Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:
The following duties are normal for this position. These duties are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive as other duties may be required or assigned.
Prepares, proofreads, and cite checks judicial decisions prior to release. This responsibility includes Shepardizing cases, checking for correct grammar, punctuation, format and accuracy of content. Prepare the appropriate judgment entry.
Maintains the docket and prepares docket reports.
Assists with case management to include case tracking.
Organizes, prepares and maintains office files.
Prepares and proofreads confidential correspondence, memoranda, and reports.
Receives, screens, and refers telephone calls made to Judge Beatty Blunt.
Schedules professional appointments and maintains professional calendars. Notifies the judge or law clerks of any conflicts.
Assists in special projects as needed.
Performs other related duties as delegated by the Judge.
Annual Salary: $52,457.60 salary. This is a fulltime non-exempt unclassified position.
Personal leave: 32 hours per year pro-rated depending upon start date after January 1.
Sick Leave: 3.1 hours accrued per pay period
Vacation: dependent upon years of services
Health benefits available on the first day of the month after starting employment. Vision and dental available after one year.
Retirement: Public Employee Retirement System
Provides clerical support to Judge Laurel Beatty Blunt and law clerks.
Qualifications and Experience:
One to three years prior experience with court procedures, including but not limited to: docket management, decision or motion preparation, high level legal support, and advanced knowledge of legal document structure, proper formatting and legal citations.
Although a paralegal certificate, college or law degree is not required, applicants who possess a certificate or degree and have strong administrative skills will be given a preference.
Strong proofreading, composition and editing skills required. Must have a good command of Microsoft application software to include proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe PDF.
Ability to use independent judgment, effective and strong communications skills required.
This position is regularly exposed to confidential information and the incumbent is expected to keep such information strictly confidential.
Experience in a legal environment and knowledge of the state judicial system and state government practices is preferred.
Possesses the technical/professional expertise required to do the job effectively and to create solutions. Technical/professional expertise is demonstrated through problem solving, applying professional judgment and competent performance.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment to accomplish organizational goals. Builds constructive working relationships with others to identify and meet mutual goals and objectives.
Develops and maintains effective working relationships with coworkers through the use of strong interpersonal skills to meet mutual goals and objectives. Obtains cooperation form others; seeks and encourages win-win alternatives.
Personally responsible; completes work in a timely, consistent manner; is committed to being available during business hours to further organizational goals; demonstrates regular and punctual attendance; arrives prepared for work; is committed to doing the best job possible; diligently follows through on commitments and consistently meets deadlines.
Adherence to court policies, guidelines, practices and procedures.
Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others.
Maintain a positive and respectful approach with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the court.
Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management, the ability to prioritize workload, perform duties in a timely accurate and thorough manner.
At Will Employment:
The Tenth District Court of Appeals is an at-will employer that seeks to attract, employ, and retain highly skilled and motivated individuals, attempts to maintain staff continuity for the efficiency of its operation, and desires to foster and maintain an ethical, professional, and impartial work environment.
Mailed or faxed cover letters and resumes will not be accepted. To be considered for this position, candidates may email a cover letter and resume to Kristie Frank at email@example.com. Interviews will be scheduled as soon as practical. We will contact you if you are selected for an interview. No phone inquiries.
Cover letters and resumes will be accepted until the close of business on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.
About Ohio Tenth District Court of Appeals
The Courts of Appeals of Ohio are located within twelve distinct jurisdictional districts throughout the state. Though most of these districts encompass multiple counties, the jurisdictional boundary of the Tenth District Court of Appeals encompasses only Franklin County.
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