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Job Opening: Paralegal
Department: Personnel
Posting Date: January 5, 2022
Salary: $42,216
Weekly Hours: 35
Shift: 8:30 am to 4:30pm, extended hours as needed

Position Description

The County of Delaware seeks a Paralegal who will assist the Assistant Director-Labor Counsel attorney by providing clerical and research support services including document preparation and review; interviewing clients and witnesses; research, investigations, and fact-checking; and preparation for collective bargaining negotiations.

Duties of Position

Meets with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects.

Drafts documents including grievance decisions, written determinations for employee complaints, and collective bargaining agreements

Researches and analyzes statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources; provides written analysis to attorneys.

Interviews witnesses and prepares summaries of their statements

Prepares, organizes, stores, and files documents into case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, exhibits, and other items.

Assists attorneys with collective bargaining, grievance, employee complaint, and state and federal court preparation

Add intake calls, schedules hearings, and meetings

Perform all other duties, tasks, and special projects as assigned


Associate degree in Paralegal Studies or related field required, Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies or related field preferred

Paralegal certificate required

Related employment law and Human Resources experience preferred

Ability to handle multiple challenging assignments with attention to detail, organization, and critical thinking

Hands-on commitment to getting the job done

Residence Requirement: The County of Delaware has a residency requirement for employees. Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within three months of starting employment.


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

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  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

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