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LEGAL SECRETARY II

  • 505678
  • PHOENIX
  • ATTORNEY GENERAL (DEPT OF LAW)
  • Full-time

ATTORNEY GENERAL (DEPT OF LAW)

 

LEGAL SECRETARY II

ATTORNEY GENERAL (DEPT OF LAW)

Job Location:

Address:  15 S 15TH AVE 

Posting Details:

Salary: $27,111 - $44,000 

Grade: 16

Closing Date: 03/03/2022

Job Summary:

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Solicitor General’s Office is seeking a Legal Secretary II to provide legal secretarial support for the litigating attorneys of the Criminal Appeals/Capital Litigation Sections.

Job Duties:

The responsibilities of this position include timely and accurate preparation of a wide variety of legal correspondence, petitions, briefs, pleadings, motions, legal notices and forms. The position will also maintain the legal records, files and case management system. This position is responsible for accurate and timely completion of court filings, docketing, calendaring, filing and appropriate administrative support, including screening a wide variety of calls and visitors.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of the Federal and State Rules of Criminal Procedures.
Knowledge of the State of Arizona Administrative Rules and Procedures.
Knowledge of technical legal terms, and various legal forms and documents.
Knowledge of various court systems, including formats, time computations and copy distributions.
Knowledge of terminology, principles and procedures of data processing systems and e-filing procedures.
Skilled in grammar, punctuation, spelling, editing and formatting a wide variety of legal documents.
Skilled in monitoring legal requirements and deadlines.
Skilled in the preparation of correspondence and memoranda.
Skilled in complex file organization.
Communication skills.
Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office products such as Word and Excel.
Ability to handle detailed work with accuracy and speed.
Ability to exercise initiative and good judgment.
Ability to monitor legal requirements and deadlines.
Ability to handle several complex assignments at one time.
Ability to prioritize workload to include timely filing and file organization.
Ability to adapt to changing assignments and priorities.
Ability to respond to inquiries with tact, diplomacy, and appropriate timely information.
Must be able to handle a high volume of work and stressful situations.

Selective Preference(s):

 

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• 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.

Benefits:

The Attorney General's Office offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Retirement plan
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

Retirement:

• Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
• Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources at (602) 542-8056 or email us at humanresources@azag.gov.

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.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.