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Company Job Title:

Paralegal I

Chenega Job Title:

Paralegal/Legal Assistant I


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SEC Washington, DC

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date:


Approved Date:


The ParalegalI shall provide legal support to the Security Exchange Commission (SEC),Office of Credit Ratings.

Duties andResponsibilities:

  • Following established guidelines, gathers, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys and/or other office professionals in preparation of memoranda and other legal documents.
  • Review documents, cross-check information.
  • Enter data into computerized systems, update databases and spreadsheets.
  • Obtain documents from paper and electronic files.
  • Assist with responding to information sharing requests.
  • Identify and communicate project timelines
  • Perform document review and research and summarize findings.
  • Draft and edit internal and external documents and/or correspondence.
  • Assist with document productions.
  • Maintain, organize and file office records and documents.
  • Performs initial compilation of documents for FOIA or production requests, subject to review by superiors and staff.
  • Assist in preparation of internal reports.
  • Assist in processing notices, orders and action memos.
  • Maintain, organize and file office records and documents.
  • Assist with research and one-off projects (power point presentations, collection of data, etc.).
  • Perform complex data-base searches related to filings (e.g., Name Relationship Search Index) and other legal data-base searches (e.g., basic Westlaw and/or LEXIS).
  • Maintain chronological/searchable databases of office precedent (i.e., comment letters, minutes of meetings and office policy “significant outcomes” memoranda).
  • Prepare and maintain database monitoring and tracking status (e.g., track and/or organize materials using agency automated database/systems, such as word processing software, spreadsheets, computer graphics, presentation software, or database applications)
  • Otherduties as assigned

MinimumQualifications: (Toperform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform eachessential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Two-year degree orfour-year degree in a related labor category field from an accredited college,university, school or educational institution that has been accredited byaccrediting bodies or organizations recognized by the US Department ofEducation.
  • Up to two (2)years of relevant experience performing technical duties in the commensuratelabor categories for corporations or non-profit organizations may besubstituted for the education requirements.
  • Paralegal certification required
  • Ability to providefavorable credit history

Knowledge, Skillsand Abilities:

  • Candidate must beable to work effectively in an extremely pressured environment.
  • Must have and useexcellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Experience inlitigation support during trial, including courtroom
  • Experience ininterviewing witnesses
  • Must be able towork effectively in an extremely pressured environment.
  • Must have and useexcellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Must be proficientwith Microsoft 2010 or newer programs.

Physical Demands:(The physical demands describedhere are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfullyperform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may bemade to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions.)

  • Whileperforming the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sitand talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands tofinger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee isoccasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, orcrawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environmentcharacteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • Theemployee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment,with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
  • Duringvisits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weatherconditions. Is occasionally exposed tofumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

ChenegaCorporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal OpportunityEmployer/Veterans/Disabled

Nativepreference under PL 93-638.

Weparticipate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

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Security Clearance:
Public Trust
Washington, District of Columbia
United States
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