Under direct supervision of a licensed attorney, conducts legal
research and writes legal memoranda, legal opinions, or other
documents for review and approval by licensed legal staff, assuming
no independent responsibility for the legal validity of work
performed; attends court hearings as directed; prepares case notes;
performs special projects and prepares statistical or other
reports; receives and processes all subpoenas received by staff;
obtains legal materials for staff attorneys; files court documents
and serves legal papers; drives in the performance of
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to
completion of four years of college with coursework in such areas
as legal, pre-legal, English, statistics or directly related
coursework; requires travel.
Anticipated Starting Salary: $3,672.00
Current Bargaining Unit Employees: Contractual Language Applies
Full Bargaining Unit Range: $3,672.00-$5,342
Time: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Work Location: 2245 W Ogden, 3rd Fl
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Supervisor: Faith Wynn Seals
406 E. Monroe, Sta #373
Springfield, Illinois 62701
PHONE: (217) 524-0266 FAX: (217) 524-3970
SUBMIT NOTICE OF INTEREST IN VACANCY FORM AND/OR APPLICATION TO
CONTACT AS LISTED ABOVE. CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES SEEKING A
PROMOTION MUST ALSO: (1) POSSESS A CMS PROMOTIONAL "A" GRADE FOR
THE TITLE OR (2) APPLY FOR A PROMOTIONAL GRADE BY SUBMITTING YOUR
CMS 100B TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CENTRAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES DURING
THE POSTING PERIOD. IF BIDDING ON A VACANCY IN A DIFFERENT TITLE
(LATERAL OR VOLUNTARY REDUCTION), YOU MUST PRE-QUALIFY FOR THAT
TITLE BY SUBMITTING A CMS-100 EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION WITH YOUR BID
FORM TO THE CONTACT PERSON OR YOUR BID WILL BE REJECTED.
IF YOU ARE NOT A CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEE, OR HAVE NEVER HELD CERTIFIED STATUS WITH THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY.
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This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).
Additional Documentation for Paralegal Assistant:
Class Specification (Download PDF reader)
Additional Title and Exam Information (Download PDF reader)
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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.