Senior Paralegal (18-145)

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time

Maine Department of Transportation 

Pay:  $36,545.60 - 49,524.80/Annually Job Code:  0880  Pay Grade:   22 (Professional/Technical)

Location: Augusta  Office/Bureau: Executive - Legal 

Position Number:  02500-0182

Opening Date:  October 19, 2018

Closing Date: November 16, 2018

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position will assist legal administrators and attorneys in meeting operational needs within MDOT’s Legal Services/Title Office by providing specialized legal support.  The primary function of this position is to prepare advanced complex title research and prepare detailed title reports. This position will also provide support to the legal administrators and the department’s property manager by preparing transactional documents and reviewing technical boundary descriptions.  This position will be directly responsible for working with the department’s five region engineers to review and process agreements. This position will prepare advanced legal research and prepare comprehensive, clearly written reports as requested by senior legal staff on property law and other legal issues.  This position will also be responsible for overseeing the process of archiving title work and for maintaining the title work access database.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelors Degree and three (3) years of paralegal experience in a law firm, court, or legal services agency -OR- an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the "Apply for this Opening/Apply Now" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and any applicable copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications. 

*If you require a paper application, please contact MaineDOT Human Resources at 624-3050 or via email at jobs.DOT@maine.gov*

CONTACT INFORMATION 

For more information or questions, please contact: Kelly L. Mills, Human Resources Generalist, at Kelly.Mills@maine.gov or (207) 624-3629.

BENEFITS

The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  15.37% of salary for BU positions and 20.17% for confidential positions.  

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.13 biweekly.  The value*of State paid Health Insurance: 

  • Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $444.68 biweekly
  • Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $422.45 biweekly
  • Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $400.21 biweekly
  • Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $377.98 biweekly

 *The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.

 The Maine Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.