Legal Assistant - Civil Division - posted 6/11/18

Legal Assistant - Civil Division - posted 6/11/18

Company Name: 
Kitsap county
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Port Orchard
WA
Salary Range: 
20.45-28.18 Hourly
Job Summary: 
The Civil Division is the chief civil legal office for Kitsap County. Its deputy prosecuting attorneys are guardians of the law and charged with protecting the legal interests of the public. The Civil Division provides legal services to more than 57 County departments, divisions, and affiliated agencies, covering virtually every aspect of civil law. Deputy prosecuting attorneys have legal, ethical, and professional obligations to provide legal services at a level that exceeds minimum legal standards. Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs highly responsible office support and advanced administrative support work in the provision of legal services in a Civil Division of the Prosecutor's Office.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
Required Education and Experience •Three years of clerical experience to include two years experience working as a legal secretary/assistant, paralegal or legal clerical support; AND •Accurate and proficient data entry and typing skills, and word processing experience using Microsoft Office •One year of college, business school or equivalent level course work from a college, university or school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education in basic legal practices or closely related field may be substituted for up to one year of experience. OR •Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications: •Previous work experience providing clerical support for either the prosecution or defense •Previous work experience working for a public (Government) entity •Completion of a legal assistant/secretary course
Application Process: 
For more information and/or to apply visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kitsap
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
June 22 2018
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