Staff Attorney/Policy Advocate


Provide written and oral advocacy in furtherance of NRDC’s utility reform, clean energy and energy efficiency priorities at the legislature and regulatory proceedings before the environmental agencies and public utilities commissions in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia; develop state-level support in those states and others to push for federal regulations on carbon emissions from the electric sector; conduct legal and policy research and analysis to develop and support positions; coordinate and represent NRDC in coalitions on specific issue-areas both regionally and nationally; and respond to media requests and develop advocacy material to spread NRDC’s message. 
  • Law Degree or Masters Degree in relevant field
  • At least 5 years work experience in energy or environmental field
  • Experience working with state regulators
  • Experience working in and coordinating coalitions
  • Project management experience
  • Willingness to travel (could be periods when on the road 50% of the time)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and strong writing and oral presentation skills
Open until filled. To apply, please create a profile and upload your resume and cover letter. Please no phone calls, emails, faxes or in-person resume drop-offs. Please reference where you saw this posting.

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