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Judicial Administrative Assistant

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Government

Seattle, WA, United States

Judicial Administrative Assistant

Legal Staff

Washington Court of Appeals, Division I

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Min 5 yrs required

Full-time

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Judicial Administrative Assistant
Salary
$61, - $80, Annually
Location
Seattle, WA
Job Type
: Full-Time
Division
Court of Appeals, Division I
Job Number
2022-79

Description
Benefits
Questions

Position Profile

Job #: 2022-79
Status: Regular, Full-Time
Location: Seattle, Washington
Salary: Range 57: $58,704 to $ 77,028 per year (DOQ) + 5% King County Premium Pay to equal a total pay of: $61,632 - $80,952
Opens: September 20, 2022
Closes: Open Until Filled. First review of applications will be on September 30, 2022 and will continue each week until the position is filled. This position may be used to fill multiple positions.

The Court of Appeals – Division I in Seattle, Washington is seeking to fill a full time Judicial Administrative Assistant position. This position acts as confidential administrative assistant, principal paralegal assistant and personal secretary to a judge or judges of the Court of Appeals – Division I. The position also may serve as administrative assistant to the Chief Judge or the Presiding Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals.
Duties and Responsibilities

Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of: principles of legal research and writing; secretarial and office management practices, procedures, and equipment; Washington State court system and procedures; relevant citation and cite-checking sources; legal terminology, forms, and documents; court rules; English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic.

Ability to: compose correspondence and documents on complex matters; prepare reports and correspondence independently; exercise independent judgment and discretion in court business operations to include evaluating situations and making decisions; proofread accurately; maintain confidentiality and be sensitive to problems and issues; establish and maintain effective working relationships with judges, commissioners, law clerks, court clerk and others; learn, interpret and apply court rules and policies and procedures; use word processing and e-mail software; type accurately; and understand and follow written and oral instructions.
Qualifications and Credentials

Minimum Qualifications

Associate of Arts degree in legal secretarial science or related field or a paralegal degree; AND five (5) years of experience as a legal secretary or paralegal, executive secretary, or confidential administrative assistant. At the discretion of the hiring judge, a legal secretarial certificate or equivalent may be substituted for an AA degree or paralegal degree on a year-for-year basis.

Paralegal experience or administrative legal experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable Qualifications

The position requires strong executive secretarial skills. Must be a self-starter and excel at multi-tasking. Must have the ability to prioritize and complete work assignments independently. Must excel in grammar and have proficiency in the use of Microsoft WORD and Westlaw.

Qualified candidates will have well developed skills in the use of technology and automated systems, including the use of electronic documents. Familiarity with case management and document managements systems, office suite products, and electronic workflow processing systems is highly desirable.
Supplemental Information

Benefits

Medical/Dental, Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance programs
Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
State Retirement Plan
Click here for more benefit information

The Court of Appeals is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical, mental or sensory disability (actual or perceived), use of a service animal, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, age, HIV or Hepatitis C status, or any other basis protected by federal or state law. Persons of disability needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, please Quince St SE
PO Box 41170
Olympia, Washington, 98504-1170

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Judicial Administrative Assistant
Salary
$61, - $80, Annually
Location
Seattle, WA
Job Type
: Full-Time
Division
Court of Appeals, Division I
Job Number
2022-79

Description
Benefits
Questions

Position Profile

Job #: 2022-79
Status: Regular, Full-Time
Location: Seattle, Washington
Salary: Range 57: $58,704 to $ 77,028 per year (DOQ) + 5% King County Premium Pay to equal a total pay of: $61,632 - $80,952
Opens: September 20, 2022
Closes: Open Until Filled. First review of applications will be on September 30, 2022 and will continue each week until the position is filled. This position may be used to fill multiple positions.

The Court of Appeals – Division I in Seattle, Washington is seeking to fill a full time Judicial Administrative Assistant position. This position acts as confidential administrative assistant, principal paralegal assistant and personal secretary to a judge or judges of the Court of Appeals – Division I. The position also may serve as administrative assistant to the Chief Judge or the Presiding Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals.
Duties and Responsibilities

Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of: principles of legal research and writing; secretarial and office management practices, procedures, and equipment; Washington State court system and procedures; relevant citation and cite-checking sources; legal terminology, forms, and documents; court rules; English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic.

Ability to: compose correspondence and documents on complex matters; prepare reports and correspondence independently; exercise independent judgment and discretion in court business operations to include evaluating situations and making decisions; proofread accurately; maintain confidentiality and be sensitive to problems and issues; establish and maintain effective working relationships with judges, commissioners, law clerks, court clerk and others; learn, interpret and apply court rules and policies and procedures; use word processing and e-mail software; type accurately; and understand and follow written and oral instructions.
Qualifications and Credentials

Minimum Qualifications

Associate of Arts degree in legal secretarial science or related field or a paralegal degree; AND five (5) years of experience as a legal secretary or paralegal, executive secretary, or confidential administrative assistant. At the discretion of the hiring judge, a legal secretarial certificate or equivalent may be substituted for an AA degree or paralegal degree on a year-for-year basis.

Paralegal experience or administrative legal experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable Qualifications

The position requires strong executive secretarial skills. Must be a self-starter and excel at multi-tasking. Must have the ability to prioritize and complete work assignments independently. Must excel in grammar and have proficiency in the use of Microsoft WORD and Westlaw.

Qualified candidates will have well developed skills in the use of technology and automated systems, including the use of electronic documents. Familiarity with case management and document managements systems, office suite products, and electronic workflow processing systems is highly desirable.
Supplemental Information

Benefits

Medical/Dental, Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance programs
Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
State Retirement Plan
Click here for more benefit information

The Court of Appeals is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical, mental or sensory disability (actual or perceived), use of a service animal, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, age, HIV or Hepatitis C status, or any other basis protected by federal or state law. Persons of disability needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, please Quince St SE
PO Box 41170
Olympia, Washington, 98504-1170

Phone


Website

Company info
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