Department of Justice


$4,319.00 - $5,412.00

Final Filing Date: 1/24/2018

Job Description and Duties

Under the general direction of the Office Manager and the immediate supervision of the Legal Office Administrator, the Legal Support Supervisor II directs and coordinates the activities, through Legal Support Supervisors I, of staff who provide legal support, executive support, clerical, and related general office services to a large staff of attorneys, paralegals, executive staff and other professionals. The incumbent will plan, organize, and assign legal secretarial teams and clerical staff in providing legal and clerical services to the legal staff; supervise the planning and flow of work; assign and reassign staff to meet changing workload conditions; plan, review, evaluate, and recommend changes of operating procedures and, through subordinates, direct their implementation of the preparation of manuals, and perform a wide variety of administrative duties to maintain the support functions of a large legal office. The incumbent will also disseminate changes in policy and procedures to support staff on a regular basis; hold team/staff meetings and meet with attorney staff to discuss the efforts of the support staff to provide quality service. Additional duties include, but are not limited to: Complete ongoing reports and special projects as delegated by the Office Manager or Statewide Manager such as career counseling, training, and ergonomic evaluations and recruiting and hiring support personnel, including subordinate supervisors. The incumbent will also assure that support employees receive adequate training and monitor continuing training efforts; approve probationary reports of performance and take or recommend appropriate personnel action; counsel employees; approve individual development plans; assist the Office Manager or Statewide Manager in preparing budget materials; and monitors precautionary measures regarding safety as directed by office policy.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-95148
Position #(s):
$4,319.00 - $5,412.00
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: San Diego County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Week: Monday - Friday

Department Information

  • This position is located in the Division of Operations, Legal Support Operations, San Diego.
  • Please disregard the Training and Development Assignment language below, as the Department of Justice will not be considering this type of appointment for this position.
  • Please disregard the SROA/Surplus language below, as the Department of Justice requires applicants to submit their SROA/Surplus Letter if that is the basis of their eligibility.
  • This position is located in a high-rise in Downtown San Diego.

Special Requirements

  • Fingerprint check will be required.
  • Clearly indicate the Job Control Code (JC-95148) and the title of this position in the "Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying" section located on the first page of your State Application.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 1/24/2018

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Justice
Attn: Lety Perez
Division of Operations
1300 I Street, Suite 820
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Lety Perez
Division of Operations
1300 I Street, Suite 820
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Statement of Qualifications - The Statement is a narrative discussion of how your education, training, experience, and skills meet the minimum and desirable qualifications and qualify you for the position. The Statement of Qualifications serves as a documentation of your ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing and should be typed and no more than two pages in length.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Ability to work independently, cooperatively and tactfully with all levels of staff; demonstrated initiative and willingness to assume increased responsibility; ability to write and communicate effectively; use of tact and discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues; ability to maintain strict confidentiality of information; excellent organizational skills; demonstrated ability to follow through on tasks and commitment; resourceful and innovative; good computer skills and knowledge of Word is desired. Ability to demonstrate excellent attendance and punctuality.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Lety Perez
(916) 210-7012

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Officer
(916) 210-7580
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail