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Title Legal Secretary
Open Date 8/19/2014
Deadline (Open until position is filled)
Department District Attorney
Facility Courthouse (Wisconsin Rapids)
Job Type Full-time
Pay Rate $17.50/hr to $22.51/hr
Job Details The Wood County District Attorney’s Office has an opening for a full-time Legal Secretary position. The purpose of this position is to provide secretarial support to Assistant District Attorney/District Attorney in felony, misdemeanor, traffic and juvenile cases, as well as receptionist duties and serve as case manager by being actively involved in every case from the time it is received until the disposition of the case.

Essential requirements include: High school graduate or HSED (High School Equivalency Diploma); completion of Office Support Specialist or Administrative Assistant Associate Degree preferred. At least three (3) years of experience as a Legal Secretary, with a working knowledge of criminal practices and procedures required. Typing skills of 45 wpm required. Ability to operate a personal computer and software (Windows, Word and Excel) and experience in data entry is required, as well as the ability to learn any upgrades and changes that may occur. Ability to efficiently transcribe from a dictaphone. Must meet standards to access TIME system. Must attend PROTECT and State Criminal Information Bureau (CIB) training and undergo and obtain a satisfactory CIB and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) record check and fingerprint clearance. Basic, everyday living skills are needed, as is the ability to understand and follow oral and written directions. Reading, writing, adding, and subtracting are needed for correspondence, data entry. Demonstrated ability to work independently, work under pressure to meet frequent deadlines, maintain attention to detail and accuracy and maintain confidentiality is critical. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with co-workers and general public.
Position Description Legal Secretary Position Description
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Please print out all of the above documents, fill them out completely, and return to the Wood County Human Resources Department via mail, at P.O. Box 8095, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495-8095. You may also drop them off in the Human Resources Department, Room 204, Wood County Courthouse, 400 Market St., Wisconsin Rapids.
For more information about the application and hiring process, please refer to the "Employment Information" section of the Human Resources Department main page.
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