Legal Assistant

Small Business Administration

About the organization

The Office of Disaster Assistance's mission is to provide low interest disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery & equipment, inventory and business assets that have been damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster.

Duties

Prepare and/or review legal or loan documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance to assist individual borrowers with residential and/or business loans.

Perform clerical functions, which include answering inquiries promptly, handling sensitive information securely and professionally, and dealing with controversial issues tactfully.

Present information clearly and professionally, produce well-written grammatically correct, error-free materials, and contact colleagues or external customers regarding inquiries.

Use computer and other electronic equipment and software applications to produce written reports, spreadsheets, emails, and other documents or reports.

Qualifications

GS-06: To qualify you must have at least 1 full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-05 level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skill, and ability to perform successfully in this position.

GS-07: To qualify you must have at least 1 full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-06 level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skill, and ability to perform successfully in this position. This experience may have been gained in a Non-Federal service position.

Communicating clear and concise information to internal or external customers;

Maintaining or safeguarding documents/records containing sensitive or confidential information in a business environment, such as documents containing personal financial information or Personally Identifiable Information (PII);

Preparing legal documents; AND

Reviewing for completeness (or processing) loan and/or real estate documents.

In addition to the above specialized experience, applicants must indicate proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Office programs, such as Word and Excel on their resume.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Required Documents
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Resume showing average hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
2. Completed Questionnaire
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3. Other supporting documents, such as:
College Transcript(s), if qualifying based on education.
Unofficial transcripts may be submitted during the application process; however, official transcripts will be required if selected.
Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g. DD-214 Member Copy 4 or other DD-214 copy showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.)

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Equal Opportunity Employment

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