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Legal Staff Paralegal in Tampa, FL

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Company name

TECO Energy, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

6-7 yrs required


Tampa, FL

Date Last Verified

Jan 11,2018

Posted on

Dec 06,2017

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Paralegal II The candidate will prepare for Tampa Electric Company (TEC) Board meetings to include notices, agendas, descriptions of action items. Will attend board meetings, take notes and develop first drafts of minutes and actions arising. Assist Corporate Secretary with governance-related duties for assigned Emera affiliates. Other assignments relating to the functioning of the board may include benchmarking, orientation material, etc. Coordinate the written information and logistical arrangements for TEC board meetings. Administrator of the Diligent information portal for TEC and New Mexico Gas Company and of the Emera Inc. SharePoint information portal for those two companies and other assigned Emera affiliates (including Grand Bahama Power Company and Barbados Light & Power); responsible for overseeing the posting and removal of documents on these sites. Preparation of documents relating to various legal matters (resolutions, incorporations, dissolutions, foreign qualifications, charter and bylaw amendments, merger filings, etc.) and preparation of certificates along with other assistance to support closings throughout the organization. Administration of corporate records for firm and its subsidiaries, including preparation of corporate information lists and the company’s organizational chart, maintenance of records on corporate secretary software and sharing of information with appropriate recipients across the company. Director and Officer Interlock administration and reporting; responsible for Corporate Secretary Department role in FERC Form 3Qs filed each quarter and FERC Forms 1 and 561 filed each year. Also, compliance with non-financial covenants in debt documents and requirements relating to delivery of periodic information. Conduct research on various legal and governance issues, as requested. Coordinate administration of director deferred plan and other director compensation arrangements; also assist with various other matters relating to the board members. Relevant college degree may be considered in lieu of comparable related experience is needed. High School Diploma or equivalent is needed. Paralegal certification is preferred. Should preferably have Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and a 2-3 years of direct work experience performing. Should have 6-7 years of work experience related. Working on corporate administration in a major law firm or corporate law department, corporate governance experience, experience working with a Board of Directors and document management is needed. Communication skills, including ability to draft well-written reports and board minutes. Detail-oriented; ability to perform legal research; strong analytical, organizational, writing and communication skills; knowledge of computer software/database applications; excellent interpersonal skills is preferred. Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to corporate governance and board-related requirements for a quasi-public company, including SEC reporting requirements is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
TECO Energy, Inc.
702 North Franklin Street
5th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602