Located immediately north of San Francisco, the Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) delivers water to approximately 186,000 residents in a 147-square-mile area. The District owns and protects over 20,000 acres of watershed, employs 240 full time employees, and is governed by a 5-member Board of Directors.
Under the policy direction of the Board of Directors, the General Counsel serves as the attorney for and chief legal advisor to the Board of Directors, and as chief legal advisor to the General Manager and District staff. The ideal candidate is a highly organized, detail-oriented, confident team player who is able to handle a heavy workload and think on their feet. High standards of personal and professional ethics and integrity are essential, as is the degree of political sensitivity that is necessary in any public agency. This person will be an excellent oral and written communicator with a flexible attitude, a positive outlook, and a diplomatic demeanor, who consistently and effectively works with the Board, the General Manager, and District staff to ensure that MMWD operates as efficiently as possible within the context of all applicable laws and regulations.
Requires 7 years of recent and increasingly responsible legal experience in public agency law which includes dealing with governmental agencies in California and in-depth knowledge of the laws, regulations, case law, and procedures required to successfully carry out the duties of the position. Direct experience in real property matters, including eminent domain, construction, land management, and environmental law is also required as is knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, public employment, labor relations, and risk management.
Salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits.
Apply on-line at www.alliancerc.com by July 17, 2020. For questions and inquiries, please contact Cindy Krebs at firstname.lastname@example.org or (562) 901-0769 or Sherrill Uyeda at email@example.com or (562) 901-0769.
About Marin Municipal Water District
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