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General Counsel

Company: Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

KBS: General CounselKellermeyer Bergensons Services (KBS) has an immediate full-time opportunity to join our legal team in a General Counsel role.For more than fifty years, KBS has been providing essential facility services in North America to help clients maintain clean and healthy operations. With a culture driven by our core values - trust, reliability, service and doing things the right way, and rooted in a fundamental belief that all work is "honorable and we acknowledge the dignity of those who do it." These values are embraced by our highly diverse and inclusive workforce.If this sounds like you, then why wait, APPLY TODAY!!Job OverviewSalary Range: $280K to 380KIdeal Candidate must reside in the San Diego/Oceanside areaPosition SummaryThe General Counsel will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will work closely with the leadership team in achieving the business goals and strategic initiatives of the Company and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations (federal and state). This role owns broad legal responsibilities across the organization and acts as the most senior legal counsel to the executives, leadership staff and the Board of Directors. This role is responsible for developing the Company compliance strategy, establishing strong corporate governance, and facilitating and negotiating larger transactions and new contractual agreements. They will be responsible for managing the legal function, ensuring compliance with laws and regulations, and mitigating legal risks.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the Company's general corporate legal activities; including employment and other HR legal matters, corporate governance, regulatory, employee equity plans, and other corporate and financial matters
  • Advise the Executive Team and Board of Directors on corporate governance matters, including board structure, governance policies and regulatory requirements
  • Lead the Company's litigation strategies and provide day-to-day legal advice to internal business clients on legal issues and risks, company policies and procedures etc.
  • Research, evaluate, analyze, and interpret state and federal laws and regulations to determine impacts to the organization and recommendations for action
  • Ensure that appropriate policies related to compliance with federal & state laws and regulations are in place
  • Identify and assess legal risks facing the Company and develop strategies to mitigate those risks
  • Oversee the negotiation, drafting, and review of contracts and agreements, ensuring alignment with the Company's interests and risk mitigation strategies
  • Support HR to maintain and update Employee's Handbook and general HR policies and provide legal support in all HR related matters (labor contracts, disciplinary proceedings, litigation)
  • Manage the Legal department budget and maintain ultimate responsibility for the department's performance Educational Qualifications/Job Experience RequirementsEducation
    • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an American Bar Association accredited law school and admission in good standing to California bar is required Skills & Experience
      • Minimum 15 years of employment law and labor relations experience with broad exposure and expertise in organized employee unions, compliance, contracts, litigation management and dispute resolution
      • At least 5 years in a senior legal leadership role with proven experience in managing legal teams, outside counsel and a unionized workforce
      • Demonstrated innovation, facilitation, communication, and decision-making skills in the context of a highly decentralized organization
      • Excellent interpersonal skills, confidence presenting to senior leadership and the Board of DirectorsWhat's In It for You?As a full-time KBS employee (30+ hours per week) you may qualify for benefits including medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs, and more!
        • Paid Time Off
        • Paid Holidays
        • Sick Time
        • Life Insurance
        • Supplemental Health Insurance (E.G., Accident)
        • 401k plan with a match or Non-qualified Deferred Compensation Plan
        • Pet Insurance
        • Perkspot Discount Program - discounts on travel, gyms, cell phones, restaurants, auto, apparel & electronicsKBS considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, and expression, marital or military status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. KBS also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Keywords: Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC, Oceanside , General Counsel, Legal , Oceanside, California

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