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Waste Connections, Inc Administrative Assistant (Legal) in The Woodlands, Texas

Job Title

Administrative Assistant (Legal)

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

The Woodlands, Texas

Job Description

Waste Connections has an immediate opening for a highly motivated, results-oriented Administrative Assistant in the Legal Department in The Woodlands, TX. This professional self-starter will provide administrative and clerical support to the General Counsel and other attorneys in the Legal Department, working as a key member of the legal support staff.

Who are We?

Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) is an integrated solid waste services company that provides non-hazardous waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets in the U.S. and Canada. Through its R360 Environmental Solutions subsidiary, Waste Connections is also a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing areas in the United States, including the Permian, Bakken and Eagle Ford Basins. Waste Connections serves more than seven million residential, commercial, industrial, and exploration and production customers in 42 states in the U.S., and six provinces in Canada. The Company also provides intermodal services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in September 1997. Its Principal Administrative Offices are located in The Woodlands, Texas, 30 miles north of Houston.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Generate, edit and distribute internal and external attorney correspondence and work product.

  • Create and maintain litigation holds, and assist with transition to new product/platform.

  • Assist attorneys with administration of incoming contract review/drafting requests, service of process for certain matters, and responses to subpoenas.

  • Assist attorneys with drafting of certain form agreements and updating W-9s.

  • Organize, file and maintain legal documents and correspondence.

  • Help prepare and distribute materials for Board of Directors and Committee meetings.

  • Prepare expense reports and assist with making travel arrangements, maintaining expense voucher files, and reconciling P-Card purchases for the Legal Department.

  • Assist with other general administrative tasks, including word processing, answering phones, copying, scanning, filing, preparing binders, etc.

  • Back up receptionist desk when needed.

Qualifications

  • Three-plus years of administrative experience, preferably supporting attorneys within a corporate legal department or law firm environment.

  • Proven experience and proficiency in MS Office programs, including Word , Outlook , and Excel ; proficiency in PowerPoint a plus.

  • Experience with document management and comparison programs such as Worldox and Workshare , and with online invoice and matter management systems such as Legal Tracker (formerly Serengeti Tracker) , preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage projects and calendar matters for follow-up.

  • Professionalism, discretion, ability to work with others and good judgment.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, solve problems and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

What’s in it for You?

You will be joining a high profile team and a great company known for its “work hard, play harder” culture. Competitive compensation package includes base plus bonus and equity (restricted share units) opportunity.

We also offer excellent family benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401(k) retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans).

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Who We Are

Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.

OUR PEOPLE MEAN EVERYTHING TO US

Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities

BUILD TALENT FROM WITHIN

People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.

LET’S REALIZE YOUR GOALS TOGETHER

Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.

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