Associate Corporate Counsel
Company: Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Discover a POWERful career at Associated Electric! Our
organization offers challenging and rewarding work with career
development and internal mobility opportunities - all within a
family friendly and community centric culture. Our purpose is
simple - to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our
member-owners. At Associated Electric, one of the largest electric
cooperatives in the nation, opportunities to gain valuable
experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry
are endless. We are currently seeking applicants for Associate
Corporate Counsel in the Legal department of our Executive division
located in Springfield, MO. This position will provide legal
counsel and representation for Associated in business affairs
affecting the Cooperative. This position will protect Associated's
legal rights, further the business goals of the Cooperative,
provide analysis, coordination, guidance and support in federal
regulatory/policy matters, and ensure operations are carried out in
accordance with current laws and regulations. -Job
- Possess a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and
0-3 years' legal experience.
- Member in good standing of a state bar or applying to a state
bar in 2022; Missouri bar membership preferred.
- Excellent legal research and writing skills.
- Experience or interest in compliance and regulatory support for
matters subject to the jurisdiction of applicable federal
regulatory agencies, such as the Federal Energy Regulatory
Commission (FERC) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
- Experience or interest in labor and employment law, including
counseling on labor relations, immigration, benefits, wage and hour
issues, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII, Missouri Human Rights Act
(MHRA), employer pandemic response, and employment litigation
- Ability to identify issues and solutions related to challenges
facing the organization and its industry.
- Experience or interest in the organization's core legal
practice areas, such as electric utilities, energy law,
environmental law, commercial transactions, real estate law, or
employment law. AECI provides a competitive total compensation
package including paid health care and dental premiums starting on
day one with vision plans available. Basic life, short-term
disability and long-term disability are paid for by AECI as well as
a 401k with an employer match. Invest in yourself with our tuition
reimbursement and enjoy time away with Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid
holidays. Wellness incentives and employee assistance programs are
also available. Come join a team where your talents are
appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact! To
apply for a position, please visit www.aeci.org/careers . You will
be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume,
cover letter). AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice
of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of
employment. Please contact us if you require assistance in filling
out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request
reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.
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