Legal Services Specialist
The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the County-wide classification of Legal Services Specialist. The vacancies exist within the County Counsel’s office and the Probation Department. Under general supervision, the incumbent performs varied and specialized confidential legal support duties, requiring thorough knowledge of the assigned department, division, or program, its procedures, and operational details; provides administrative support to legal staff; assists with calendaring and scheduling; composes and prepares correspondence using judgment in content and style; performs skilled word processing, data entry and organization, recordkeeping, statistical and technical report preparation, and filing; prepares legal documents; assists in case coordination and filing of documents in a timely manner; and performs related duties as assigned. The Legal Services Specialist is a County-wide classification. The employment list established from this recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies in other departments.
Minimum: Equivalent to graduation from high school and three (3) years of increasingly responsible clerical work, with some experience providing office support in a legal office or court setting.
Preferred: Completion of at least two years of college (60 semester units) in a related field and at least two (2) years of experience as a legal secretary or providing office support in a legal office or court setting.
Licensing and Certification: Typing Certificate: Min: Net 40 wpm. Typing Certificate must indicate result from a five (5) minute test of at least the minimum net wpm required.
Special Requirements: The ability to obtain a valid California Class C driver's license within ten (10) days of employment; may be required to maintain license throughout employment at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation which includes Live Scan fingerprinting. Will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109.