Requisition Number: 150446
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company
Service Line: 1COR - Kent-Corporate
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level Required: Bachelors
Work Experience Required: More than 5 years
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%
Summary of Functions:
Davey Tree has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Paralegal or Legal Assistant with an interest in joining a dynamic legal team in a growing employee-owned company. Under the supervision of the General Counsel and Commercial Transactions Counsel, the Paralegal/Legal Assistant will be primarily responsible for assisting the Commercial Transactions Counsel with organizing and tracking contract reviews, bid proposal reviews, contract templates, and commercial deals. The Paralegal/Legal Assistant also will be primarily responsible for acting as the administrator for Davey Tree’s new online contract management system, including training business partners on how to utilize the contract management system for storing contracts, searching for contracts, and incorporating the contract management system into Davey Tree’s existing contract review process. Ideally, the Paralegal/Legal Assistant also will be able to assist the Commercial Transactions Counsel with reviewing/redlining contracts, advising business partners on legal/business terms, and providing guidance on the risks and benefits of commercial transactions.
The Paralegal/Legal Assistant will be expected to interact with and assist all aspects of Davey Tree’s business, including external clients, internal support departments, and the Utility, Davey Resource Group, Residential, and Commercial service lines. The types of commercial documents encountered will include bids, proposals, services agreements, procurement agreements, supply and distribution agreements, real estate documents, marketing agreements and arrangements, licensing and software agreements, consulting agreements, and employment agreements. This role also will provide opportunities for involvement in discussions with business partners regarding strategic reviews and potential process improvements in contract review and compliance.
This role can offer schedule flexibility, allowing for part-time work from home along with some in-office time. There also is potential for future growth into other areas, such as intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, and legal entity structures.
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law.
The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com
If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.