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Location:San Francisco, CA
Company:Judicial Council of California
First posted:January 05, 2017

Job Description Job Title: Clerical Assistant (Special Consultant) Job ID: 4154 Location: San Francisco

Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

Who May Apply DO NOT APPLY HERE.  Go to (please use the apply button below)  for the application and supplemental questions.

. Overview The Habeas Corpus Resource Center (HCRC) in San Francisco is recruiting for full- or 3/4-time temporary Clerical Assistant (Special Consultant).  This temporary appointment will not last past August 31, 2016.  Vacation and sick leave allowance, state holidays, and public transportation transit subsidy are paid.   No other benefits are associated with this position except those required by law. Working hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

The HCRC is a judicial branch entity established to provide direct legal representation to death row inmates in post-conviction proceedings in state and federal courts.

. Responsibilities RESPONSIBILITIES
Under supervision of legal staff (attorneys, paralegals, librarian, administration, etc.), the clerical assistant will furnish support to case team members working on habeas corpus petitions. Tasks include:

  • Bates numbering, organizing, and indexing documents;
  • Preparing documents for scanning and, in some cases, scanning the documents;
  • Preparing labels and files;
  • Disseminating and filing documents after scanning;
  • Coding documents in the CaseMap databases;
  • Transcribing tapes, electronic dictation, and handwritten notes;
  • Taking minutes and transcribing notes;
  • Telephone relief at reception;
  • Special projects as assigned; and
  • Miscellaneous clerical duties.

    . Qualifications

  • Education equivalent to an AA/AS degree;
  • Experience in the operation of personal computers and the use of Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Detail oriented and accurate;
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and coordinate multiple work activities to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work harmoniously with several different case teams;
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions;
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing; and
  • Knowledge of correct business English, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

    . How To Apply Go to (please use the apply button below)  for the application and supplemental questions.
    This position requires submission of an official application and response to the supplemental questionnaire; cover letters and resumes are optional.  Resumes without the required materials will not be considered.  Again, application and supplemental questions are located at:  (please use the apply button below)

    Email completed applications and supplemental questions to:

    Please put the 0116TCA  and your last name (only) in the subject line.
    For example:  0116TCA - Jones

    We cannot accept hand-delivered applications - please email. Thank you.

    Refer to Req 0116TCA in all communications, including your application.  Previous applicants must reapply for further consideration.  This position is opened until filled.

    Every application is reviewed in its entirety.  Candidates whose qualifications best meet the needs of HCRC will be contacted to participate in the interview process.  Due to the volume of applications received, we request that applicants do not contact HCRC regarding hiring status. 

    Please Note: If you are selected for hire, the Judicial Council will require verification of employment eligibility or authorization to legally work in the United States.

    . Equal Employment Opportunity The Habeas Corpus Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer. The HCRC believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and the quality of representation that we provide to a diverse client base. The HCRC welcomes all applicants, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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