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Corporate Contracts Paralegal – WEST Inc.

Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST) a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices across the United States and Canada. We are looking for a full-time Accounting Assistant in our Cheyenne, WY office. Since 1990, WEST has grown to be one of the premier environmental and statistical consulting firms in the United States. WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonus structure
  • Generous paid leave
  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • Life insurance, LTD and AD&D
  • SEP IRA
  • Employee owned/Shareholder potential

 Join WEST and you will discover and enjoy:

  • Family friendly environment
  • Diverse workforce and DE&I efforts
  • Great work/life balance
  • Flexible and Casual work culture
  • Professional growth opportunity
  • Safe and happy working environment

 Job Description:

The successful candidate will have experience in high-level legal functions and will be responsible for assisting the Contracts Manager. Duties and responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Review contracts for conformity to company rates, rules and regulations and insurance requirements
    • Recommend modifications
  • Prepare, interpret and verify contracts and associated paperwork to be signed
  • Monitor existing contracts to ensure timely renewals
  • Assist Contracts Manager with various contractual tasks
  • Proofread various legal documents
    • Filing contracts
  • Conduct legal research and summarizing findings
  • Administration tasks such as processing mail and telephone calls

 Compensation: $18.50+ per hour (DOE)

 This is a general description of the functions for this position and is not inclusive of the duties which may be associated with this position.

 Job Requirements

The Corporate Contracts Paralegal we are seeking has a great opportunity to help WEST take the next step in our growth as a premier environmental consulting firm. Successful candidate must be a self-starter who possesses:
  • Minimum of an associate’s degree in paralegal/legal studies. A bachelor’s degree in paralegal/legal studies is preferred
  • Educational equivalent to graduation from an accredited college, university or professional school with the following:
    • A minimum of two years’ experience in a professional procurement and/or contracting
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Communication proficiency
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality when handling information and documentation
  • Ability to be detail oriented in all transactions to ensure accuracy, completeness and timeliness
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and make independent decisions

 After an offer of employment is made, the candidate must successfully pass a pre- employment background check, drug screening, and a DMV records check that meets WEST’s minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company. A valid driver’s license will be required.

WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, genetics, and any protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Further, WEST takes affirmative action to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination, for recruitment, selection, advancement and every other term and privilege associated with employment.

Listing Information

Job Title: Corporate Contracts Paralegal
Business Name: WEST Inc.
Job Location: 415 W. 17th St. #200
Job Summary:

The successful candidate will have experience in high-level legal functions and will be responsible for assisting the Contracts Manager. Duties and responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Review contracts for conformity to company rates, rules and regulations and insurance requirements
    • Recommend modifications
  • Prepare, interpret and verify contracts and associated paperwork to be signed
  • Monitor existing contracts to ensure timely renewals
  • Assist Contracts Manager with various contractual tasks
  • Proofread various legal documents
    • Filing contracts
  • Conduct legal research and summarizing findings
  • Administration tasks such as processing mail and telephone calls

Job Type: Full-Time
Job Requirements:

The Corporate Contracts Paralegal we are seeking has a great opportunity to help WEST take the next step in our growth as a premier environmental consulting firm. Successful candidate must be a self-starter who possesses:
  • Minimum of an associate’s degree in paralegal/legal studies. A bachelor’s degree in paralegal/legal studies is preferred
  • Educational equivalent to graduation from an accredited college, university or professional school with the following:
    • A minimum of two years’ experience in a professional procurement and/or contracting
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Communication proficiency
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality when handling information and documentation
  • Ability to be detail oriented in all transactions to ensure accuracy, completeness and timeliness
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and make independent decisions

After an offer of employment is made, the candidate must successfully pass a pre- employment background check, drug screening, and a DMV records check that meets WEST’s minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company. A valid driver’s license will be required.

WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, genetics, and any protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Further, WEST takes affirmative action to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination, for recruitment, selection, advancement and every other term and privilege associated with employment.

Hours:
Pay Range:
Benefits (if any):

  • Competitive salary and bonus structure
  • Generous paid leave
  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • Life insurance, LTD and AD&D
  • SEP IRA
  • Employee owned/Shareholder potential

Start Time: As soon as possible

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