Arkansas Department of Workforce Services Paralegal in Little Rock, Arkansas
This job was posted by https://www.arjoblink.arkansas.gov : For more information, please see: https://www.arjoblink.arkansas.gov/ada/r/jobs/2307281 The Paralegal is responsible for assisting attorneys in legal department by providing paralegal and reporting assistance on legal and regulatory matters related to the Company. A wide range of skills will be required, including writing, editing, cite-checking, researching and understanding of computer systems and the use of these in facilitating calendar and document management, and considerable attention to details and processes. A rapid pace, stringent deadlines, and a large volume of work characterize this department. The position requires extensive contact and work with employees at all levels of the organization, as well as with members, customers, state and federal regulators and outside counsel. The authority of and supervision required for this position varies based upon the project and the level of experience of the incumbent. In all cases, the employee is expected to work with minimal supervision. Essential Functions: Manage and maintain the internal process for coordinating the review of vendor contracts Assist with the tracking of Federal and State dockets and other legal and regulatory matters for the companyAssist with preparation of filings in Federal and State dockets.Ability to perform legal research Cite-check legal documents to verify accuracy as used and otherwise proof read a wide variety of documentsProvide reports on matters within the purview of the positionAssist with the record retention policy/practices for the CompanyProvide information, as requested and appropriate, to employees, members, Directors, customers, regulators and outside counselAbility to draft and review/suggest revisions to correspondence for all departments to assure compliance with legal requirements of the companyPerform general duties such as providing information to callers, routine correspondence, and general file maintenanceManage and maintain files for the Legal DepartmentMaintain and prepare status reports for the Legal DepartmentSpecial projects as assigned Provide assistance in areas of expertise to other employees, as neededUnderstand and comply with SPP Policies and Procedures Qualifications: Education Requirements:Bachelor's degreeExperience Requirements:Four Years of Relevant Experience Required:General understanding of the law and legal documentationStrong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively and tactfully with a wide variety of individuals, inside and outside the Company, personally, via phone and in writingAbility to work independently, requiring little day-to-day supervisionStrong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheetsExcellent organizational skills, with considerable attention to detail and accuracyAbility to work well under stress and within deadlines, despite interruptionsRegular attendance and punctualityFlexibility and the ability to function with constantly changing and multiple prioritiesExcellent organizational skillsExcellent computer skills, particularly in word processing and spreadsheetsAbility to maintain confidentialityPreferred:Paralegal training is not required but is considered a plusDatabase skillsPhysical Demands:Job requires working at a computer for long periods of timeTravel Requirement:This position requires minimal travel (approximately 5%)Should you elect to apply for this position SPP will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review proces s typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.Southwest Power Pool is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.