Legal Associate

Portage County
Job Description
Do you possess strong office skills with a background in a law office or related environment? Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career? Portage County has a full time Legal Associate position in our Corporation Council Department available.
Portage County offers a robust benefit package for this position. Benefits include;
  • State of Wisconsin Retirement Plan
  • Health insurance- your choice of two health plans- (Health Savings Account associated with the High Deductible Health Plan with a County contribution)
  • < >Paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance- premium paid by the County
  • Long term disability insurance- premium paid by the County
  • Dental insurance
  • 457B Deferred Compensation Plan
This is a brief description of the job duties:
This position provides legal assistance/analysis and administrative support to the Portage County Corporation Counsel Department attorneys. Coordinates functions of the corporation counsel office with the functions of the court system, Portage County Sheriff s Office, Stevens Point and Plover law enforcement agencies, and all county officials, employees and departments. Performs all duties in a timely and professional manner and responds effectively to written and verbal assignments. Completes tasks under general supervision while exercising independent judgment, problem solving and decision making.
These are the skills we are seeking:
High School diploma or equivalent required. Associate degree or similar educational program training in paralegal, legal assistant, or executive level office assistant program preferred.
Work experience involving legal assistant, paralegal, law office, and/or analytical administrative assistant tasks also strongly preferred.
Valid driver’s license and access to an insured vehicle for business related travel.
Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.
Any other combination of training and experience that the department head determines satisfies the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform duties of the job.
Starting wage: $19.93/hour
Apply at:
Portage County Human Resources
1462 Strongs Ave.
Stevens Point, WI 54481
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