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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
LEGAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $47,188.80 to  $69,739.20  PAY GRADE: 33
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Aging & Disability Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 07.750
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39705
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/10/2020
Close Date: 02/24/2020
Recruiter:
   GINA MICK
   Phone: (775)684-0107
   Email: gemick@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Legal Research Assistants spend the majority of time providing the most difficult paralegal assistance/support to agency counsel, drawing upon their training and/or experience to analyze a specific set of facts; performing general legal research for a specific question of law; reaching a conclusion of law; presenting findings either orally or in writing for the attorney's review; and composing briefs, pleadings, motions and other legal documents for the attorney's review and signature.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. This is a grant funded position located within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of the Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services and will be located in Las Vegas. ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and promotes a positive work environment. The mission of the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is to provide leadership and advocacy in the planning, development and delivery of a high quality, comprehensive support service system across the lifespan to allow all of Nevada's elders, children and adults with disabilities or special health care needs, to live independent, meaningful and dignified lives to the greatest extent possible.
The responsibilities and duties include securing direct legal services for victims of crimes including abuse, exploitation, isolation, neglect, and abandonment, as well as researching, tracking and reviewing guardianship applications and carrying out community outreach. The position requires frequent contact with members of the public, service providers and other stakeholders. The incumbent will perform interviews, referral activities, case tracking, requests for information, and legal research. Proficient use of computers and electronic filing systems is preferred. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Completion of an accredited paralegal program or an Associate's degree in paralegal studies, administration of justice or related field that included major coursework in legal studies and one year of experience which included legal research and preparation of pleadings and other documents filed in court; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Applicants must attach a copy of their paralegal certificate or college or university transcripts, if applicable.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you have experience with legal advocacy and guardianships? Please describe.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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