The Texas Rural Water Association is seeking a Legal and Executive Assistant to provide legal assistance and administrative support to the Assistant General Counsel and Executive Director/General Counsel. This position will also support the Association's legislative and lobbying work.
Essential Functions Include:
Update and maintain legal resources and files
Track and answer member questions
Provide organizational and clerical assistance
Conduct legal research
Prepare drafts and materials for presentations
Monitor and review administrative rule changes
Track relevant legislation, administrative matters and court cases
Work on special projects
Assist with answering phones
Other duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
Experience researching legal issues
Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Experience setting up and maintaining paper and electronic filing systems
A college degree, a paralegal certificate and/or experience in a legal assistant position is preferred
Knowledge of or experience working with an administrative agency is preferred
Excellent writing and editing skills
Attention to detail and well organized
Ability to work independently on complex projects
Excellent interpersonal skills
Only complete applications will be considered. To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via the TSAE career center or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texas Rural Water Association (TRWA) is a statewide nonprofit trade association established in 1969 with an active membership consisting of more than 760 utility system and individual members. In addition, approximately 200 water industry suppliers participate in TRWA activities as associate members. TRWA members provide water and wastewater service to 3 million customers throughout Texas.
TRWA is dedicated to helping directors, managers and operators provide efficient service and clean, safe drinking water to their customers. Through on-site technical assistance, education and information exchange, TRWA helps its members better meet their needs as well as the needs of their customers.