Legal Secretary

ONC Boces   Grand Gorge, NY   Full-time     Legal
Posted on March 23, 2024
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People are the core of Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES. We believe in the well-being and happiness of our employees and take pride in taking care of our team members by providing exceptional benefits that support their overall quality of life. We know that employees that are happy and healthy help us to provide world-class opportunities for our students and districts. ONC BOCES is seeking a Legal Secretary for the Employee Relations Office in Oneonta Qualified candidates will have the below minimum Civil Service requirements: Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate’s Degree in paralegal studies, legal studies, legal secretarial science or a closely related field.

NOTE: Experience in a law office involving drafting motions and performing legal research may be substituted on a year for year basis for up to two years of education. The selected candidate will have the ability to work efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced environment; good knowledge of legal research procedures and resources; good knowledge of legal instruments and documents; good knowledge of legal terminology; working knowledge of labor relations laws, rules and regulations; working knowledge of court and administrative hearing procedures; ability to read and analyze moderately complex legal material including court cases and opinions; ability to perform accurate legal research; ability to prepare legal documents appropriate to a municipal law office; ability to assist an attorney by performing a variety of routine legal duties; ability to comprehend and carry out complex oral and written ability to operate a personal computer; good judgment.

Salary: $40,000—$45,000 Paid holidays, generous sick and vacation time, NYS retirement, EAP, continuing education assistance, and exceptional insurance, including retiree health insurance, are available. 

ONC Boces

Grand Gorge , NY