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1/11/2013 - Legal Secretary


Job Opportunity

County of Cumberland

790 E. Commerce St.  Bridgeton, N.J. 08302  856-453-2121

January 10, 2013


Legal Secretary

(Provisional, Pending Civil Service Procedures)

Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office

Salary Range: $32,823 - $43,489

Duties: Under direction, performs legal clerical work involved in preparing and processing legal papers such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas which require a specialized knowledge of legal documents, terminology, processes, and procedures; does related work as required.   

Requirements: Two (2) years of experience in the preparation and processing of legal documents such as subpoenas, writs, notice of motion, warrants, court orders, consent agreements, foreclosures, affidavits, and so forth. Ability to transcribe statements provided by victims, witnesses, and/or defendants with speed, accuracy, and neatness. Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday

Notes: Successful completion of a clerical training program with a minimum of 700 classroom training hours or 30 semester credit hours in secretarial science from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of the experience indicated above. Course work must include keyboarding skills, methods, and procedures; other courses may include, but are not limited to, office procedures, word processing, and business English.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness screenings and criminal background checks.


                                Please contact the Cumberland County Department of Personnel & Human Resources or visit the NJ Civil Service Commission’s website at for a complete job specification for the title Legal Secretary (Title Code 07675).


Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to the Office Administrator at or fax to 856-459-0269.

Application deadline is January 25, 2013.

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer striving for diversity in the workplace.