Secretary

Location
Albany, Georgia
Salary
Salary depends on experience based on a competitive public interest salary scale.
Posted
Jul 10, 2019
Closes
Aug 09, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Some college
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level
Entry-level

Georgia Legal Services Program® (GLSP) has an opening for a full-time Secretary in its Albany, Savannah or Piedmont/Atlanta office/

Regional Office. The successful applicant will be an essential component of the office. Some of the ongoing initiatives of the office include: public benefits advocacy (Food Stamps, Medicaid, Unemployment Compensation, TANF, Childcare Assistance), assistance to victims of domestic violence; victims of elder abuse/exploitation; consumer\contract\collection issues; debt relief; landlord-tenant matters; and legal assistance to long-term care residents, to name a few.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work closely with the Regional Operations Manager. Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to providing ancillary typing; file maintenance, scanning, and organization; upkeep of office library and forms room; communication with clients; back up the receptionist; and assist with grant reporting, community education materials and bulk mailings.

Qualifications:

The successful applicant must be at least a high school graduate; type 50 WPM;

and pass grammar, spelling, punctuation, vocabulary, and proofreading tests. Must be familiar

with basic office duties and be knowledgeable in Windows and Microsoft Office. Must be licensed to drive and have reliable transportation. Applicants with prior legal secretarial experience preferred.

Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications; GLSP offers excellent fringe benefits. A statement of interest and resume should be submitted to Jane Bonner, Director of HR at jbonner@glsp.org

GLSP is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Georgia Legal Services Program not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, medical condition, national origin, disability, marital or other protected status. GLSP values a diverse work environment and strongly encourages women, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and people who have experienced poverty or homelessness to apply.  GLSP invites all applicants to include in their cover letter a statement about how your unique background and/or experiences might contribute to the diversity, cultural vitality, and perspective of our staff and legal services practice.