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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $39,943.44 to  $58,380.48  PAY GRADE: 29
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.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Attorney General
Division: Attorney General
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 02.153
Announcement Number: 40085
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/19/2020
Close Date: 04/02/2020
   Phone: (775)684-1121
   Email: kbarrette@ag.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 0 Days 6 Hrs 3 Mins
The Position
Legal Secretaries perform specialized secretarial duties for attorneys, administrative law judges, and/or hearings officers.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is grant funded and is not guaranteed to have funding beyond June 30, 2021. The position provides legal support and includes, but is not limited to, the following duties: preparing, formatting, and filing of legal correspondence and briefs, often through various e-filing platforms; maintaining electronic case files; operating several electronic case management databases, including ProLaw; maintaining case and general logs in various platforms, including Excel; preparing travel requests, travel claims for reimbursement, and other travel related tasks; distributing, scanning, preparing, and reviewing mail and electronic mail; interacting with other divisions, departments, state, county, city, and federal agencies, consumers, complainants, residents, and the public; and other duties as assigned. This position will also serve as a back-up to other legal secretaries in the division. Applicants must have the ability to compose, edit, and revise a wide variety of documents and correspondence, including, but not limited to, letters, memorandums, pleadings, reports, presentations, and brochures. Applicants must have strong organization and time management skills, comprehension skills, the ability to recognize and prioritize tasks, calendaring skills, and strong communication skills. 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)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of clerical experience, two of which were performing progressively responsible legal secretarial work in a training capacity; OR one year of experience as a Legal Secretary I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    An Associate of Science degree with a legal secretarial emphasis is equivalent to one year of legal secretarial trainee experience.
    Completion of a legal secretarial diploma program from an accredited business college is equivalent to one year of legal secretarial trainee experience.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
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.
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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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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