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Business Manager / Legal Assistant

Topeka Law Firm seeks Business Manager. Experience preferred. Duties include: billing, bookkeeping, preparing financial statements for accountant, staff management, building and systems documentation. Must be detail oriented, self motivated and possess excellent listening and people skills. Necessary computer skills include: Microsoft Office and Quickbooks. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume and cover letter, together with salary requirements, to PO Box 67689, Topeka, KS 66667-0689.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

Negotiable

How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter, together with salary requirements, to PO Box 67689, Topeka, KS 66667-0689.

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Apply before this date:

07/12/2019

Legal Assistant

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) is a multi-faceted agency responsible for regulating public utilities including electric, natural gas, telecommunication and water companies as well as motor carriers, oil and gas pipelines and oil and gas natural production. The Commission’s headquarters is in Topeka with the central Conservation office in Wichita and four Conservation district offices located in Dodge City, Wichita, Chanute and Hays.

The KCC is currently seeking a Legal Assistant/Paralegal (unclassified, non-exempt, benefits eligible) to support the attorneys in the Office of General Counsel in Topeka. The Office of General Counsel provides legal representation to the Commission and prepares orders, memoranda, briefs and other legal documents.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
*Assist in drafting and finalizing Commission orders and legal documents including pleadings.
*Proofreading and cite-checking legal documents.
*Drafting legal correspondence.
*Docket and appellate case management.
*Calculating legal deadlines and filing documents with the court as required.
*Provide backup support for legal assistant in Litigation Division as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of two (2) years of legal experience in a law office or other agency. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Must be precise, meticulous and detail-oriented; a thorough researcher familiar with legal citation; a strong communicator and initiator; highly organizational skills.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

$37,024 - $42,016 Employment Benefits: Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage Sick & Vacation leave Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually) Fitness Centers in select locations Employee discounts with the STAR Program Retirement and deferred compensation programs

How to Apply:

On your Careers - My Job Applications page, verify these documents are present and valid. Upload or delete and replace if needed: * Tax Clearance Certificate * DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference) Inside this job's Job Application, upload the these documents: * Cover Letter * Resume * Writing Sample Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required: Each applicant (even non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199. Visit the Tax Clearance site for more information on and where to obtain this Kansas Department of Revenue document. Job Application Process: Sign in to your existing account or Register for a new account. Review and complete your contact information on the My Contact Information page. Upload documents listed in the Required Documents section of this job posting to the appropriate location. Complete and Submit your application. Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter. Email - the email listed on the Careers>My Contact Information page. Notifications - view the Careers>My Job Notifications page How to Claim Veterans Preference Veterans' Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager. Learn more about claiming Veteran’s Preference Equal Employment Opportunity The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job. If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.

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Apply before this date:

07/20/2019