The Office of the Attorney General is recruiting for the position of Legal Secretary for its Health Services Section. Prior legal secretarial experience is required. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service in a professional team environment and competitive salaries and benefits.
LEGAL SECRETARY (00160)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
HEALTH, EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES DIVISION
HEALTH SERVICES SECTION
DUTIES: Provide secretarial support to the Division Deputy, Health Services Section Chief, and Senior/Assistant Attorneys General in the Health Services Section. Type, proofread, format, and finalize legal pleadings, briefs, and settlements. Draft routine correspondence such as letters and memos. Receive, date-stamp, and distribute all incoming mail and facsimiles to Health Services attorneys. Answer, screen, and direct incoming calls to appropriate attorneys. Ship legal documents for attorneys. Prepare travel reimbursement vouchers, and various administrative forms. Maintain agency records. Set up and maintain filing for the Section Chief and Senior/Assistant Attorneys General. Create case files and maintain database in Case Management System. Prepare files for record retention, archiving, or destruction. Provide backup assistance for the lead and other secretaries in the Division on projects and duties as assigned. Coordinate with Section Chief on special projects. Provide legislative support during the General Assembly. Assume Floor Warden duties for occasional fire and tornado drills; keep and maintain list of all zone wardens.
QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidate will have demonstrated strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills; knowledge of legal procedures, terminology and rules of court; excellent secretarial, organizational and record keeping skills, including typing (60-70 wpm), spelling, grammar, proofreading, editing and formatting, and basic math functions; experience in preparing memoranda, briefs, pleadings and correspondence; attention to detail and accuracy; and, the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines. The successful candidate should also be able to exercise independent judgment. Considerable knowledge with, and experience in, Microsoft Office software programs is required. Minimum of two years of legal secretarial experience is preferred.
TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To ensure timely consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, September 5, 2022.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UPON REQUEST