Senior Paralegal (423-362)

Sun Country Airlines Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 3 weeks ago

When you come onboard at Sun Country Airlines, you are joining an experienced team of driven and talented employees. We affordably connect guests to their favorite people, places and memories, and we do it by cultivating a culture that encourages our team to pursue their passions in the air and on the ground - allowing you to Fly at the Speed of Life. We take pride in our company, culture, and comradery, and would love to have you join us.

Job Summary

A Senior Paralegal who is, precisely detailed and will provide timely support for the administrative legal functions of the company is required to round out the dynamic legal team. This is a role, for a conscientious administrator who keeps the Legal Department "on track". The administrative leadership in Legal Department will support all aspects of the Department's responsibilities, including governance, transactional, labor and employment, aircraft documentation, insurance, licensing, and regulatory/government affairs.

Essential Functions

  • Conscientious administrator of the Legal Department's responsibilities, ensuring deadlines are met, reports are complete, responses are timely filed, letters are sent, documents are filed, and files are organized.

  • Experienced in public-company style governance processes, including drafting resolutions and consents, interacting with Board members, and assisting with minutes, committee matters, and general governance items.

  • Diligent in factual and legal research and utilizing specialized software (e.g. Westlaw, Pacer) and internal database software and tools to locate, compile and analyze information.

  • Fastidious in prioritizing contract/matter review for Legal Department and outside counsel and marshaling internal resources to ensure timely execution of key priorities.

  • Creative in creating, maintaining, and updating templates, forms, and guidelines, as well as information on Legal Department databases (SharePoint) and contract management systems, and delivering weekly and monthly reporting to the General Counsel.

  • Thoughtful in drafting and coordinating responses to subpoenas and governmental and administrative claims (i.e., DOT, FAA, EEOC, OSHA and TSA) and charges, as well as managing corporate, intellectual property, and regulatory filings.

  • Meticulous in drafting correspondence, gathering and analyzing information and documents for discovery responses, subpoenas, and motions.

  • Fearless representative of Sun Country Airlines in managing small claims matters and in working with outside counsel for larger litigation matters.

  • Helpful in assisting with policy drafting and rollout for all company functional areas.

  • Vigilant in assisting with tracking legal developments and identifying issues and recommending possible solutions and courses of action to Legal Department's attorneys.

Required Skills

Preferred Skills

  • Team-orientation and a collaborative spirit.

  • Strong business acumen and responsive, service-oriented attitude.

  • An intense focus on getting the job done, on time, with an eye towards process improvement.

  • Exemplary organizational skills, as well as an impeccable attention to detail.

  • Resourcefulness, ability to anticipate needs, sound judgment, and tact to appropriately direct questions and requests from all levels within the organization particularly when it concerns sensitive or confidential information.

  • Skill and diplomacy working at all levels of the organization

  • Proactive with demonstrated initiative, ability to work independently, with the ability to anticipate and address follow-up needs and escalate issues for attorney review.

  • Internal drive to "own" projects and manage multiple tasks with competing deadlines.

  • Proven ability to develop presentations in PPT.

  • Proven ability to develop reports in Excel.

  • Work experience with SharePoint.

Required Experience

  • At least five (5) years' experience in a law firm or corporate in-house counsel setting.

  • Significant experience with Microsoft Office products (i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) & Adobe Professional.

  • Able to compare Word and PPT documents without assistance and maintain versioning and files with ease.

  • Work experience performing legal and factual research utilizing Westlaw and the internet.

  • A Paralegal Certificate and Bachelor's degree is desired.

It is the policy of Sun Country Airlines to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sun Country Airlines is an E-Verify Employer. We participate in the web-based system that allows the company to verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Sun Country Airlines is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace for all Safety-Sensitive functions. [1] A safety-sensitive function, as described in 14 CFR part 120, 120.105 and 120.215, includes a flight crewmember, flight attendant, flight instructor, aircraft dispatcher, aircraft maintenance or preventive maintenance, ground security coordinator, aviation screener, air traffic controller, and operations control specialist. I understand and acknowledge that I will be required to undergo a DOT/FAA pre-employment drug test for the following prohibited drug (as defined in 49 CFR 40.85) prior to being hired or transferred into a Department of Transportation (DOT) safety-sensitive position as defined in 14 CFR part 120[1]: All prospective employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opioids and Phencyclidine (PCP).

Job Location Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular


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Senior Paralegal (423-362)

Sun Country Airlines