Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number

$43,317 - $68,465

Closing Date
March 20, 2020
Posted March 12, 2020

Agency Name
Pitt County Government

Work County

Job Contact
Pitt County Government-HR 1717 West 5th Street Greenville, NC 27834 252-902-3050 252-830-2559 (Fax)

Job Location
1717 West 5th Street
North Carolina
Job Description

Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of the paralegal position is to provide support for legal services to the Child Support unit, Family and Children Services units, which includes Child Protective Services, adoptions, foster care and residential services, and Adult Services Unit which includes Adult Protective Services and guardianships. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of case, statutory, and common law. Working knowledge of judicial and quasi-judicial procedures and the rules of evidence. Ability to perform legal research in accordance with preliminary instructions as to methods or approach, source material available, and policy and precedent of the office. Ability to summarize facts and evidence, and prepare legal instruments. Ability to communicate clearly and logically in oral and written form. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with persons contacted in the course of work. 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. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.
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