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Do you have a passion for the ocean? 

Are you interested in making a difference in your community? 

If so, Clean Ocean Action might be the place for you! 


We're a small, lean, ocean advocacy team - continue to check back here regularly for job openings and opportunities.

We are now accepting applications for the Policy Attorney

General Description

The Policy Attorney is the primary legal and technical expert who defends the marine ecosystem from pollution, industrialization and climate change, and protects water quality in collaboration

with the COA team. He/she investigates issues, develops positions, identifies solutions, and creates outreach materials. The Attorney is responsible for coordinating and participating in sensitive meetings with high-ranking local, state, and federal officials, advocates, and other experts;

analyzing state and federal policies, legislation and research for impacts to marine water quality;

and for developing and implementing pro-ocean protection policies, strategies, and actions. The Policy Attorney will also track, coordinate, and participate in targeted advocacy campaigns throughout the region.

Posted January 12, 2018

For a Full Job Description, including a listing of qualifications, benefits, etc., click here.


Application Instructions

Position immediately available. Applications will be accepted until position filled. Please send cover letter, CV, three references with affiliations, one writing sample, and salary expectations to with “Policy Attorney” in the subject line.

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