Legal Secretary I or II

  • City of Austin, TX
  • Austin, Texas
  • Sep 24, 2021
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support Legal Services

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications
Legal Secretary I:

  • Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent and one (1) year of experience in legal environment.



  • Licenses and Certifications Required: None

    Legal Secretary II:


  • Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent and three (3) years of experience in legal administrative work.


  • Licenses and Certifications Required: None

Notes to Applicants
Pay Range
Commensurate

Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Job Close Date
10/22/2021
Type of Posting External
Department Law
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Clerical
Location City Hall, 301 West 2nd Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Preferred Qualifications
  • Thorough understanding of and recent experience with civil litigation processes and forms
  • Thorough understanding of and recent experience with civil litigation discovery processes
  • Current knowledge of and experience with state and federal court filings, including electronic filing and service systems like ECF and PRO Doc
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below:

Legal Secretary I Job Description

Legal Secretary II Job Description

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
For the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below:

Legal Secretary I Job Description

Legal Secretary II Job Description

Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation
EEO/ADA
City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* The minimum qualifications for the Legal Secretary I position are: High school graduate or equivalent and one (1) year of experience in a legal environment . The minimum qualifications for the Legal Secretary II position are: High school graduate or equivalent and three (3) years of experience in legal environment . Do you meet the minimum qualifications for either of these positions?
  • I meet the minimum qualifications for the Legal Secretary I position.
  • I meet the minimum qualifications for the Legal Secretary II position.
  • I do not meet the minimum qualifications for either the Legal Secretary I or II position.
* How many years of litigation experience do you possess?
(Open Ended Question)
* Please list the electronic filing software you have experience with (like ProDocs or Pacer)
(Open Ended Question)
* Which of the following best describes your proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically with Word, Excel, and Outlook?
  • No experience
  • Basic: create/edit simple documents, spreadsheets, & emails
  • Intermediate: create/edit a variety of documents & spreadsheets; reformat document features such as color, font style and size of text, change page size/width, & filter/sort data fields
  • Advanced: create/edit complex documents & spreadsheets; integrate features such as tables, charts, mathematic formulas, hyperlinks, graphics; data/mail merge, import data from one document to another

Optional & Required Documents
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Job Address

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