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Legal Assistant to County Attorney

Dawson County Government

Posted: Oct. 10, 2018

End Date: Oct. 24, 2018


DAWSON COUNTY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
1.1.2.1 Internal Competitive
1.1.2.2 Open Competitive
 
Job Title: Legal Assistant
Department: County Attorney         
Salary: $14.69 hourly
Status: Full-Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt
 
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL 5:00 PM, OCTOBER 24, 2018
 
Job Summary:
This position is responsible for carrying out duties in a legal setting under the guidance of the County Attorney; including clerical duties, researching information for court cases, and assisting with presentation of cases in court.
 
Job Requirements:
Applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent (associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred),  plus a minimum of two years’ experience as a legal assistant;  or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides a sufficient level of understanding of the essential duties of the position. Experience working with a law firm and/or County Government a plus. Individual should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, and be skilled in data entry, operating modern office equipment and be proficient in Microsoft Word. Applicant should have the ability to take direction and work independently with little or no supervision. Individual must be a citizen of the United States or qualified to work in the United States, have no felony convictions, possess a valid Georgia driver’s license, satisfactory driver’s history, and pass a background check and a drug screening.
Applications are in the County Administration office and on our website at www.dawsoncounty.org. Applications may be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Human Resources Department, 25 Justice Way, Suite 2233, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; or emailed to DCemployment@dawsoncounty.org.  All applications submitted are subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.
Dawson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.