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Legal Secretary (JC-425477)

Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary

Job Control: JC-425477

Classification: Legal Secretary

Annual Salary: $49,440.00 – $66,972.00

Apply by: 4/15/2024

All applications must be submitted through the link external link on Calcareers.

"At Caltrans, we foster a supportive environment that encourages open communication and mutual respect, empowering you to bring your best ideas forward. Our commitment to work-life balance ensures you have time to recharge and pursue personal passions, while our dedication to job security guarantees a stable and fulfilling career."

About the Position:

This is a reposting of JC-398950. If you have previously applied to this position, you do not have to re-apply. Your application will be considered.

Under the direction of a Legal Support Supervisor I or Staff Services Manager I, the Legal Secretary provides secretarial support in a fast-paced legal office of the Legal Division. The Bay Area Legal Office is staffed with attorneys handling litigation and house counsel matters, investigators, paralegals, and administrative staff in the following major specialties of law: Tort, Construction Arbitration, Environmental, Contracts, Employment, Eminent Domain, Inverse Condemnation, other Real Property, legal opinions, and administrative matters. Traditionally each Legal Secretary is assigned to two to four attorneys or in a typing pool and may provide clerical support and assistance to other professional staff. Legal Secretaries may receive assignments for back-up purposes and provide assistance with overflow work. The Legal Secretary must be able to work in a team environment, have strong communication skills, work well under pressure and meet short deadlines. The Legal Secretary may be required to sit for extended periods of time to operate computers and transcribe dictation. In addition, the Legal Secretary may be required to stand for long periods of time to photocopy and assemble documents. Incumbent must possess a valid typing certification of 45 WPM.

*See more details on the Duty Statement located on the job posting.

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