July 20, 2016
POSITION: 1 – Paralegal* (Provisional Permanent)
*This position is a competitive position and the successful candidate must meet the minimum qualifications at the time of hire and will be required to take the appropriate civil service exam for this title at a later date.
LOCATION: Town of Greenburgh – Office of the Town Attorney
177 Hillside Avenue
Greenburgh, New York 10607
WORK WEEK: 35 hours SALARY: $47,000.00 annual
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and possession of a certificate from a paralegal studies program accredited by the Standing Committee on Legal Assistants of the American Bar
DISTIGUINISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
Under general supervision, an incumbent in this class is responsible for performing various paralegal tasks in support of a jurisdiction’s legal department ort municipal attorney, Including research and preparation of legal documents and litigation cases. Responsibilities may include extensive inter-office and public contact. Does related work as required.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Click here for job description
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND ATTRIBUTES:
Good Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures; good knowledge of legal terminology; ability to gather assemble and analyze information; ability to use computer applications software; ability to understand and carry our oral and written instructions; ability to organize material concisely in writing and orally; ability to maintain effective working relationships, initiative, tact. Good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the requirements of the position.
SUBMIT RESUMES TO:
Personnel Manager – Office of the Comptroller
Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Avenue Greenburgh New York
July 19, 2016 until filled
The Town of Greenburgh does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religious beliefs, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran status. Discriminations based on the above is strictly prohibited. This policy applies to all terms adn conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, compensation, promotion, transfer training, leaves of absences, and seperations. Some positions may require pre-employment testing including but not limited to: background search, pre-employment physicals and drug screening.
Employment of competitive positions within the Town of Greenburgh are regulated by New York State Civil Service laws. Those laws require an examination to be taken and placement on a Certrification of Eligibles list to be considered for employment within minicipal government.
In Westchester County Civil Service Laws are administered and enformed by the Department of Human Resources for Westchester County. Announcements for upcoming civil service tests may be obtained at http://humanresources.westchestergov.com/ along with applications and fee information for the examinations.