Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce

Legal Specialist - Child Protection

Clinton County Board of Commissioners
Job Description

Department: Clinton County Job and Family Services
Type: Full Time Legal Specialist – Child Protection Unit
Rate: $13.92
Probationary Period: 365 Days
Bargaining Unit Position: No

Applications for this position will be accepted until 4:30 pm on March 25, 2019.

This position supports the Clinton County Job and Family Services Child Protection Unit

Job Duties: Under the direction of a Supervisor; assists Child Protection staff and assigned Child Protection attorney and offers services including, but not limited to relay of messages, scheduling, legal documentation, typing, data entry, and other related services as needed.  Completes letters, memos, case reports, motions, court documentation and court filings. Updates and manages hearing calendar and scheduling and coordinating meetings with witnesses, preparing case files for discovery, drafting of complaints. Logs, processes, and files documentation.  Prepares updates and maintains records. Works with community partners involved with child protection cases. Understands and follows child protection mandates. Maintains confidentiality of case and agency information. Complies with agency personnel policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED, excellent communication skills, basic computer knowledge and typing skills necessary, ability to deal with people in difficult circumstances, experience with supporting and multi-tasking numerous responsibilities and demonstrates regular and predictable attendance. Valid driver’s license. Previous legal office experience preferred.

Please submit resume and references (3) to:  kathi.spirk@jfs.ohio.gov

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and may be changed at any time with or without notice. It not a contract of employment, express or implied. Job responsibilities may include other responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor, Department Head, or Elected Official.

Clinton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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