The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Solicitor General’s Office/Criminal Appeals Section is seeking an Administrative Assistant I to providing clerical support for the Criminal Appeals/Capital Litigation Sections of the Solicitor General’s Office.
This position's main objective is to docket all incoming U.S. postal mail and electronic filed documents received from various courts. The employee in this position shares the responsibility with one other assistant with docketing approximately 50+ pieces of U.S. mail and 100 - 150 e-mails received on a daily basis. This employee may also assist in opening new files, closing and archiving cases files. Other duties include answering the main telephone line, copying, scanning, court runs, filing in cases files, maintaining the file room, and any other duties as assigned. This is a very busy position for which regular attendance is required.
Knowledge of complex office and clerical procedures and practices.
Knowledge of office policies and procedures.
Good organizational skills.
Skilled in operating computer/keyboard and various office equipment.
Ability to deal with the public using appropriate tact, resourcefulness, and alertness.
Ability to make decisions regarding sequence and priority of assigned tasks.
Ability to sort, arrange, and file documents with proper case files.
Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning legal files of the Attorney General's Office.
Ability to type 35 wpm with minimal errors.
Must be able to handle a high volume of work and stressful situations.
• Travel may be required for this position. A valid Arizona Driver’s License is required, along with consent to have your driving record run periodically.
• All applicants under serious consideration for hire with the Attorney General's Office are required to be fingerprinted by the Office and complete a criminal background check through State and Federal agencies. A job offer cannot be tendered until the candidate has successfully passed the initial background check. Your record does not automatically constitute a bar to employment. Factors such as, but not limited to, age at time of offense and age of offense, as well as the relationship between the offense and the job for which you apply will be taken into account.
The Attorney General's Office offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
• Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
• Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources at (602) 542-8056 or email us at email@example.com.
During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the AG’s Human Resources Office at (602) 542-8056 or via e-mail at HumanResources@azag.gov. The Arizona Office of the Attorney General does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age in its programs, activities or in its hiring and employment practices. The following division has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Operations Division, 2005 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: (602) 542-8056, Fax: (602) 542-8000.
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State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.