Confidential Legal Assistant - posted 4/24/19

Confidential Legal Assistant - posted 4/24/19

Company Name: 
East Bay Regional Park District
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Oakland
CA
Salary Range: 
$6,836.38-$8,950.50 Monthly
Job Summary: 

Do you like working in a fast-paced environment in the world of litigation? Does resolving issues excite you?  Do you want to plant your roots in a great organization that is dedicated to preserving a rich heritage of natural and cultural resources, public access to open space, and environmental education?   If you answered "Yes," then you should join the East Bay Regional Park District (Park District) as our Confidential Legal Assistant in the Legal/Risk Division.

What You'll Be Doing
Under general supervision, you will be providing daily administrative duties in support of the Legal/Risk Division to ensure compliance with state legal regulations. 

We Are Looking For Someone Who     

  • Is familiar with legal documents, procedures, and Worker's Compensation laws; 
  • Has excellent multi-tasking skills while maintaining attention to details; 
  • Is an excellent communicator both orally and in writing; 
  • Makes sounds decisions using good judgment.

A Few Reasons Why You Might Love This Job    

  • Meaningful work with an excellent team; 
  • Free on-site parking and benefits including tuition reimbursement, 457 deferred compensation plan, and retirement pension through California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); 
  • 13½ paid District holidays per year; 
  • Medical benefits for employees and family at the Kaiser HMO rate at no cost to the employee (other plans available).

Vacancy Situation
The Park District currently has one (1) vacancy located at Headquarters:  2950 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA 94605.  This list may be used to fill future vacancies that may occur during the one year life of the hiring pools. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
Performs a variety of challenging and complex legal administrative/organizational support functions pertaining to confidential legal matters for the Legal/Risk Division which include:•Manage legal documentation and correspondence in strict confidence; 

  • Intake  and assist in the resolution of Workers' Compensation claims; 
  • Review Public Records Act requests, and compile and organize records and prepare responses; 
  • Provide litigation support including preparation of discovery responses, litigation and trial binders, and document reproduction; 
  • Conduct legal research; draft documents including confidential correspondence, staff reports, minutes,  and other legal documents; 
  • Organize and maintain office electronic and paper files; 
  • Receive and screen callers; 
  • Provide information to the public and staff; 
  • Assist in the preparation of division budget; 
  • Maintain multiple calendars; 
  • Arrange meetings, appointments, and conferences; 
  • Coordinate travel arrangements; 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Application Process: 
Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ebparks
Selection Criteria: 
Date of Oral Examination: Month of May 2019
Application Due Date: 
May 17 2019
Additional Information: 
Please visit the website below and search for this recruitment for additional information:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ebparks