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Job Openings in Sussex County, Virginia

Last Updated: January 6, 2022

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  • [NEW] Office Administrative Assistant

    • Department: Commonwealth's Attorney
      January 6, 2022
      Deadline: Open Until Filled

    • The Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney for Sussex County is accepting application for the position of Administrative Assistant.

    • Duties include:

    • - Assist the office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney by performing office clerical
      work, including but not limited to, filing, processing and maintaining circuit court files,
      certificates, records and related documents and things;
      - Reviewing and composing legal correspondence and documents;
      - Maintaining office calendars to include scheduling meetings, motions, hearings, trials and appointments;
      - Managing telephonic and electronic 

    • Requirements:

    • Knowledge

    • - Broad knowledge of office administration; 
      - Some college preferred;
      - Three or more years of clerical/office experience;
      - Familiarity with the criminal justice system, court processes, procedures and basic administration of justice;
      - Thorough knowledge of business correspondence, court filings, dockets, schedules and motions.

    • Skills

    • - Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Windows applications and database technologies;
      - Be able to type a minimum of 45 words per minute;
      - Thorough knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, office equipment;
      - Proficient in oral and written communication.

    • Abilities

    • - Ability to type and transcribe dictation accurately and at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to make mathematical calculations;
      - Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public;
      - Ability to complete oral and written instructions and tasks;
      - Skill in the operation of standard office, word processing and data entry equipment and maintain a hard copy/electronic filing system.

    • Others

    • - Must be a U.S. citizen and possess experience working with sensitive information;
      - Be able to pass a criminal background check.

    • To Apply

      Please send resumes to:


    • The County of Sussex is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
      EOE / ADA / Drug Free Workplace

The County of Sussex is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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How to Apply

The Virginia Employment Application (DPT Form 10-012 – Rev 10/99) is commonly referenced as a requirement for applying to positions listed on this page.

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The County of Sussex is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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