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Legal Analyst I/II (Transactional Paralegal)

The San José City Attorney's Office is currently recruiting for a Legal Analyst I/II to perform challenging transactional work involving the City of San José.  The preferred candidate will possess experience drafting, reviewing and editing a variety of contracts, resolutions and ordinances, coordination with City or other government departments or agencies, involvement in the agenda process, and responding to public record act requests.  The skill level of this position places strong emphasis on accuracy, quality, attention to detail, and strong analytical skills.  Incumbents must be proficient in the use of personal computers and able to work with various types of software in the Windows environment.; the successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented with good analytical skills, will possess strong organizational and computer skills, and will have good oral and written communication skills. 

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required.  Additional years of increasingly responsible investigations or paralegal work experience may be substituted for up to two years of the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.  Completion of a Paralegal program, or possession of a Paralegal certificate, may be substituted for one year of the required experience or education requirement.                                                           

Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree and three years of increasingly responsible investigations or paralegal experience for the Legal Analyst I level, of which at least one year has been at a level comparable to an Associate Legal Analyst with the City of San Jose; and six years of increasingly responsible investigations or paralegal experience for the Legal Analyst II level, of which at least three years have been at a level comparable to an Legal Analyst I with the City of San José. 

To apply for this position, see the Legal Analyst I/II (Transactional Paralegal) posting at:  http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=708

The initial review of applications will take place on June 19, 2017, and will continue on an ongoing basis as necessary. EOE.

Legal Analyst I/II (Litigation Paralegal)

The San José City Attorney's Office is currently recruiting for a Legal Analyst I/II to perform challenging work related to litigation involving the City of San José.  The preferred candidate will possess experience drafting discovery, performing legal research and fact finding, interviewing witnesses, and summarizing depositions and medical records; the successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented with good analytical skills, will possess strong organizational and computer skills, and will have good oral and written communication skills.  Typical assignments may include drafting discovery responses, preparing administrative records, and responding to public record act requests.

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required.  Additional years of increasingly responsible investigations or paralegal work experience may be substituted for up to two years of the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.  Completion of a Paralegal program, or possession of a Paralegal certificate, may be substituted for one year of the required experience or education requirement.                                                           

Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree and three years of increasingly responsible investigations or paralegal experience for the Legal Analyst I level, of which at least one year has been at a level comparable to an Associate Legal Analyst with the City of San Jose; and six years of increasingly responsible investigations or paralegal experience for the Legal Analyst II level, of which at least three years have been at a level comparable to an Legal Analyst I with the City of San José. 

To apply for this position, see the Legal Analyst I/II (Litigation Paralegal) posting at:  http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=708

The initial review of applications will take place on June 16, 2017, and will continue on an ongoing basis as necessary. EOE.