A view of the capitol building from a close distance.  Courtesy of Ned Wolff (DOJ).
The Environment and Natural Resources Division --- ENRD for short --- within the U.S. Department of Justice, handles environmental and natural resources litigation on behalf of the United States. Working for ENRD will provide you opportunities for:

  • Impact - Make a difference! We are the largest environmental law firm in the country, and we work on issues of nationwide importance every day. Our attorneys have cases in all 50 States and U.S. Territories.
  • Challenging Experiences from Day One - Not excited about spending the first years of your legal career in the library writing memos? Not a problem. New attorneys are given responsibility for their own cases, and most will have an opportunity to make court appearances within a few months of their arrival.
  • Growth - Learn something new. We offer professional development opportunities for attorneys, paralegals, and support personnel, including quality training programs in advocacy, federal practice, litigation, legal support, information technology, and management.
  • Great People to Work With - Our employees come from diverse backgrounds but have a common goal ---- working in a collegial environment to ensure a healthy  environment for our nation.
  • Service to America - We are fortunate to live in one of the greatest countries in the world. Your service will help to ensure that American citizens enjoy a safe environment now as well as for future generations.
  • Wonderful Benefits - Federal service offers many benefits.

Access openings within ENRD for:

The Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. All candidates must pass a security background check and drug screening prior to appointment. For any questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (202) 616-3144 or email us at APPLY.ENRD@USDOJ.GOV or write us at the U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Office of Human Resources, PO Box 7611, Washington, D.C. 20044.

For all other positions in the federal government, please go to the OPM website at: http://www.usajobs.gov/


Updated June 25, 2021

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