Legal Secretary

Bellevue, WA 98004 | Temporary

Post Date: 05/16/2018 Job ID: 00007B62 Industry: Other Pay Rate: 0.00
Legal Secretary

Smart Talent is seeking a Legal Assistant for a City Clerk position in Bellevue. Ideal candidate will be reliable, experienced, works well with a team and proactive. This person will need to follow specific instructions and able to handle confidential matters.

SmartTalent is your regional expert and we have the resources to help you with your job search and get you working. We have flexible staffing solutions, if you are seeking a full time or part time position or a temporary or permanent position we can help! SmartTalent services a variety of industries and positions from Warehouse, Production, Distribution, Manufacturing, Office and Clerical, Accounting, Call Center, Legal and much more.

Assisting a team of 3 who puts in requests for information. This person will compile and coordinate all requests. Will send out emails and requests for all information to all city employees regarding requests. Will review all items to make sure it s relevant and be able to handle confidential information.

Essential Functions
* Coordinate timely and appropriate responses to public disclosure requests received by the City.
* Communicate with requestors in order to provide fullest assistance to and most timely possible action on public disclosure requests, including clarifying and prioritizing elements of the requests, negotiating reasonable timeframes for response, and memorializing the communications in writing.
* Prepare response letters to requestors; schedule appointments for review of records.
* Provide preliminary research on location of responsive records, and collaborate with departments on production of records and information responsive to requests. Direct timeframes for responses. Coordinate assembly of multi-departmental responses.
* Review collected records to ensure they are responsive and complete according to the request submitted to the City.
* Maintain an information tracking log, documentation, and statistics to substantiate compliance with City Code, Public Records Act requirements, and State Attorney General s Office best practices.
* Monitor timeliness of City s response to public records requests to assure compliance with all requirements of the Public Records Act.
* Prepare written procedures for users and staff in Public Disclosure.
* Enter data from various sources into the City s public records request monitoring system.
* Provide routine updates on the status of requests to the Public Records Officer.

* Legal Assistant experience preferred
* Strong computer skills

This is a contract role for 4 months. Hourly pay will be between $17 - $22 an hour DOE. This is a day shift position Mon Fri. During the temporary period SmartTalent offers an ACA compliant healthcare plan as well as a supplemental plan

Qualified applicants will be required to submit information for a lawful Criminal Background check and drug screen. While disclosure of criminal history will not automatically disqualify you from consideration for employment or advancement, falsification of information and/or failure to disclose any requested information may be grounds for immediate disqualification, rescission of offer and/or termination. SmartTalent is a drug free company!

If you are ready to take the next step in your career and have the experience listed above, please send us a copy of your resume with job title in the subject line to the email listed.

Not the right job for you but ready to find a great position, or if you would like to expedite the process, you can apply online at www.Smarttalent.Net click Apply Online

Once you complete the application OR have any questions or would like further information, contact the Kirkland recruiting team 425-827-5111

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