The South Florida Water Management District is a regional governmental agency that oversees the water resources in the southern half of the state, covering 16 counties from Orlando to the Florida Keys and serving 8.1 million residents. It is the oldest and largest of the states five water management districts. Our mission is to safeguard and restore South Floridas water resources and ecosystems, protect our communities from flooding, and meet the regions water needs while connecting with the public and stakeholders.
The Districts Office of Counsel is seeking to hire a Senior Attorney with the background and experience to represent the District in a wide variety of litigation matters, including but not limited to general civil litigation, construction law, and real estate. Superior analytical and writing skills with a keen eye for details is a must, regardless of experience level. The ability to work in a collaborative, diverse environment is also required.
Typically has a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and 6+ years of experience in substantive and procedural law characterized by complex legal problem solving to resolve difficult legal issues. Must have experience in general civil litigation, construction law, or real estate litigation. Position requires the ability to travel throughout the Districts jurisdiction.
Active member of the Florida Bar
Valid State of Florida Drivers License
Physical Requirements/ Working Environment
Due to the Districts response role and in the total scope of emergency management, this position may, at times, require support before, during, and after major storm events and emergencies, such as hurricanes or other declared emergencies, depending on assigned emergency response role.