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Support Staff - Appeals and Training Bureau

Police Force:Middlesex District Attorney's Office, Massachusett
Location:There are currently two support staff positions open. One position is in our Woburn office and one is located in our Cambridge offoce. This position reports to the Chief of Appeals and Training Bureau.
Salary:$27,000.00 to $30,000.00 Annually

Support Staff - Appeals and Training Bureau

Support Staff - Appeals and Training Bureau
Agency Name:Middlesex District Attorney's Office
Official Title:Support Staff - Appeals and Training Bureau
Functional Title:Support Staff - Appeals and Training Bureau
Occupational Group:Secretaries/Admin Assistants
Position Type:Not Given
Full-Time or Part-Time:Full-Time
Salary Range:$27,000.00 to $30,000.00 Annually
Bargaining Unit:N/A
Number Of Vacancies:2
Facility Location:There are currently two support staff positions open. One position is in our Woburn office and one is located in our Cambridge offoce. This position reports to the Chief of Appeals and Training Bureau.
Application Deadline:04-11-2014
Apply Online:No
Posting ID:J40531

Position Description

This position involves the interaction with attorneys, law enforcement agencies, court personnel, the public, state agencies, and others on a wide variety of issues and in support of a wide range of responsibilities. The support staff provides overall critical administrative support to Assistant District Attorneys and other professional staff of the MDAO.

This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated individual that enjoys being part of a fast paced office, is able to multi-task, re-prioritize regularly, has an unwavering attention to detail, and enjoys working within the criminal justice system. The successful candidate will professionally represent the MDAO in communications with other state and local agencies within the scope of this position; exercise maturity, discretion and sound judgment when handling sensitive and confidential information; take initiative when appropriate; but also be able to take direction and meet deadlines.

Primary Responsibilities as Support Staff ? Appeals and Training Bureau

? Administrative support to multiple Assistant District Attorney?s

? Format Appellate Briefs- copying, duplicating, binding

? Create files, copy documents, manage internal and external mail flow

? Answer telephones, direct callers and visitors

? Manage daily schedule for individual(s) assigned to support

? Prepare letters, draft correspondence, manage spreadsheets, print reports

? Assist with communication of information and transfer of material internally and externally

? Maintain record keeping and filing

? Assist with front desk coverage when needed

? Assist in coordination and for annual Police trainings

? Support and assist Search Warrant Team- managing scheduling, creating calendars and submitting statistics

? Update and track appellate cases on case management system (DAMION)

? Update oral argument calendars and contents



? Bachelor?s degree
? Strong written and verbal communication skills
? Ability to assess and address issues and matters in a timely fashion
? Ability to multi-task, refocus and re-prioritize in a high volume and fast paced environment
? Ability to work independently and as part of a team
? Ability to raise issues and/or questions to supervisor in a timely manner if unable to respond or beyond scope of responsibility
? Ability to accurately and timely manage and update data in an electronic case management system
? Excellent organizational and project completion skills, with a strong attention to detail
? Proven ability to meet firm deadlines
? Strong computer skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook
? Outstanding interpersonal skills and professional workplace etiquette
? Strong personal character, integrity, judgment and maturity in handling sensitive & confidential matters
? An understanding of the role of a modern prosecutor?s office within the criminal justice system and the community
? A sincere interest in the public sector and the work of the Middlesex District Attorney?s Office
? A valid driver?s license, as travel across Middlesex County may be required from time to time
? A background check is required

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications

? Prior experience working in a professional office environment

? Experience working with spreadsheets, proper formatting, data sorts & data base queries

? Prior experience with the formatting, duplication and collating of law briefs pursuant to court standards


About The Office:

The Middlesex District Attorney?s Office (MDAO) serves the largest county in New England, covering 54 diverse cities and towns. We prosecute more than 35,000 cases a year in 12 district courts, 4 juvenile courts, and 2 superior courts.

Our core mission is to protect and serve the people who work, live, and raise their families in Middlesex County. Assistant District Attorneys, Victim Witness Advocates, Paralegals, and other talented professionals pursue this mission through exhaustive investigations, unassailable prosecutions, and compassionate victim advocacy.

We are also committed to innovative crime prevention and intervention initiatives. Our staff partners with community groups, social service providers, medical professionals, private industry leaders, and law enforcement officers to address a variety of public safety issues.

MDAO Benefits:

The MDAO is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package to its employees. The specific components and eligibility may vary based upon position classification, hours worked per week, and other variables. Therefore, specific benefits for this position may be discussed as part of the interview and offer process.

The overall benefits available include: Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave Time; Health, Dental and Vision Insurance through the Commonwealth?s Group Insurance Commission and a pre-tax Health Savings Account optional plan. In addition the MDAO provides employees the opportunity to elect Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Deferred Compensation Savings, Tuition Remission, Pre-Tax Commuter Account, along with other programs.

MDAO employees also participate in the Commonwealth?s State Retirement Plan, which can become a defined benefit plan for those that both vest and subsequently retire from state service.

The MDAO provides the ability to accrue up to two weeks of paid vacation leave per year, up to 3 personal days of leave per year (depending upon the quarter of the year that one?s employment begins), 11 recognized state / federal paid holidays, and the opportunity to accrue up to 9.375 hours of paid sick leave per month.

Commitment to Diversity:

District Attorney Ryan is committed to building a diverse staff and has formed both internal and external diversity committees to help attract, hire, retain and promote the very best staff, diverse in background and perspective, while helping formulate and guide policy and decision making, and pursue the mission of the office.

The MDAO is an equal opportunity employer.

MDAO employees are at-will employees

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Job ID:34654


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