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JOB TITLE:

Legal Secretary I

JOB CODE:

132

DEPARTMENT:

District Attorney

UNION:

03

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt

GRADE:

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs a variety of clerical and/or secretarial duties including, but not limited to, transcribing dictation from Dictaphone tapes as well as performing related office duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares all types of legal documents and assists in preparing cases for Court and hearings.

  • Maintains complete and accurate records and files.

  • Receives telephone calls, answers questions and screens visitors.

  • Plans, organizes and carries out the workload that is assigned.

  • Types legal correspondence, orders of Court, legal documents and other related typing duties as required.

  • Organizes and schedules appointments and/or hearing dates and makes certain they are kept or rescheduled.

  • Assists in the compilation of information, reports and programs.

  • Must be extremely discreet, work independently, and be able to multitask.

  • May be required to perform additional work that follows prescribed or well-established procedures that can be learned within a reasonable time by training on the job. More detailed instructions as to the nature of their duties will be given to employees at the beginning of work.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma

  • Prior secretarial experience preferred, including experience with word processing and computer software, e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Position:

Legal Secretary I

 

Functional Requirements:

 

Physical Demands: (Check all that apply)

Balancing

X


Stooping

X


Pushing

X

Climbing

X

Crouching

X

Pulling

X

Crawling

X

Kneeling

X

Handling

X

Standing

X

Sitting

X

Talking

X

Turning

X

Reaching

X

Hearing

X

Seeing

X

Color Vision

X

Depth Perception

X

Mobility

X


Lifting: (Check one)

Carrying: (Check one)

X

A) Light

(20-25 lbs)


X

A) Light

(10-25 lbs)


B) Medium

(25-50 lbs)


B) Medium

(25-50 lbs)


C) Heavy

(50-100 lbs)


C) Heavy

(50-100 lbs)


D) Very Heavy

(over 100 lbs)


D) Very Heavy

(over 100 lbs)

Aptitudes: (Check all that apply)

Form perception

X


Problem solving

X

Motor coordination

X

Working speed (ex.wpm) 45 WPM

X

Finger dexterity

X

Manual dexterity

X

Computer/VDT ability

X

General learning ability

X

Clerical perception

X


Environmental Conditions: (Check all that apply)

Extreme cold



Extreme heat


Temperature changes

X

Wet conditions


Humid conditions


Exposure to fumes


Exposure to blood and body fluids


Noise and vibration

X

Exposure to chemicals


Poor ventilation


Inclement weather conditions;

Inside/outside weather conditions



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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