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Salary: $2,589.00 - $3,621.00
Posted: 02/28/2014

Job Description:
The following positions will be filled with these positions: 310-3224-034, 310-3224-030, 310-3224-048.

The California Department of Social Services, Legal Division, is recruiting to fill up to four permanent full-time Senior Legal Typist vacancies in its Sacramento Headquarters Office. The Senior Legal Typist provides clerical support to four or more attorneys & paralegals. Duties include typing, proofreading & serving a variety of legal pleadings & documents.

The Senior Legal Typist also prepares correspondence, policy memos, processes and tracks executive level control correspondence, schedules hearings, sets up & maintains files, answers telephones, and performs photocopying and faxing duties. The Senior Legal Typist works independently, as well as in a team environment with other Senior Legal Typists, under the general supervision of a Legal Support Supervisor I.

WHO MAY APPLY: Applications (STD. 678) will be accepted from candidates with current list eligibility on a Senior Legal Typist examination list; state lateral transfer employees currently in an equivalent classification whose salary is substantially the same as the Senior Legal Typist classification (e.g. Office Technician, Office Services Supervisor I and equivalent levels); and from candidates with permissive reinstatement eligibility. Training and Development (T&D) assignments from eligible candidates may be considered (e.g. Office Assistant, Word Processing Technician and equivalent levels). A current typing certificate (issued within the past four years) verifying typing speed of minimum 45 wpm is required to be appointed to the Senior Legal Typist position. All interested applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility on Page 1, (Explanations Section) of the STD. 678. Applications will be screened and the most qualified candidates will be invited t o interview. Selected candidates will be subject to a criminal record background check clearance by the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Hiring approvals subject to state civil service SROA/Surplus policies and procedures.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
SENIOR LEGAL TYPIST 800 - 310 - 3224 - 037
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Administrative Legal Services Branch
744 P Street, MS 8-5-161
Sacramento, CA 95814
Erin Stewart
(916) 657-2418

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