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Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy

Department: Business and Industry

Division: Insurance

Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 35722

Open to current classified employees in the specified Department, with at least 6 months of continuous, full-time equivalent service.



Close Date:





Phone: (775)684-0151


Applications accepted

for another 5 Days 23 Hrs 34 Mins

The Position

Legal Secretaries perform specialized secretarial duties for attorneys, administrative law judges, and/or hearings officers.

Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.

This position works within the Division of Insurance, Carson City office. Duties include supervising two or more Legal Secretary IIs; overseeing the flow of work within the Legal section; providing technical assistance in the preparation of documents; and acting as a liaison between professional and clerical staff. The Supervising Legal Secretary may be assigned to perform the more difficult or complex legal secretarial duties for the unit which may include, in addition to the other duties, direct assignment as legal secretary to the Division's Chief Insurance Counsel. In addition, this position compiles unit statistics; provides training; prepare reports; and may have some responsibility for monitoring office supplies and arranging for archiving and storage of legal documents. This position has a travel requirement of up to 25%. * THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. *

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of clerical experience, three of which were performing progressively responsible legal secretarial work; OR one year of experience as a Legal Secretary II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Notes

A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

An Associate of Science degree with a legal secretarial emphasis is equivalent to one year of legal secretarial trainee experience.

Completion of a legal secretarial diploma program from an accredited business college is equivalent to one year of legal secretarial trainee experience.

The Examination

SUPERVISING LEGAL SECRETARY (02.151) Training and Experience Exam

The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.

1) Describe your experience, including the number of years, supervising legal secretarial staff.

2) Describe your experience, including the number of years, reviewing and formatting legal documents and writing correspondence and reports for management.

3) Describe your experience, including the number of years, with policy and procedure development, accounts maintenance and recordkeeping systems, such as ProLaw, Time Matters, E-Filing, and Excel spreadsheets.

4) Describe your experience, including the number of years, maintaining accurate calendaring of documents and court appearances.


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Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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