Secretary 2 (OPS/SS 2)

Contract Type
Secretarial Administrative & Clerical
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
Expiry Date
Under the direction of the Director, Administration, the incumbent provides administrative and secretarial support to assigned Attorney(s) in accordance with established standards and procedures.


Key Responsibilities

  • Transcribes notes and reproduces documents; reads and edits material for spelling, error, grammar, punctuation, correct format and presentation;
  • Photocopies and collates legal documents;
  • Annotates/updates Laws of Jamaica and subsidiary legislation;
  • Maintains Attorney’s Diary/Appointment Calendar;
  • Arranges interviews;
  • Sends and receives facsimile transmissions;
  • Receives, screens and places telephone calls and records messages;
  • Assists assigned Attorney in the retrieval and photocopying of statutes, recorded Judicial decisions and legal articles;
  • Drafts routine correspondence for the signature of assigned Attorney;
  • Performs any other related duties assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Proficient in the use of relevant computer applications (Word-processing, Spreadsheets)
  • Good Oral and Written Communication skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Good Time Management and Organizing skills


Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

  • CXC or GCE ‘O’ Level English Language or equivalent with proficiency in typewriting at a speed of 40-45 words per minute; successful completion of the prescribed Office Professional Training Course at the Management Institute for National Development (MIND);


  • CXC or GCE ‘O’ Level English Language with proficiency in typewriting at a speed of 40-45 words per minute and training in word processing and spreadsheet applications. Graduated from an accredited Secretarial School with at least three (3) years’ experience in the field.
  • At this level, Shorthand at a speed of 80-100 words per minute would be an asset.


Salary range salary range $687,897 - $817,693 per annum and any allowance(s) attached to the post.

Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.


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