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Sr Administrative Assistant- Litigation

Company: PSEG
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 64532

Job Function/Category: Legal

Employment Type: Non-Exempt Full Time

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy. Job Summary

Provide high quality legal secretarial and administrative support to senior-level attorneys within the Litigation practice group handling various litigated matters. Provide back up support in the absence of other secretarial and clerical associates in the Law Department.

Job Responsibilities

--- Work independently on confidential, time sensitive assignments using judgment and initiative. --- Prepare, proofread and edit legal documents for accuracy and completeness. --- Perform clerical duties that include typing and filing. --- Screen, direct and prioritize incoming correspondence and phone calls to appropriate parties. --- Maintain and coordinate attorney calendars. --- Responsible for administrative functions necessary to support the Litigation practice group, including maintaining attorney files, updating case and counsel lists, tracking case deadlines, corresponding with the court, clients and opposing counsel, organizing client conferences and meetings, processing expense reports and ensuring timely file close-outs.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Qualifications, Competencies, Education or Experience:
--- High school diploma or G.E.D. --- At least 7 years performing legal secretarial work at a law firm or equivalent --- Successful candidate must remain in position for at least 2 years --- Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications including Microsoft Office products; specifically advanced level in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint --- Candidate must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidate must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices --- Demonstrated ability to handle volume of documents and assignments and able to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment --- Excellent oral and written communication skills --- Exceptional organization skills

Required Competencies:

--- Demonstrated customer focus. --- Candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, have the ability to work independently, meet deadlines and work under pressure. --- Candidate should also possess excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills and be proficient in computer applications. E-filing experience preferred. --- Must be able to work proactively in a fast paced time sensitive environment, handling a large volume of work efficiently and competently

Minimum Years of Experience

7 years of experience

Disclaimer

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

This site ( http://www.pseg.com ) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers.

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

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