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We are committed to partnering with our internal clients to effectively manage complex legal matters, and are collaborative, resourceful and determined lawyers who play a vital role in our litigation and regulatory affairs activities.
We are looking for a lawyer to join our Environment and Health and Safety Legal team. This position is primarily responsible for managing the variety of U.S. and global vehicle environmental matters, as well as U.S., Canada and Mexico "stationary source" environmental and health and safety matters. Successful candidates are those who thrive in a fast-paced environment, deliver as a way of life and are inspired to make a positive impact. We offer a team-oriented, collegial environment where lawyers have the chance to grow and develop their legal skills.
Senior Staff Counsel Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provide legal advice and counsel regarding the Clean Air Act (Title II) and California Health and Safety vehicle emissions laws, and similar environmental laws outside the U.S., to the wide variety of FCA departments that develop, engineer, test and launch our vehicles and products, including Vehicle Safety and Regulatory Compliance, Engineering, Powertrain, Materials Engineering, and Sales and Marketing
Work with U.S. and global FCA vehicle regulatory subject matter experts, including in vehicle emissions certification, onboard diagnostics, fuels and lubes, engine calibration, tailpipe emissions, and fuel economy and greenhouse gas engineers and management
Handle litigation and compliance enforcement, including interacting with federal and state environmental agencies
Work with outside counsel as needed
Contribute to FCA's legal and technical interaction with our trade association, and provide counsel for development and tracking of our internal and external regulations, statutes and policy matters
Provide legal advice and counsel to FCA's EHS organization with respect to all aspects of stationary environmental issues.
Juris Doctor with a strong academic background
A minimum of 10 years legal environmental experience; work experience at a law firm
Comprehensive understanding and experience in environmental and health and safety law
Admitted or able to gain admission to practice law in Michigan.
Undergraduate degree in the physical sciences, engineering or other technical field, or similar knowledge obtained through employment
Have legal knowledge and depth of environmental, health and safety experience comparable with that of a partner at a major law firm
Able to put the legal issues in the context of the Company's business and manage the issues amongst functions and regions
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to critical deadlines, take a leadership role in independently managing projects from beginning to end
Proven experience identifying and implementing creative solutions and to proactively identify developments in environmental and health and safety law, and develop practical real world solutions to address the impact of such developments on the Company's business and risk allocation decisions
Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse cross functional teams
Effective oral and written communication skills
Strong sense of inclusion and teamwork
Experience in coaching at leading others
Reacts proportionately in all situations
Demonstrates the highest integrity, excellent judgment, transparency, and putting client needs first.
FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.
??FCA is a global automotive group with operations in 40 countries serving the needs of customers located in around 150 national markets worldwide.Entering the world of FCA means getting a chance to work in a dynamic, multicultural context where people are valued for their aptitudes and their abilities, where one is gauged based on meritocracy and where dialogue, exchange and participation are a t...ool for sharing ideas and projects to reach ambitious worldwide goals together.Because of the guiding spirit and values that drive FCA, everyone in the organization has the opportunity to participate in a more certain and rewarding future and work in an environment where the exchange of cultures and know-how offers significant potential for professional and personal growth.??
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