Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) serves over 165,000 customers and is one of the largest electric co-ops in the country. SMECO serves all of Charles and St. Mary's counties, the southern portion of Prince George's County, and all but the northeast portion of Calvert County.  SMECO is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sep 12, 2022
Full time
www.smeco.coop Hughesville, MD, USA
Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) has an immediate opening for a Vice President, Legal Affairs and Deputy General Counsel in our External Affairs department.  The primary functions of this position will be to ensure and assist in protecting the legal rights of the Cooperative and maintaining its operations within the scope established by law.  On matters assigned by the General Counsel, provide hands-on counsel to the President & CEO, Board of Directors, Board committees, all levels of executive staff and management.  This position will conduct research, provide legal advice and assistance to in-house clients, and represent the Cooperative on federal and state regulatory law, utility rates, PJM, environmental sustainability matters and programs affecting Southern Maryland and the Cooperative, and other legal matters.  In coordination with the General Counsel and, when appropriate, the President & CEO, this position will develop and pursue the implementation...