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Job Title:  LEGAL ASSISTANT II 
Agency:  REGISTRAR OF CONTRACTORS 
Job Reference ID:  46335 
Category:  LEGAL/COMPLIANCE 
Grade:   
Posted Date:  04/12/2019 
Close Date:  04/21/2019 
Job Description

The Registrar of Contractors (ROC) Legal Department oversees roughly 1200 legal actions per year throughout the State of Arizona.  This fast-paced unit processes cases for the Office of Administrative Hearings, public records requests, felony background checks on license applicants, requests for payout from the Recovery Fund, and provides legal guidance to all ROC departments.  The Legal Department work is diverse, interesting and important to the mission of the agency.




Registrar of Contractors

The mission of the Registrar of Contractors is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public through a regulatory system designed to promote quality construction by Arizona contractors.

Visit our website at http://roc.az.gov

 

 

LEGAL ASSISTANT II

 

LOCATION

 

1700 West Washington Street, Suite 105 – Phoenix, Arizona 85007

 

WORK SCHEDULE

 

Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Registrar of Contractors (ROC) Legal Department oversees roughly 1200 legal actions per year throughout the State of Arizona.  This fast-paced unit processes cases for the Office of Administrative Hearings, public records requests, felony background checks on license applicants, requests for payout from the Recovery Fund, and provides legal guidance to all ROC departments.  The Legal Department work is diverse, interesting and important to the mission of the agency.

 

The Legal Assistant II is a critical position within the Legal Department of the Registrar of Contractors.  This position is part of the legal team and reports to a Paralegal Manager. 

 

Job Duties include:

 

- Draft routine legal documents such as Citations, Orders, Letters, etc.

- Provide procedural information to customers (complainants, respondents, and legal counsel)

  for the Legal and Recovery Fund Departments.

- Review and respond appropriately to documents received from parties or other agencies.

- May testify on behalf of the agency in administrative hearings.

- Assist with projects assigned by Legal Department Leadership.

 

Additional Instructions:

 

Please attach a letter to your resume.  The letter can be as long or as short as you would like and will be a significant part of our resume review.  

- Prepare one document that has both your resume and your letter. 

- Upload this file and identify the type of document as a “resume.” 

   (Any letters attached to your profile but not in the same document as your

    resume will not be viewed.) 

- Attach the document in a Word or PDF format. 

- Delete all other attachments from your profile.

 

Letter Content:

 

- Address your letter to Human Resources.

- Explain what interested you in our position.

- Describe a time you had to review and analyze information to make an informed decision.

- Describe an experience where you had to be flexible with a task that was assigned to you.  

- Anything else you would like us to know about you or your experience.

 

 

The Legal Assistant II is an entry level position on our paralegal team.  We welcome and encourage all interested applicants to apply.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

 

Experience / Training

-  1+ years experience in a legal setting or a higher educational degree.

 

What a Successful Legal Assistant II looks like:

- Excellent work ethic.

- Friendly and approachable disposition. 

- Dependable. 

- Organized.

- Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy. 

- Can work independently and on team assignments.

- Present professional image to agency customers in person and on the phone.

- Ability to comprehend legal statutes.

- Good grammar and spelling skills.

- Knowledgeable with computers and office programs.

- Works well with paralegals, attorneys, investigators, and leadership.

- Self-monitors work to avoid mistakes.  Uses mistakes as an opportunity to learn.

- Ability to stay on top of process/procedure changes and implement them into

   their work product.  

 

 

BENEFITS

 

The State of Arizona provides an excellent benefits package including:

 

Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans

Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans

Accrued vacation pay and sick days

10 paid holidays per year

Deferred compensation plan

Subsidized public transportation passes

Wellness plans with cash prizes for completion

 

 

In addition to the State of Arizona benefits, the Registrar of Contractors offers:

 

Tuition reimbursement

Qualification as an employer for the purpose of public service loan forgiveness

 

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

 

Candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal history investigation.

 

 

 

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

Click the APPLY NOW button below to submit your application.

 

Having trouble applying for this position?

Email [email protected] or call 602-542-4700 for assistance.

 

 

 

 
Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
 Work Arrangement:     Employment Type:   
Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $41,600.00-41,600.00 

 

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