Senior Legal Office Assistant

County of Nevada
Full Time $47,554 - $58,054 Per year CA Nevada County District Attorney, 10075 Levon Ave #101, Truckee, CA 96161, United States Apply before 5/22/2024 11:59
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Overview

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 3, 2024

Are you an experienced Legal Office Assistant looking to join a dynamic team of individuals that are dedicated to fighting for justice on behalf of the citizens of Nevada County? 

If so, we want to meet you!
The is seeking a Senior Legal Office Assistant to support the prosecution of cases. This position focuses on the management of discovery, inbound and outbound for body-worn camera evidence. The development and management of the record retention processes for digital media will also be handled by this position. Additionally, you will manage the entry of law enforcement reports from state and local agencies in the case management system. As a Senior LOA, you will be leading administrative processes including pre-filing diversion programs, leave calendars for subpoenas, and data tracking for statistical analysis.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage discovery processes, both inbound and outbound, for body worn camera evidence.
  • Develop and implement record retention processes for digital media.
  • Enter law enforcement reports from state and local agencies into the case management system.
  • Lead administrative processes such as pre-filing diversion programs, leave calendars for subpoenas, and data tracking for statistical analysis.
Requirements:
  • Proven experience as a Legal Office Assistant or similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of legal terminology and procedures.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficient in using computer systems and software, including MS Office.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
What makes this opportunity unique is the chance to work closely with our Justice Partners, including Probation, Nevada County Superior Court, Public Defender, and all Nevada County Law Enforcement Agencies. By collaborating with these entities, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the efficient and effective prosecution of cases, ensuring justice is served for the citizens of Nevada County.

 
This is a full-time position and the County of Nevada offers an extensive benefits package including, but not limited to, CalPERS retirement, medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts (FSA & Dependent Care). As a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program through the Department of Education, employees have the opportunity to receive loan forgiveness while working with us.

Background Investigation: Qualified candidates will be subject to an extensive background investigation.

Join our team at the County of Nevada and make a difference in the lives of our community every day. Bring your exceptional legal skills and passion for justice to our world-class team.

Apply now!
You matter to the County of Nevada. Your contribution, your worth, your ideas, all have a place here. We thrive on transparent and ongoing communication through employee newsletters, social media, and hosted sites. We strive to be the best version of ourselves through continuous improvement. We learn and grow as a team. Great discoveries happen when people from a diverse set of backgrounds come together. Best of all, you make a difference in the lives of our community every day.

At the County of Nevada, we value diversity and are an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Please read the full job description

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Education and Experience Required

Completion of twelfth grade, and two years of legal clerical or office assistant experience at a level comparable to Nevada County's classification of Legal Office Assistant II.

Licenses and Certificates:
Possession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire.
Typing at a net rate of 40 wpm-certificate required
 
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Mobility and manual dexterity to work in a standard office environment, use standard office equipment and attend off-site meetings; speech and hearing to communicate in person and by telephone; vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen.
 
May require overtime, shift, on-call, and weekend work.
Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.
 
Other Requirements:
This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent.  Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.
 

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