Trial Assistant Cumberland County


Picturesque Cumberland County is the State’s most populous county having a population of 289,977. Its largest city is Portland and the county geographically extends from Casco Bay to the Lakes Region. Cumberland County has the second largest body of water in the state, Sebago Lake, which provides numerous recreational opportunities. The County is the economic and industrial center of the state, having a strong corporate presence of major domestic and international companies.  The County has over 450 dedicated employees, all focused on providing the best customer service to the County residents.  Cumberland County is represented by five elected county commissioners and the county manager runs the daily operations.

JOB PURPOSE:  The purpose of the Trial Assistant position is to assist Team by providing administrative support for Assistant District Attorneys.  Receives and records new cases from Police Departments in the appropriate manner.   Processes and tracks assigned caseloads. Maintains accurate data entry and file records until the cases conclusion. Performs all other related work as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School diploma required. Associate’s Degree in legal administration or business preferred. Minimum of one to two years of related work experience, preferably in a law environment. Knowledge of how the court system operates and familiarity with legal terms required. Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and handle details with precision and accuracy.  Must be able to handle the more difficult customer service requests. Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures and be compassionate with people of all degrees of life. Must work with and handle confidential information following department procedures. Proficiency of computer operations to include report generation, internet and email; word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications. Skill with Justware and TIP program preferred. Notary Public helpful, must be able to obtain: Limited Access Certificate – Messenger.

Cumberland County offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package and is proud of its talented and dedicated workforce.  Come join our team and culture of engaged employees.  Our strong management team is dedicated to providing employees with inspiring leadership, a positive and friendly workplace, support, encouragement and the necessary tools for success.  We offer tuition reimbursement, wellness program, and professional development and training opportunities.

This is a 37.5 hour per week benefits-eligible position located at the Cumberland County Courthouse. The salary range for this position is $17.87 - $24.34 and contingent upon qualifications and experience.

For a complete list of job responsibilities or to download an application visit Applications accepted until April 2, 2019, at 4:00 p.m.                                                                             

Send completed application, cover letter and resume to:
Human Resource Department
142 Federal Street, Suite 110, Portland, Maine 04101
(p) 207-775-6809    (f) 207-871-8378

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