DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is difficult and responsible legal administrative and secretarial work which provides direct assistance and support to the District Attorney. Duties include preparation of legal correspondence and other legal documents, obtaining legal reference material, assisting with conduct of administrative studies, and managing office operations and personnel matters. General understanding of legal procedures and administrative policies is necessary. Work is performed under general supervision of the District Attorney, in accordance with established objectives, policies and procedures, requiring significant exercise of independent judgment. Supervision may be exercised over subordinate clerical staff. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
SUGGESTED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment; thorough knowledge of law office methods, legal forms, instruments and documents; thorough knowledge of legal terminology; thorough knowledge of business arithmetic and English; good knowledge of office management and administrative principles and practices; good knowledge of the principles and practices of account keeping and budget control; working knowledge of the methods and techniques of legal research; working knowledge of the functions of local government, including functions of departments and public and private agencies; ability to exercise independent judgment; ability to plan and direct the work of others; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written directions; ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; integrity; good judgment; initiative; resourcefulness; tact and courtesy.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To Be Determined By Appointing Authority.
SUGGESTED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
3/00; 1/09; 7/14
Only if no Exempt Class Chief of Staff is appointed