City of Bismarck, ND
The City of Bismarck is seeking a Legal Secretary in the City Administration Legal Department to provide clerical support for the operations of the department.
Hiring Rate: $20.00/hr PLUS benefits!
Closing Date: November 26, 2017 at Midnight
Establishes and organizes case and department files.
Confirms case status with attorneys.
Documents court actions; inputs information into file database and case management software.
Prepares a variety of correspondence and legal documents, including complaints, subpoenas, and discovery responses.
Mails, faxes or arranges for the delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
Processes incoming and outgoing mail.
Makes photocopies of correspondence, documents and other printed materials.
Receives and relays telephone messages.
Greets and receives visitors.
Informs attorneys regarding court cancellations.
Maintains spreadsheets of discovery logs, complaint logs, court calendars and officer subpoenas.
Types office memoranda, letters, and other correspondence.
Consults with police department to schedule officers for court.
Performs related duties.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
Knowledge of court procedures and legal terminology.
Knowledge of modern office principles and practices.
Knowledge of customer service principles and practices.
Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
Skill in the preparation of reports.
Skill in decision making and problem solving.
Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. No sponsorships considered.
Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks. Finalists will be required to take tests for Word 2010, Excel 2010, Spelling, Typing and Proofreading.