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DISTRICT ATTORNEYS COUNCIL

Legal Assistant

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  • Full Time
  • Stigler - 202 E Main Street
April 5, 2024 Administrative Assistant

Job Description

Job Posting Title

Legal Assistant

Agency

220 DISTRICT ATTORNEYS COUNCIL

Supervisory Organization

DAC District 18 Fin

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Full/Part-Time

Full time

Job Type

Regular

Compensation

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:   Legal Assistant

LOCATION:              Stigler, Haskell County

STATUS:                  Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Immediate Opening

CLOSING:                 Open Until Filled

SALARY:                  Commensurate With Experience and Qualifications

BENEFITS:  Full State of Oklahoma benefits, including generous monthly allowance for health coverage, paid sick and vacation leave earned monthly.  Paid holidays.

POSITION SUMMARY: General legal assistant to provide logistical support to the District Attorney and/or Assistant District Attorney for the Haskell County Office.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • The qualified candidate must have at least three years’ experience of office work, strong organizational skills, and proficiency with standard computer software, such as Microsoft Office, as well as the ability to learn more complex computer programs.

  • Self-motivation to take on daily tasks without always being prompted, as well as the ability to extend professionalism to the public are requirements, as well.

  • A general understanding of accounting procedures is a plus. 

  • Paralegal certification or experience is preferred, but not required. 

Duties include, but are not limited to: secretarial duties, maintaining general office files and records, typing official meeting minutes, handling mail, answering phones, composing important correspondence, and managing accounts payable and accounts receivable (paying bills, receiving and depositing payments made to the office, etc.). Additionally, this position involves interaction with the public, government officials and employees, judges, and attorneys.  The office is paperless, so all files are maintained in a digital filing cabinet, and all legal documents are generated through a separate prosecutorial computer program.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Three years’ experience in an office setting and proficiency with both basic and semi-complex computer programs.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  High school diploma

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Strong organizational and communication skills, proficiency with computers, ability to multitask.

TO APPLY:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and references to the following: Adam R. Scharn, District 18 First Assistant District Attorney, adam.scharn@dac.state.ok.us

The Oklahoma District Attorneys Council (DAC) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type based on race, color, religion, age, sex (including gender identity or expression and pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. DAC also has a strict no-retaliation policy that prohibits retaliation against individuals who report discrimination or harassment, or who participate in investigations into such conduct. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.



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