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Job Category:
Law Office Assistant I (PCN: 08-6049)
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State of Alaska | Anchorage, AK
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Job Description

This recruitment is open to Alaska residents only.

The Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development

Regulatory Commission of Alaska has an opening for a Law Office Assistant I (LOA I) in the Commission Section.

The Law Office Assistant I provides a broad range of legal and administrative support to Commissioners and the Administrative Law section. The incumbent processes draft Orders for final issuance including edits, preparation of service lists and mail certification. The incumbent also receives and processes transcripts, updates the agency database, prepares Public Meeting notices, and commissioner hearing binders. The incumbent prepares the hearing room for hearings and meetings, maintains the confidential filings log and the document vault, distributes mail and filings to commissioners, and arranges commissioner and administrative law judge travel.

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

* Formatting and finalizing commission orders for final issuance;
* Logging, maintaining, and retrieving confidential documents;
* Preparing travel arrangements;
* Creating and updating agendas;
* Assisting in preparation of hearing rooms for hearings and public meetings and ensuring that equipment required by counsel is available;
* Making arrangements for telephonic hearing participation as requested;
* Processing and maintaining hearing transcripts;
* Ensuring legal publications are updated;
* Publishing documents to agency and state websites for public access; and
* Maintenance of databases and agency calendars.

Our successful candidate will possess some or all of the following knowledge, skills and abilities. Please document your level of skill and/or experience with each item on this list in your separately attached application package. Applicants are not required to have experience in every area. If you do not have experience with a particular trait, simply say so:

* Demonstrated experience proofreading and incorporating edits to comply with formatting, grammar, and punctuation standards;
* Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities while maintaining a positive attitude;
* Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, and databases or case management systems;
* Ability to multi-task, prioritize workloads, and meet competing deadlines under pressure and with time constraints;
* Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of personalities and cultural backgrounds, both orally and in writing;
* Strong organizational and administrative skills;
* Experience in publishing documents to the web using web publishing tools and electronic forms of communication;
* Ability and experience working in a team setting;
* Knowledge and skills of operating standard office equipment including but not limited to copiers, scanners, printers, fax, and desktop computer; and
* Ability and willingness to learn and become proficient in the application of new and changing office technologies and procedures.

If you believe you would be a good fit for this position, we encourage you to apply.

The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development

Our mission: Promote a healthy economy, strong communities and protect consumers in Alaska.

More information about our department may be found on our website at http://commerce.alaska.gov

One year of experience that includes clerical tasks (such as preparing correspondence or reports, filing, entering data, receiving payments, or maintaining logs) and frequent contacts requiring professionalism (such as with clients, professionals, business representatives, managers, etc.).


Post-secondary education from an accredited college may substitute for the required experience (3 semester hours/4 quarter hours equal one month).

Vocational-Technical Certification in a business support career area (such as administrative office technology, business and marketing management, entrepreneurship, office assistant, etc.) or legal support career area (such as paralegal, legal assistant, legal secretary, criminal justice, etc.) may substitute for the required experience.

Special Note:

Most positions require incumbents to be able to obtain a Notary Public Bond and to be able to pass a criminal background check to meet security requirements for using criminal record networks such as APSIN and NCIC/NLETS. If this requirement is present, it will be stated in the vacancy announcement.

Some positions are required to work regular overtime on weekends and/or holidays to provide support to the assigned duty attorney. If this requirement is present, it will be stated in the vacancy announcement and in the Position Description.Documents to be Attached to the Application:

* Post-secondary transcripts, if using to meet the minimum qualifications;

Documents Needed at the Time of Interview:

If you are selected to advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process, you must provide the following at the time of the interview (if not already attached to your application):

* Copies of your most recent three (3) evaluations; and
* Three (3) professional references who have had supervisory responsibility over you along with their daytime contact phone numbers.

Special Notice:

Must be able to obtain a Limited Governmental Notary Commission.

Skills Exercise During the Interview:

Applicants that are selected for an interview may be given a skills exercise during the interview to assess their writing and/or computer skills.


If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position. Transcripts must be attached at the time the application is submitted.

Work Experience:

If using work experience in order to meet the minimum qualifications of the position and it is not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

Multiple Vacancies:

This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

EEO Statement:

The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.If you have questions regarding Workplace Alaska, the application process and/or problems being able to submit your application or attachments online, please call the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465- 4095. If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the 'govermentjobs.com' domains.

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If you have specific questions regarding the position, please contact the hiring manager directly:

Hiring manager: Whit Garey

Phone number: (907) 263-2129

Fax number: (907) 276-0160

Email address: whit.garey@alaska.gov