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Administrative Assistant - Atlantic Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Atlantic Judicial Circuit (Tattnall County)

Deadline: Open until filled

Salary: Commensurate with Administrative Assistant I

Job Description and Requirements:

Administrative Assistant I

The Atlantic Circuit Public Defender’s Office is hiring an Administrative Assistant. This is a state position with state benefits. Under general supervision, this position performs a wide range of office administration duties.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs job responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • Compiles and prepares case files
  • Delivers legal pleadings to Circuit Courts
  • Analyzes problem, questions, issues, etc. to develop and report recommendations for resolving them
  • Assists supervising staff in organizing and executing routine activities and special projects
  • Provides administrative and/or technical assistance to clients and staff
  • Researches and/or resolves client issues or questions and prepares documents
  • May represent the manager in various matters

Technical Competencies include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Knowledge of agency rules, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to use computer programs, calendar functions, and electronic research sources
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once and prioritize workload
  • Ability to provide support services to both clients and staff
  • Ability to use proper judgment in selection of issues and determining how to handle or redirect them
  • Ability to identify clients’ issues and provide satisfactory resolution

Entry Qualifications: A high school diploma is required OR one year of work related experience.

Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to Glenna Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

or mail to Atlantic Judicial Circuit - Attention: Glenna Smith - 201 South Main Street - Suite 2400 - Hinesville, GA 31313

The office phone number is 912-369-6338.

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