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Legal Secretary II

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No.: OC-62453 Name: Legal Secretary II
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 01/04/18 05:00PM
Exam Date: 03/03/18 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is a legal secretarial position responsible for the performance of difficult secretarial work and routine legal clerical
tasks designed to assist attorneys. The work is performed in accordance with general instructions regarding objectives,
policies and procedures and is usually submitted in its final form. Duties involve operating a variety of office equipment in
the preparation and typing of confidential legal documents including, but not limited to, an electronic work station and
transcription equipment. 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) Three (3) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent** office secretarial, clerical or paralegal* experience, six
(6) months of which must have been in legal work; 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 plus one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent** office secretarial, clerical or paralegal*
experience, six (6) months of which must have been in legal work; 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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