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EQUALIZATION, BOARD OF

Title:  GRADUATE LEGAL ASSISTANT
Salary: $3,702.00 - $4,064.00
Posted: 07/12/2013

Job Description:
JOB ADVERTISEMENT JOB DESCRIPTION: The Settlement and Taxpayer Services Division is seeking highly-skilled and self-motivated Legal Assistant to become part of the BOE legal team. The assistant will analyze proposed recommendations in tax appeals, prepare memoranda on state tax issues and conduct legal research.

The five-member Board of Equalization is a publicly elected tax board that collects more than $50 billion annually, which comprises approximately one-third of the state’s budget. For more information, visit www.boe.ca.gov.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be a law school graduate from school of recognized standing, and eligible to take The California State Bar examination, or in the last year of school and eligible to take The California State Bar examination.

Knowledge of:

• Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook

• Legal principles and their application, the use of legal reference works, and legal terms

• State and local government – desirable

• State and federal income tax and sales and use tax – desirable

Ability to:

• Reason logically; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

• Multi-task in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment

• Meet critical deadlines

• Work collaboratively as part of a team

LOCATION:

The office is looking to fill a position in Sacramento County.

SALARY

The salary range for Graduate Legal Assistant is: $3,702 - $4,064

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, State Application, resume, writing sample, unofficial transcripts, proof of graduation from a school of recognized standing, and at least two references to Legal-OMS@boe.ca.gov. This position utilizes the Attorney Exam. All applicants will be considered however SROA/Surplus will be given priority.



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 290 - 311 - 5797 - 900
Location County
Settlement & Taxpayer Services Division SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  12 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
07/26/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Settlement & Taxpayer Services Division
450 N Street, MIC: 04
Sacramento, CA 95814
Adrianne Richardson
(916) 322-6734
Legal-OMS@boe.ca.gov

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