City of Tucson

LAW CLERK (#0612)

$19.15-$31.82 Hourly / $39,832.00-$66,185.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 918

General Description

Provides support for attorneys, including performing research and legal analysis, drafting motions, preparing appeals and writing legal documents.

Essential Functions

Drafts responses to motions by reading motions, searching for similar responses and case law, making changes, and contacting the police department, attorneys and other agencies.

Drafts appeals and responses by reading documents, researching files, books, computer, and making phone calls.

May perform related duties by interviewing clients and witnesses, providing translation or interpretation and making field investigations and/or taking photographs.

Drafts legal memorandum and maintains records by retrieving pertinent records for cases and checking for accuracy.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Juris Doctorate

Minimum Experience Qualifications: Under 1 year of experience in clerking or in civil and/or criminal litigation

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 05

Occupational Group Description: Legal and Judicial

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 8820

Bargaining Unit: CWA

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 0612; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;