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Legal Assistant

JOB OBJECTIVE: Work in a fast paced, multi-faceted environment performing complex legal assistant work for the Legal Services Division of the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA). Work involves researching, analyzing, investigating and drafting legal documents and assisting attorneys with case management; coordinating with the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH) and TDA’s Hearings Officer/Administrative Review Official to schedule preliminary and final hearings and appeals for TDA’s state and federal enforcement actions; coordinating with TDA consumer protection personnel and conducting criminal history background investigations of potential licensees. Responsible for facilitating the provision of legal services and providing support to all TDA programs and divisions. Work under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.



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Salary: B17, $3,300-$3,600.00/MO.
Job Posting Number: 21-356-4R
Location: Austin TX
Open Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2021 3:10 PM
Close Date: Tuesday, August 3, 2021 5:00 PM If no date is shown, this position is continuously open.

To apply for this position, please complete the electronic State of Texas Application for Employment through www.WorkInTexas.com or submit a State of Texas Application for Employment to

TDA
Attention Human Resources
P.O. Box 12847
Austin, Texas, 78711-2847

or by fax at (800) 380-1574, or in person at

1700 North Congress Ave.,
11th Floor Reception Desk,
Austin, Texas , 78701,

or by email to TDAJobs@TexasAgriculture.gov.