Job Details

Enforcement Attorney

Company name

San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Sep 25,2018

Posted on

Jul 30,2018


USD 8856 Annually


San Francisco, CA
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Enforcement Attorney Duties: Prosecutes difficult and complex enforcement actions through the formal administrative enforcement process and provide litigation support to the Attorney General's Office; evaluates the Commission staff's legal position and develops strategies for successful long-term resolution of violations; drafts enforcement violation reports and complaints for administrative civil penalties; prepares administrative records; prepares proposed cease and desist and civil penalty orders, and recommended enforcement decisions; negotiates stipulated orders and settlement agreements; represents the staff’s position at public hearings and presents recommended orders or settlements to the Commission’s Enforcement Committee and full Commission; provides litigation support to the Attorney General's Office to defend and enforce Commission orders and settlements in court.Analyzes and advises Commission staff (including the Enforcement staff, Executive Director and Chief Counsel) on enforcement matters; advises and assists staff in resolving issues on policy and law related to pending enforcement actions; provides direction on case priorities; ensures compliance with deadlines for processing enforcement actions; Renders legal advice, both oral and written, to the Commission and staff on issues regarding enforcement; interprets provisions of the various laws and regulations administered by Commission, including but not limited to, the Mc-Ateer-Petris Act, the Suisun Marsh Preservation Act, the San Francisco Bay Plan, the Commission’s regulations, the Coastal Zone Management Act and its implementing regulations, the California Environmental Quality Act, and the Bagley-Keene State Agency Open Meeting Act. Implements the requirements of the Public Records Act and the Information Practices Act; responds to Public Records Act requests, particularly as related to pending enforcement actions. Determines the sufficiency of legal instruments required by BCDC permits, including agreements that guarantee public access, open space, and view corridor areas, covenants, conditions and restrictions for the maintenance of such areas, and permit assignments, and works with permittees in fulfilling these requirements. Advises the Executive Director and Chief Counsel on proposed revisions to the Commission’s enforcement regulations and supporting documentation and assists the Chief Counsel in processing proposed regulations through review by the Office of Administrative Law.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Additional info

Job Code #: JC-117991. Send completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Company info

Corinne Young
Human Resources
San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)
50 California Street,
Suite 2600
San Francisco, CA Phone: 415-904-9446

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