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Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus successful completion of either an American Bar Association approved paralegal training program, or a paralegal training program conducted by an accredited college or university, plus 2 years of experience as a certified paralegal. Paralegal Certification. Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of laws applicable to Texas local governments. Knowledge of the City of Austin Charter, Code, and administrative policies and procedures. Knowledge of relevant court procedures and rules of evidence. Skill in the use of departmental computer systems and technology. Skill in planning and organizing. Ability to communicate and present analysis and information both orally and in writing, in a clear and effective manner. Ability to conduct thorough and accurate legal and factual research relevant to the job assignment. Ability to analyze and problem solve in a timely fashion on legal issues relevant to the job assignment. Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, schedule interruptions, and shift time deadlines. Ability to conform to departmental administrative procedures and requirements. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Ability to exercise discretion in confidential matters.