State of Hawaii Executive Branch
Palolo Homes, HI, United States
Part-time Temporary Legal Clerk
The candidate will perform a wide variety of legal clerical work in support of attorneys which primarily involve the preparation, processing and filing of a variety of complex legal and court documents with courts or quasi-judicial bodies; prepare a successive variety of documents for each case which require a variety of specialized procedures for preparation, processing and filing; prioritize assignments in order to complete preparation and processing of legal and court documents for various cases within frequent time constraints and established deadlines; and perform other related duties as assigned. Must have had progressively responsible experience of the kind and
quality described and in the amounts specified below, or any other equivalent combination of training and experience. Should have progressively responsible legal clerical work experience which involved preparing, typing, processing and filing legal documents and which demonstrated the prerequisite knowledge and abilities described above. Supervisory aptitude is the demonstration of aptitude or potential for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects of supervision, e.g., by serving as a group or team leader; or in similar work in which opportunities for demonstrating supervisory capabilities exist; or by completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; and/or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential.
Substitutions Allowed: Successful completion of a substantially full-time legal secretarial curriculum at an accredited community college, business or technical school may be substituted for the Specialized Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester credit hours of satisfactorily completed coursework for six (6) months of experience, up to a maximum of two (2) years. Successful completion of a substantially full-time legal assistant/paralegal curriculum at an accredited community college, business or technical school may be substituted for the Specialized Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester credit hours of satisfactorily completed course work for six (6) months of experience, up to a maximum of two (2) years.
Skilled Typing Requirement: Must be able to type accurately, using a computer, word processing and/or other software applications, at the rate of 40 net words per minute.
Knowledge of: Legal terminology; court functions; format, content and the use of legal documents; various types of court actions and associated processes and procedures; legal and office practices and procedures; grammar, spelling, punctuation, word usage and sentence construction; legal documents preparation, processing and filing practices and procedures; and procedures for processing and filing legal and court documents with courts, boards and commissions.
Ability to: Prepare, process and file a variety of legal and court documents, in proper format, in accordance with established procedures; carry out legal office clerical routines; communicate effectively with others and maintain harmonious working relationships; and type accurately (using a computer, word processing and/or other software applications) at the rate of 40 net words per minute. Supervising Legal Clerk also requires the ability to assign, direct, review and evaluate the work of others; and organize legal clerical work activities and conduct administrative support functions.
Recruitment Number: 216232
State of Hawaii Executive Branch
1001 Bishop Street P.O. Box 616
United States 96809
Website : http://hawaii.gov/ethics/findisc/appoff/exbranch