County of FresnoClovis 93612
||none||Legal Assistant||County of Fresno|| ||||">

Legal Assistant

County of Fresno
Permanent Fresno County Internal Services Department, 333 W Pontiac Way, Clovis, CA 93612, United States




County of Fresno

is offering excellent opportunities for motivated individuals who are seeking a career as a

Legal Assistant

. The Legal Assistant performs a broad range of legal clerical work and performs related work as required. Responsibilities include creating legal files, checking documents for completeness and conformance to legal specifications, entering data into legal databases, and preparing case files for attorneys.


: The current vacancies exist within the

 Fresno County District Attorney's Office. 

However, the eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra help and permanently allocated positions throughout the county. Individuals selected for extra help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules. Temporary (extra-help) positions are paid an hourly rate for actual hours worked, are not entitled to benefits, do not obtain permanent status, and serve at the will of the department head.

As a condition of employment, some departments may require candidates to undergo and pass a thorough and detailed personal background investigation. These investigations include employment/credit histories, verification of education, arrest/criminal records, drug/alcohol use, and personal conduct. This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive; other relevant areas may be investigated and verified. 

Positions in this classification are in Medical Group I - Light Physical Activity (Personnel Rule 8). This group includes positions which require only light physical effort and may include lifting of small, light objects and some bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching. Considerable walking or standing may be involved.

Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Samples of Duties
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, paid clerical work experience. OPTION 2:
Experience: One (1) year of paid work experience as a District Attorney, Probation, or Sheriff's Student Worker with Fresno County. OPTION 3:
Education: Completion of thirty (30) semester units of coursework that is acceptable within the United States' accredited college or university system. In addition to the options listed above, the following may also be required: License: Possession of a valid class "C" driver's license, or equivalent, may be required. Other: Depending on the hiring department's need, the ability to type thirty (30) net words or more per minute may be required.
  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and filing requirements for this position by the filing deadline.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Please fully list your education/work experience; including current position. Failure to list current, complete and accurate education/work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) may result in disqualification of your application.
  • College/university transcripts may be requested to verify completion of qualifying units.
  • In the Education section of your application, please provide complete information for each school attended. Please provide the school's name, school's location, the type and number of units earned (semester or quarter), and if applicable the type of degree earned and which major or program was completed. Failure to completely list education within the job application may disqualify the applicant from consideration.
  • If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted. Documentation must be provided by the closing date and time of this recruitment. You may either attach a copy to your application, fax a copy to 559-455-4788, Attn: Zachary Carter, or email it to .
  • Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.