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ADMINISTRATIVE AIDE

Recruitment #17-002572-0013

GRADE

11

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City

Main Purpose of Job

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for Administrative Aide (2 vacancies). The position supports at least three attorneys and a paralegal.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Four years performing secretarial work or clerical work involving typing duties.

Notes: 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

Experience as a legal secretary;

Experience preparing, typing, and filing correspondence, legal memoranda, and pleadings;

Ability to work at a consistently high volume;

Experience receiving and screening telephone calls;

Experience with Microsoft Office or other word processing software

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Demonstrated ability to accurately type on a keyboard on a personal computer at a minimum of forty words per minute may be required, depending on the specific requirements of the position.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualification for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred.

If the online application process is not available, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to: Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Officer, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 or fax to 410-576-6447.

If you have specific questions about this recruitment, please call 410-576-6440 or email jobs@oag.state.md.us.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.