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Paralegal and Legal Assistant - Advanced

  • ... Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 64029 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 03, 2024       Expires on:

Paralegal and Legal Assistant - Advanced   

JOB TITLE:

Paralegal and Legal Assistant - Advanced

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Santa Fe New Mexico United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Salary

$19.
24 - $30.
78 Hourly

$40,018 - $64,029 Annually

This position is a Pay Band 60

Posting Details

THIS POSTING WILL BE USED FOR ONGOING RECRUITMENT AND MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.

APPLICANT LISTS MAY BE SCREENED MORE THAN ONCE.

Why does the job exist?

The New Mexico Corrections Department Paralegal and Legal Assistant Advanced is responsible for: providing
paralegal and legal assistant services to the Office of General Counsel (OGC) representing the New Mexico
Corrections Department statewide by reviewing and preparing legal documents; calendaring deadlines;
conducting basic legal research; communicating efficiently and professionally with agency staff and outside
personnel, lawyers, members of the public; assisting with agency IPRA requests; maintaining legal files and
other work assignments as requested by the OGC attorneys.


The incumbent will serve as the advanced paralegal for the OGC which handles the supervision of all OGC
paralegal requirements such as tracking/ gathering documents and discovery for both attorneys and outside
counsel.
The incumbent will also oversee the assignment of case and work requests within the agency.

How does it get done?

Provide legal services in representing NMCD statewide by preparing legal documents, conducting legal
research, maintaining files and establishing workflow.

Who are the customers?

New Mexico Corrections Department

Ideal Candidate

Experienced in:

  • Reading court or legal documents
  • Conducting legal research
  • Working in a legal environment
  • Scheduling depositions
  • Preparing exhibits for court cases
  • Compiling reports or other materials to be used by an attorney or other members of a legal staff.

Minimum Qualification

Associate's degree in Paralegal Studies and two (2) years of experience drafting and preparing legal correspondence, conducting legal research and maintaining a case management/tracking system.
Substitutions Apply.
See Substitution Table below.

Substitution Table

These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:

Education
Experience
Education
Experience

1
High School Diploma or Equivalent
AND
4 years of experience
OR
High School Diploma or Equivalent
AND
4 years of experience

2
Associate's degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
AND
2 years of experience
Associate's degree or higher in any field
AND
4 years of experience

3
Bachelor's degree or higher in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
AND
0 years of experience

  • Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.

  • If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of \\\"semester hours\\\" in a field (e.
    g.
    6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications.
    No substitutions apply for semester hours.

Employment Requirements

Must possess and maintain a Driver's license.
Pre-employment background investigation is required and is
conditional pending results.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in an adult prison environment, which may include daily contact with inmates.
Willingness
to work in a correctional facility, may be required to work odd hours, overtime, holidays, and weekends.

Supplemental Information

Benefits:

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Agency Contact Information: Irene Mueller (505) 350-7067, or email: Irene.
Mueller@cd.
nm.
gov Email

For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.

Bargaining Unit Position

This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 03, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

64029 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707366285-b3249a2491afd57527f2294b5e23d4fc

LOCATION:

New Mexico United States

CITY:

Santa Fe

Job Origin:

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Salary

$19.24 - $30.78 Hourly

$40,018 - $64,029 Annually

This position is a Pay Band 60

Posting Details

THIS POSTING WILL BE USED FOR ONGOING RECRUITMENT AND MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.
APPLICANT LISTS MAY BE SCREENED MORE THAN ONCE.

Why does the job exist?

The New Mexico Corrections Department Paralegal and Legal Assistant Advanced is responsible for: providing
paralegal and legal assistant services to the Office of General Counsel (OGC) representing the New Mexico
Corrections Department statewide by reviewing and preparing legal documents; calendaring deadlines;
conducting basic legal research; communicating efficiently and professionally with agency staff and outside
personnel, lawyers, members of the public; assisting with agency IPRA requests; maintaining legal files and
other work assignments as requested by the OGC attorneys.

The incumbent will serve as the advanced paralegal for the OGC which handles the supervision of all OGC
paralegal requirements such as tracking/ gathering documents and discovery for both attorneys and outside
counsel. The incumbent will also oversee the assignment of case and work requests within the agency.

How does it get done?

Provide legal services in representing NMCD statewide by preparing legal documents, conducting legal
research, maintaining files and establishing workflow.

Who are the customers?

New Mexico Corrections Department

Ideal Candidate

Experienced in:

  • Reading court or legal documents
  • Conducting legal research
  • Working in a legal environment
  • Scheduling depositions
  • Preparing exhibits for court cases
  • Compiling reports or other materials to be used by an attorney or other members of a legal staff.

Minimum Qualification

Associate's degree in Paralegal Studies and two (2) years of experience drafting and preparing legal correspondence, conducting legal research and maintaining a case management/tracking system. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.

Substitution Table

These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:

Education
Experience
Education
Experience

1
High School Diploma or Equivalent
AND
4 years of experience
OR
High School Diploma or Equivalent
AND
4 years of experience

2
Associate's degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
AND
2 years of experience
Associate's degree or higher in any field
AND
4 years of experience

3
Bachelor's degree or higher in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
AND
0 years of experience

  • Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.
  • If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of \\\"semester hours\\\" in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.

Employment Requirements

Must possess and maintain a Driver's license. Pre-employment background investigation is required and is
conditional pending results.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in an adult prison environment, which may include daily contact with inmates. Willingness
to work in a correctional facility, may be required to work odd hours, overtime, holidays, and weekends.

Supplemental Information

Benefits:

Do you know what Total Compensation is? Click here

Agency Contact Information: Irene Mueller (505) 350-7067, or email: Irene.Mueller@cd.nm.gov Email

For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.

Bargaining Unit Position

This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

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