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Leidos is looking for a top notch candidate to perform procedural and office support tasks for one or more AUSAs in support of one of our federal agency customers in Detroit, MI.
Overtime and travel may be required as needed with proper authorization. Individual may support any division/section within depending on the needs of the office at time of hire.
This position is expected to start on June 1, 2021. However, employment is contingent on ability to successfully obtain a minimum of a Public Trust Waiver prior to your start date as well as the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Suitability Determination for the duration of this position.
Typical assignments include the following but not limited to:
Performs simple typing assignments using word processing equipment.
Assists in copying, scanning and faxing documents; assists in organizing, naming and numbering electronic and hard copy case materials.
Assembles/disassembles documents as required, taking care to ensure that original documents are reassembled exactly to their original state.
Assists legal support staff in developing exhibits, compiling notebooks, including pulling file copies of documents, tabbing binders, numbering, binding, labeling, and re-filing documents.
Receives telephone calls and visitors to the office; control access; notifies staff members of visitors or incoming telephone calls; takes messages from, and gives messages to visitors and callers when staff members are unavailable; determines when to transfer calls to staff member’s voice mail or overhead paging, as appropriate, and executes one or both actions. Exercises tact and discretion in determining what information can be provided and to whom. When unable to assist caller or visitor, the contractor will refer them to the appropriate staff member.
Assists with accurate data entry into various legal and financial systems with minimal errors.
Assists office personnel with file management to include creating and purging closed case files of extraneous and inappropriate materials and tags, separates or compiles materials to be purged later according to office policies and procedures.
Promotes the integrity of office security.
Assess suspicious mail, persons, or other elements and takes precautionary measures to enhance security.
Verifies the identification of individuals seeking entrance to USAO space. Provides appropriate badges and maintains logs of badges issued.
Deals with visitors who display a range of dispositions, some of whom may be negative or combative and know when to use interpersonal skills to defuse or ameliorate difficult situations.
Performs other miscellaneous tasks.
The above mentioned duties may be performed as single functions or in combination with one another.
- Proven excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to perform detailed work consistently, accurately, and under pressure extremely important.
- Must be able to read and follow instructions.
- Must be able to understand task, task objectives, and the context of the task in the litigation support effort as a whole.
- Must take the initiative to ask questions when necessary to complete task correctly (e.g. where instructions are not explicit or appear to be contrary to the task objective).
- Must have typing/keyboarding skills.
- Must be knowledgeable user of the Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, word processing, database, spreadsheet, imaging, and telecommunications systems (Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel or other similar applications).
- Knowledge of and skill in the use of common office hardware, including personal computers, electronic media duplicators, scanners, facsimile machines, photocopiers, multifunction printers, telephones and similar equipment
- Ability to answer switchboard/multi-line phone system with one year of experience minimum.
- Ability to work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff.
- Ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office.
- Skilled in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner.
- Some walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items
- Ability to obtain a security clearance.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Experience working in a Government and/or Litigation Support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications, strongly preferred.
- Ability to review a wide variety of documents, both legal and non-legal.
- Experience with entering information into databases and excel spreadsheets, preferred.
- Experience with Department of Justice Unified Financial Management System and Electronic Court Filing (ECF) system, helpful.
- Undergraduate degree, preferred.
- Current or active clearance.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:SCA General Clerk
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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