The fundamental reason the job exists is to perform a full range of specialized, complex secretarial and administrative duties of a legal nature for the City legal staff. The work responsibilities include monitoring legal proceedings and organizing case files and records; preparing complex legal and administrative documents; performing clerical duties, and performing administrative duties. Employees are expected to work independently and manage a large volume of legal support duties, often under stringent deadlines with competing priorities. Employees are privy to highly confidential information with respect to the legal affairs of the City in which matters are privileged and must remain confidential. The employee will report directly to the City Attorney or a staff attorney.
High School diploma or GED certificate and three (3) years of progressively responsible Legal Secretary experience performing a variety of legal support services to include word processing and transcription duties. Must demonstrate typing proficiency at a minimum of 37 words per minute. Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the will be considered.