DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is entry level office/clerical and administrative work performed to support the efficient operation of a public law office. Familiarity with legal terminology used in the organization and preparation of case files. Work involves the operation of office technologies in the preparation and storing of legal documents and correspondence. Work is performed under general supervision of the department head, and direct supervision of higher-level administrators. Supervision is not a responsibility of this position. 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.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of executive secretarial skills including correct English usage, grammar, spelling, and legal formatting; general knowledge of modern law office methods and procedures, legal forms and legal terminology; general knowledge of the capabilities of computer systems equipment and software for legal documents; ability to use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software; ability to enter data, organize, and maintain records and prepare reports; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; accuracy; resourcefulness; initiative; good judgment; tact; neat appearance; organization; and courtesy.
Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma and one (1) of clerical experience which must have involved the producing and processing of legal correspondence and documents.
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512