Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation - Poughkeepsie, NY
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Responsibilities: This position will provide advanced legal support service, as required by assigned attorneys, in litigation and complex legal and corporate issues. Knowledge in the preparation of legal papers, memoranda and correspondence of a legal nature such as contracts, briefs, policies, and commitments as well as extensive knowledge of the purpose, technology, and format of legal documents is required. Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, including the ability to perform advanced document formatting, prepare tables of content and authority, and prepare PowerPoint presentations is required. The ability to perform clerical tasks such as transcribe dictation with a high degree of speed and accuracy, make complex arithmetic computation, and to establish and maintain a legal records filing system is required. Establishment, coordination, and maintenance of attorney’s calendars including the scheduling of meetings, court dates, and depositions are also required.
Requirements: Qualified candidates will possess the following: High School degree with at least 3-5 years of experience working as a legal secretary. Ability to work individually or as part of a group on special projects; Ability to work in a deadline oriented, fast paced environment; Advanced word processing and spreadsheet skills; Notary Public is desired; and Well-developed written/verbal communication skills. Must possess a valid drivers license.
We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package which includes; Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Tuition Assistance, Travel Insurance, Holidays, Vacation, membership to our Credit Union and Recreation Center and more.
Applications will be accepted until Thursday, April 19th, 2012 - close of business 5 pm. Please go to www.CentralHudson.com. Click on the Employment tab then the Job Opportunities tab. Follow the directions to submit an application and upload your resume for the desired position. Applications sent via e-mail and US Mail will not be accepted.
No phone calls or agencies, please. All replies will be held in strict confidence.
Central Hudson Gas & Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer
- Dental Insurance
- Flexible Benefits
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- 401K / Retirement Plan
- Sick Leave
- Vision Insurance