Legal Assistant – Front Counter

Recruitment #220505-E25A-01

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Email cover letter & resume to:

seldridge@tulsacounty.org
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Legal Assistant – Front Counter
Location:
Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office – Tulsa, OK

Salary: $30,000 Annually, Full State of Oklahoma benefits including heath, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, paid sick and vacation leave, 11 paid holidays.

Work Schedule
: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Description:
This Division provides service to individuals involved in the Criminal Justice System, primarily supervising defendants on probation, facilitating restitution to crime victims and managing payments to defray court costs. The Front Counter legal assistants are on the front-line of this vital operation that helps fund the operations of the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office and its crucial work in protecting the public. Attendants assist new and returning probationary clients, answer phones, take payments and record detailed information. We are looking for candidates with a sound work ethic and an interest in public service who will treat co-workers and clients with respect and uphold the highest ethical standards.  

Required Skills:
Ability to build rapport with clients and maintain composure in sometimes difficult circumstances.

Ability to work independently and with initiative; perform well in a busy environment, including answering and directing phone calls, helping clients in person and processing payments and entering detailed information quickly and with accuracy; ability to write and speak effectively; computer skills, primarily MS Office including Word and Excel, and knowledge of office machines such as phone, copier/fax and printer; knowledge of legal terminology a plus, but not required; ability, with or without accommodation, to meet the physical requirements of the job, which is in a high-traffic office setting with moderate noise.

While performing the duties of this job, attendant is regularly required to talk and hear, stand and walk, sit, bend and stoop; use hands and fingers to handle and manipulate objects; must occasionally reach with hands and arms, and may be required to lift or move up to ten (10) pounds; close vision is required; ability to pass a criminal background check; score 75% on office skills test. 

Education/Experience – High-School Diploma or equivalent.

The Oklahoma District Attorneys Council (DAC) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type based on race, color, religion, age, sex (including gender identity or expression and pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. DAC also has a strict no-retaliation policy that prohibits retaliation against individuals who report discrimination or harassment, or who participate in investigations into such conduct. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.