Legal Secretary - Employment

Division : Government Services
Section :  Employment 
Location: Atlanta
Job Opening Date: 10/11/2018
Job Closing Date:  10/19/2018
 
Salary: $34,000 minimum Annual
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
The primary duties of this position are to provide Legal administrative support for the Deputy as well as section's attorneys.  The position manages case files, prepares and mails correspondence, prepares pleadings and documents for filing in various courts, e-files, manages calendaring of court dates and meetings, arranges copying and mailing, responds to and directs citizen and attorney phone calls, works in the CMS system, and performs other administrative functions as assigned. 

Minimum Training & Experience:
One year of experience as a legal secretary. Strong typing skills.  Preference will be given to those to have demonstrated experience setting up, typing and editing legal documents, such as briefs and motions.

Additional Information:
Along with your resume, applicants are required to complete our DEPARTMENT OF LAW (General) application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website at: http://law.ga.gov/application-forms Please mail your resume AND completed application to: the address below, Attn: T. Co'Ward, Human Resources Director . Applications are screened for preferred qualifications.  Candidates will be asked to complete a typing test, via email.  Based on the results of the typing test, candidates will be asked to take additional skills assessment tests.  Applicants will be contacted via email with a date and time for testing.  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.  Position is open until filled..

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION WRITE OR CALL
Human Resources * 40 Capitol Square * Atlanta, GA. 30334
(404) 656-3305