JOB OPPORTUNITY #: 150-1261
LEGAL ASSISTANT I
PROSECUTING ATTORNEY
POSTED: 02/08/19

Responsibilities:

Serves as legal assistant for Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys; provides administrative support, handles incoming and outgoing telephone and correspondence, enters data and scans images into case management system; composes and/or types routine replies to letters and other general correspondence; prepares and forwards disclosures to defense attorney upon request; drafts and types jury instructions, witness and exhibit lists; types and proofreads formal charges to be filed; types and proofreads e-File motions, responses, letters and other legal and court-related documents on behalf of the prosecuting attorney. Maintains confidential files and records; examines data and documents to ensure accuracy and completeness; interacts daily with other courthouse departments, personnel and law enforcement agencies requesting information; provides coverage for peers as requested. Performs other duties as assigned by the Office Administrator.

Status: 

Full Time, Non-Exempt, Benefited

Working hours: 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday

Location:

Columbia, Missouri

Minimum Qualifications: 

High school diploma or GED, plus 3 years of clerical or office management experience, and the ability to type 45 WPM. Must have a clear criminal background.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or related field, experience working in a legal environment.

Starting Hourly Pay Rate: 

$14.82 - $15.75 per hour

Additional Forms Required: 

Resume & Cover Letter encouraged.

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer