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Paralegal III

Company: Jefferson Parish Government
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

THE ORGANIZATION
Jefferson Parish Government employs approximately 3,000 people, which are the heartbeat of the organization. The Parish President is elected for up to two (2) four-year terms and directs the operations of 41 different departments. Each director is tasked with taking their department "to the next level," and encouraging their staff to bring forth ideas that make Jefferson Parish Government more innovative, more creative and more efficient. Every member of the Jefferson Parish team is a true public servant and plays a critical role in meeting the needs of the residents we serve and securing the future of our Parish for the good of our citizens and our community. We invite you to learn more about Jefferson Parish at www.JeffParish.net.

THE POSITION
The Jefferson Parish Attorney's Office is the legal department for Jefferson Parish Government. The department is responsible for all legal matters in the interest of the -Jefferson Parish Council, the -Administration, Departments, Agencies, Districts and/or officers. -As a Paralegal III, you will have the opportunity to assist with the development, implementation, and management of various software applications and processes involving public records request management, document retention and document discovery procedures. You will also be responsible for performing legal research, and providing office/clerical support. You will be required to produce legal documents, letters, memoranda, and various reports for attorney and other staff which may be highly confidential and sensitive. This vacancy exists in the Parish Attorney's Office located in the Joseph S. Yenni Building 1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Jefferson, LA, 70123.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The Jefferson Parish Attorney's Office is seeking a dynamic individual that has ample knowledge of legal computer programs and possesses information technology skills to work in a legal atmosphere and perform complex paralegal/administrative duties. Candidates must be experienced in working with highly confidential and sensitive data.

The preferred requirements include: possession of a high school diploma or GED supplemented by a minimum of five (5) years legal experience as a paralegal with experience in document retention, management and discovery software programs or other position which focused on providing those services in the legal industry. Louisiana motor vehicle operator's license required.

COMPENSATION
The annual range for the position is $42,258 - $65,555. Starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Jefferson Parish offers work/life balance, paid holidays, and a generous benefits package including:
Health Benefits (medical/dental )- Jefferson Parish offers health insurance benefits and covers up to 81% of the employee premium and 50% of the premium for spouses and dependents.
Voluntary Benefits - Available at employee's cost are a variety of voluntary benefits which include vision insurance, accident insurance, short term disability insurance, cancer insurance, term life insurance, and critical illness insurance.
Retirement Benefits - Jefferson Parish employees are eligible to enroll in the Parochial Employees' Retirement System. This retirement system is a public defined benefit pension plan which provides retirement allowances and other benefits based on an employee's years of service.

To APPLY:
Interested candidates please send resume and salary expectations to:
Ms. Julie Waguespack
JPParishAttorney@jeffparish.net
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 701; Jefferson, LA -70123
504-736-6300; (Fax) 736-6307

Keywords: Jefferson Parish Government, Los Angeles , Paralegal III, Legal , Los Angeles, California

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