Legal Assistant Job at Rockingham County, NH, Exeter, NH

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  • Rockingham County, NH
  • Exeter, NH

Job Description

Salary: $21.85 - $27.75 Hourly

Location : Brentwood, NH

Job Type: Full-time

Job Number: 21-00312

Department: County Attorney Staff

Division: County Attorney

Opening Date: 06/28/2024

Welcome to the commerce center of Southern New Hampshire! Here at Rockingham County, NH, we service our local community through efforts at our County Attorney's Office, Registry of Deeds, Sheriff's Office, Department of Corrections, Finance Office, Nursing Home, Assisted Living Community, and Facilities Operations. We believe in empowering and challenging our team members through opportunities of growth, education, and wellness initiatives. Our team is driven by our mission of serving our community. Be a part of the bigger picture, work alongside industry professionals, enjoy fantastic benefits + generous paid time off, and discover the Rockingham County difference.


SCOPE OF POSITION:
The Legal Assistant will provide clerical support to all prosecutorial efforts of the County Attorney's Office related to cases in an assigned area. Supports two or more attorneys' heavy clerical workloads along with other varied tasks associated in a fast paced and dynamic office.

A DAY IN THE LIFE


The Legal Assistant is a vital part of the team at the County Attorney's Office and supports the team by providing clerical assistance in assigned areas. This could include subpoenaing witnesses, acting as a liaison for general scheduling purposes, filing, redacting, preparing, and mailing digital discoveries within the court mandated time frame, along with transcribing, drafting, filing, and mailing legal correspondences. The Legal Assistant is also responsible for running criminal record checks on defendants as needed. We require our Legal Assistants to attend the State Police Telecommunications System training within six months of hire.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE


  • Two years of formal secretarial education or experience.
  • Education or experience in the field of Criminal Justice, preferred.
  • Experience working with a legal database, preferred.
  • Must be highly skilled with Microsoft Office applications.

STATUS/SHIFT: Full Time / Non-Exempt / Union
Equal Employment Opportunity.
Mandatory post offer physical and drug testing for new hire. Criminal records check required.

Rockingham County offers a complete benefits package to full-time and part-time employees including: health, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability and optional long-term disability. Employees working 35 hours or more per week will be enrolled in the New Hampshire Retirement System.

view our full benefit package:

Additional benefits include:
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 22 accrued earned time days per year
  • Free 24/7 fitness facility
  • Cafeteria
  • Generous contributions into Health Savings Account
  • $2,500 referral bonus for LNA, MNA, LPN or RN positions
  • $2,000 education assistance and more!

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Part time, Local area, Shift work,

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