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F/T bilingual receptionist position
Job Duties: Receptionists provide a variety of front-desk and clerical support services. They are often the first point of contact for clients and visitors to the office. General areas of responsibility include receiving, screening, and referring or directing telephone calls; answering general inquiries and providing information according to available reference material; greeting and directing visitorshttps://www.uscourts.gov/careers/search-judiciary-jobs/citizenship- requirements-employment-judiciarymonitoring interior office access; keeping track of staff arrivals and departures; recording and
distributing telephone or in-person messages to personnel who are unavailable; determining
urgency of messages and seeking appropriate action; screening collect telephone calls from
incarcerated defendants and the general public’s requests for assistance; assisting with word processing tasks and assignments; processing ECF emails from the Court; emailing staff when a package arrives, and processing mail, as needed.
Position: F/T bilingual receptionist position
Organization: FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Location: Los Angeles,  CA 
United States
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 8/18/2022
Requirements Requirements:
ll applicants must have a high school diploma, at least. Candidates must demonstrate
a high level of computer literacy, including expertise with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat programs. Must be able to speak, read, and write in Spanish. The ideal candidate will also have comprehensive knowledge of office clerical principles, practices, methods, and techniques; an understanding of district and circuit court rules, protocols, policies, and precedents; and knowledge of legal processes, terminology, and office practices and procedures. Understands and exercises care
regarding attorney/client privilege and confidentiality.

Selection Criteria: Successful applicants demonstrate an interest in social justice, civil rights, or indigent defense; ability to work with diverse communities and clients from different backgrounds; must have excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills; have strong organizational,
analytical, and technical skills; an ability to organize work and set priorities to meet critical deadlinescapable of learning new technological tools, when needed; be able to work independently and take initiative; and work well in teams.
A background investigation is required as a condition of employment. In line with current
appropriations law, applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents seeking citizenship as described here:
https://www.uscourts.gov/careers/search-judiciary-jobs/citizenship-
requirements-employment-judiciary
. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be requested of the
candidate(s) selected for this position. Additional information regarding the office’s vaccine policy
will be provided to the selected candidate(s).

Salary/Benefits: This is a full-time, at-will position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and is subject to direct deposit. Benefits include health and life insurance, retirement, and a Thrift Savings Plan. For more information on benefits, see
http://www.uscourts.gov/careers/benefits.
How to Apply: Apply by emailing a letter of interest, résumé, and three references in a single PDF document to Cuauhtemoc Ortega, Federal Public Defender, at
employment@fpdcdca.org with the
subject line: RECEPTIONIST APPLICATION. All application materials must be received by August
26, 2022, however, interviews will occur on a rolling basis and the open position may be filled
before that date. The Federal Public Defender’s Office may fill current and future positions from this
vacancy announcement. Please, no phone calls.
Status: This listing expires on: 11/16/2022
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Name:
FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Address:


Los Angeles,  CA 0012-4202
United States
Email:
employment@fpdcdca.org
Phone:
Fax:
Contact:
Cuauhtemoc Ortega