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Please respond to the following questions in your cover letter:
Do you have experience in preparing correspondence?
Do you have experience maintaining a calendaring system?
Do you have experience typing and formatting legal documents?
Do you have secretarial experience in a public or private law office?
Do you have experience in preparing discovery responses?
Do you have experience as a receptionist?
Do you have experience filing documents with the courts?
Can you demonstrate the ability to meet defined deadlines, to work efficiently under pressure, and to handle more than one task at a time?
Do you have experience working with confidential information?
Are you proficient in the use of Microsoft Word software?
Employment with the State of Alaska includes competitive benefits such as medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 11 paid holidays annually, 2 days’ personal leave accrual monthly, 2 retirement plans and other optional benefits. For more information regarding these benefits, please review the following web site:
If using work experience not already documented in your Applicant Profile, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment and whether full- or part-time. Applicant Profiles and Job Qualification Summaries will be reviewed to determine if the minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education and Training section of the Applicant Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Degrees Obtained field. Copies of transcripts will be required at time of interview.
This recruitment may be used for more than one vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.
If you have successfully submitted your application online, a confirmation page will appear, telling you the date and time your application was submitted, and a confirmation email will be sent to you. If you do not see a confirmation page, or if you do not receive a confirmation email within half hour after submitting your application, call the Division of Personnel to confirm that it was received successfully. Do make sure that you have the correct email address in your Applicant Profile, and that your spam filter will permit email from the ‘state.ak.us’ and ‘alaska.gov’ domains.
A list of three professional references will be required at the time of interview.