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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/28/23

Applications Due12/13/23

Vacancy ID144953

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleAdministrative Assistant 1 or Administrative Assistant Trainee (Provisional - Litigation Bureau)

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $38073 to $55093 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Empire State Plaza

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12224

Minimum Qualifications Permanent: Reachable on the Department of Civil Service Eligible list for Administrative Assistant 1 (formerly Secretary 1), OR permanent or contingent permanent status as an Administrative Assistant 1 OR eligible to transfer into traineeship.

Provisional: Candidates must be a qualified employee of New York State and have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an office assistant, clerical or keyboarding title allocated to SG-6 or higher.

Candidates must demonstrate adequate keyboarding skills by prior service in a keyboarding title OR successful completion of a Keyboard performance test.

*Successful completion of a two-year traineeship leads to appointment as an Administrative Assistant 1, SG-11.

Duties Description LITIGATION BUREAU DUTIES:
• Provide administrative and secretarial support to assigned attorneys and legal assistants.
• Maintain calendars for depositions, trials and other appointments.
• Type and appropriately handle correspondence, memoranda, and legal documents for attorneys.
• Schedule meetings and appointments.
• Make travel arrangements including lodging and transportation. Process travel vouchers, purchase requests, and time records.
• Prepare legal and other documents for attorneys and legal assistants.
• Provide general legal secretarial services to include typing, filing, organizing, scanning, photocopying, mail, fax & email.
• Assemble packages of legal documents and arrange for them to be mailed by either overnight service, fax, or prepared for electronic filing/electronic service, or personally served.
• Use Microsoft Word, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, the Litigation Bureau’s document assembly system and databases, and NY Matters.
• Respond to inquiries about the schedules, whereabouts, and file locations of assigned attorneys.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. Additionally, the OAG offers a robust Workplace Flexibilities Program with multiple options for employees, including telecommuting (up to two days per week) and alternative work schedules.



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Name Human Resources Management Bureau

Telephone (518) 776-2500

Fax

Email Address hr.recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Address

Street Office of the Attorney General, Human Resources Managment Bureau

The Capitol

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12224

 

Notes on ApplyingPreferred method of applying is via e-mail to hr.recruitment@ag.ny.gov. You must include vacancy ID# 144953 in the subject line. Please be sure your submitted cover letter and resume indicate your current Civil Service title.

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