Job Details

Legal Secretary II

Company name

Marion County Oregon

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Salary

USD 16

Location

Salem, OR

Date Last Verified

Apr 14,2018

Posted on

Apr 13,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Profile

Legal Secretary II The candidate performs legal support activities of a complex clerical nature, which require specialized training and skills; performs related work as required. Works under the supervision of the Victim Assistance Director who assigns work, establishes goals, and reviews results obtained for compliance with department policies, procedures and goals. Supervision of employees is not a responsibility of positions in this classification. Research, calculate, compile and establish losses for restitution cases. Prepare documents detailing losses for court. Prepare various legal correspondence and documents. Copy and disburse restitution information to defense attorneys. Provide restitution information to other agencies. Restitution liaison to court accounting; respond to inquiries from the court regarding discrepancies with judgment orders or court accounting regarding bail disbursement. Assist crime victims with restitution questions, concerns, or issues. Filing and scanning of documents. Data entry of restitution information into DACMS. Track and compile restitution statistical information for grant reporting. Secondary/Backup Reception Duties: Answer and route incoming calls. Greet and direct customers in person. Process notices. Receive and provide division information. Receive and process incoming correspondence. Answer division questions or assist in guiding customers to proper agency. Gather and provide information from DACMS. Daily office rounds to DA Criminal Division to gather and disburse items. Schedule conference rooms for appointments.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have completed Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, preferably supplemented by secretarial training; and 3 years of experience in office and secretarial work, 1 year of which must be equivalent to the level of Legal Secretary 1, in a public or private law office; OR Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the position.
Must have considerable knowledge of: accepted modern office practices, procedures and techniques; English composition, spelling, and grammar; arithmetic; concepts of prioritizing/organizing work; modern office equipment and machinery and their intended use; a variety of computer systems and software.
Should have ability and skill to: independently, accurately and effectively perform assigned tasks and duties following established procedures and policies; meet and assist the public, staff, and other personnel of other businesses in a courteous, professional manner; comprehend and adhere to stated oral and written instructions, communications and procedures; apply principles, policies and procedures to specific work assignments; compose correspondence and legal documents in business form; communicate effectively in both oral and written form; use tact and judgment in dealing with the public concerning sensitive and confidential matters; type and word process accurately and at an acceptable rate of speed; access and use various computer systems and software.
Closing Date: 04/30/18 11:59 PM

Additional info

Position #017-2018-3

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Marion County Oregon
Courthouse Square 555 Court Street N.E
3rd. Floor
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-566-3949