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Job Title:

Legal Secretary

Job Post ID:

19290

Posted Until:

06/14/2019

Salary:

$27,500/yr.

Location:

Joliet

Hours:

1st Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Administrative / Office

Job Description:

Provides confidential and paraprofessional secretarial support to
Executive/Managerial and Administrative supervisors in the Will County Public Defender Office, by preparing papers, correspondence and other documents of a legal nature,
required in formal administrative hearings and judicial proceedings.
NATURE OF WORK:
1.) Basic Characteristics: FLSA/PELRA Non-exempt employee. The
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO represents
legal Secretaries, as their sole and exclusive bargaining agent.
2.) Supervisory relationships: Responsible to elected or appointed Department
Head, through assigned supervisor. Responsible for personnel, functions, equipment and activities, as assigned.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Prepares papers, correspondence and other documents of a legal nature, such as briefs, subpoenas, summonses, complaints, motions, jury instruction, court decisions and appeals;
Performs confidential and routine secretarial functions;
Takes dictation or transcription;
Types routine and confidential documents;
Directs preparation and filing of legal documents;
Operates standard office machines;
Receives inquiries, in person or by phone, and responds or directs person to proper sources of assistance;
Performs other duties, as assigned or required.

Job Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1.) Education: High School graduate or equivalent;
2.) Experience: One ( 1) year prior and related paraprofessional, clerical
experience required.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
1.) Type at a minimum rate of 60 words per minute;
2.) Appointed and removed by the Public Defender in accordance with appointed status and procedures, and pursuant to union contractual agreement, as such is applicable.

Benefits:

Will discuss if contacted for an interview.

Company Information

WILL COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER OFFICE
58 EAST CLINTON STREET, SUITE 210 JOLIET, ILLINOIS 60432

Application Instructions:

ONE PAGE LETTER OF APPLICATION; RESUME AND 3 REFERENCES

SEND TO:
GERALD G. KIELIAN
WILL COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER
58 E. CLINTON STREET, SUITE 210
JOLIET, ILLINOIS 60432

NO FACSIMILE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED

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