Legal Secretary 1 – Bilingual

Legal Secretary 1 – Bilingual

Ontario, CA

 

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Applications should be received by February 24, 2020, to be considered for the first round of interviews.

 

SALARY RANGE (Depending on Experience): $22.28 – $29.85 per hour

 

WHO WE ARE

Disability Rights California (DRC) is a statewide, non-profit legal organization dedicated to advancing the rights of Californians with disabilities.  DRC works to achieve fairness and justice for people with disabilities through individual and impact litigation, state and federal policy and regulatory advocacy, and community education and training.

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Serves to enhance the effectiveness of the legal advocacy staff by providing legal secretarial support as well as other administrative and technical support.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus one-year legal secretarial experience; or two years of other specialized secretarial or word processing; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Plus:

 

– Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, and Excel

– Bilingual in English and Spanish

 

 Bilingual*

Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive device. Can write clear, well-structured texts of complex subjects, underlining the relevant salient issues, expanding and supporting points of view at some length with subsidiary points, reasons and relevant examples, and rounding off with an appropriate conclusion. Can expand and support points of view at some length with subsidiary points, reasons and relevant examples. Can write an essay or report which develops an argument systematically with appropriate highlighting of significant points and relevant supporting detail. Can evaluate different ideas or solutions to a problem.

 

Working at DRC is more than just a job – it is a rare opportunity to do what you are good at while making a difference! DRC offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package. To view the detailed job description and complete the application process visit here.