Applying To: Legal Secretary

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Salary

  • Minimum: $34,008.00
  • Maximum: $53,170.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for providing secretarial support and clerical assistance to attorneys requiring knowledge of: appellate briefs, subpoenas, trial court memoranda, ordinances, contracts and other general legal correspondence such as pleadings, affidavits, summonses, complaints, legal opinions, responses to discovery requests, summaries and depositions.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Legal Secretary

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience providing secretarial support for attorneys in a private law firm, governmental agency, or other business setting.  OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Previous experience with electronic court filing is preferred.

When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request.  The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.

CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.  

Some positions may require candidates to pass a "Character Investigation" prior to appointment.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION:  Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%

O.C. 3564
July 20, 2022
1151-12G

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