years’ experience, including environmental litigation and counseling.   The primary responsibility is enforcement litigation, counseling, and compliance work for the City’s clean air enforcement and compliance agency, the Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health Air Management Services Division (AMS),  which has compliance and enforcement responsibilities for substantial portions of the Federal Clean Air Act;  the Pa. Air Pollution Control Act; and the Philadelphia Air Management Code and related regulations, as well as the Philadelphia Code sections relating to Asbestos (related federal Asbestos NESHAP), Noise, and Odor Regulations.  Most litigation occurs in the Court of Common Pleas, primarily equity court, Municipal Court, and the Board of Licenses and Inspections Review.

However, the position potentially has responsibilities including almost all areas of federal and state environmental law, in the representation of other City Departments.  This includes Superfund (CERCLA),  RCRA, HSCA, NJ Spill Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Streams, Storage Tank Acts, Brownfields, and NEPA among others.   Any experience in Energy Law, Sustainability, PA PUC work and legal drafting would be significant attributes for any candidate, but not necessarily required.

Contact for more information: 

Patrick K. O’Neill Esq.
Divisional Deputy City Solicitor, Environmental Law
City of Philadelphia Law Dept.
One Parkway Bldg. 16th Floor
1515 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-683-5172 (phone)
215-683-5175 (fax)

City of Philadelphia residency within 6 months of hire is required.

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