Senior Legal Secretary
|Work Hours:||8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
Duties:Perform a variety of responsible legal secretarial and administrative duties and to provide information and assistance to the public. Ability to take and transcribe legal dictation; draft and prepare a variety of routine correspondence, legal documents, including court pleadings and legal opinions. Ability to manage legal documents and filing of legal documents in the appropriate courts. Knowledge of the court system, their procedures and related rules. Knowledge of legal terminology and the forms. Working up of litigation cases. Assist attorneys during trial. Assist in special projects as assigned. Schedule appointments, assist in serving as receptionist. Knowledge of the following programs; Word, Wordperfect, Excel, Powerpoint, etc., Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Three(3)years of increasingly responsible legal seretarial experience. Quivalent to the completion of the twelfth(12th) grade wupplemented specialized legal secretarial training.
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR CITY EMPLOYEES:
Within six (6) months from date of employment, must establish residence within the City of Jackson.
PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT, APPLICANT RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYMENT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A URINALYSIS AND/OR BLOOD TEST TO SCREEN FOR ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUG ABUSE.
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