Goverment Jobs
Published
February 25, 2020
Location
Lansing, Michigan
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Description

Job Description

This position provides experienced legal secretarial duties within the Child Support Division of the Department of Attorney General. This position requires considerable knowledge and expertise to proficiently prepare and finalize legal pleadings for filing with the various state and federal courts. This position also performs a wide variety of other legal secretarial duties, including coordinating attorney schedules for attendance at court hearings for a high-volume caseload, and communicating efficiently and courteously with defense attorneys, victims, and witnesses on the phone and via email.

Position Description: https://mcsc.state.mi.us/AgencyPDFs/leglsecfincrimes.docx

Required Education and Experience

Education
Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.

Experience
Legal Secretary 7
Two years of administrative support experience where use of a personal computer to prepare correspondence, reports, charts, etc., or to enter/retrieve/update information is an essential part of the work, including one year equivalent to 6-level administrative support experience.

Legal Secretary E8
Three years of administrative support experience where use of a personal computer to prepare correspondence, reports, charts, etc., or to enter/retrieve/update information is an essential part of the work, including one year involving legal secretarial practices equivalent to a Legal Secretary 7.

Legal Secretary 9
Four years of office experience involving administrative support practices, including two years involving legal secretarial practices equivalent to a Legal Secretary 7 or one year equivalent to a Legal Secretary E8.

Additional Requirements and Information

Some positions may require stenographic skills.

View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/LegalSecretary_12781_7.pdf

Please attach a cover letter and resume.

State employment benefits include everything from health insurance to retirement income and are worth about 40% of your salary
This page gives a brief explanation of some of the benefits that are provided by the State of Michigan according to union contracts or Civil Service Rules. See details on these and other employment information.

Leave Time

Full time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation leave days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year, and employees receive 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations.

Holidays

State employees receive 12 scheduled holidays each year, which include New Years Eve Day and New Years Day, Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day just to name a few.

Alternative Work Schedules

Flexible work schedules and telecommuting options are available in many jobs.

Insurance and Other Benefits

Insurances include health, vision, dental and life. Employees also have the option to purchase additional life, accidental death, long term disability, long term care insurance, and legal services. Flexible spending accounts for medical expenses and child care are also available.

Deferred Compensation

Employees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the 457 and 401(k). Employees decide the amount you want deducted from your paycheck.

Retirement

Employees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match that percentage (up to 3%). ORS administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: a Defined Benefit (DB) plan and a Defined Contribution (DC) plan. Use thefollowing link for detailed information:

Two plans for State Employees

01
LGLSEC ? Do you possess at least an educational level typically acquired through the completion of high school and at least two years of office experience involving administrative support practices, including one year equivalent to 6-level administrative support experience?

  • Yes
  • No
02
LGLSEC - Please select your level of experience.

  • Less than two years of office experience involving administrative support activities.
  • At least two years of office experience involving administrative support practices including one year equivalent to 6-level administrative support experience.
  • At least three years of office experience involving administrative support practices, including one year involving legal secretarial practices equivalent to a Legal Secretary 7.
  • At least four years of office experience involving administrative support practices, including two years involving legal secretarial practices equivalent to a Legal Secretary 7 or one year equivalent to a Legal Secretary E8.
  • At least five years of office experience involving administrative support practices, including two years involving legal secretarial practices equivalent to a Legal Secretary E8 or one year equivalent to a Legal Secretary 9.
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LGLSECA - Do you possess at least an educational level typically acquired through the completion of high school and at least four years of of office experience involving administrative support practices, including two years involving legal secretarial practices equivalent to a Legal Secretary 7 or one year equivalent to a Legal Secretary E8?

  • Yes
  • No
04
Do you have experience e-filing in Michigan and/or Federal Courts?

  • Yes
  • No

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