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Employment Opportunity – Crowley Maritime – Sr. Corporate Counsel 

September 6, 2019

Sr. Corporate Counsel  (USA0000D6)

Our People

Crowley is a privately-owned marine, transportation and logistics company providing worldwide solutions since 1892. We have over 6,000 high-performing team members in 34 countries and Caribbean territories, who are diverse, encouraged and deliver on their commitments. We are Crowley, the people who know.

The Crowley Way 

We believe in and celebrate the power of collaboration between people with diverse backgrounds and experiences who share their differences and are driven to achieve business and personal goals. We support the development of our high-performers and are committed to guiding them every step of the way.

What does this role look like? 

You will handle complex legal matters or government contracting projects and associated compliance matters.

Some of your main responsibilities will be:  
  • Representing the enterprise in all aspects of government contracting including, but not limited to, procurement, negotiations, bid development, protests, claims, dispute resolution, negotiations with Contracting Officers and US Government agencies and audits.
  • Reviewing solicitations for risk factors, liabilities, and appropriateness of referenced regulations.
  • Providing guidance on Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARs) Supplement, Code of Federal Regulations, and other relevant US or international acquisition regulations.
  • Developing and implementing a program to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and contract provisions.
  • Innovating the approach to government bid opportunities in support of the objectives set while mitigating associated risk and exposure.
  • Providing guidance on subcontract language and drafting/revising agreements for acquisition strategies.




  • Law degree.
  • 7 or more years’ experience in government and civilian contracting; specific experience in the maritime industry, logistics and corporate law preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Outlook and Word.
What an average day looks like:
  • You find yourself in situations where you communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing.
  • You establish and maintain internal/external effective working relationships.
  • You collaborate as a team player.
  • You prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • You work independently, meet deadlines, and engage in independent decision-making commensurate with experience.
  • You manage projects that may vary in nature and scope effectively.
  • You read and interpret complex contracts, regulatory documents, and regulations.
  • ?You adequately navigate government regulations, corporate, and maritime laws in an environment with a broad and complex range of business.
Apply if you identify with these traits:  
  • Demonstrates self-awareness (Our culture thrives on positive intent, which applies to receiving/giving feedback).
  • Action-oriented (you figure things out and execute).
  • Manage ambiguity (things change so we want to know you can adapt).
  • Collaborates (you know five heads are better than one).
  • Nimble learning (you’re knowledgeable of a lot of subjects and are not afraid to share and seek new skills and insight).
What else is in it for you?  
Our people enjoy some amazing perks, check out a few below:
Employee resource groups – These dynamic committees are driven by you and your peers and are designed for networking, engaging and growing your interests. We welcome new groups all the time!
Personal development – We believe that personal development is key to a high-performance organization and encourage our employees to own their own growth. We offer a variety of training classes and resources for employee and team development and promote a culture of learning.
Awesome people – Your colleagues will challenge you to be your best every single day and acknowledge your efforts. Plus, our people know how to have fun. (Search #OneCrowley for a sneak peek)
If this position doesn’t sound like a fit for you, check out our other openings. www.crowley.com/careers
EEO Statement  
We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer. For affirmative action purposes and to assist in our compliance with federal government record keeping, we would request that you complete a voluntary self-identification information form. All information provided will be kept confidential and separate from your application data.
Working Conditions  
  • Normal office environment. We’ll set you up with proper equipment.
  • Extended use of computer keyboard and monitor-viewing. You may have to sit for long periods of time.
FLSA Status  
The position is Non-Exempt. May require the ability to work overtime to meet required deadlines. All work rules, including those that pertain to safety and health are expected to be respected and complied.



Work Locations:USA-FL-JACKSONVILLE-REGENCY , 9487 Regency Square Blvd. N.,  Jacksonville 32225

Job: Legal

Organization: Crowley USD BU

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Director

Job Level: Day Job

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