Legal Secretary II - Multiple Positions

Austin, TX

Legal Secretary II - Multiple Positions

 

EXPRESS INTERVIEW EVENT

 

Pass Initial Screening = Guaranteed On-Site Interview

 

Description - External

EXPRESS INTERVIEW EVENT

Pass Initial Screening = Guaranteed On-Site Interview

 

WE ARE TCEQ

Are you ready to make an impact on the Texas environment? The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality strives to protect our state's public health and natural resources consistent with sustainable economic development. Our goal is clean air, clean water, and the safe management of waste. At Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), we are passionate about protecting the environment; it is at the heart of everything we do.

We need your skills and passion. Bring your innovative ideas to the TCEQ team and actively work toward ensuring Texas has clean air, clean water, and safe waste management.

When joining our team, you get some great perks including, paid leave, health insurance, retirement plan, and state & federal holidays. Benefits & Perks at TCEQ.

Many positions have an opportunity for HYBRID work schedule.

YOUR FUTURE TEAM

As part of TCEQ Office of Legal Services team, you will support to one of the divisions, General Law, Environmental Law, or Litigation.

What You Will DO

TCEQ Legal Secretary positions play key roles in supporting their respective teams using your skills and experience to:

1.      Proofreads, edits, formats, and prepares documents in accordance with TCEQ accessibility guidelines and other requirements. 

2.      Prepares documents and correspondence for legal proceedings and for use in the office environment. 

3.      Maintains databases; tracks information; and compiles technical data for reports, correspondence, and legal documents.

4.      Organizes, assembles, and maintains cases, notebooks, files, and records.

5.      May coordinate other administrative support such as scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars, reserving meeting facilities, answering phones including the OLS reception phone, and coordinating travel arrangements.

Qualifications - External

Minimum Qualifications

· High school diploma/GED, plus two years of full-time experience providing clerical or administrative support

OR

· High school diploma/GED, plus one year of full-time experience as a legal secretary.

* Fifteen semester hours from an accredited college or university may be substituted for each six months of the required experience.

** 300 clock hours of course work in the clerical field from a licensed vocational, technical, or business school may be substituted for each six months of the required experience.

*** Completion of a legal secretarial curriculum from a licensed vocational, technical, or business school may be substituted for one year of the required experience

 

Preferred Qualifications

· Knowledge of legal practices and terminology; and of spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and grammar.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software, including Word, Excel, and/or Access.

· Ability to transcribe dictation; to maintain confidentiality in legal matters; and to organize and maintain files and records.

Transcripts / College hours or course work: See instructions on how to attach documents to your CAPPS Recruit account. A copy of your official college transcript or evaluation of foreign credentials is required if needed to meet the minimum qualification requirements outlined above.

Conditions of Employment:

TCEQ conducts a criminal history records search and a driving history search (if required for the job) on candidates offered employment.

In compliance with ADA, if you need any special accommodations during the employment process, please contact HRSS for assistance at (512) 239-0102.

Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Codes:

Veterans, Reservists or Guardsmen with experience in the Military Occupational Specialty found here, along with the minimum qualifications listed above are highly encouraged to apply. Please contact us at jobs@tceq.texas.gov with questions or for additional information.

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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