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Job Title:  LEGAL SECRETARY II 
Agency:  ATTORNEY GENERAL, OFFICE OF 
Job Reference ID:  59693 
Category:  LEGAL/COMPLIANCE 
Grade:  16 
Posted Date:  11/05/2020 
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Job Description



OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office State Government Division, Liability Management Section is seeking a Legal Secretary II to provide secretarial support to attorneys of the State Government Division, Liability Management Section.  This Section represents the State in Risk Management covered lawsuits alleging liability for personal injuries, property damage and constitutional law violations.  The responsibilities for these positions include timely and accurate preparation of a wide variety of legal correspondence, petitions, briefs, pleadings, motions and memoranda; accurate and timely maintenance of legal records/files and case management system; appropriate handling of a wide variety of calls, correspondence and visitors.  Responsible for accurate and timely completion of docketing, calendaring, filing and appropriate administrative support.

REQUIREMENTS

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Knowledge needed:

·         Knowledge of the Federal and State Rules of Civil Procedure.

·         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 the operation of keyboard equipment and a personal computer;

·         Skill in transcribing machine dictation.

Abilities needed:

·         Ability to compose relatively simple correspondence;.

·         Ability to handle detailed work accuracy and speed;

·         Ability to monitor legal requirements and deadlines;.

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

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

·         Ability to get along and work well with others.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

·         Ideal Candidates will be a qualified Legal Secretary with civil litigation experience.

APPLICATION PROCESS

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 Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: (602) 542-8056, Fax: (602) 542-8000.

 
Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
 Work Arrangement:     Employment Type:   
Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $40,000.00-45,000.00 

 

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