Job Vacancy Executive Legal Assistant-Probate State of CT Judicial Branch

Job title: Executive Legal Assistant-Probate

Company: State of CT Judicial Branch

Job description: Executive Legal Assistant-Probate

State of Connecticut Judicial Branch

Office of the Probate Court Administrator

West Hartford

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch, Office of the Probate Court Administrator, is seeking an Executive Legal Assistant-Probate for a full-time position (40 hours/week) to support advanced-level personal and confidential secretarial assignments for the Office of the Probate Court Administrator.

The preferred candidate will be expected to perform a variety of complex legal and administrative secretarial assignments which require advanced levels of accountability, problem solving and interpersonal contacts; plan, organize and coordinate a full range of legal office activities; utilize personal computers or other electronic equipment to create, format and type a variety of legal documents, reports and correspondence in accordance with established guidelines and deadlines; proofread and edit documents as directed; work collaboratively with the Executive Assistant to the Probate Court Administrator to ensure office coverage and timely completion of assignments; organize and provide diverse, complex and sensitive flow of correspondence, documents, memoranda, etc.; compile and coordinate data for action by the law department; maintain confidentiality of documents; create and maintain filing systems; organize and prioritize all work to meet deadlines; maintain, update and review manuals and reference materials; may make recommendations on improvements of office procedures in order to increase efficiencies; may perform special assignments and routine administrative functions as specifically directed; may assist in training new staff as assigned; performs related duties as required.

Salary Range: $69,862 – $89,323/yr. – plus State of Connecticut benefits.

New employees begin at the minimum. The starting salary for existing state employees may be higher than the minimum, in accordance with existing Judicial Branch policy.

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch offers its employees a top-notch array of health and retirement benefits including but not limited to: paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal leave, group life insurance, 457 Deferred Compensation, voluntary flexible spending account programs, discounted auto and home insurance policies and long and short-term disability.


General Experience: Five (5) years of secretarial work.

Special Experience: Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a legal environment.

Substitutions Allowed:

College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of two (2) years.

Submit resume and Cover Letter by July 11, 2022 to: (CLICK BELOW). Submissions without these two items will not be considered.

Careers at the Branch play an essential role for the public and society. Our meaningful, challenging, and interesting positions have a long-lasting effect that serves to advance justice and ultimately provides for the greater good of all.

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Expected salary: $69862 – 89323 per year

Location: West Hartford, CT

Job date: Sun, 26 Jun 2022 07:54:17 GMT

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