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Legal Secretary ( R-00058925 )


Legal Secretary



Washington, Washington DC, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Senior Executive Legal Office Assistant to work on-site in support of the Civil Rights Division in Washington, DC. You will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth.

Be part of a dynamic team in providing legal and technical services to support the Department of Justice. From emails and instant messages, to electronic devices, and social media systems, we’re equipped to meet the challenge of forensically capturing, reviewing, and illuminating the “smoking gun” evidence. Join us and make a difference!

In this role, you will gain many intangible skills, such as time and task management, critical thinking and problem solving, the ability to communicate complicated problems in a concise manner, as well as solve complex problems using available tools.

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Executive Legal Office Assistant needs to demonstrate extensive administrative assistant experience to support the Civil Rights Division Front Office. This is a very “high visibility “support role providing administrative support services to the Division Deputy Assistant Attorney Generals or the Assistant Attorney General directly.

  • Works under the supervision of a Project Manager. types, edits, corrects, etc. documents, charts, tables, etc. as required.

  • Generates travel vouchers, correspondence, voice over calls, Responsible for routine file maintenance, including maintaining backup copies of original files, as well as working files.

  • Performs quality control over own work of peers.

  • Performs simple maintenance on office machines such as copiers and fax machines.

  • Organizes and maintains correspondence files.

  • Works fairly independently; does not require constant, close supervision.

  • May serve in a coordinating role for a pool of Word Processors, monitoring workload and progress, and performing quality control.

Please Note: Must be able to work onsite 5 days a week in Washington, DC (once temporary Pandemic Remote work is over OR when asked to return in the office).

Basic Qualificatons (Required Skills):

  • At least two years of word processing experience, including one year in the specific office automation environment required (e.g. JCON 2a, MS Word Office 12 / Microsoft Office 2003).

  • Must be able to type a minimum rate of 65 wpm with an accuracy rate of 95%.

  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

  • Ability to produce highest quality work under extreme pressure.

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior government experience helpful.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs (i.e. Word, and Excel) strongly preferred.

  • Experience generating / submitting travel vouchers.

  • Current or active clearance.

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We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.


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