Legal Secretary II

Recruitment #20-CI0252-01

Nature of Work

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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.   

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) current vacancy and any vacancies that occur during the life of the register. The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery Legal Department. Applicants will be screened and qualified based on the education and experience on their online application. Applicants are urged to fill in the online application completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If more than five qualified applications are received, a selection device will be used to rank applicants.  Tied scores will not be broken. If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

UPDATE OF CONTACT INFORMATION: It is your responsibility to update your contact information (address, phone, email) so that we can contact you about jobs.  Please visit the Update Contact Information page to log in and update to your contact information at any time.

Powered by JobAps