Overview

Water Service Corporation (WSC) is a growth focused, multi-state water-wastewater utility dedicated to ensuring our customers access to a clean and safe water supply while doing so in the most environmentally sound manner possible. We believe in promoting responsible water use and sustainable water practices to enhance the overall quality of our customers’ lives and meet our country’s future water needs.

Across the organization, our skilled people are the key to our every day success. We value commitment, ethics, knowledge, and customer focused service, which allows us to effectively deliver comprehensive water and wastewater services while achieving our mission of Superior Quality, Efficient Operations and Exceptional Service.

We offer employees an enjoyable, challenging, collaborative environment. Through encouraging career development, cross-training and the support of continued education we strive to give our employees the tools to succeed and create a path for professional growth.

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth (or related medical condition), or any other characteristic protected by law.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.  
Description

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel

Office Location: Flexible

Reports to: General Counsel (U.S.)

About the Job: This position provides legal advice on various matters involving the Corix regulated utility group’s water, wastewater, and other operations.

Major Accountabilities:

    Reviews, drafts and negotiates various agreements and documents.
    Supports the business units in understanding and reacting to legal issues, risks and opportunities.
    Provides general legal counsel and advice to internal stakeholders on all aspects of the organization’s business activities.
    Assists in developing, managing, communicating, and monitoring policies and procedures relating to privacy, data security, record retention, and other legal and regulatory issues.

General Responsibilities:

    Reviews, drafts and negotiates various agreements and documents, including service, supply, consulting, and purchase agreements and project tender documents
    Supports the business units in understanding and reacting to legal issues, risks and opportunities
    Provides general legal counsel and advice to internal stakeholders on all aspects of the organization’s business activities
    Assists to develop, manage, communicate, and monitor policies and procedures relating to privacy, data security, record retention, and other legal and regulatory issues
    Works as part of a team on the negotiations of transactions
    Works with and assists in managing outside counsel
    Performs other related duties as required

Education / Experience:

    Law degree
    7 years relevant legal experience

Working Conditions:

    Normal office setting


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