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Legal Administrative Assistant I - Continuous Recruitment ONLY

Division : OPEN
Section :  Continous Recruitment ONLY
Location:  Atlanta
Job Openings: 1
Job Opening Date: 01/02/2014
Job Closing Date: 06/30/2014
Salary: $30,000 MINIMUM Annual

Duties & Responsibilities
ALTHOUGH WE DO NOT HAVE A CURRENT VACANT POSITION, WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CONSIDERATION. 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 demonstrated experience performing advanced administrative and clerical tasks including experience utilizing Microsoft Office applications. Ability to type 45 words per minute (wpm). Preferred Qualifications: Additional years of administrative experience; experience in a legal environment.

Additional Information
Applicants must complete a DEPARTMENT OF LAW (General) application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website at: http://law.ga.gov/application-forms   Please mail the completed application to the address below. A criminal background check is completed on interviewed candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. Salary is commensurate with experience. Applications are retained for six (6) months.

Only those persons who submitt an application and meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted.  Applicants will be required to pass a Legal Secretary written test, which is given by the Department.  Once there is an agency opening, applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted to schedule a testing date and time.

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

If you wish to obtain a copy of this in an alternate form, please call:
(404) 657-7313(V.), (404) 657-9993(TDD)