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Kewaunee County Wisconsin

Secretary, District Attorney's Office, part-time 20 hours/week, $17.45/hour

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This position works 20 hours per week and receives prorated hours for vacation, sick leave and holiday. This position is not eligible for medical insurance but is eligible for dental, vision and life insurance as well as all other voluntary benefits.

Answer incoming calls and refer to proper person or agency.
Schedule appointments/calendar meetings.
Open all files.
Attend to counter duties and assist customers.
Pull not guilty notices on contested traffic citations.
Handle dog licensing/vaccination letters and citation requests.
Pull all files for the following week.
Billing for discovery.
Send out past due notices for discovery invoices.
File legal documents with Clerk of Circuit Court.
Type correspondence and compose letters and memoranda.
Completes discovery on files as needed.
Requests reports from law enforcement agencies as needed.
Files miscellaneous documents in files.
Purge files as needed.
Attend necessary training sessions.
Closing all non-victim related files.
Help out with office coverage.
Use of Protect computer program.
Complete all duties of the Legal Secretary, as a backup, if requested to do so. 
The above duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.
Essential Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer.
Ability to organize and schedule work efficiently to complete tasks.
Ability to use tact and diplomacy when speaking with irate clients on the telephone or in person.
Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, the general public, as well as professionals such as lawyers, judges, law enforcement officials.
Ability to accurately maintain a paper based and paperless legal filing system.
Knowledge and understanding of legal terms and the legal system.
Ability to operate various office equipment including computer, copier and fax machine.
Ability to create, send, receive and file documents electronically. 
Training and Experience 
High School graduate, GED, or equivalency.
Clerical experience in a legal environment preferred. 
Physical Demands 
           The performance of tasks mainly involves inside, protected from weather
           conditions.  Ability to perform work from a sedentary position.  Ability to
           function in situations encountered in a normal office setting.

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