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Paralegal 3 - SOSTC Legal Services - 00119638

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Georgia.gov

Legal
Monroe, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

The Office of Legal Services is located on the GDC’s beautiful campus in Forsyth, Georgia. It is an easy commute from Atlanta’s southern suburbs or north from the Macon area. The GDC offers a generous benefits package, including various forms of insurance, retirement benefits through the State of Georgia, and access to post-secondary degree programs, POST certifications and other continuing education courses on diverse topics. Our practice is fast-paced, unique in the breadth of legal issues to which our team is exposed, and provides meaningful opportunities to impact Georgia’s criminal justice system.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree in paralegal studies from an accredited college or university AND One year of experience as a legal assistant in a legal environment; OR

Certificate from a paralegal training program AND Two years of experience as a legal assistant in a legal environment; OR

Four years of experience as a legal assistant in a legal environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience providing administrative support to the internal or external legal office representing a governmental entity;

2. Experience submitting and/or responding to requests for documents under the Open Records Act;

3. Experience processing contracts, agreements, and/or other similar document;

4. Experience using the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Team, PowerPoint, Excel and/or Outlook.

5. Experience doing data entry, particularly using Quick Base and/or GovQA.

6. Experience reviewing and processing lawsuits, discovery, and related documents.

7. Experience providing administrative support for a correctional or law enforcement entity.

8. Completion of an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university.

Comments: Applicants are strongly encouraged to include a cover letter that articulates in detail which, if any, of the preferred qualifications that they possess.

Location Name: SOSTC/ Legal Services
Address1: Gibson Hall
Address2: PO Box 1529
City: Forsyth Zipcode: 31029
County: MONROE COUNTY

Contact Name: Jennifer Ammons
Contact Phone#: 404-313-5529
Contact Email ID: jennifer.ammons@gdc.ga.gov
Comments: Applicants are strongly encouraged to include a cover letter that articulates in detail which, if any, of the preferred qualifications that they possess.

13 paid holidays per year, Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, 401(k), Vision Insurance, On the Job Training, Life Insurance.

About the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC):

The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) has one of the largest prison systems in the U.S. and is responsible for supervising approximately 47,000 state prisoners. It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 9,000 employees. For more information on the GDC, please visit https://jobs.gdc.ga.gov.

Mission Statement:

To protect Georgians by operating secure facilities and providing opportunities for offender rehabilitation.

Associate's degree in paralegal studies from an accredited college or university AND One year of experience as a legal assistant in a legal environment OR certificate from a paralegal training program AND Two years of experience as a legal assistant in a legal environment OR Four years of experience as a legal assistant in a legal environment.
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