Legal Office Administrator 1, OGC

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Norristown, PA
  • Oct 02, 2023
Full time Legal

Job Description


The Southeast Regional Office of Chief Counsel, (SEROCC), for the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Norristown, PA, seeks a professional administrative officer. The Office of General Counsel (OGC) seeks an individual with experience in legal support and office management. If you are looking for your next career opportunity, apply today!
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The incumbent will be responsible for executing administrative, clerical, and analytical tasks within a prominent legal establishment, operating under the purview of the OGC of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Governor. As the Legal Office Administrator 1, the individual will be part of a two-member administrative team in the Southeast Regional Office of Chief Counsel, providing assistance to eleven attorneys, one investigator, and a number of interns engaged in delivering legal and associated investigative services to a state agency responsible for environmental protection regulations.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information: 

  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
  • Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time up to 2 days per week. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.


Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • Two years of varied office management or staff work within a public or private legal office.

Additional Requirement:

  • You must have one year or more of advanced use of Microsoft Office Suite software
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions. 

Preferred (not required) Qualifications:

  • Experience interacting with clients, opposing counsel, citizens, and/or court officials
  • Experience in and use of Westlaw or Lexis legal research tools and briefing aids
  • Experience formatting and filing of legal documents
  • Experience proofreading documents accurately
  • Experience in the management of large projects, such as exhibit preparation for multi-day trials or hearings

How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing dateLate applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.  


Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.