Arlington, VA, United States
Sep 09, 2020
Performs a variety of full performance level, professional duties related to planning, developing and delivering comprehensive and intensive technical assistance and training related to grant targeted prosecutorial specializations in the field of traffic safety. This staff attorney role will be hired as a fully grant-funded position. The attorney will assist the National Traffic Law Center (NTLC) Program Director and Senior Attorney with deliverables related to requirements from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and requests for assistance from other traffic safety partners pertaining to commercial driver’s license.
Works under the general guidance and direction of the NTLC Program Director and/or Senior Attorney.
May provide general supervision to Project Coordinator(s,) Project/Administrative Assistant(s,) and/or Intern(s).
Graduation from an accredited law school with a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree (JD); must be licensed to practice law in at least one State in the United States.
One to three years of progressively responsible experience as an attorney, with traffic law experience preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
1. Special Qualifications: Regular Travel Required, Valid Driver’s License, desired.
2. Work Environment
The Staff Attorney generally works in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require variety of physical activities, such as moving inside the office to access storage cabinets and office machinery and moving equipment or boxes of 25 lbs or less. The position requires the ability to remain stationary for long periods of time.
The person in this position frequently communicates with individuals who have inquiries about needed resources and information and may often be required to create and edit documents, manuscripts, reports, and grant applications. The Staff Attorney must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. Additional responsibilities include the input and output of data from electronic systems and the ability to operate a computer, calculator and copier/printer.
Regular travel is required in the normal course of job performance to attend conferences, forums and other meetings as requested. Some travel for training, curriculum development and the presentation of material to audiences of both large and small sizes may occur in the normal course of job performance.
Mental application utilizes memory for details, strategic thinking and creative problem solving.
Key Internal Relationships: Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the National Traffic Law Center (NTLC), Senior and Staff attorneys, staff members in NTLC and each of the relevant departments, and interns.
Key External Relationships: Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutors, other criminal justice stakeholders, training and conference attendees, NDAA members, elected officials/prosecutors, and when needed, outside vendors such as conference site personnel or printers.
To apply for the Staff Attorney position, please send a cover letter and resume to NDAA via email@example.com. The association offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. NDAA headquarters are located in in Arlington, VA. Consideration will be given for remote telework status for this position. Relocation expenses are not available. Applications are due no later than Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Final candidate will be asked for verifiable references.