Legal Assistant – (22000BQU)
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Under the direction of the General Counsel and other members of the Legal Department, the successful applicant will be responsible for managing routine legal matters. The Legal Assistant will perform a variety of legal tasks in support of the Commission’s mission, including, but not limited to, the maintenance of systems for managing legal materials, preparation of the minutes of public meetings, and management of requests for public records.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The safety of our employees, both current and future, is the Commission’s highest priority. At this time, our employees are working remotely.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Salary Range: $55,000 – $65,000
The Commission is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package to its employees. The specific components and eligibility may vary based upon position classification, hours worked per week and other variables. Therefore, specific benefits for this position may be discussed as part of the interview and offer process.
This position is non-civil service. This position is a non-exempt position.
The overall benefits available include: paid vacation, sick and personal leave time, health, dental and vision insurance through the Commonwealth’s Group Insurance, and optional pre-tax Health Savings Account plans.
In addition, the Commission provides employees the opportunity to elect life insurance, long term disability insurance, deferred compensation savings, tuition remission and pre-tax commuter account plans, along with other programs.
The Commission employees also participate in the Commonwealth’s State Retirement Plan, which can become a defined benefit plan for those that both vest and subsequently retire from State service. Follow this link for additional retirement information: http://www.mass.gov/treasury/retirement/state-board- of-retire/.
Commitment to Diversity:
The Commission is committed to building a diverse staff across its entire agency and at all levels. The Commission is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Application Process and Deadline:
The Commission encourages interested candidates that meet the minimum requirements for experience and skills to apply for this position. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email no later than October 28, 2022. The application package should be submitted to:
Please include the position title in the subject line: CCC – Legal Assistant
Submissions are due by 5:00 pm (e-mail) on October 28, 2022, late submissions may be considered solely at the discretion of the Commission.
Notice of Required Background Check – Including Tax Compliance:
The Commission requires a background check on all prospective employees as a condition of employment.
Candidates should be aware of this requirement but should also know that such background check is not initiated until:
This background check includes a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, Federal IRS and Department of Revenue state tax compliance on all prospective employees as a condition of their employment.
Candidates with advanced degrees and professional licenses may have these credentials verified. Individuals other than those references provided by a candidate may be contacted in the course of completing a full background and qualification check.
Those candidates invited to interview will be contacted by the Commission. Unfortunately, due to the anticipated high volume of applicants for this vacancy, we are unable to provide status updates to specific individuals.
Official Title: Legal Assistant, CNB
: United States-Massachusetts-Worcester-2 Washington Square
: Legal Services
: Cannabis Control Commission
: Oct 7, 2022, 3:58:01 AM
Number of Openings
: 55,000.00 – 65,000.00 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Erika White – 7744150200