LEGAL SECRETARY, CLOVIS OFFICE

Salary: $33,232-$34,561 Dependent on experience

Purpose:

This position provides secretarial assistance to office staff.

Supervision:

Incumbent receives general supervision from the assigned supervisor.

Examples of Work Performed:

Incumbent prepares legal documents and correspondence; assists in trial preparation; performs data entry including Case Management System (CMS) entry and merge document production; transcribes; maintains calendars; prepares and maintains case files: provides customer service; contacts witnesses; and performs other related job duties.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is a mid-level position of the secretarial series.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an office environment. Some physical effort and travel may be required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

This position requires knowledge of the criminal justice system, general office equipment; good typing, word processing skills and operational knowledge of spreadsheet programs; good math, grammar and proof reading skills; Case Management System (CMS) skills and the ability to merge documents; the ability to prepare and draft legal documents; filing skills, and organizational skills; customer relations skills; ability to communicate effectively and follow directions and policies.

Requirements:

High school diploma or GED, plus two (2) years work experience in a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three (3) years work experience and/or education in a related field.

Email resume to snorth@da.state.nm.us Attn: Steve North

VICTIM-WITNESS ASSISTANT, CLOVIS OFFICE

Salary: $37,300-$40,000 Dependent on experience

Purpose:

This position provides services to victims and witnesses of crimes.

Supervision:

Incumbent receives close supervision from the assigned supervisor.

Examples of Work Performed:

Incumbent prepares victim and witness notification of court and non-court events; creates, organizes and maintains case files to include duties related to the maintenance of electronic files in the office case management system; assists victims with the completion of various documents related to restitution, compensation, and the return of property to victims; educates victims and witnesses regarding the criminal justice process; may accompany victims and/or witnesses to court proceedings; may provide direction to program volunteers; networks with community resources; and performs other related job duties.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is an entry level position of the victim-witness series.

Working Conditions:Most work is performed in an office environment. Some physical effort and frequent travel may be required. May be required to be on-call during non-working hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

This position requires some knowledge of the criminal justice system, court proceedings, and procedures within the District Attorney’s office; communication and organizational skills; ability to prepare reports and correspondence; ability to work with diverse individuals and agencies.

Requirements:

Associates Degree in criminal justice, social sciences, or related field or at least two (2) years work experience in the criminal justice system, criminal law, human services, or other related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice, social sciences, or related field; or four (4) years work experience in a related field.

Email resume to snorth@da.state.nm.us Attn: Steve North

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Email:      9thda@da.state.nm.us
Address: 
 417 Gidding, Suite 200

              Clovis, NM 88101
Phone:    575-769-2246

Fax:        575-769-3198

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