Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law or leadership job posted on Turtle Talk, please email

Tulalip Tribes

Staff Attorney, Tulalip, W.A. Provides civil legal representation to the Tulalip Child Support Program. Position will also involve representing other Tribal departments in civil legal hearings.

Portland City Auditor

Chief Hearings Officer, Portland, O.R. Acts on behalf of City Council to conduct quasi-judicial administrative hearings and render impartial decisions related to code enforcement, land use, vehicle tows, appeals, and other types of cases.
The Hearings Office is a division of the City Auditor’s Office, which provides it administrative support and a neutral base from which to make its decisions, which are subject to appellate review. As an elected official, the Auditor is independent of the Mayor, Commissioners, and City management.

National Congress of American Indians

Director of Governmental Affairs, Washington, D.C. Responsible for representing Indian Country’s consensus policy priorities with Congress and the Administration. The successful candidate will be prepared to work in a collaborative environment to develop and implement a strategy to advance the policy priorities identified by the NCAI membership and Board. The Director will work with the federal government, tribal nations, Native organizations, and non-Native partners to enhance opportunities for tribal nations while ensuring the trust responsibility towards tribes is upheld. Typically, the Director works closely with the Executive Director and General Counsel and leads a staff of 2-4 policy associates and a Fellow.

Little River Band of Ottawa Indians

2018 Summer Legal Intern, Manistee, M.I. Interns will assist the Unified Legal Department in its role as in-house legal counsel to the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians. The position is paid at a rate of $15.00-$17.50 per hour, depending on experience. The position is temporary part-time and will last eight to twelve weeks. The Department is willing to accommodate a flexible schedule but wants a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week. Hours worked should conform to a schedule of Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applications must be received by March 30, 2018, 5:00 p.m. EST. Applications will be reviewed on a revolving basis, beginning December 1, 2017, until the position(s) is filled.

Department of the Interior

Regional Solicitor, Office of the Solicitor, Southeast Region, Atlanta, G.A. Represents and acts for the Solicitor as the chief legal officer for the Department of the Interior for legal matters covered in the Southeast Region. Closes Tuesday, February 6, 2018.

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