• Corporate Counsel

    Job Locations US-FL-St. Augustine
    Posted Date 4 days ago(7/13/2018 1:17 PM)
    Job ID
    18-4930
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Legal
  • Company Overview

    In 1962, Ring Power Corporation became a full-line Cat Equipment dealer in North Florida, and later expanded its authorized territory to include Central Florida.

     

    Today, Ring Power Corporate headquarters in St. Augustine oversees the operations of 18 branch locations throughout the state of Florida, including large regional facilities in Tampa and Orlando and crane and forklift sales and service facilities in Pompano and Miami. Ring Power also has eight facilities outside of Florida - Rhode Island, New Jersey, the Carolinas, Georgia, Texas and California - to serve the needs of other specialized industries and customers.

     

    Ring Power Corporation has become one of the largest Cat Equipment dealers in the Southeastern United States through dedication to the mission of customer service. In order to preserve the "Customers First" reputation that Ring Power was built on, we continually train our employees and work closely with our customers to assure complete satisfaction, especially after the sale.

     

    Currently, more than 1,700 employees at 26 locations throughout Florida and the United States work hard to provide the highest quality construction equipment, backed by responsive, professional service and support at every level.

    Main Duties & Responsibilities

    Provide in-house legal opinions and representation regarding general corporate matters, employment matters, research and address regulatory issues which arise, and various day to day legal issues which impact Ring Power Corporation’s business.

     

    Provide advice and counsel as well as litigation support, in connection with employment law, regulatory matters, risk management, dispute resolution, and contract management issues.

     

    Handle employment related claims, including but not limited to workers’ compensation claims and discrimination claims, as well as negotiations and settlement.

     

    Review and maintain corporate sales and service agreements with all manufacturers.

     

    Provide legal research and advice.

     

    Handle litigation and pre-litigation matters, including mediations.

     

    Manage outside counsel relationships. Negotiate fee arrangements and  strategies.

     

    Draft and/or review all documentation with regard to asset acquisitions and liaise with property developers.

     

    Review legal data and advise the appropriate department/division on appropriate legal action to be taken. 

     

    Advise officers, executives, board members, and managers on legal matters related to all areas of the company processes, programs, procedures and policies.

     

    Perform work on general corporate legal matters in areas including the drafting of transactional documents and agreements.

     

    Work closely with risk management in cases involving accidents (vehicles, machinery, and workers compensation related) in order to access company’s position and appropriate approach to resolution.

     

    Handle credit related legal issues, including initial legal demand and subsequent legal actions necessary for collection.

     

    Provide monthly status reports sufficient to inform management, in summary form, of pending, open and closed legal actions involving the company.

    Qualifications

    Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school

     

    Bar admission required.  Florida State Bar admission required.

     

    Excellent academic credentials.

     

    A minimum of 5 years of practice with a major law firm and/or in-house legal department, reflecting a record of accomplishment.

     

    Excellent analytical skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to handle pressured situations effectively.

     

    Ability to deal effectively with management and staff.

     

    Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to relate with a diverse audience.

     

    Ability to handle diverse tasks with short deadlines is required.

     

    Flexibility and an entrepreneurial spirit are required.

     

    Must be organized, computer literate with excellent interpersonal skills.

     

    Must be objective, results driven, self-reliant and flexible to meet and exceed challenging expectations of a growing enterprise.

     

    Physical Demands of the Position:

     

    Place the corresponding letter next to each category.  “C” Constantly-(6-8 hrs/day), “F” Frequently-(3-6 hrs/day), “O” Occasionally-(up to 3 hrs/day), or “NA” if not applicable. Indicate the appropriate weight where applicable. (ie: Up to 25 lbs., 26-50 lbs. or Over 50 lbs.)

     

    NA

     

    Climbing

     

    O

     

    Balancing

     

    O

     

    Stooping

    NA

    Kneeling

    O

      Crouching

    NA

      Crawling

    F

    Reaching

    F

      Standing

    C

      Sitting

    F

    Walking

    C

      Feeling

    C

      Fingering

    C

    Grasping

    F

      Repetitive Motion

    C

      Talking

    C

    Hearing

     

     

     

     

     

    O

    NA

    NA

    Pushing

    Up to 25 lbs. 

    26-50 lbs.

    Over 50 lbs.  

     

    O

    NA

    NA

    Pulling

      Up to 25 lbs. 

      26-50 lbs.      

      Over 50 lbs.  

     

    O

    NA

    NA

    Lifting

      Up to 25 lbs. 

      26-50 lbs.      

      Over 50 lbs.  

     

    Environmental Conditions of the Position:

     

    Place the corresponding letter next to each category.  “C” Constantly-(6-8 hrs/day), “F” Frequently-(3-6 hrs/day), “O” Occasionally-(up to 3 hrs/day), or “NA” if not applicable.

     

       C

     The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change.

       NA

    The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather.

    C

     The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.

    NA

     The worker is subject to extreme cold: Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

    NA

     The worker is subject to extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

    NA

     The worker is subject to noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

    NA

     The worker is subject to vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities of whole body.

    NA

     The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to heat and exposure to chemicals.

     

    NA

     The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

     

    NA

     The worker is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.

     

    NA

     The worker is required to wear respirator.

     

          C

     The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

     

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