Legal Counsel

  • Parkland Fuel Corporation
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Jul 12, 2017
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

  Position Summary Company Profile:

Parkland is unique . We fuel communities by safely delivering high-quality petroleum products to motorists, businesses, consumers and wholesale customers across North America. Through unrivaled dependability and service, we connect communities to the products they need to heat their homes, fuel their industries and drive their economies.

Parkland is strong . We are one of North America’s fastest growing and largest independent distributors and marketers of fuels and lubricants. Our family includes Bluewave Energy, Columbia Fuels, Elbow River Marketing, Island Petroleum, Fas Gas Plus, Farstad Oil, Les Pétroles Parkland, Pioneer Energy, Sparlings, and Superpumper Inc.

Parkland is growing . Our organization is powered by effective leadership, progressive strategies and industry-leading best practices — but more importantly, it is driven by talented, customer-focused people who value integrity, innovation and quality. We are looking for good-natured, hard-working candidates who want to build a rewarding career in a dynamic and collaborative work environment. We are a family and our family continues to grow.

Position Summary:

The Corporate Legal Counsel will be a key part of Parkland’s dynamic legal team. This is a unique opportunity to work in a transactional intensive environment and support a broad range of real estate and other commercial projects across Canada.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Advise on commercial real estate matters in support of the business, including drafting, negotiating and advising on commercial leases and land purchases and sales;
  • Work with internal clients directly to provide guidance and support for strategic business initiatives, issues and objectives;
  • Provide legal support for commercial operations, supply and distribution contracts, and IT contracts; and
  • Provide legal support and advise on day-to-day operational issues in all areas of the business.
Qualifications and Skills :
  • 3 to 4 years’ experience commercial real estate law;
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.), Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) or equivalent degree;
  • Must be a Lawyer called to the bar in Alberta or another Canadian province;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up;
  • Ability to work under pressure, resolve problems and make decisions quickly and effectively, using a strong sense of self confidence;
  • Adaptability: Project management skills including the ability to work on various projects and prioritize accordingly;
  • Initiative: Independent assessment and evaluation of various issues and deficiencies and ability to find effective solutions using creativity, resourcefulness and expertise;
  • High energy: Self-motivated with the ability to effectively manage concurrent projects;
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills and sound legal and business judgement; and,
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and also within a team.
**Please note that a copy of your transcripts must accompany your application in order to be considered**

Our main priority at Parkland is our people. As an employee, you can expect a fair workplace, a professional work environment, competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, and a share in our success through the Employee Share Purchase Plan and our Annual Incentive Plan.

Our preferred method of application is online at www.parkland.ca

We thank all candidates in advance for their interest, however only those being considered will be contacted.

Parkland Fuel Corporation is committed to the principles of Employment Equity.

We strive to provide accessibility in employment to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. Parkland Fuel Corporation will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability, please notify us upon scheduling your interview.

Practice Area(s)

Corporate Law

Experience

3-5 years'