Legal Assistant

DATE                                              November 2022
JOB TITLE                                    Legal Assistant
DEPARTMENT                            Appeals
STATUS                                         Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO                               In-house Attorney
SALARY                                         Grade 5
JOB#                                             2022121201

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Under the general direction and supervision of the In-house Attorney, works in the office, Monday – Friday 7:45 am to 4:45 pm providing clerical support to the Appeals department. Will perform a variety of clerical tasks, including filing, scanning documents, typing documents, opening, sorting and distributing mail, making copies, as well as entering data into various software and working with Excel spreadsheets. Must recognize when information is confidential and safeguard it.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
•Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
•Proficient in Mathematics
•Must have accurate Data Entry skills equivalent to 45 wpm typing
•Must have good communication skills both written and oral
•3 years’ clerical experience preferably working with an attorney
•Excellent Customer Service Skills
•Must be highly-organized, accurate and meet deadlines
•Must have demonstrated proficiency in written and oral communications
•Must be authorized to work in the US
•Must have a stable job history

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time, have the ability to reach and twist upper body, bend, and kneel. Must use hands for data entry much of the work day. Must be able to hear and speak both in person and by phone. Must be able to see and read fine print and lift up to 30 pounds. The position requires considerable concentration, ability to manage time effectively, follow instructions, and work without supervision. It is subject to stress caused by a changing public environment, diversity in the organization, heavy workload, and mandatory deadlines. Requires the ability to, assess information, ask questions, and execute assignments.

ENVIRONMENT FACTORS: Indoor activity with frequent exposure to video display computer terminal. Interface with the public. Moderate stress levels are constant with occasional significant stress. Employee must be able to work extended hours and weekends when necessary.

The Travis Central Appraisal District is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Travis Central Appraisal District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, military service, AIDS or HIV status, ancestry, national or ethnic origin and any other characteristic protected by law.
Resumes are welcome, but applicant must submit a completed employment application before an interview will be granted.