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Trial Assistant I or II

Company: Deschutes County
Location: Bend
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Trial Assistant I or II Print (/deschutes/job/_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3051903&sharedWindow=0) Apply Trial Assistant I or II Salary $3,590.81 - $5,305.29 Monthly Location Bend, OR Job Type Regular, full time, full benefits Department District Attorney's Office Job Number 2021-00060 Closing 5/4/2021 11:59 PM Pacific + Description + Benefits + Questions Summary Deschutes County is accepting applications for a Trial Assistant I or II. Depending on classification, this position will perform a variety of moderately complex too difficult and complex legal clerical duties, which may require a thorough and specialized knowledge of legal terms and formats. Incumbent will provide administrative support for Deputy District Attorneys, including preparing and issuing legal documents, creating and maintaining case files, coordinating restitution and jury instructions, and scheduling hearings.This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent viaemail and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your account for application status. Additional information regarding the position may be found by clickinghere. (/careers/deschutes/classspecs) Compensation Trial Assistant I: $3,590.81 to $4,812.05 - Trial Assistant II: $3,958.87 to $5,305.29 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union represented position is available immediately. Placement is dependent upon education and experience. Minimum Qualifications Trial Assistant I: High School diploma or GED equivalent; AND one year of office clerical support and computer experience; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. Trial Assistant II: High School diploma or GED equivalent; AND two years of legal office and computer experience; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. Preference will be given for: + Experience with Oregon Judicial Information Network (OJIN), and certification in Law Enforcement Data System (LEDS). + Bilingual in Spanish and English. + Knowledge of cataloging systems. Must have knowledge of: + DAO policies, procedures, organization, and operations. + Relevant statutes, policies and procedures, and specialized court software applications. + Basic legal system and law enforcement agency procedures and terminology. + Principles of record keeping, case files, and records management. + Basic laws and regulations governing the release of information from Court records. Must have skill in: + Reading legal documents, and extracting relevant information. + Learning to draft, prepare, file, and distribute various types of legal documents. + Creating reports, technical documents, and legal correspondence. + Dealing tactfully and courteously with people seeking information about DAO functions and activities. + Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software, and entering information into a computer system with speed and accuracy. + Effectively handling hostile, angry, and emotional customers. + Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers, attorneys, law enforcement agencies, and other participants in the criminal justice process. + Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Necessary Special Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Physical Requirements: Must have the ability to work in an office that is environmentally controlled; possess sufficient hand coordination to perform keyboarding and data entry; arm/hand movements to retrieve work materials and operate a variety of general office equipment. The position is frequently required to sit, walk, stoop, bend, reach, stand, grasp, talk, hear, see, and may occasionally lift up to 10 pounds. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes County offers eligible employees a comprehensive health care package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their eligible dependents at a minimal cost of $90 per month. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following 1 month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, Deschutes County provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: + Life Insurance for employee and dependents + Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance + Long-term Disability Insurance + Employee Assistance Program + Retirement Program through Oregon PERS + Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: + 125 Flexible Spending Program + 457 Deferred Compensation Program + Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please /hrand click on Employee Benefits. 01 This position requires a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent; AND one (1) year of office clerical support and computer experience; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. Do you meet the requirements as listed above? + Yes + No 02 Please describe how you meet the requirements as listed above. 03 Please describe your relevant work experience as it relates to this position including your experience of legal processes and working/training in an environment where the work is complex. This may include experience or training in the courts, law offices, banking, accounting or other related fields. 04 Please describe your experience working in a high-production environment in which it was necessary to accurately process large volumes of work on a daily basis and within tight time constraints. Specify the type of work you performed, the volume you produced on a daily basis, and the deadlines you worked under. 05 Please describe the experience that demonstrates your ability to write clearly and concisely, and to independently draft routine orders, memoranda, and responses to legal correspondence. 06 Please describe your experience using word processing software, including: the types of documents you have prepared; the types of software and hardware you have used; and your level of proficiency using Microsoft Word. 07 Do you have additional experience that we should consider - such as experience in a District Attorney, law office, court or other legal environment; experience with OJIN or LEDS: or your knowledge of cataloging systems? + Yes + No 08 If applicable, please describe the additional experience that you would like us to consider. 09 Preference will be given for bilingual in English and Spanish. Do you speak and/or write in English and Spanish? + No + Yes, I speak English and some Spanish + Yes, I speak English and Spanish fluently + Yes, I speak and write English and Spanish fluently Required Question Agency Deschutes County Human Resources Address 1300 NW Wall Street Suite 201Bend, Oregon, 97703 Phone (541) 330-4643 Website /jobs Apply Please verify your email addressVerify Email

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