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Chenega Corporation Paralegal Easement Assistant in Morgantown, West Virginia


CHENEGA Enterprise System & Solutions, LLC.

Company Job Title: Paralegal Easement Assistant

Chenega Job Title: Assistant V, Admin

Clearance: Background Check

Location: Morgantown, WV

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt, SCA

Prepared Date: 08-13-2019

Approved Date: 08-13-2019

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.


Chenega Enterprise System & Solutions is seeking a Paralegal Easement Assistant to provide environmental technical services in support of the NRCS WV State Office, Assistant State Conservationist for Programs (ASTC-P) for USAID.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a working familiarity with state and federal laws related to conservation easements and have a good understanding of real property law

  • Assist in researching and problem-solving issues related to conservation easements that have already closed

  • Assist in the review of deeds, title affidavits, title reports, title commitments, title insurance policies, and related documentation, for parcels enrolled in conservation easement programs

  • Review and analyze conservation easement program applications

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s degree and significant progress toward, or completion of, a professional degree in a legal field of study

  • Possess a valid state issued driver’s license

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient in software applications, such as Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Geographic Information System (GIS) experience preferable

  • Capable of working independently

  • Obtain and understand tax tickets, tax maps, legal documents, county clerk records, and other court documents (e.g., deeds, leases, plats, easements, rights-of-way, wills, powers-of-attorney, deeds-of-trust, liens, etc.).

  • Investigate real property using street, aerial, tax, and state/county road maps.

  • Be able to analyze and plot legal descriptions using online sources and software

  • Ability to create and understand maps using online sources and software

  • Strong file organization and administrative support skills

  • Good verbal and written inter-personal communication skills

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-West Virginia-Morgantown

Organization: Chenega Enterprise Systems %26 Solutions
Strategic Business Unit: Professional Services
Security Requirements: Background Check
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Wendy Mullins-Janney
Req ID: 1900003240