OFFICE SECRETARY II
|Department||OPD District Operations|
|Date Opened||6/26/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||7/14/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$30,307.00 with potential growth to $47,317.00/year (salary range effective July 1, 2019)|
|HR Analyst||Saundra Sheed|
The Office of the Public Defender is a statewide independent agency charged with providing superior legal representation to indigent defendants. The agency’s vision is Justice, Fairness and Dignity for All. Employees are committed to the core values of culture of excellence, client centered representation, tenacious advocacy, and are united in achieving the agency’s mission.
The Office of the Public Defender is seeking detail oriented applicants with secretarial experience, good organizational and problem solving skills highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook to fill a full-time Office Secretary II position available in our Allegany County Office. The Office Secretary II will be responsible for typing legal documents, data entry of case information, scheduling appointments and maintaining calendars for assigned attorneys. This position involves significant client contact to provide and gather information over the phone. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply with the ability to speak, read and write in both Spanish and English.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Two years performing secretarial or clerical work involving typing duties.
1. Additional secretarial or clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Thirty credit hours with a major in secretarial science or office technology from an accredited college may be substituted at the rate of thirty credits for one year of experience for up to two years of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Administration classifications or Administrative, Clerical, or Office Services specialty codes in the Administrative Support field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Online Applications Preferred. Please fax all paper applications and questionnaires to (410) 333-8134. Inquiries regarding applications and submitting paper applications can be directed to:
Office of the Public Defender, Human Resources Division, 6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 1304, Baltimore, MD 21202; or by calling (410) 767-8500, toll free: 877-430-5187; TTY users call Maryland Relay Service 800-735-2258. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.