31 Jan
Legal Office Assistant II
California, Nevadacity , 95959 Nevadacity USA

Legal Office Assistant IIPrint (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mynevadacounty/jobs/newprint/4371851) ApplyLegal Office Assistant IISalary $43,039.92 - $52,542.96 AnnuallyLocation Nevada City, CAJob TypeFull TimeJob Number2024-0028DepartmentSheriff-AdministrationOpening Date01/31/2024Closing Date2/18/2024 11:59 PM Pacific

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Definition and Class CharacteristicsINTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 29, 2024 Are you interested in a career in the law enforcement field? Consider applying to work with the Nevada County Sheriff's Office as a Legal Office Assistant I/II! We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our fast-paced team. We provide opportunities for professional growth and advancement after gaining experience and achieving proficiency.Examples of duties:

Enters and retrieves data; researches databases/files to resolve if individuals are in compliance with statutes; runs driver's licenses and rap sheets; processes criminal warrants; issues county and state permits

Screens visitors and calls, takes messages, and makes appointments; provides information regarding activities and functions; processes mail; orders office supplies; supervises and keeps facility secure

Fingerprints the public, arrestees, and inmates; registers sex, arson and drug offenders

Researches, compiles and summarizes statistical data, prepares spreadsheets, reviews/sanitizes confidential and critical information, issues reports,; images booking and crime reports

Deposits monies and pays bills; records expenditures and reconciles

Serves as subject matter expert

May work offsite to prepare inventory of Public Administrator cases, protect the assets, and prepare for sale; sell personal and real property at Sheriff's Sales and prepares Sheriff's Certificate of Sale; will seize and sell, or seize and turn over personal property under Claim and Delivery process

Why Nevada County Sheriff’s Office?Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and clear communication, sets us up to be an impactful organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides meaningful programming to keep us safe and healthy.Benefits: This is a full-time position, and the County of Nevada offers an extensive benefit package including, but not limited to, CalPERS retirement, medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, and flexible spending and dependent care accounts (FSA & DCA), and a deferred compensation plan including 401(a), 457(b) and Roth options. You will also receive a generous leave program that includes vacation, sick, administrative and holiday leave.The County offers a tuition reimbursement program for all employees.Nevada County is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program (https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service) through the Department of Education. Background Investigation:Qualified candidates will be subject to a background investigation before hire.You matter at Nevada County.Your contribution, your worth, and your ideas all have a place here. We thrive on clear and ongoing employee communication, and we strive to be the best version of ourselves through continuous improvement. We learn and grow as a team. Phenomenal discoveries happen when people from diverse sets of backgrounds come together. Best of all, you make a difference in the lives of our community every day.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Candidates are encouraged to apply to both levels of this position.Please review the full job descriptionhere (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mynevadacounty/classspecs/1078101?keywords=Legal%20Office%20Assistant&pagetype=classSpecifications) . Education and Experience RequiredLevel I: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate and two years of responsible clerical and staff support experience. LOAs Is assigned to some offices must complete POST law enforcement clerk course and/or CLETS within one year of hire.Level II(in addition to the above): Two years of experience in a legal support assignments equivalent to the County's Legal Office Assistant I and for LOAs assigned to some offices, completion of POST law enforcement clerk course and/or CLETS training.Licenses and CertificatesPossession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire.Typing at a net rate of 40 wpm.Completion of POST law enforcement clerk course and/or CLETS training required for certain positions within one year of hire, as noted on the job announcement.Benefits GuideThe Benefits Guide (https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/50968/Nevada-County-2024-Open-Enrollment-Benefits-Guide) is a comprehensive document for employees of the County of Nevada. Information contained in this summary of benefits is not a binding document. Refer to specific unit summaries and agreements (MOUs) (https://nevadacountyca.gov/475/Memoranda-of-Understanding-MOUs) for additional benefit information for each employee group.Health InsuranceThe County sponsored plan for 2024 is the PERS Gold PPO, but you can also choose plans from providers such as Anthem, Blue Shield, and PORAC (if you are a member) to suit your needs.2024 Health Insurance Plans

Anthem Select HMO

Anthem Traditional HMO

Blue Shield CalPERS Access+ HMO

Blue Shield Trio HMO

Kaiser HMO

PERS Gold PPO (County sponsored plan)

PERS Platinum PPO

PORAC (Available to PORAC members only)

Flexible Spending AccountsThe County offers employees the option to contribute to a pre-tax medical FSA and dependent Care FSA.Life InsuranceVoya is the County's life insurance provider. We offer the following products through Voya:

Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Basic Term Life

Optional Accidental Death and Dismemberment plans

Optional Dependent Term Life

Optional Term Life

Dental & Vision InsuranceNevada County employees can opt to receive dental and vision insurance without opting for health insurance coverage as well. This will give employees more flexibility to match their choice of insurance plans to their specific needs. Delta Dental is the dental provider offered through Nevada County and VSP Vision Care is our vision care provider.RetirementThe County is a member of the CalPERS retirement system and provides the opportunity for voluntary contributions to a 457 deferred compensation account through Nationwide by way of pre-tax and Roth payroll deductions.CalPERS Miscellaneous Tiers: Tier 1 (Classic-former employee originally hired on or before 12/13/12 and are returning to Nevada County) 2.7% @ 55 Tier 2 (Hired by a CalPERS employer between 12/14/12-12/31/12 and coming to Nevada County with less than 6 months between separation from former CalPERS employer and hire date with Nevada County) 2%@60 Tier 3 (Hired by first CalPERS employer on or after 1/1/13 or having a break in service of more than six months between another CalPERS employer and Nevada County) 2%@62 CalPERS Safety tiers: Tier 1 (Classic-former employees originally hired on or before 12/13/12 and are returning to Nevada County) 3% @ 50. Tier 2 (Hired by a CalPERS employer between 7/2411-12/31/12 and coming to Nevada County with less than 6-months between separation from former CalPERS employer and hire date with Nevada County) 3% @ 55. Tier 3 (Hired by any CalPERS employer on or after 1/1/13) 2.7% @ 57. We encourage you to visit the CalPERS home page,www.calpers.ca.gov, to search related information about the retirement plans noted here so that you fully understand what your retirement formula means to you. NEVADA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERAny information on this page or documents and links are subject to change without notice.Nevada County Human Resources Department950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City, CA 95959 (530) 265-7010 option 2Human.resources@nevadacountyca.govwww.nevadacountyca.gov 01 Which of the following choices best describes your level of education? If you indicate you have a level above high school, please note that educational points cannot be provided if you do not attach a copy of your college level transcripts (unofficial are accepted) or degree.

Did not graduate High School or GED

High School or GED

Some college: 0-59 units

Some college: 60-89 units

Some college: 90-119 units

Associates Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

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Which of the following best describes your years of experience performing legal support assignments equivalent to the County's Legal Office Assistant I position?

No experience

Less than one year

1 year

2 years

3 years

4 years

5 or more years

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The Legal Office Assistant works with the Microsoft Office suite of products like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook. Please describe your proficiency with Microsoft Office and Outlook.

I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.

I have had education or training in how to perform this task but have not yet performed it on the job.

I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.

I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.

I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.

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The Legal Office Assistant spends their time and the time of others on what's important; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks and creates focus. Please tell us about your experience in priority setting.

I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.

I have had education or training in how to perform this task but have not yet performed it on the job.

I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.

I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.

I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.

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The ability to type at a net rate of 40 words per minute is required. What is your net typing speed?

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What type of work environment do you work best in? Please describe how you contribute to this type of environment.

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The Legal Office Assistant is one who is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain. Please tell us about a time in the past when would demonstrate your integrity and trust in a situation requiring you to admit to a mistake or failure.

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