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Administrative Assistant (Legal Experience Preferred) GEORGETOWN OFFICE
posted : 04/09/2024
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Full Time
General Job Description

Provides legal administrative support to the daily operation of assigned section/division. Performs a wide variety of clerical duties. Interacts with employees and vendors when answering questions, obtaining/distribution information or coordinating department programs/projects. THIS POSITION WILL WORK AT THE GEORGETOWN SOLICITOR'S OFFICE.

Duties for this Position
  • Provides administrative support to the daily operation of assigned department. Performs a wide variety of clerical and word processing duties such as heavy telephone and over the counter interaction with external and internal parties, processing paperwork and entering data into various County databases. Responsible for all duties requested by the attorney in which assigned.
  • Responds to requests for information from supervisory staff, employees, or general public. Answers questions related to the department’s activities, programs, policies, and procedures. Conducts follow-up research to retrieve answers and supporting information.
  • Participates in special projects as assigned.
  • Serves as backup for various staff positions in their absence.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in the Department and County attendance policies and procedures; ensures all behaviors comply with the County’s Personnel Rules and Regulations.
  • Responsible for preparing discovery, serving subpoenas, and the scheduling of court cases.
  • Assists in trial preparation, including witness preparation and exhibiting lists. Serves as liaison with interview experts, medical personnel, and law enforcement officers.
Position Minimum Requirements
  • Associate degree in Secretarial Science, Administrative management or related field supplemented by one to two years of administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
  • Applicants must have extensive experience in transcribing formal documents and knowledge of dictation/recording equipment.
  • Must be able to type 50 words per minute accurately.
  • Must have word processing experience.
  • Must have minimum of two (2) years legal experience or four (4) years secretarial experience.
  • Must be able to pass the required pre-employment physical and background check.