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Part Time Legal Assistant - WY - JR

Location: Cheyenne, wy
Job # 10200353
Date Posted: 11-28-2017
Part-Time Legal Assistant - Cheyenne, WY
Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices across the United States, is looking for a part-time temporary Legal 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.
Job Description:
The Legal Assistant is responsible for providing timely support and assistance the Office of the General Counsel.  This is a seasonal/temporary position.
  • Review contracts for conformity to company rates, rules and regulations and insurance requirements
  • Data Entry/Project Set Up
  • Monitors existing contracts to ensure timely renewals
  • Assist the Office of the General Counsel with various legal tasks
  • File and track status of  contracts
  • Administration tasks such as processing mail and telephone calls
  • Communicate with Clients and Project Managers
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.
Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college, university or professional school with one of the following preferred:
  •   An Associate’s degree in Paralegal or legal assistant studies
  •   A Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal or legal assistant studies
  •   Paralegal Certificate
  • 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
  •     Be detail oriented in all transactions to ensure accuracy, completeness and timeliness
  •     Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and make independent decisions
  •     Ability to operate most standard office equipment
Successful candidates must be able to pass a background check; a pre-employment drug screen; 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.  Candidates must adhere to all health and safety requirements.

WEST is an employee owned organization with a tradition of professional integrity dedicated to a family atmosphere and a diverse workforce.
Key Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive Medical (if working 30 or more hours a week)
  • Sep IRA (100% employer contributions)
  • Scheduling Flexibility
WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or 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.
To Apply: Click “Apply Now” (or visit the WEST, Inc. Careers Page and select the job in which you are applying for).  The application system allows for only one attachment (.doc or .pdf file) so combine the following prior to uploading:
  1. Cover letter convincing the hiring manager why they should interview you
  2. Resume which includes education, current and prior employment (with dates, address and phone number for  each employer)
  3. Three professional references (preferably those that have supervised you in the past) with phone numbers and email addresses
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