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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/01/18

Applications Due06/15/18

Vacancy ID53850

AgencyMedicaid Inspector General, NYS Office of the

TitleLegal Assistant 1 / Legal Assistant Trainee 1

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $47773 to $58028 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of Counsel

800 North Pearl St.

City Albany


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have one year of permanent, competitive or non-competitive 55 b/c service as a Legal Assistant 1 OR be eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Candidates must have an associate's degree or certificate in legal studies, paralegal studies, or legal assistant studies from an accredited institution or one approved by the American Bar Association. The position may also be filled at the trainee level by appointment of a candidate reachable on the Legal Assistant Trainee list or in a title eligible to transfer to Legal Assistant Trainee 1. If filled as a trainee, the selected candidate must successfully complete a two-year traineeship. Trainees will be required to successfully complete courses in specific areas, in addition to on-the-job training activities, prior to completing the traineeship. All trainees are required to successfully complete six courses in paralegal studies and related skills from an accredited college or university. In addition, one or more college or training courses in writing skills will be required.

Duties Description The candidates duties will include, but are not limited to:

Conduct legal research.
Review litigation papers.
Draft and assemble legal documents (affidavits, stipulations of settlement, legal correspondence, judgments, subpoena’s, etc.).
Respond to legal inquiries.
Provide extensive assistance to existing staff to perform legal tasks (FOIL, administrative appeal reviews, and the general review of legal documents).

Additional Comments

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Name Sarah MacIntosh

Telephone 518-408-0071

Fax 518-408-0395

Email Address


Street 800 North Pearl Street

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12204


Notes on ApplyingIf interested, please submit a resume with a cover letter to the information listed above.

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