Entergy Counsel, Sr in Austin, Texas

Date: Jul 13, 2017

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Texas-Austin

Job Function :Legal

MRV Minimum Salary :$118,000.00

MRV Maximum Salary :$176,000.00

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 71461

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

Job Summary/Purpose:

Responsible for performing legal functions that will assist others in recommending key policies, courses of action, rules, systems, or processes in strategically important areas.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Anticipates issues and develops effective ways of resolving them. Effectively uses contacts and resources as necessary to accomplish goals. Functions effectively within the larger Company. Understands the business processes across and through the Company that are relevant to his or her practice area or specialty. Effectively drives multiple tasks, projects and initiatives, both long and short term. Surpasses expectations by exceeding quality standards and/or deadlines. Responsible for surfacing underlying or hidden problems and patterns and applying basic analytical skills in providing legal services with moderate oversight. Responsible for surfacing underlying or hidden problems and patterns and applying basic analytical skills in providing legal services with moderate oversight. Promotes best practices to improve work processes. Views the challenge of supporting other organizations as an opportunity to develop new skills or gain proficiency. Effectively supervises paraprofessionals and administrative staff. Responsible for leading discrete initiatives or projects to successful resolution. Must function as a strong team player. Responsible for generating a broad understanding and support for proposals and points of view.

Minimum Requirements-Education:

A Juris Doctor is required

Minimum Requirements-Experience:

6+ years in a law firm or in-house in one or more applicable areas of expertise, such as Regulatory (federal and/or state), Corporate/Commercial, Litigation, Labor & Employment, Nuclear, Environmental.

Minimum Requirements-Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Proficient in a defined practice area or specialty. Basic industry knowledge, including awareness of the Company’s strategic business values and objectives. Proficient in a defined practice area or specialty. Has diverse technical skills and knowledge.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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