Senior Paralegal, Safety, Sustainability & Environmental Services
Location:
Phoenix , Arizona
Posted:
November 22, 2017
Reference:
37453BR
**About Us** About Us Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. Why Work with Us Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider. **Job Description** The Senior Paralegal (Safety, Sustainability and Environmental Services) provides overall support concerning legal matters related to the Company’s Safety, Sustainability and Environmental functions, including supporting attorneys, corporate and field personnel. The position also is responsible for administering and maintaining certain related databases and files. **Knowledge, Skills & Abilities** **Preferred Qualifications** **Principal Responsibilities** • Provides support related to environmental compliance and litigation, as well as safety, sustainability, and security-related matters. • Manages and maintains corporate compliance databases (using Access, Secretariat, Serengeti and other web-based databases). • Maintains processes to track environmental litigation case status, outside counsel fees and other litigation expenses. • Prepares reports of relevant matters. • Oversees outside law firm budgeting and invoice system. • Manages e-discovery and other litigation support duties. • Conducts research. • Reviews and tracks permits, licenses, contracts and compliance documents. • Prepares correspondence to corporate and field personnel and government regulators. • Reviews requests for proposals and assists in response preparation. • Prepares correspondence to corporate and field personnel and government regulators. • Advises field personnel regarding appropriate use and preparation of regulatory forms. • Compiles data and prepares regular reports, including Excel spreadsheets. • Responds to inquiries from corporate and field personnel. • Coordinates with and responds to inquiries from outside counsel. • Coordinates with IT Department on database management. • Maintains corporate files. • Performs other job- related duties as assigned or apparent. The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. **Qualifications** • Experience with Secretariat, Access, Serengeti and other similar database platforms (required). • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a paralegal (required). • Associate’s degree or paralegal certification. • Experience in matters related to safety, sustainability and/or environmental compliance and litigation management. • Excellent skills in organization and detail-orientation. • Proven ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize in a fast-paced environment. • Proven ability to take initiative and work independently with high level of independent motivation. • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Excellent research skills. • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. • Ability to maintain confidentiality. **Rewarding Compensation and Benefits** Eligible employees can elect to participate in: • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage. • Health care and dependent care spending accounts. • Short- and long-term disability. • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance. • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP). • Employee discount programs. • 401(k) plan with a generous company match. • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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