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Administrative Assistant I - Public Defender Office (Part-time)

Kittanning, PA
This is a part-time position at approximately three (3) days per week, M - F, 8 AM to 4:30 PM.

Overall Responsibilities:  
To perform varied specialized secretarial and administrative functions, procedures and related duties, in a timely manner to assure efficient operation of the Public Defender’s office; and to act as liaison between the office and other County agencies and/or departments.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Maintains the continuous work flow of the office and assures productive interaction with legal staff and other offices/agencies; takes, transcribes and types dictation, including legal opinions, briefs, memos, subpoenas and other related legal documents; maintains legal files and filing/tracking systems on all court cases and appeals, invoices and billings; logs opinions, orders and other court decisions; performs necessary docketing of cases; processes a variety of legal forms, completely and accurately, to implement court orders and proceedings; operates computer and software to maintain necessary information; opens, screens and distributes mail appropriately; composes replies to routine correspondence; answers phone calls and routine inquiries, or directs calls to appropriate individuals; interacts with general public, clients and other internal departments; makes and cancels appointments as required.

EDUCATION/TRAINING: High school diploma or equivalent, plus some secretarial, legal and computer training.
WORK EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years working experience in government preferred.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, disability, or any other legally protected status.
For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.

The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.
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