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Legal Office Assistant with in-training, General Services Division, Office of the Attorney General

  • ... Seattle, Washington, United States
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    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 48864 per year
  • Posted on: Apr 24, 2024       Expires on: Jun 08, 2024

Legal Office Assistant with in-training, General Services Division, Office of the Attorney General   

JOB TITLE:

Legal Office Assistant with in-training, General Services Division, Office of the Attorney General

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Seattle Washington United States

REMOTE:

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

Description

Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring information in an alternative format may contact the recruitment team at HREmployment@atg.
wa.
gov
.
Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or
www.
washingtonrelay.
com
.

Position and Salary

The Attorney General’s Office is recruiting for a permanent full time Legal Office Assistant in General Services.
This position is located in Seattle, Washington, and is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).
An in-training option from Office Assistant 3 is available.


Legal Office Assistant (Range 36) salary range: $36,900 - $48,864
Office Assistant 3 (Range 34) salary range: $35,280 - $46,596

The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and may vary depending on the preferred candidate’s job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.


The following stipends may apply depending on position requirements:


  • In addition to the salary listed above, incumbents assigned to our Seattle office location receive a 5% King County Location Pay stipend.
  • If this position is designated as requiring dual language skills, incumbents will receive a 5% Dual Language Requirement Pay stipend.
What is an in-training?

An in-training is on-the-job instruction for employees.
You’ll gain the competencies and skills needed to successfully perform your duties while being supported by your supervisor, manager, and coworkers.
As you become successful at one level, you will be promoted into the next higher level until you reach the goal: Legal Office Assistant!

Excellent benefits

Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation, including Medical/Dental/Vision for employees & dependent(s); Vacation, Sick, and Other Leave; 11 Paid Holidays per year; Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) plans; and Life Insurance.
Beyond these traditional benefits, we offer Dependent Care Assistance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Deferred Compensation, Employee Recognition Leave, and more.


With the goal of employee health and wellness, we also offer flexible schedules and telework options for most positions, a Wellness Program, the Employee Assistance Program, and numerous affinity groups to foster community and connection.


WASHINGTON STATE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Join an agency whose work impacts the lives of every resident of Washington State

The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) touches the lives of every resident in this state.
We serve more than 230 state agencies, boards, commissions, colleges and universities, as well as the Legislature and the Governor.
The Office is comprised of nearly 700 attorneys and 800 professional staff, all working together to deliver the highest quality professional legal services to Washington state officials, agencies, and entities.
This includes:
  • Economic justice and consumer protections (safeguarding consumers, protecting youth, seniors, and other vulnerable populations)
  • Social justice and civil rights (addressing discrimination, environmental protection, and veteran and military resources)
  • Criminal justice and public safety (investigative and prosecutorial support, financial crimes)
  • And much more!
Our agency also has national reach, representing the State of Washington before the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals and trial courts in all cases that involve the state’s interest.
If you want to make a difference, we may be the perfect fit for you! Learn more about the AGO here.


Commitment to Diversity

Diversity is critical to the success of the mission of the AGO.
This means recognizing, respecting, and appreciating all cultures and backgrounds- and fostering the inclusion of differences between people.
Appreciating, valuing and implementing principles of diversity permits AGO employees to achieve their fullest potential in an inclusive, respectful environment.


One recent measure of the AGO's commitment to diversity can be found in its nomination for Rainbow Alliance and Inclusion Network's "Outstanding Agency Award" in 2019.
Our commitment to employee wellness is reflected in earning the 2022 Zo8 Washington Wellness Award.


Division Information

Are you interested in the legal field but do not have previous experience? Do you have office experience but want to expand your potential and open up a new career path? If you just said yes, look no further.
This position could be the start of your new career!

The General Services division is looking for a professional who thrives in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment to join our team, with the option of starting as an in-training from an Office Assistant 3 to a Legal Office Assistant.
This position provides reception and mail support at our Seattle location and will not be eligible for scheduled, recurring telework.
If you are skilled in and enjoy working efficiently and effectively with a variety of individuals amongst a small-dedicated team, this may be the position you have been searching for!

Duties

What does a Legal Office Assistant do?


As one of the faces of the Attorney General’s Office and resource for your colleagues, you will be greeting, welcoming and directing staff and visitors of the Seattle office in person and via telephone.
This position provides a variety of clerical assistance and support to 12 divisions in the building and over 27 statewide, including processing all incoming and outgoing building mail.
The incumbent for this position will need to be able to produce accurate copies, scans and printed material, follow written direction, provide clear written and verbal communication and offer excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
The General Services team provides scheduling for vehicles, conference rooms and coordinates vehicle maintenance as needed.


This recruitment announcement may be used to fill multiple open positions for the same classification, in addition to the position(s) listed in this announcement.


Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

To enter at the Office Assistant 3 Level:
Desired Office Assistant 3 qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent and two years of clerical experience.


To enter at the Legal Office Assistant Level:
Desired Legal Office Assistant qualifications:

Option 1: High School diploma or equivalent and two years of clerical experience including a minimum of six months of experience in a legal office environment.


Option 2: One year of legal office experience.


Option 3: A combination of two years of college education and/or relevant experience.


Option 4: A two-year degree in Legal Secretary Studies, Paralegal studies or related field of study.


A valid non-probationary Washington State Driver's License is required for this position.


Supplemental Information

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

In addition to completing the online application, applicants must attach the following documents to their profile in order to be considered for this position:
  • A letter of interest, describing your specific qualifications for the position;
  • A current resume detailing experience and education.

READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION COMPLETELY:
  • You may not reapply to this posting for 60 days.
  • The initial screening of applications will be solely based on the contents and completeness of the "work experience" and "education" sections of your application in www.
    careers.
    wa.
    gov.
  • A resume will not substitute for completing the "work experience" section of the application.
  • Please be sure to remove private information such as your Social Security number, date of birth, etc.
  • All information may be verified and documentation may be required.

Honoring diversity, equity and inclusion means that as an agency, and as individuals, we are committed to ensuring that all employees and volunteers enjoy a respectful, safe and supportive working environment.
Only by fostering the inclusion of people from all backgrounds, cultures and attributes, can AGO employees and volunteers achieve their fullest potential and best advance the goals and mission of the AGO.

The AGO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, retaliation or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.
Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring information in an alternative format may contact the recruitment team at HREmployment@atg.
wa.
gov.
Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or www.
washingtonrelay.
com.


For questions regarding this recruitment or assistance with the application process, please contact Nikki Williams at Nikki.
Williams@atg.
wa.
gov.
or (360) 596-8891.


If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 524-5627 or support@neogov.
com.

Position Details

POSTED:

Apr 24, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

48864 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1714928564-6e10f401c3275fb248876b89e38e3324

LOCATION:

Washington United States

CITY:

Seattle

Job Origin:

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Full job description

Description

Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring information in an alternative format may contact the recruitment team at HREmployment@atg.wa.gov. Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or www.washingtonrelay.com.
Position and Salary

The Attorney General’s Office is recruiting for a permanent full time Legal Office Assistant in General Services. This position is located in Seattle, Washington, and is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE). An in-training option from Office Assistant 3 is available.

Legal Office Assistant (Range 36) salary range: $36,900 - $48,864
Office Assistant 3 (Range 34) salary range: $35,280 - $46,596

The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and may vary depending on the preferred candidate’s job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

The following stipends may apply depending on position requirements:


  • In addition to the salary listed above, incumbents assigned to our Seattle office location receive a 5% King County Location Pay stipend.
  • If this position is designated as requiring dual language skills, incumbents will receive a 5% Dual Language Requirement Pay stipend.
What is an in-training?

An in-training is on-the-job instruction for employees. You’ll gain the competencies and skills needed to successfully perform your duties while being supported by your supervisor, manager, and coworkers. As you become successful at one level, you will be promoted into the next higher level until you reach the goal: Legal Office Assistant!

Excellent benefits

Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation, including Medical/Dental/Vision for employees & dependent(s); Vacation, Sick, and Other Leave; 11 Paid Holidays per year; Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) plans; and Life Insurance. Beyond these traditional benefits, we offer Dependent Care Assistance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Deferred Compensation, Employee Recognition Leave, and more.

With the goal of employee health and wellness, we also offer flexible schedules and telework options for most positions, a Wellness Program, the Employee Assistance Program, and numerous affinity groups to foster community and connection.

WASHINGTON STATE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Join an agency whose work impacts the lives of every resident of Washington State

The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) touches the lives of every resident in this state. We serve more than 230 state agencies, boards, commissions, colleges and universities, as well as the Legislature and the Governor. The Office is comprised of nearly 700 attorneys and 800 professional staff, all working together to deliver the highest quality professional legal services to Washington state officials, agencies, and entities. This includes:
  • Economic justice and consumer protections (safeguarding consumers, protecting youth, seniors, and other vulnerable populations)
  • Social justice and civil rights (addressing discrimination, environmental protection, and veteran and military resources)
  • Criminal justice and public safety (investigative and prosecutorial support, financial crimes)
  • And much more!
Our agency also has national reach, representing the State of Washington before the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals and trial courts in all cases that involve the state’s interest. If you want to make a difference, we may be the perfect fit for you! Learn more about the AGO here.

Commitment to Diversity

Diversity is critical to the success of the mission of the AGO. This means recognizing, respecting, and appreciating all cultures and backgrounds- and fostering the inclusion of differences between people. Appreciating, valuing and implementing principles of diversity permits AGO employees to achieve their fullest potential in an inclusive, respectful environment.

One recent measure of the AGO's commitment to diversity can be found in its nomination for Rainbow Alliance and Inclusion Network's "Outstanding Agency Award" in 2019. Our commitment to employee wellness is reflected in earning the 2022 Zo8 Washington Wellness Award.

Division Information

Are you interested in the legal field but do not have previous experience? Do you have office experience but want to expand your potential and open up a new career path? If you just said yes, look no further. This position could be the start of your new career!

The General Services division is looking for a professional who thrives in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment to join our team, with the option of starting as an in-training from an Office Assistant 3 to a Legal Office Assistant. This position provides reception and mail support at our Seattle location and will not be eligible for scheduled, recurring telework. If you are skilled in and enjoy working efficiently and effectively with a variety of individuals amongst a small-dedicated team, this may be the position you have been searching for!

Duties

What does a Legal Office Assistant do?


As one of the faces of the Attorney General’s Office and resource for your colleagues, you will be greeting, welcoming and directing staff and visitors of the Seattle office in person and via telephone. This position provides a variety of clerical assistance and support to 12 divisions in the building and over 27 statewide, including processing all incoming and outgoing building mail. The incumbent for this position will need to be able to produce accurate copies, scans and printed material, follow written direction, provide clear written and verbal communication and offer excellent customer service to internal and external customers. The General Services team provides scheduling for vehicles, conference rooms and coordinates vehicle maintenance as needed.

This recruitment announcement may be used to fill multiple open positions for the same classification, in addition to the position(s) listed in this announcement.


Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

To enter at the Office Assistant 3 Level:
Desired Office Assistant 3 qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent and two years of clerical experience.

To enter at the Legal Office Assistant Level:
Desired Legal Office Assistant qualifications:

Option 1: High School diploma or equivalent and two years of clerical experience including a minimum of six months of experience in a legal office environment.

Option 2: One year of legal office experience.

Option 3: A combination of two years of college education and/or relevant experience.

Option 4: A two-year degree in Legal Secretary Studies, Paralegal studies or related field of study.

A valid non-probationary Washington State Driver's License is required for this position.


Supplemental Information

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

In addition to completing the online application, applicants must attach the following documents to their profile in order to be considered for this position:
  • A letter of interest, describing your specific qualifications for the position;
  • A current resume detailing experience and education.

READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION COMPLETELY:
  • You may not reapply to this posting for 60 days.
  • The initial screening of applications will be solely based on the contents and completeness of the "work experience" and "education" sections of your application in www.careers.wa.gov.
  • A resume will not substitute for completing the "work experience" section of the application.
  • Please be sure to remove private information such as your Social Security number, date of birth, etc.
  • All information may be verified and documentation may be required.

Honoring diversity, equity and inclusion means that as an agency, and as individuals, we are committed to ensuring that all employees and volunteers enjoy a respectful, safe and supportive working environment. Only by fostering the inclusion of people from all backgrounds, cultures and attributes, can AGO employees and volunteers achieve their fullest potential and best advance the goals and mission of the AGO.
The AGO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, retaliation or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring information in an alternative format may contact the recruitment team at HREmployment@atg.wa.gov. Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or www.washingtonrelay.com.

For questions regarding this recruitment or assistance with the application process, please contact Nikki Williams at Nikki.Williams@atg.wa.gov. or (360) 596-8891.

If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 524-5627 or support@neogov.com.

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