Job Type






Legal Secretary* San Bernardino

San Bernardino County HR

San Bernardino County HR San Bernardino CA United States

3 months ago

The Job

We offer a competitive salary with bi-annual step increases of approximately 2.5% up to top salary step of $72,758 annually...

New Top Step of $74,568 effective 7/15/23

The Office of the County Counsel invites applications for a Legal Secretary* who performs a variety of legal secretarial duties providing litigation and administrative support services to attorneys and paralegals in the Office of the County Counsel. This position processes or oversees the preparation and filing of legal documents; schedules meetings; calendars litigation deadlines; maintains calendars; makes travel arrangements; composes and formats legal documents; and stays abreast of changes to court rules, regulations or proceedings.
• Official title: Executive Secretary II. For a more detailed description of the job duties, review the Executive Secretary II job description.

Excellent Benefits Package


Pre-employment Process: Applicants must pass a background check, which includes fingerprinting and physical exam, prior to appointment.

Minimum Requirements

Experience: Two and a half (2 ½) years of recent full-time equivalent secretarial work experience in support of professional or administrative position(s) where duties included calendaring, scheduling meetings, composing correspondence, maintaining files and records, preparing agendas, and taking minutes, of which (1) year of full-time work experience must include preparing and processing legal documents such as pleadings, briefs, and motions under an attorney's supervision . Experience must be within the past five (5) years.

NOTE: Duties must be clearly described in the work history section in order to be considered. Internships, Clerkships and Student experience is not considered qualifying work experience.
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Typing: 50 w.p.m. corrected typing speed.

Note: Qualifying experience is typically equivalent to the San Bernardino County Secretary I classification and above. General clerical experience is not qualifying.

Desired Qualifications

Experience as a legal secretary supporting civil law attorneys is highly desirable.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in your Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department.

Application Procedure : Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.

All communications regarding the selection process will be via email. Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mail frequently to learn additional information regarding this recruitment. Check your GovernmentJobs account for notifications. Update your firewalls to allow e-mails from San Bernardino County through Update your Spam, Junk, and Bulk settings to ensure it will not spam/block/filter communications from email addresses with the following domain "". Finally, be sure to keep your personal information updated. Taking these steps now will help ensure you receive all communications regarding this recruitment.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note: if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application, we have not received your application.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process

Closing Date/Time: 3/10/2023 5:00 PM Pacific
San Bernardino CA USA

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