Legal Administrative Assistant I - Continuous Recruitment ONLY

Division : OPEN
Section : Continous Recruitment ONLY
Location: Atlanta
Job Openings: 1
Job Opening Date: 01/01/2019
Job Closing Date: 06/30/2019
Salary: $34,000 MINIMUM Annual

Duties & Responsibilities
WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CONSIDERATION; once there is a Department vacancy, applications are reviewed; applicants are contacted via email. Only persons who meet the preferred qualifications of a specific vacancy will be contacted for an interview. Under limited supervision, position provides administrative and clerical support to attorneys within a Section. Duties include but are not limited to: using advanced word processing skills to edit and prepare legal documents, preparing files for submission to court(s), opening & closing case files, responding to and routing telephone calls, using legal related software to document attorney work & time, maintaining time & leave records for attorneys; maintaining case files, etc.; performs other duties.

Minimum Training & Experience
One year of legal secretary experience; demonstrated experience utilizing Microsoft Office applications in a legal envirnoment. Ability to type 40 words per minute (wpm). Preferred Qualifications: Additional years of legal, administrative experience. Specific experience as needed by the vacancy.

Additional Information
Applicants must complete a DEPARTMENT OF LAW (General) application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website at: Please mail the completed application to the address below. A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. Candidates that are being strongly considered for the position will also be required to submit a Georgia Department of Revenue Tax Clearance letter; the Department’s HR Director will provide information and instructions to obtain such. Salary is commensurate with experience. Applications are retained for six (6) months.

Only those persons who submit an application and meet the preferred qualifications for the position will be considered. Applicants will be required to complete a typing test, sent via email/web along with several skills assessment tests also sent via email/web based. Once there is an agency opening, applicants who meet the qualifications will be emailed about the specific position.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All applicants will be considered, but may be screened for the preferred qualifications of the position, and may not necessarily receive an interview. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume and a Department of Law application to:

Human Resources Director
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

You will find the 'general' application under 'Careers', click applications

The Office of THE ATTORNEY GENERAL does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or services

Human Resources * 40 Capitol Square * Atlanta, GA. 30334
(404) 656-3305