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Job Alert: OAG is Hiring a Land Use Attorney Advisor

Friday, January 11, 2019

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The Commercial Division of the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia seeks an Attorney Advisor in the Land Use and Public Works Section (Section) within the Commercial Division (Division).

The Land Use and Public Works Section provides legal assistance to District agencies with respect to land use planning, zoning, and the use of public space.

The successful candidate will be responsible for attending, and providing legal guidance at, meetings and hearings of the Zoning Commission (ZC) (all held in the evening) and the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA). He or she will work closely with the Director of the Office of Zoning and the Secretaries to the ZC and BZA in identifying potential legal issues arising before both bodies and will respond by providing memoranda of legal advice. The attorney will review complex orders filed in rulemakings and contested cases for legal sufficiency and draft such orders. In addition, the attorney will review covenants required in order to transfer development credits, effectuate planned unit developments, or close a public street or alley. 

Please see the attachment for full details on this position or visit the OAG Jobs site.