- 03-Sep-2021 to 02-Nov-2021 (CST)
- Central Office - Legal
- Waco, TX, USA
- $61,812 to $80,356
- Full Time
Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, LTD, Wellness Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Holidays, Paid Time Off
ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY
Junior Staff Counsel
Central Office, Waco, Texas
SUMMARY OF POSITION: The purpose of this position is to provide legal support to the Brazos River Authority (BRA). This is accomplished by providing legal input on proposed courses of action, responding to public information act requests, reviewing and drafting contracts, drafting organizational policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with applicable procurement laws, evaluating potential legislation, performing general legal research and drafting memoranda on various legal topics as directed, and assisting the General Counsel with public information accounting, compliance issues, regional water planning group administration, contract and document preparation, and evaluation and intra-organizational task coordination. Additional responsibilities include conducting research, interacting with various departments and the public; and performing any other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Skill/Ability to demonstrate proficiency in legal research skills; demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communication; read and analyze contracts, policies, and reports; write correspondence and legal documents; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and maintain appropriate necessary certifications.
REQUIRED EDUCATION & ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: This is an entry-level professional position. Work requires professional knowledge which is acquired through the completion of a doctoral or a law degree.
POSTING DATE: September 3, 2021 Open until filled.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: Licensed to practice Law by State Bar of Texas or become licensed within a year of employment.
BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, 457/401, Life Insurance, LTD, Wellness Programs, Tuition Reimbursement
SALARY: $61,812 to $80,356 annually. This is an exempt position.
BRAZOS RIVER AUTHORITY, EOE: The BRA was created by the Texas Legislature in 1929 and exists to develop, manage and protect the water resources of the Brazos River Basin. Today, BRA's staff develops and distributes water supplies, provides water and wastewater treatment, monitors water quality, and pursues water conservation through public education programs. The BRA is looking for dedicated individuals who are team and customer-focused, perform their jobs ethically and with integrity, are adaptable and embrace diversity, seek innovative and creative ways to conduct business, have a desire to grow with a great organization, and are committed to the mission and goals of the BRA.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All applicants, including current employees, must submit an on-line Application for Employment Form to the Brazos River Authority by way of the Brazos River Authority Web site at www.brazos.org.
Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply
The Brazos River Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer