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Contracts Associate

Company: JEA
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Under general supervision, prepare and proofread legal documents, drafting contract language, researching legal precedent, investigating facts, monitoring insurance certificate compliance, as well as the development, analysis of rules, and adherence to policies, and procedures.

  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to procurement and the JEA Purchasing Code and Operational Procedures.
  • Examine contracts and other legal documents to ensure completeness and accuracy; as well as conformance to applicable laws, rules, precedents, JEA Purchasing Code and JEA Operational Procedure requirements.
  • Ensure licenses, insurance certificates, and payment/performance bonds are maintained by JEA vendors and are in accurately filed in JEA's contract files.
  • Tracks contracts status to ensure contracts are received by vendors and executed timely.
  • Research, gather, and analyze statutes and case law.
  • Coordinates the contract execution process, and ensures all documents are executed properly prior to the issuance of Purchase Order.
  • Answers routine questions regarding contract, public record, and legal issues.
  • Attends meetings in order to assist Manager or other Appointed staff.
  • Performs other job-related work as assigned.

    OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A four (4) year combination of education, training and experience in a legal secretary, legal assistant, contract support, or paralegal role. The preferred candidate will have a bachelor's degree with coursework consistent with the following: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, and/or organization and management
    A valid driver's license is required prior to employment and must be maintained during employment in this classification.
    This position requires that employees be in compliance with JEA procedure ES A0200 A0101 RS 628 Screening Personnel Risk Assessments (pre-hire for FACTA designations; pre-hire and recurring for CIP designations).
    Job: *Operations Support Services
    Title: Contracts Associate
    Location: FL-Jacksonville
    Requisition ID: 12405

Keywords: JEA, Jacksonville , Contracts Associate, Other , Jacksonville, Florida

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