The Joliet office of Prairie State Legal Services is seeking a legal secretary (approximately 37.5 hours per week).
Job Description and Qualifications
The secretary will participate in a full range of office duties in a fast-paced environment including daily typing, drafting legal pleadings, filing, photocopying, answering the phone, conducting initial intake, orderly maintenance of cases and form files, greeting clients/guests, generating case reports as needed, and other clerical duties. This position is not a paralegal position.
Qualifications: Interest in and commitment to assisting low-income individuals in the resolution of their legal problems. Successful candidate must have strong computer skills and general office experience, legal experience preferred. Spanish-speaking is preferred, but not a requirement.
Salary and Benefits: Salary depends upon experience. Excellent benefit package includes health and dental coverage, with a modest employee co-pay; liberal health and vacation leave, and a 403(b) retirement savings plan with an employer match.
No phone calls please. Please send resume and references via email to: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “Joliet Legal Secretary” in the subject line of your email. Women, minorities and handicapped persons are encouraged to apply. Prairie State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Resumes accepted until position is filled.