Warren County Government

Paralegal / Legal Assistant

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Posted On: 09-06-2019
Department: County Attorney
Shift: Full Time
Location: Warren County Government Center
220 North Commerce Avenue, Front Royal, Virginia 22630
Pay Rate: (Based on qualifications)

Job Description:

This position performs complex administrative work assisting with legal research and administrative procedures in support of the County Attorney and Assistant County Attorney. Duties include, but are not limited to, transcribing and drafting correspondence, memoranda, agenda items, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, court pleadings, real estate documents, etc.; performing title searches of real estate and preparing documents for real estate closings; preparing collection documents and monitoring, recording, and processing payments of liens, garnishments, real estate transactions, etc.; preparing and maintaining documentation on bankruptcies filed in regard to taxes; and preparing correspondence, court orders, and other legal documents pertaining to the office’s legal representation of the Department of Social Services.

This position requires thorough knowledge of legal office practices and procedures; knowledge of municipal law, and the ability to operate MS Office Suite. Applicant must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and strong written and oral communication skills. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by course work in secretarial science, paralegal training and considerable experience as an assistant, legal secretary or paralegal.

Starting salary for Paralegal is $34,290.17, depending on qualifications, with Paralegal certification required. Starting salary for Legal Assistant is $31,065.20, depending on qualifications. Excellent benefits package included.

For employment application, including job description, contact Warren County Administrator’s Office, 220 North Commerce Avenue, Suite 100, Front Royal, Virginia, 22630, (540) 636-4600, or applications may be obtained online by CLICKING HERE. Position is open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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