Senior Legal Assistant
41000546-51256777-20140709110001 Agency Name: Legal AffairsDescription:Working Title: SENIOR LEGAL ASSISTANTBroadband/Class Code: 23-2011-02Position Number: 41000546-51256777Annual Compensation range: $36,400 - $40,000Announcement Type: Open CompetitiveCity: MIAMIFacility: Pay Grade/ Pay Band: BB006Closing Date: 8/31/2014The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more info click on our E-Verify website.The anticipated starting compensation range is $36,400 - $40,000. Position may be filled at or near the min of the starting range.SPECIAL NOTES: Legal research experience essential; a law degree or certificate in paralegal studies desirable. Excellent writing expertise and good technical skills essential.OTHER SPECIAL NOTES: Outstanding knowledge of Florida and Federal Court Systems.Experience with Westlaw or Lexis Nexis.MIN AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor's Degree and 3 yrs of professional background in statistics, research, analysis or program evaluation. A Master's Degree can substitute for 1yr of the minimum requirements. A Juris Doctorate or Doctorate can substitute for the minimum experience. Professional or nonprofessional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS. IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE 1st SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-XXXX. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS, A STATE OF FLORIDA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION MAY BE FAXED TO 1-888-403-XXXX. IF AN APPLICATION IS FAXED, YOU WILL BE CALLED BY THE PEOPLE 1st SERVICE CENTER TO RESPOND TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.THIS JOB MANDATES A EXPERIENCE CHECK INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(2)(a), FLA. STATUTE. WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE SYSTEM.THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People 1st Service Center (1-877-562-XXXX). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans Preference will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. However, candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any others documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. All documentation is due by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. For info on the supporting documentation required, clickhere. Candidates may also fax their supporting documentation to People 1st at 1-888-403-XXXX.
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