Legal Secretary III

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No.: LS3-0113-18 Name: Legal Secretary III
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 12/18/17 05:00PM
Exam Date: 01/13/18 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is an entry-level legal secretarial position responsible for performing secretarial work and routine legal clerical tasks designed to assist attorneys. The work is performed in accordance with well established procedures and policies with detailed instructions given for new or more complex assignments. Duties involve operating a variety of office equipment in typing confidential legal documents including, but not limited to, an electronic work station and transcription equipment. This position differs from Legal Secretary II by virtue of typing documents but not independently preparing them and the performance of less complex work that is more closely supervised and requires less independent judgment. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of an attorney, administrator, Legal Secretary I or other higher-level staff member.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus EITHER:

(A) One (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent** office secretarial, clerical, or paralegal experience*; OR,

(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university, or school of business or business institute with an Associate's degree or Certificate in Secretarial Science, Office Management, Office Administration, Office Technology, Administrative Assistant or Support Services, Legal Studies, Law and Legal Studies, Legal Support and Services, Paralegal Studies or any other secretarial, office management, or legal studies field; OR,

(C) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.
*Paralegal experience can include cooperative education (co-op) or internship experience (paid or unpaid).

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