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Job Reference ID:  53382 
Grade:  16 
Posted Date:  01/21/2020 
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Job Description



The Arizona Attorney General’s Office State Government Division/Education & Health Section is seeking a Legal Secretary II.  This position will prepare a wide variety of legal documents and correspondence under the direction of both Education and Health attorneys; file documents with the Office of Administrative Hearings, Superior Court, Appellate Court, or Federal Court; maintain both paper and electronic case files; review material for grammatical construction, content, clerical error, and formatting to ensure all legal documents and enclosures are complete and in compliance with court requirements and agency standards; assist secretaries in the sections as needed and as business needs dictate; maintain various manuals, file rooms, general section cleaning, and maintenance. Timeliness, accuracy, and quality work product is required, as is, regular attendance and dress code compliance.


·         Travel may be required for this position. A valid Arizona Driver’s License is required, along with consent to have your driving record run periodically.


Knowledge needed:

·         Knowledge of Federal and State requirements for filing documents in various courts;

·         Knowledge of technical legal terms and various legal forms and documents;

·         Knowledge of the sequence of legal actions sufficient to answer a variety of detailed inquiries;

·         Knowledge of legal notices and forms sufficient to complete them from marginal notes, standard paragraphs, verbal/written instructions, and/or similar forms.

Skills needed:

·         Skill in handling detailed work with accuracy and speed;

·         Skill in transcribing machine dictation;

·         Skill in performing broad administrative support functions;

·         Skill in monitoring legal requirements and deadlines;

·         Skill in formatting and editing a variety of complex legal correspondence, contracts, petitions, and briefs;

·         Skill in responding to a variety of inquiries concerning the progress of legal actions, and in providing information regarding proper procedures.

·         Skill in keyboard and computer use (manual dexterity).

Abilities needed:

·         Ability to proficiently use electronic case filing systems as well as electronic case management and document management software;

·         Ability to prioritize workload to include timely filing and file organization;

·         Ability to efficiently handle large volume of work, with competing deadlines, following established policies and procedures.

·         Ability to respond to inquiries with tact, diplomacy, and appropriate timely information;

·         Ability to work well with others, use good judgment and discretion.


·         Ideal Candidates will have prior legal secretary experience.


All applicants under serious consideration for hire with the Attorney General's Office are required to be fingerprinted by the Office and complete a criminal background check through State and Federal agencies. A job offer cannot be tendered until the candidate has successfully passed the initial background check. Your record does not automatically constitute a bar to employment. Factors such as, but not limited to, age at time of offense and age of offense, as well as the relationship between the offense and the job for which you apply will be taken into account.


During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the AG’s Human Resources office at (602) 542-8056 or via e-mail at [email protected].  The Arizona Office of the Attorney General does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age in its programs, activities or in its hiring and employment practices. The following division has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Operations Division, 2005 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: (602) 542-8056, Fax: (602) 542-8000.


Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
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Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $27,110.92-42,448.00 


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