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Title

Paralegal 

Description

PURPOSE

This position is responsible for performing his/her duties and solicits, review, negotiate, organize, maintain and monitor contracts and related processes on behalf of the Company.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Solicit, negotiate, organize, maintain and monitor contracts and related processes on behalf of the Company.
  • Assist Corporate Counsel with the planning and hosting of meetings, presentations, communication with Sales/Marketing Staff and Company management, and maintenance of the related documents.
  • Assist Corporate Counsel and Company management in the drafting, organization, storage and preparation of documents, file management, and related matters.
  • Assist safety, sales, legal, finance and accounting staff when and as required.
  • Perform various daily and monthly tasks as assigned.
  • Work with legal staff and Executive Assistants to complete tasks when required and serve as back up support as needed.
  • Ability to deliver exceptional service through positive engagement and patience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to continuously improve results.
  • Able to promote a culture of trust and safety.
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • 3+ years’ work experience as legal assistant, law office manager, contract analyst or paralegal, or a paralegal degree from an accredited institution. Transportation experience preferred.

Preferred Skills

  • Microsoft Office system (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet skills.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) and telephone
  • Strong “people” skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and requirements.
  • Ability to maintain professional atmosphere and efficient working environment.

SUPERVISES OTHERS

This position does not supervise others.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This position will be required to work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, and, with or without reasonable accommodation is required:

  • to sit, stand, stoop, kneel and occasionally move up to 20 pounds,
  • manual dexterity to operate a computer keyboard on a daily basis,
  • stamina to sit for extended periods of time, lift or carry printed materials, and
  • possess vision sufficient to read a monitor, printed text and hand written documents,
  • be able to communicate clearly in person and over the telephone.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Paralegal  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 8/7/2020  
Location USA Truck General Office  
About the Organization

USA Truck is driven to be a premier North American transportation solutions

provider that improves the lives of team members, customers, industry partners,

and our communities. We promote a culture of trust in a safe, fun,

and friendly environment where people grow and thrive.

 
EOE Statement USA Truck, Inc. is firmly committed to inclusivity and equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment, and does not discriminate against applicants or employees for any reason prohibited by law or its own policies. USA Truck, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants for employment.

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position; other duties outside of normal responsibilities may be performed as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Nothing in this position description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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