LOCATION: Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, Employer/Employee Relations Department
Administration Building, Watertown, New York
RESPONSIBILITIES: This work involves the performance of para-professional legal duties. The incumbent is responsible for a wide variety of legal duties, including but not limited to research, preparation, review, and verification of legal documents and maintaining a variety of legal materials. The work is performed under the direct supervision of an attorney or attorneys. Does related work as required.
QUALIFICATIONS: (A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies and 1 year of experience in a law office which shall have involved drafting motions, contracts, or doing legal research;
(B) Graduation from a high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and possession of a paralegal certificate issued by a regionally accredited or New York State registered institution approved by the American Bar Association and two years of experience in a law office which shall have involved drafting motions, contracts, or doing legal research;
(C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of A) and B) above.
Applicant must meet civil service requirements and pass a civil service examination with results being reachable status.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: $45,000-$60,000. Commensurate with certification/experience in keeping with the current negotiated handbook. Health insurance, which includes vision & prescription coverage, dental/vision/hearing reimbursement, NYS Retirement membership, tax deferred annuities, employee assistance program and generous vacation, sick and personal day policies.
STARTING DATE: As soon as possible
APPLY BY: September 22, 2023
TO APPLY: Complete the on-line application and apply at https://boces.recruitfront.com/Default
Upload cover letter, resume and unofficial transcripts/certificate with your on line application