Paralegal – City of Harrisburg

Deadline: Sunday, November 10, 2019

Position Summary

The City of Harrisburg is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Paralegal in the Department of Administration, Bureau of Licensing, Taxation, and Central Support. This position is responsible for administrative and legal assignments. Work includes researching law; investigating and categorizing factual information; drafting legal documents such as deeds, proof of claims and lien revivals; and searching court and public records.  Performs legal research involving case finding, shepherding, and summarization.  Prepares and keeps a docket for each lien revival, tracks litigation status docket in order to continually update each litigation case, including case summarization.  Applicants should possess good research skills and a broad knowledge of court and collection procedures. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Tax and Enforcement Administrator.

Qualifications

Applicants should possess a Paralegal degree or certificate from an accredited college, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

We offer a competitive salary package ($37,485.95 which increases to $44,101.12 after six months) plus excellent fringe benefits.

How to Apply

The City intends to fill this position as soon as possible.  It will remain open until filled.  If interested, please submit a cover letter, your resume, three employment references and salary history, without delay, to:

City of Harrisburg, Bureau of Human Resources
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. City Government Center
10 N. 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 255-6475
Email: HR@harrisburgpa.gov (electronic submission preferred)

The City of Harrisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Eric Papenfuse, Mayor
www.harrisburgpa.gov