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Qualified persons are encouraged to apply for the position of


GRADUATE TRAINEE – Legal         On-Contract

Job Summary:

The Graduate Trainee-Legal is responsible for the provision of administrative, corporate secretariat and legal support services to the Department.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  1. Accurately recording minutes at sub-committee and board meetings.
  2. Organising arrangements for all boards, committees, annual, special and other meetings, as assigned.
  3. Co-ordinating documents for all Boards, committees and other meetings and ensuring the timely delivery of documents.
  4. Collating all documentation into packages for all boards, committees and other meetings.
  5. Working closely and effectively with the Corporate Secretary/Legal Officer to keep him/her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately.
  6. Preparing and following-up action items on decisions arising from members of all boards’ and committee members for distribution to authorized personnel.
  7. Adhering to compliance with applicable rules and regulations set in bylaws regarding board and board committee matters, including advance distribution of materials before any meeting in electronic/paper format.
  8. Co-ordinating information from management and preparing status reports for submission to the Board, Committees and other meetings.
  9. Conducting research on legal issues where required.
  10. Assisting with the review of Tenders and Contractual Agreement.
  11. Compiling and filing all documentary evidence for litigation matters.
  12. Drafting all correspondence for the department.
  13. Participating in all relevant meetings such as Toolbox, Job Safety Analysis, Permit, Safety and Health Committee and any other related safety meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • LLB Degree
  • Training in Corporate Secretarial practice will be an asset.

Minimum Experience:

  • No more than 2 years’ experience in a similar capacity.

Specific Skills/Experience/Knowledge:

  • Advanced computer literacy skills.
  • Ability to manage complex and highly confidential information.
  • Ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to organize and multi-task.
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.

Contract Period: Three (3) months (with option to renew).

Applications along with resumes should be addressed to:

Lake Asphalt of Trinidad and Tobago (1978) Limited

Human Resources Unit


La Brea

Or sent directly to


Deadline for submission: 2019 January 22

We thank everyone for their interest however, only persons selected for an interview will be contacted.