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**Please Note: This is a continuation of the position posting dated 11/09/22. Applicants who previously applied for this vacancy need not resubmit their application.**

POSTED:    11-09-2022

CLOSES:    12-15-2022 - EXTENDED

JOB POSTING NO:    035054LP

PAYROLL TITLE:    LEGAL ASSISTANT III

EXTENDED TITLE:    Office of the General Counsel  

SALARY: GR. B19 - ($3677.18 / Monthly)

VACANCY LOCATION:    Austin, TX

UNIT/DEPT:    Office of the General Counsel

PAYROLL JOB#:    023303


*Longevity Pay
*Regular Service Retirement
*Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted
*Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted
*No Study Material


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or
GED.

2. Four years full-time, wage-earning legal work experience. A
Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies or a related field from a
college or university accredited by an organization recognized by
the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or by the
United States Department of Education (USDE) may be substituted for
the required four years of experience.

Graduation form a course study for legal assistants approved by the
American Bar Association or the American Association for Paralegal
Education may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

3. Legal research experience preferred.

4. Litigation support experience preferred.

5. Legal writing experience preferred.

6. Experience in the use of LexisNexis, Westlaw, or other related
legal research software programs preferred.

7. Experience in the use of Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent
to include word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation
software programs preferred.

8. Paralegal certification preferred.

**The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) will
be $3,587.50.**

The following Military Occupational Specialty codes are generally
applicable to this position. Applicants must fully complete the
summary of experience to determine if minimum qualifications are met.
27, LN, 2960, 44, 5J

**Applicants must submit a cover letter.**

**Applicants must submit three work-related references.**



*Outside applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment.*

Applicants must submit the State of Texas Application For Employment and the applicable supplement for outside applicants (PERS 282) or current TDCJ employees (PERS 598) to the contact person listed on the job posting. Applications can be submitted through the TDCJ website, the Work In Texas website, fax, mail, email, or hand delivered. If submitted through Work in Texas, the supplement must also be submitted to the contact person. Faxed applications must be complete and legible in order to be considered and must not have been sent from a fax machine located at a TDCJ unit or department. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to the contact person's email address.

Denise Gomez
CJAD/OGC
209 W 14 Street, STE 400
Austin, TX   78701
PH (512-475-3709)



FAX (512-463-6972)
EMAIL (denise.gomez@tdcj.texas.gov)

Applications must be received by the contact person by 5:00PM on 12-15-2022. A complete job description and all application forms may be obtained at the above address or by viewing the Job Description. Job Descriptions are available in PDF format which maybe read with the free Adobe Reader.

*Equal Opportunity Employer*

*Authority is granted on or after: 12-01-2022*

JD: 10-28-2020

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