1760 - Paralegal

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Requisition ID: 68251

Job Function/Category: Legal

Employment Type: Non-exempt Full Time

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of employment. "Fully vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Job Summary

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Job Responsibilities

The paralegal will primarily assist attorneys in the commercial practice area of the Law Department. Heavy concentration will be in procurement contracts including IT-related matters, construction contracts and real estate matters. Key duties include reviewing, interpreting, editing and/or formatting commercial contracts and organization of attorney workflow. Act as point of contact with procurement analysts, internal clients, attorneys, and others seeking advice from commercial practice.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required:
  • Paralegal certificate or three years relevant work experience on general commercial matters
  • Ability to review and analyze contracts
  • Must have ability to interact professionally with internal clients, attorneys, retained counsel, other paralegals, and administrative assistants
  • Proficiency with computer applications including MS Office, Excel, Matter Management tools, and Document Management
  • Proper management, handling and storage of confidential files and documents
  • Ability to perform legal research using Internet based research tools including Westlaw
  • Ability to edit and organize commercial contracts
  • Effective planning and prioritization, problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight
  • Must take initiative to assist commercial attorneys in addition to handling ongoing attorney assignments
  • Ability to work under pressure and with time constraints; successfully handle multiple assignments with different attorneys, without missing deadlines
  • Team player able to work collaboratively across practice and department lines
  • Must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity
  • Must demonstrate and value differences in others’ strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices

Desired:
  • College degree or some college level courses
  • Experience in an in-house corporate environment


Minimum Years of Experience

3 years of experience

Education

High School

Certifications

None Noted

Disclaimer

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Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of employment. "Fully vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

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