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ASSOCIATE PARALEGAL - PHOENIX, AZ

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs
Discipline:
Legal Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Arizona
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
19-Oct-17
Recruiter:
Freeport-McMoRan
Job Ref:
1703957

Under general supervision, assist Attorneys and Legal Managers in day-to-day legal operations.  Conduct legal research, monitor proceedings, manage projects, interface with outside counsel and other parties, collaborate with coworkers company-wide, and prepare correspondence and legal documents to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Identify, gather and review information to comply with subpoenas, information requests, investigations, due diligence, discovery and other productions of documents, or to investigate the factual evidence of a transaction, event, proceeding or case; and give presentations and/or prepare reports, summaries, tables, charts or diagrams to display such information
  • Monitor and maintain cybersecurity / cyber fraud internal website
  • Draft Corporate minutes and maintain annual meeting calendar
  • Perform data entry, run reports and help maintain entity management database
  • Maintain Corporate history database; interact with scholars
  • Maintain Power of Attorney database; obtain translations as needed; prepare abstracts of POAs
  • Serve as Notary Public
  • May attend meetings as a representative of Manager
  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in Paralegal Studies, Computer Information Systems or History; OR
  • Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved program
  • Able to use a variety of computer software, including word processing, database and spreadsheet applications (Microsoft Office Suite), as well as SharePoint
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects and consistently focus attention on details
  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability and willingness to keep client and department matters confidential
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards

Qualifications

Preferred

  • Committed to professional development and training
  • Familiarity with computer information systems and e-discovery
  • Curiosity and excellent work ethic
Criteria/Conditions
  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment

  • Position is located in a busy, non-smoking office located in downtown Phoenix, AZ

  • Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator and an internal staircase

  • Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting

  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk

  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 35 pounds

  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required

  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable State laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive: 

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or  
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of company business or while on company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Nearest Major City

Phoenix

Job

Associate Paralegal - Phoenix, AZ

Primary Location

United StatesArizonaPhoenix Corporate Office

Requisition ID

1703957

Closing Date:
20/11/2017

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