Gallatin County Legal Assistant for Gallatin County Attorney's Office in Bozeman, Montana

Legal Assistant for Gallatin County Attorney's OfficePrinter-Friendly VersionThe above documents are required. Incomplete packets may not be considered.Gallatin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer:Gallatin County does not discriminate on the bases ofrace, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or marital status.

This position is located in the Gallatin County Attorney's office and responsibilities include clerical and office administrative duties; greeting and assisting the public in person and on the telephone; data entry; drafting legal correspondence and basic legal documents, and file management and administrative support for a variety of programs and activities in the Attorney’s Office. This position also provides support to the attorneys and for planned and unplanned activities in the Attorney’s Office. The position reports to the County Attorney and Chief Deputy Attorneys,

and it does not directly supervise other County personnel.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

This work requires knowledge of state and local statutes, rules, regulations and procedures; of county government operations; legal terminology and documents; and manual and electronic database management methods and techniques. The person in this position must have strong computer skills in word processing, Outlook, and various other office software methods, practices and procedures. The work also requires knowledge of appropriate sources of information needed to carry out administrative and program support, including the knowledge of law office operations and equipment, and related administrative and clerical support functions. The position also requires the ability to perform detailed administrative work; effectively communicate verbally and in writing; exercise courtesy and tact in receiving the public and in giving and obtaining

information; and understand and maintain safeguards for sensitive and confidential information.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

The required knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, a work related vocational program such as paralegal or related field, and one to two (1-2) years of job-related work experience.

Licenses and Certifications: Applicants for this positionmust possess a valid driver’s license issued by the state of Montana,provide own transportation to conduct out of office job duties (mileage reimbursement provided under the County policy), and to be insurable under the County’s liability policies.

As a condition of hire, the final candidate will be required to successfully pass a criminal history check and background investigation.

For application consideration, the following documents are required to be submitted to the Gallatin County Human Resources Office located at 311 W. Main St., Rm 303, Bozeman, MT or email tohrjobs@gallatin.mt.gov:

  • Cover Letter

  • Gallatin County Application

  • Applicant Survey

  • Resume and three (3) work references

CLOSING DATE:

POST UNTIL FILLED

CONTACT:

Gallatin County Human Resources Office:hrjobs@gallatin.mt.gov

JOB LOCATION:

Bozeman, MT 59715

SALARY:

$2,717.97 to $2,917.31 per month based on

an hourly wage of $15.68 to $16.83 DOQ,

plus Excellent Benefits.

WORK HOURS:

Full-time, Hours to be discussed at the

interview.