Paralegal I

Work Type

Closing Date
July 10, 2020
Posted July 2, 2020

Agency Name
Randolph County Government

Work County

Job Description

JOB TITLE:                    Paralegal I

DEPARTMENT:            Social Services

SALARY:                        Based on experience
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The primary purpose of a paralegal is to enable DSS attorneys to be more efficient in delivering quality legal representation. The paralegal performs specifically delegated substantive work in a timely and cost-effective manner, allowing attorneys to concentrate on more complex legal work.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Valid N.C. Driver’s License, good driving record, and transportation for use at work. Ability to follow directions and work both independently and as a team; ability to perform accurate and timely clerical support and provide quality customer service.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited school for paralegal training and one year of experience as a paralegal, or graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in English, Journalism, or a degree directly related to the area assigned and one year of substantive paralegal experience; or graduation from high school and five years of paralegal experience performing delegated, substantive legal work, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
APPLICATION PROCESS: A Randolph County application are required. Application must be received at the above address by 5:00pm on the closing date listed above to be considered. Applications are available in the Human Resources Office or through the County’s website at
SELECTION PROCESS: Selection procedures will include detailed review of applications and interviews for most qualified candidates. Reference checks will be conducted on the top candidate(s). Employment offer for any position requiring college credit or degree will be contingent upon verification by transcript. Employment offer contingent upon satisfactory results of pre-employment background checks and/or Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) record checks.