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City of Phila. Law Dept. – Regulatory Affairs, Environmental Division – Environmental Attorney.  

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, and/or PA PUC work would be significant attributes for any candidate, but not necessarily required.   The City is a completely equal opportunity employer and offers significant benefits associated with such government positions.  Salary range from low 50’s to mid-70’s.

Resumes may be sent to:
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)

Posted Wednesday, February 3, 2016