Job Posting: Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary: $38,000

This is a management position in the City’s Law Department. A 35 hour work week position with full benefits which includes health insurance, paid dental/optical, vacation, sick and personal leave.

This is an important secretarial support position involving responsibility for handling the Corporation Counsel’s correspondence, performing various secretarial duties of a technical, legal nature including motions, briefs, petitions, affidavits, indictments, contracts and other documents, keeping confidential files, and records, making appointments, etc. The work is performed under the general direction of an attorney and within established guidelines and procedures of the specific law office. This position may direct the work of aides, interns, temporary employees and other lower level employees.

RECOMMENDED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE. (A) High School graduation
and three years of full-time secretarial experience, one year of which shall have involved legal secretarial employment with an attorney.

NOTE: College or business school may be substituted for the required general experience on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years. In no case may college be substituted for the one year of legal secretarial employment with an attorney.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
In some positions in this title, the appointing authority may require employee to acquire licensing as a Notary Public and/or NYSPIN certification.
Candidates are subject to pre-employment physical/drug testing.

Deadline to apply: April 30, 2013

Apply: Attn: Personnel Department
City of Poughkeepsie
62 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601

The City of Poughkeepsie is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.

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