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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
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.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Business and Industry
Division: Industrial Relations
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.750
Announcement Number: 41738
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/26/2021
Close Date: 02/05/2021
   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 Legal Research Assistant 1 position in the Department of Business and Industry, Division of Industrial Relations, in Carson City. The primary duty of this position is to support OSHA administrative hearings and appeals. The incumbent will research legal and factual issues; and draft administrative hearing, District Court, Supreme Court and federal court pleadings and briefs, letters, memorandum, etc., as assigned. These tasks include the ability to organize, analyze and process legal documents, records and other evidence. The bulk of the OSHA work is the drafting of OSHA administrative hearing evidence packets. Additionally, the incumbent will review and calendar incoming answers, complaints, motions, briefs, etc.; calendar and monitor appropriate response dates; assist attorneys in maintaining the schedule of deadlines; electronically post open meeting law Notices of Hearings and Agendas; and electronically file pleadings in the District Court, Supreme Court and federal courts. The incumbent will also track collections activity, including, but not limited to: statute of limitations, debtor name/identification, amount/payment due, and other relevant information; and track bankruptcy filings, including gathering agency information re: existing debt and the drafting and electronic filing of Proofs of Claim. The incumbent will need to perform general office duties of answering a telephone; answer voice and e-mails; and copying and scanning. If applicable, the incumbent will also notarize documents as requested. Proficiency in Microsoft Suite including, Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Pro 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. 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 Requirements
    This position has a 25% travel requirement.
    This position 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.
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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