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ProfileLegal Secretary III Duties: Performs complex legal secretarial and administrative support work for attorneys, including local district and county attorneys as well as Department attorneys. Maintains complete and accurate control of legal files. Work includes preparing and typing legal and administrative correspondence and documents. Develops and maintains appropriate and professional working relationships with agency staff and the legal community. Assists in establishing and maintaining tracking systems to ensure timely and efficient processing of all legal tasks within the unit. Prepares travel requests and reports for staff. Ensures that all Department attorneys' and prosecutors' offices are adequately supplied and that office equipment is maintained. Performs other duties as assigned. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative concerning proper methods and legal procedures to accomplish assigned duties.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: Notary Public is preferred. Some education beyond high school preferable. Prior secretarial and paralegal experience preferred. Knowledge of spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, grammar and arithmetic. Ability to record and prepare chronology of events. Ability to prioritize work and complete tasks in an efficient manner. Ability to plan and organize work flow. Ability to handle telephone calls in a professional manner. Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, as well as the ability to learn the use of other computer programs; ability to keep confidential information confidential.
Posting Number: 383676
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
27D, LN, 4400, and 5JOX1
Midland, TX 79705