Oxbow Carbon LLC is currently looking to hire an Environmental Attorney to join the Legal Department in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Oxbow Group delivers management excellence, a commitment to success and the resources and experience to develop effective solutions to our customers’ energy and bulk material needs. Oxbow built its business around the philosophy of combining talent, teamwork and technology. It is this philosophy that Oxbow’s founder, chairman and owner William I. Koch adopted when he established the Oxbow Group in 1983, and which later helped to steer him to victory in the 1992 America’s Cup competition.
Oxbow Carbon LLC and its two affiliated companies – Gunnison Energy Corporation and Oxbow Steel International LLC – have yearly sales in excess of $4 billion, combined assets of nearly $2 billion and approximately 1500 employees worldwide. Oxbow’s primary businesses are the mining and marketing of energy and commodities such as coal, natural gas, petroleum coke, calcined coke and sulfur.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
In this challenging role you will provide substantive legal advice and representation regarding the environmental issues affecting our operations throughout the world. This position requires experience working with environmental agencies, such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, state and foreign agencies in charge of natural resources and environmental protection, and third parties. We are looking for someone who can evaluate, analyze and communicate relevant facts and legal concepts in the environmental arena.
QUALIFICATIONS AND JOB REQUIREMENTS
•Law degree from an accredited law school; prefer a candidate licensed to practice in the State of Florida, but at a minimum be a member of a state bar.
•Minimum of 5-7 years professional experience in a wide range of environmental legal issues, including environmental litigation (civil and administrative) and regulatory proceedings.
•A broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of law utilized in the successful completion of difficult assignments.
•Demonstrated excellent legal research skills.
•Ability to work effectively in a diverse and fast paced work environment.
•Provides legal support services, including but not limited to legal research, review and preparation of written communications and legal documents.
•Demonstrated ability to be responsive and supportive to business and commercial staff.
•Provides training and guidance to the Company and its personnel on compliance and emerging legal issues.
Oxbow is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Oxbow Carbon - 16 months ago
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