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Legal Assistant

Location: MARTINSVILLE, VA, 24112
Type: Full-Time, Permanent, Non-Remote
Posted on: November 16, 2023
Job Description
Seeking an individual to fill the position of Legal Assistant for the Commonwealths Attorneys Office. This individual will perform intermediate legal clerical and administrative work. Qualified individual should have an understanding of the judicial process and legal procedures and practices; knowledge of criminal justice system preferred. This individual must be able to communicate effectively and interact with courts and counsel while exercising good judgment and discretion.
High School Diploma or equivalent required with a minimum of three years of experience in a legal setting such as a law office, governmental agency, court system or other comparable setting. The minimum starting annual salary for this position is $36,666 ($18.80/hour) and may be increased depending on relevant experience and qualifications, plus excellent benefits outlined below. The work schedule is 37 ½ hours per week. Initial screening will include a computer aptitude test.
Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and application no later than December 1, 2023. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Benefits • Paid vacation/sick leave and 13 paid holidays
• Defined benefit retirement plan through Virginia Retirement System
• Employer paid health insurance for employee
• Employer paid short and long-term disability (Hybrid employees)
• Employer paid life insurance
• Pre-tax flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare
• Employee Assistance Program
Applicants may use the same online application to apply to multiple job postings and update as necessary.In order to apply, one must submit his or her saved application to each job posting.
We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, sex, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Personnel decisions are based on merit and the ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Department: Commonwealths Attorneys Office
This is a full time position
Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: $36,666.00 (minimum) DOE (Depends on Experience) Benefits Provided: Flexible Benefit Account, Life Insurance, Medical, Retirement/Pension, Sick Leave, Uniform Allowance, Vacation Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
Day Shift
Evening/Swing Shift
Night/Graveyard Shift
Night/Graveyard Shift
Rotating Shift
Split Shift
Split Shift
Flexible Shift
Hours per Week:
Hours Not Specified
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