Legal Secretary I/II

February 26, 2023
Orlando, FL
Job Type



Who We Are

Orlando, The City Beautiful

For most of Orlando's history we've been the place everyone wants to visit. Today, we're also the place where everyone wants to live and do business. List after list has Orlando as one of the fastest growing cities in America. We're transitioning from our role as the young upstart to a more mature, global city.

This didn't happen by accident. Together as a community, we developed a shared vision for our city focused on creating partnerships and we've transformed Orlando from a place that was packed with potential into a city on the rise.

Our vision ensures we are an inclusive, compassionate community that is generating jobs, becoming the most sustainable city in the nation, keeping our community safe, making it easier to get around, and increasing the quality of life. Together, we can continue realizing all our city's potential.

Come be part of our community with the City of Orlando.

Minimum Starting Salary: Legal Secretary I $18.40 - $23.46 per hour, depending on qualifications Legal Secretary II $19.51 - $24.87 per hour, depending on qualifications

Nature of Work:

Performs a variety of interesting, complex, and confidential secretarial assignments for attorneys handling civil and administrative law matters including extensive litigation, and performs other general office duties. Work is of greater than average difficulty and requires accuracy, conformity to City policies and procedures as well as court requirements, and is almost always deadline-sensitive. Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with interruptions and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines is needed. Work as a team to serve the interests of the City, its residents and visitors in collegial environment. Screens calls from the general public, municipal employees, department managers, the judiciary, and others. Expected to exercise initiative and independent judgment in responding to inquiries from municipal employees, department managers, outside attorneys and the general public, and in recognizing and elevating priority matters.

Minimum Requirements
Legal Secretary I : High school graduate, preferably supplemented by legal secretarial courses, and two years secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must type 55 WPM or greater.

Legal Secretary II : Same as Legal Secretary I, above, except requires three years secretarial experience as specified, above, six months of which must have been as a Legal Secretary


  • Tests are administered by invitation only.
  • Only applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited via email. Invitations will be sent to the email address listed on the application.
  • Applicants will have (3) three days from the date of the invitation to complete the test. Tests may be completed virtually or onsite.
  • Applicants are allowed one opportunity to pass the typing test within a posting period or any given 30 days. Scores are valid for one year.

Supplemental Information
City of Orlando Benefits

Closing Date/Time: 3/10/2023 5:00 PM Eastern

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