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PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE, 1ST CIRCUIT, LEGAL ASSISTANT I - 21011340

Date: Dec 13, 2017

Location: PENSACOLA, FL, US, 32502

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Requisition No: 24412 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE, 1ST CIRCUIT, LEGAL ASSISTANT I - 21011340

Position Number: 21011340 

Salary:  $20,120.64 MINIMUM 

Posting Closing Date: 12/13/2017 

Office of the Public Defender, First Circuit.

To apply, complete the online application process through People First.

Public Defender's Office

Legal Assistant Position

DESCRIPTION:
This position involves complex and diversified tasks providing legal assistant support to two to three division assistant public defender attorneys. This position will be responsible for a variety of duties including (but not necessarily limited to): clerical tasks (create, maintain files, calendars and appointment scheduling); liaison for case-related complaints, typing/word processing; extensive telephone communication with clients, witnesses, the public, law enforcement and coordinating depositions/statements, and other related tasks as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful applicant should have at least two (2) years' legal secretarial experience, outstanding clerical skills, excellent communication skills, and working knowledge of law office procedures, case tracking program, legal terminology, and local rules of court. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, organized individual of proven integrity, who can handle confidential matters with the utmost discretion; a self-starter who accepts challenges, works well under pressure, and requires minimal supervision after training. Candidate must be able to work well under time constraints. Candidate must be able to work 8 am - 5 pm and may be required to work later hours if needed. The applicant must have an excellent attendance record.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Pensacola