Legal Secretary

Website City of Waco

Legal Secretary

 

City of Waco

 

Salary: See Position Description

 

Job Number: 2022-01463

 

Location: Waco, TX

 

Department: Legal

 

Job Type: Full Time

 

Summary

 

WHY WORK FOR WACO:

 

• Make a difference in the lives of real people every day

• 37 days of sick, vacation, and holiday time in the 1st year of employment

• Onsite fitness centers and overall employee well-being programs

• Paid Parental Leave

• Education Assistance Program

• Be part of a high performing team

• Diverse community

• Company culture of equity and inclusion, serves with integrity, invests in people, provides excellent and innovative services, and focuses on teamwork

 

Primary Duties

 

Minimum Starting Salary: $19.07 hourly – Depending on Qualifications

 

Under basic supervision, performs a variety of legal secretarial, technical, and administrative functions to support the activities of the City Attorneys.

 

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

• Provides a variety of legal secretarial, technical support, and administrative duties for attorneys in the City Attorney’s Office (CAO); performs duties within scope of authority and training, and in compliance with CAO policies; job duties may vary according to work assignment.

• Types, proofreads reviews, verifies, and processes legal documents and correspondence.

• Collects and analyzes client and case information.

• Maintains case files, document logs, supporting documentation, and other legal files, and updates databases; identifies discrepancies and deficiencies in logs and documents and requests additional documents and information within scope of authority.

• Schedules interviews, trials, hearings, meetings, and attorney’s calendar items; notifies clients as directed.

• Assists CAO attorney’s preparations for trials and hearings, files legal documents according to court procedures and attorney instructions.

• Composes and creates letters, memoranda and legal documents from general direction, standard formats, copies, rough drafts, and dictation; prepares and edits confidential and sensitive legal documents and maintains confidentiality.

• Reviews, sorts, and distributes mail; answers phones and accommodates walk-in clients; manages travel arrangements; coordinates and monitors assigned projects.

• Assists with preparation and processing of City Council agenda items, notices, and contracts, tracks action items through to implementation.

• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.

• Performs other related and assigned duties as required.

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

 

• High School Diploma or GED equivalent

• AND two years of secretarial experience, preferably in a legal office.

• Can substitute an Associates degree in Paralegal or Pre Law training for years of experience.

 

Preferred:

 

• A valid Texas Driver’s License.

 

Physical Demands

 

Sedentary Work:

 

• Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects.

• Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

 

EEO StatementThe City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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