The paralegal position is responsible for providing legal, administrative and clerical support to the company’s legal department. The position will conduct research, analyze and process legal documents, perform contract drafting and processing functions and perform general paralegal duties as assigned. This position will prepare legal documents, provide reports, and handle a high volume of varying and time sensitive assignments.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Education: Must have a bachelor’s degree
At least 4 years’ experience including:
Advanced skill level in writing, editing, proofreading, page layout and coordinating
Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, word processing and data entry
Client relations, records Management, Calendaring and Scheduling
Strong capacity to communicate verbally and in writing to all levels of the organization
Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols
Excellent problem-solving skills and analysis
Extremely responsive to internal and external clients and customers and performs tasks at all times with a sense of urgency
Takes pride in providing complete and accurate work product within time periods assigned
Licenses/Certifications Required: Paralegal Certification strongly preferred.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment which routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, and photocopiers.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Travel: Approximately <10%% travel is expected.
Security: Required to consistently demonstrate adherence to all security requirements and accepted practices as contained in the current ES&S Security Policy. Incumbents must proactively read, comprehend and adhere to all ES&S security policies, practices and procedures regarding the safety and safekeeping of co-workers, products, services and other intellectual property as defined in the ES&S New Business and Non-disclosure, or Proprietary matters, Confidential matters and Non-Competition agreements, and the current ES&S Security Policy Manual.
EEO Statement: In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at ES&S will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. ES&S does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or because of past, current, or future military obligations or any other characteristics protected by law.
This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
E-Verify: ES&S shall electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees and shall submit a query to E-Verify for any newly-hired employee after completion of the I-9 process and no later than the end of the third business day after the employee’s actual start date.