Description of Work
SALARY GRADE: Flat Rated
The Office of the Public Defender, District 27B in Cleveland County, seeks a qualified individual to provide secretarial support for the office attorneys. Duties include but are not limited to the following: assist clients and attorneys as requested; word processing; type forms; file documents; answer and screen incoming calls; open, screen, and distribute mail; and other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Knowledge of: office practices and procedures; legal terminology; grammar and punctuation; legal forms for orders, judgments, and other documents; commonly used rules, procedures, or methods to perform limited, recurring assignments such as operate computer, printer, switchboard, and copiers.
Skill in: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; typing with accuracy and speed; and answering a multi-line telephone system.
Ability to: screen communications and, based on content, handle independently or route to proper destination; spell accurately and use proper grammar; learn specific rules and regulations related to verifying, processing, and maintaining records and documents; use judgment in organizing and establishing document formats; develop a general knowledge of the role and mission of the office and its relationship to other judicial offices; and provide basic information and instructions regarding programs and office procedures; and an ability to speak, read and understand Spanish.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school graduation or equivalency certificate and one (1) year of legal clerical experience.
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