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Job Details Full-time | Part-time$2,900 – $3,500 a month3 hours ago Benefits – Life insurance – Health insurance – Flexible schedule – Dental insurance – 401(k) Qualifications – Litigation – Detailing – Microsoft Office – Interviewing – Clerical experience Full Job Description Department Information Find a rewarding career making a difference: Join the Office of the Attorney General If your goal is to advance your career in a State agency dedicated to serving Colorado and its people, consider joining the Office of the Attorney General The Administrative Assistant II is part of a highly engaged and collaborative team, with great camaraderie. This position is best for someone who likes variety, where you’ll perform new and interesting work daily. This position supports complex cases, involved in implementing new law and regulation among other work. The Office of the Attorney General/Department of Law is committed to serving as the ‘People’s Lawyer.’ The Attorney General, Phil Weiser, was elected by the people of Colorado and is the State’s chief lawyer and law enforcement official. Our purpose is: ‘Together, we serve Colorado and its people, advancing the rule of law, protecting our democracy and promoting justice for all.’ Our core values drive our actions and demonstrate that we are: Principled – maintain highest ethical standards, rigorous legal analysis, careful evaluation of facts Public Servants – ensure our work is not about us, it’s about the people of Colorado Innovative – identify the best approach, make deliberate decisions, always look to improve Better Together – support each other, partner with others The Attorney General has primary authority for enforcement of consumer protection and antitrust laws, prosecution of criminal appeals and some complex white-collar crimes, the Statewide Grand Jury, training and certification of peace officers, and most natural resource and environmental matters. The Attorney General serves as counsel to all state officials, departments, boards and commissions. Visit our website to learn more: In ition to the challenging and impactful work being done at the Office of the Attorney General, there are many other benefits to joining our team: Medical and dental health plans Employer-paid life insurance Paid vacation and sick leave earned each month 10 paid holidays per year Free access to an on-site fitness center Strong, flexible retirement benefits (Download PDF reader) including 401K and 457 plans Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the State personnel system Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible work schedules, professional development opportunities, and an employee discount program To learn more about our benefits visit: The Office of the Attorney General/Department of Law is an equal opportunity employer and understands that a diverse work force s quality and perspective to the services we provide to the public. We encourage candidates with diverse qualities, backgrounds, and abilities to. Description of Job This position is open only to Colorado state residents. NOTICE REGARDING APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: This recruitment will be open through September 4th or until 75 applications have been received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a complete, thorough application before the application deadline. The Administrative Assistant II supports attorneys and paralegals in the Revenue & Utilities Section. This position is part of a litigation team representing the Colorado Department of Revenue in complex multi-party litigation with a particular focus on income and sales tax cases. The litigation will include administrative hearings and district court trials and may include appeals. The cases will be legally complex, fast-moving and document intensive. The Administrative Assistant II provides general administrative support to include the following: retrieves court and other public documents; organizes and indexes legal documents; assists paralegals and attorneys with all aspects of preparing for trial and administrative hearings including arranging for document production and preparing exhibits and trial notebooks; generates and mails correspondence and other documents by using MS Office programs; proofreads and edits legal documents for accuracy and clarity; creates and formats spreadsheets, databases, and legal documents; maintains electronic trial and deposition calendars; maintains case status reports, calendars pertinent information and assists with other electronic data management; creates and organizes case files, determines (in consultation with attorneys and legal assistants) what information is to be obtained from the client agency when opening a case and confirms receipt; closes case file, including entering archive information into the computer system and organizing files in preparation for a case to be closed and archived and move physical archived documents into storage; and coordinates logistics for meetings. The successful candidate will work remotely immediately upon hire. Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights Minimum Qualifications: Requires two years of general clerical/office support experience as the primary function of the job (clerical/office support experience cannot be incidental to the main job performed to meet these minimum qualifications). Please document all relevant experience in detail on your application. Experience will not be inferred or assumed. Any part-time experience listed will be prorated. Required Competencies: Requires proficiency with MS Office applications, as well as outstanding organizational skills and interpersonal skills. Preferred Qualifications: In ition to the minimum qualifications, the preferred applicant will also demonstrate and clearly describe the following skills and experience in their job application: General clerical experience in a law office, court system, or other legal setting Experience supporting attorneys with the litigation process, including assembling documents and exhibits for pleadings/court filings and organizing case files Outstanding attention to detail Experience with electronic case management systems/databases and with the e-filing process Customer service focus Strong communications skill Conditions of Employment: Must be able to travel independently by vehicle to locations around the Denver metropolitan area. Applicants must pass a thorough background investigation prior to appointment. Substitutions: University or college course work from an accredited institution may be substituted for up to one year of the general clerical/office support experience. Transcripts must be provided with the application. Important Information: Required Application Materials A completed State of Colorado Application: Applicants are responsible for ensuring that the application provided is fully completed and clearly describes their education, training and experience as it relates to this position. Only your State of Colorado job application will be reviewed during the initial screening to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications. If you attach a resume and cover letter, those materials will be reviewed in later stages of the selection process. Applications left blank or marked ‘See Resume’ will not be considered. Cover Letter: A detailed cover letter describing your qualifications and interest in this position is due at the time of application. Current resume. Veteran’s Preference: In order to be considered for veteran’s preference you must attach a copy of your DD214 forms as well as any documentation required to prove disability or marital status. Your application will be reviewed by a qualified Human Resources Specialist to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. If your application does not demonstrate that you meet the minimum requirements, you will not proceed in the selection process for this position. You will be notified of the results of the application review. If you have questions, you may contact Susie Esparza at . Assessment Information: Colorado Revised Statutes require that all state employees be hired and promoted through comparative analysis of merit and fitness. Upon meeting the minimum qualifications, the next phase of the process is typically a structured application/resume review by a panel of subject matter experts against the job duties and/or preferred qualifications in this job announcement to determine technical competence, depth and breadth of experience and potential job fit. Technical Competence – Technical experience as it relates to the duties outlined in this job announcement. Depth and Breadth of Experience – Experience that covers multiple areas outlined in this job announcement and demonstrates the level of responsibility assigned. Job Fit – Experience will be evaluated to determine how well experience aligns with and meets the business needs of this position. Current experience is preferred. It is imperative that the ‘Work Experience’ section of your application is complete and specifically resses your qualifications, experience, work product, and accomplishments as they relate to the Description of the Job, Minimum Qualifications, and Preferred Qualifications as listed above. Resumes and ‘see resume’ statements will not be accepted in lieu of the ‘Work Experience’ section of the application. Upload itional pages if necessary, to fully explain your experience and accomplishments. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the closing date may result in your application not being accepted and/or may affect your inclusion in the final pool of eligible applicants as the materials may be used to identify a top group for itional assessment or establish an eligible list for referral to the hiring manager for final consideration Appeal Rights: If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. If you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging. A standard appeal form is available at Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures are available at If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following ress within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor Denver, CO 80203, Fax: . Phone: . The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also to all charges of discrimination. Supplemental Information The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. The Department of Law is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experienceing or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Julie Christopher at or call . Show full job description Apply Now