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Aquarion looks for people who are talented, driven and share our values and commitment. We respect our customers, each other and the environment. We respond to customer needs, and we take responsibility for our actions. And in all our pursuits, we constantly strive for excellence.

For more information on opportunities to join our team, please explore below.

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Paralegal

Jul 2, 2020 Connecticut

The Real Estate Paralegal reports directly to the Manager of Real Estate and supports the Manager in implementing the company’s real estate policies and objectives. The Real Estate Paralegal will have a broad knowledge of real estate and legal documents, including easements and surveys, as well as knowledge of landlord-tenant matters. The Real Estate Paralegal will also have experience with complex title matters and property tax evaluation. The description below represents the general work that is required by the position, but does not reflect all work that will be needed.

Principal Responsibilities & Activities 
  • Assists in the drafting of closing documents for water company acquisitions, purchases, and sales of real property.
  • Assists in the drafting of regulatory applications in connection with the sale of real property.
  • Manages cellular antenna leases on water storage tanks.
  • Assists with the management of company’s portfolio of rental properties.
  • Works with company’s utility services coordinator on the preparation and execution of developer water main extensions.
  • Assists the company’s engineering and capital planning department with the acquisitions of easements for water mains, pump stations, and other infrastructure.
  • Works with the company’s environmental management and watershed personnel to address and remedy property encroachments.
  • Assists with the management of the company’s real estate property taxes, tax revaluations, and tax appeal matters.
  • Prepares land use permits for temporary use of the company’s real property.
  • Assists in the preparation of the department’s yearly operating and capital budgets, and assists Manager with department’s quarterly business plan review.
  • Addresses questions and concerns from both outside and inside customers regarding the company’s real estate holdings and easements.
  • Participates in community and industry affairs as appropriate.
Requirements
  • Paralegal certificate, with a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience (Bachelor’s degree a plus);
  • Excellent writing and communication skills;
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office applications;
  • GIS and SAP experience a plus; 
  • Detail-oriented, problem solver with exceptional organizational skills able to work with a minimum amount of supervision;
  • Able to stand for long periods and walk long distances, as outdoor site visits are necessary.

Aquarion Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to AquarionHR@aquarionwater.com, include your phone number and the location(s) in which you are interested.

Employment Inquiries

Human Resources and Administration
Aquarion Water Company of Connecticut
600 Lindley Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606

AquarionHR@aquarionwater.com

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About Aquarion Water Company

Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 625,000 people in 52 cities and towns throughout Connecticut, as well as serving customers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. It is the largest investor-owned water utility in New England and among the seven largest in the U.S. based in Bridgeport, CT, it has been in the public water supply business since 1857. Across its operations, Aquarion strives to act as a responsible steward of the environment and to assist the communities it serves in promoting sustainable practices. Aquarion Water Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eversource.