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LEGAL TECHNICIAN

City of Peoria, Illinois

City of Peoria, Illinois

Legal
Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024
  • Applications are required for each vacancy. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of applications. The application must be signed, dated, completely filled in and returned to the Human Resources Department by the filing date indicated on the Vacancy Announcement. All information submitted is subject to verification.
  • The City only accepts applications for posted positions.
  • If selected, City residency must be established within one year of hire (or within the timeframe outlined in bargaining unit contract, if applicable). Residency must be maintained for the duration of employment. Applicants need not be current residents of the City of Peoria to be considered.
  • After an offer of employment but prior to hire, all applicants must complete a medical examination including a drug screen.
  • All new hires will be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • A summary of employment benefits may be obtained by contacting the City’s Human Resources Department.
  • The City’s Administrative Action Plan for Fair Practices is available for inspection by contacting the City’s Equal Opportunity Office, City Hall, Room 303 or by calling (309) 494-8594.
  • Applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the selection process may notify the Human Resources Department of such request.

The City of Peoria is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Description

SUMMARY: Assist attorneys with document and file preparation. This is accomplished by scheduling appointments; handling correspondence; and drafting a variety of legal documents.

INITIAL SCREENING: FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2024
OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Examples of Duties

IMPORTANT ATTRIBUTES: Knowledge of specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature. Skill in using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines; organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assignments with a minimum of direction; applying logical thinking to solve problems or accomplish tasks; to understand, interpret and communicate complicated policies, procedures and protocols; using mathematics; communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; and preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias; perform the four basic arithmetic operations; and to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Six-months to one year of advanced study or training past high school equivalency like community college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools and one to three years progressively responsible related experience, a typing speed of 40 wpm and be able to meet the transportation requirements of the job required.

A background check will also be performed. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, considered.

Supplemental Information

MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Work is performed in a normal office environment. Working conditions are relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. *Please notify the Human Resources Department if accommodations are required to participate in the selection process.