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Regulatory Paralegal R18-070

Portland General Electric, Portland, OR

Job - Law

Close Date: 02/18/2018


For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love.

PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.

Regulatory Paralegal (R18-070)
Effectively and efficiently provide assistance and support to the Regulatory Practice Group of the Legal Department, working with the attorneys, legal assistants, regulators, clients, customers, and outside attorneys. Assignments can be general or specific with some decision making latitude within defined and delegated parameters. Track, manage and handle multiple tasks on a variety of Regulatory requests which vary in complexity and scope. Coordinate workflow for proceedings before the Oregon Public Utility Commission (OPUC) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) area; ensure smooth functioning of calendar, case management, and document management systems. Perform certain tasks attorneys would otherwise need to perform thereby allowing the attorneys to be more efficient.

Bring the following skills to our team:

Significant experience in document review, document productions and regulatory filings.
Comprehensive knowledge of legal terminology and ability to interpret and draft standard legal documents.
Excellent legal research and analytical skills, with the ability to organize and summarize information from divergent sources.
Proficient with the MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel,).
Excellent knowledge of use and interpretation of legal and non-legal reference sources with emphasis on electronic research.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to interact at a professional level with clients and attorneys.
Thorough knowledge of regulatory filing process and their effect on internal and external operations.
Specialized knowledge of particular laws, regulations, administrative systems, and legal practice.
Negotiation, persuasion, and presentation skills.

The successful candidate will typically have a Paralegal Associate Degree, or Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5-7 years of related law office experience with acquired knowledge which fulfills the following basic curriculum: legal research, regulatory law, legal writing, substantive law, investigative techniques, law ethics, and business law. Regulatory related experience preferred.

Join us today and power your potential!

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. 

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.
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