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Paralegal - Bangor Advocate Office

Bangor, Maine, United States
Full-time

WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD

Paralegal Bangor Advocate Office

CODE: 0884 PAY GRADE: 20 $16.13 $21.73/hourly

OPEN: November 19, 2018

CLOSED: December 7, 2018

PURPOSE OF ANNOUNCEMENT

The Workers Compensation Board has one current full-time vacancy in the Bangor Advocate Office.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This is paraprofessional support work in investigating, researching, and reviewing various legal issues. Responsibilities include assisting attorneys/advocates in a variety of complex legal work; researching and analyzing law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, and legal codes; preparing complex and comprehensive legal documents for review, approval, and use by an attorney/advocate. This class is differentiated from the Paralegal Assistant classification by the more complex paralegal work performed and the assignment of full responsibility for conducting alternative dispute resolution processes. Work is performed under limited supervision.

REPRESENTATIVE TASKS (A position may not be assigned all the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all the duties that may be assigned)

+ Researches, analyzes, and evaluates a variety of complex legal material in order to incorporate related material into draft reports and assist attorneys in completing legal casework.

+ Interprets and explains laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures in order to provide information, clarification, and/or promote understanding.

+ Abstracts complex recorded instruments, records, and legal documents in order to compile needed documentation.

+ Compiles and prepares a variety of complex legal documents and reports in order to provide draft or final documents for review and/or signature of Advocates and Hearing Officers.

+ Confers, negotiates, and/or advocates for clients, organizational representatives, attorneys, and others in order to provide advocacy, promote understanding, and/or resolve issues.

+ Compiles and prepares complex legal documents, pleadings, discovery, notices of hearings, comprehensive findings of fact or conclusions, and other similar material in order to prepare legal case documentation and/or provide information to parties.

+ Prepares a variety of comprehensive legal documentation and reports in order to provide draft or final document for review and/or signature.

+ Maintains and organizes databases compiling case data and information on various files maintained by the unit.

+ Interacts with the public and act as a liaison between the public and the Advocates and ensure citizen complaints are directed to the appropriate authority.

+ Schedules administrative hearings and sends out notices to the respective parties.

+ Attends administrative hearings and/or meetings in order to provide administrative support and compose drafts of legal decisions.

KNOWLEGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: (These are required to successfully perform the work assigned)

+ Knowledge of legal principles and practice.

+ Knowledge of legal documents, court procedures, rules of evidence and litigation practices.

+ Knowledge of applicable state/federal statutes, case law, and regulations.

+ Knowledge of public records affecting titles, research procedures, legal terminology, and processes.

+ Ability to conduct complex legal research and analyze legal problems.

+ Ability to prepare for and conduct alternative dispute resolution sessions.

+ Ability to compile and prepare a variety of complex comprehensive legal documentation and reports.

+ Ability to understand, explain and interpret constitutional provisions, statutes, administrative regulations, and case law.

+ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

+ Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

+ Ability to provide negotiation and advocacy services.

+ Ability to abstract and analyze complex comprehensive recorded instruments, records, and legal documents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelors' Degree and two (2) years of paralegal experience in a law firm, court, or legal services agency - OR - graduation from an approved, accredited paralegal program of instruction and one (1) year of paralegal experience. Equivalent related experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online at: You must submit a cover letter and resume' in order to be considered for an interview.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Melinda Hansen, HR Generalist

General Government Service Center

74 State House Station

Augusta, Maine 04333-0074

207-###-#### (T)

207-###-#### (F)

BENEFITS

The value of State's share of Employee's Retirement: 15.37% of salary for BU positions. The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.13 biweekly. The value* of State-paid Health Insurance:

+ Level 1: 100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing): $444.68 biweekly

+ Level 2: 95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%): $422.45 biweekly

+ Level 3: 90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%): $400.21 biweekly

+ Level 4: 85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%): $377.98 biweekly

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee's wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.
Associated topics: administrative assistant, administrative assistant i, administrative assistant iv, assistant, executive assistant, gs 0303, gs 0341, gs 0399, helper, operational
Estimated annual salary
$37,350
average
Minimum
$23,933
Maximum
$70,316

TASKS

  • Operate office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems, and personal computers.
  • Answer telephones, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Communicate with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, take orders, and address complaints.
  • Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing, and database systems, either manually or using a computer.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • English LanguageKnowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
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