Office Assistant III, Legal

DC Water and Sewer Authority Washington, DC
The Authority is seeking a highly motivated Office Assistant III to work in the General Counsel's Office.

I. SUMMARY: Performs difficult and responsible office and clerical work in the General Counsel’s Office.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this job. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may be required to perform work-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description. This job description is not a “contract” between the employee and the Authority. The job duties and essential functions may be changed at the discretion of the General Manager.


* Processes a wide variety of transactions.

* Provides direct assistance to specialist and professional staff.

* Conducts special management studies requiring written presentations of findings, recommendations, forecasts, and justifications.

* Maintains computer-based records.

* Receives and reads incoming correspondence. Prepares responses where appropriate.

* Consolidates annual funding estimates into a complete budget request.

* Compiles and summarizes information and data; identifies inaccuracies or anomalies in the information; and makes written recommendations to resolve discrepancies.

* Schedules appointments and makes travel arrangements.

* Prepares and maintains time and attendance records.

* Prepares legal documents under the supervision of Attorneys.

* Performs other related duties and projects as assigned at the discretion of the supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Key Working Relationships: Interacts with co-workers in the Office and throughout the Authority,


The minimum qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability necessary for an individual to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable amounts of training are provided.

* Associate’s degree in Business Management or related field from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of progressive office and/or clerical experience. Prefer experience be directly related to working in a legal environment.

* Intermediate skills in the use of computer hardware, and software such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentations, and internet applications.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* General office conditions.

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