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Legal Secretary 1
Summary
Title:Legal Secretary 1
ID:1033
Department:Child Support Enforcement Agency
Description
Job Posting
 
 
Job Title:     Legal Secretary 1                                 Department: Child Support Enforcement Agency
Reports To: Unit Supervisor                                     Salary:          $26,951 - $32,341.00
 
FUNCTION: Employees in this job perform a variety of legal secretarial duties such as preparing legal documents and correspondence, maintaining legal files, and providing information to others.  The work requires knowledge of legal, secretarial, office practices.
 
 RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Maintains legal files (both paper & electronic); prepares and sets up files, organizes documents, and files documents in designated order; retrieves/replaces files;
  • Prepares, types, enters, proofreads and processes legal and administrative correspondence and documents;
  • Adheres to legal document standards to ensure proper format and completeness for court acceptance;
  • Communicates with clients, opposing counsel, courts, law enforcement agencies and the general public;
  • Updates case information;
  • Determines need for and requests supplies, equipment, and repair and maintenance services through agency channels;
  • Provides reception desk support as needed;
  • Receives and screens visitors and telephone calls; responds to inquiries;
  • Inputs, retrieves, updates and deletes  information using computerized databases;
  • Verifies information for accuracy and completeness;
  • Prepare timesheets and assist in collecting leave sheets for payroll completion as needed;
  • Performs all other duties assigned, delegated or required of the Legal Secretary as well as those prescribed by law;
  • Conducts business in accordance with federal statutes and guidelines, the Ohio Revised Code, and the Ohio Administrative Code.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
 
  • Ability to perform in a professional manner under stress when confronted with tight deadlines;
  • Ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures and to follow instructions
  • Applies excellent interpersonal skills, including effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrates flexibility, adaptability, dependability, problem-solving skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Demonstrates a professional attitude and appearance and has excellent customer service skills;
  • Ability to comprehend a variety of legal documents and court documents including rulings, judgments, indictments, plea agreements, sentencing documents, rulings, motions, appeals, subpoenas, expungements, court dockets, mail, forms, reports, memos and correspondence;
  • Must possess qualities of fairness, a strong work ethic, have the highest integrity; and must also maintain the confidentiality of law enforcement and investigatory records and other confidential information.
 
 
MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED supplemented by vocational training or coursework in business, paralegal, or law enforcement or a related field and two (2) years experience including public contact and clerical work, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Proficiency in computer skills including:  Microsoft Windows and other Microsoft products (Word/Excel), database experience.
 
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Upload a letter of interest including your e-mail address, resume and three professional references via the online application process.
 
Click here to view and apply to available Prosecutor's Office Postings:
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Direct any further questions about the application procedure to:
 
Beverly Dean
Human Resources Manager
Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office
Justice Center, 9th Floor
1200 Ontario Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
E-mail: bdean@prosecutor.cuyahogacounty.us
 
ALL JOB OFFERS ARE MADE WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES PASS A DRUG TEST AND A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION PRIOR TO BEING HIRED.  THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO CIVIL SERVICE LAWS UNDER SECTION 124 OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE.
 
All materials must arrive no later than 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2013.
 
Reasonable accommodation is available to all employees and applicants.  If you have a disability that needs to be accommodated, please contact the Human Resources Department. 
 
Equal Opportunity Employer; Smoke-free and Drug-free Workplace
 
 
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