Under general supervision, performs advanced journey level, complex, and highly confidential legal secretarial work for judges. This position is regular, full-time, represented and non-exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act. This is a represented position.
Essential Functions (Core Competencies), including, but not limited to:
The ideal job applicant will possess all of the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below, including other KSAs and meet all minimum requirements. A more detailed list of minimum requirements and KSAs is available upon request in the form of a job specification.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities– The successful applicant will possess the following (KSAs):
Educational and Work Experience Requirements
Assignments may be in either Fairfield or Vallejo and may change depending on judicial assignment. Must be willing to work in either location.
A valid California driver’s license may be required or the ability to provide alternate transportation if prohibited by a medically documented disability from obtaining a driver’s license.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
The duties assigned to this position requires standing, walking, use hands to finger, handle, pinch, pull objects or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, and balance. Customarily, assigned work may include frequent lifting of up to approximately 10 pounds and the need to sit and work at a computer for long periods of time. Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds may be required. Some bending, stooping, and/or squatting may be required. While performing assigned duties, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise and traffic level in the work environment are similar to a high volume business office. Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered during pre-employment testing period and after employment when requested, medically documented, and determined by the court to be appropriate under applicable law.
To be considered for this position, job applicants are required to complete: (1) an official court application, (2) a supplemental application, and to submit (3) a writing sample in the form of written correspondence, official memorandum, pleading or other legal document you have prepared, not to exceed five pages. You are required to sign and date the application, the responses to the supplemental questions, and the writing sample documents. The supplemental application is attached to the job announcement. Applicants who are successful in the application packet-screening phase will move on to the interview phase, which includes a written exam. A panel of subject-matter-experts (SMEs) will conduct a structured oral interview. The panel will review the degree to which each applicant demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Eligible job applicants will be notified by telephone or letter of the date and location prior to scheduling for the examination.
Official application forms and job announcement with attached supplemental application are available on the court’s Web site, www.solano.courts.ca.gov or application forms may be picked up from the court’s human resources department in the Executive Office at 600 Union Avenue, Fairfield. Applications may be mailed or dropped off at the court and must be received by close of business on the final filing date, June 22, 2018. Faxes, e-mails or postmarks are not accepted.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $52,281.00 to $63,548.00 /year