Administrative Assistant II – State Services


State Services
Position Number:
Salary Range:
$37,920.00 - $53,100.00 Yearly
Apply By:
Wednesday, January 17, 2024, 11:59 pm
Work Unit:
Health Care
Job Location:
1300 Broadway, Denver, CO, 80203 (Hybrid option available)
Release Date:
Thursday, January 11, 2024
Employment Type:
Position Type:
Find a rewarding career making a difference: Join the Office of the Attorney General!


The State Services section is seeking positive, innovative, and dedicated individuals to provide meaningful support to their team. The Administrative Assistant II position offers the opportunity to work with highly engaged and collaborative teams in a fast-paced environment. This position is best suited for an individual who has experience providing administrative support, is an attentive learner and is passionate about serving the people of Colorado. If you are looking for a career working with great teammates in a public service setting, apply today!


The DOL is currently offering a sign-on bonus for new Administrative Assistant hires of $1,000. Eligible only to hires new to the Colorado State Personnel System  
Sign-On bonuses will be paid based on the following timeline:
$500.00 – Time of hire
$500.00 – 12 months after hire


The Office of the Attorney General/Department of Law is the “People’s Lawyer.” The Attorney General, Phil Weiser, was elected by the people of Colorado and is the State’s chief lawyer and law enforcement official. Our vision for the Department of Law is: “Together, we serve Colorado and its people, advancing the rule of law, protecting our democracy and promoting justice for all.” Our core values and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, drive our actions and demonstrate our focus on being principled public servants who are innovative and better together.

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Description of Job

This position is open only to Colorado state residents.

This position will provide administrative support to the Health Care Unit attorneys and paralegals. Specific tasks include producing and/or proofreading correspondence, reports, pleadings and other legal documents; archiving files; properly directing telephone calls from the public and visitors; compiling information for reports; scheduling and arranging meetings, conference rooms, and conference calls; efficiently processing mail and distributing on a daily basis; faxing and scanning documents; assisting with travel arrangements and scheduling state cars for attorneys; maintaining desk manual for specific duties; providing backup for other support staff in the Section during times of heavy work load or when another administrative assistant is out of the office. The Administrative Assistant II position is responsible for all e-filing of case documents in Administrative, District and County courts; opening cases for the unit, and assists with calendaring of court due dates for the Unit.

Salary note: Although a salary range is listed, salary will be set commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and in compliance with the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. 

This job posting may be used to fill multiple Administrative Assistant II positions at the DOL.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Minimum Qualifications: Please document all relevant experience in detail on your application. Experience will not be inferred or assumed. Any part-time experience listed will be prorated. 

  • Two years of experience providing general clerical, administrative, or office support as the main function of your job.


  • 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of university or college course work from an accredited institution may be substituted for one of the two years of administrative assistant/office clerical support experience.
  • Qualified applicants must have at least one year of administrative assistant/office clerical support experience. If qualifying under the substitution, you will be required to provide a copy of your transcripts. 

Note: Candidates possessing a foreign degree must submit a translation (evaluation) of their degree from an accredited institution, such as The National Association of Credential Evaluations Services in order to be given credit for the degree.

Required Competencies: 

  • Critical thinking and analysis skills, including the ability to make decisions based on office procedures
  • Time management skills, including the ability to adapt as needed to meet shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills, including the ability to plan and prioritize tasks
  • Demonstrated attention to detail to ensure accuracy, thoroughness, and consistency of all work product
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively on a team

Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the minimum qualifications, the preferred applicant will also demonstrate and clearly describe the following skills and experience in their job application:

  • Experience scheduling and planning meetings for staff, including managing calendars, preparing meeting/ conference rooms, preparing documents, etc.
  • Experience coordinating travel, including submitting travel request forms, managing invoices, and approving expenditures
  • Self-starter, including the ability to work independently, learn new processes, utilize own knowledge, and complete work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to accept and apply constructive criticism, take ownership of mistakes, and improve from them
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • High technical aptitude and demonstrated ability to learn new systems
  • Experience utilizing case management systems, such as ProLaw
  • Experience utilizing legal research platforms, such as Westlaw
  • Interest in health care or previous experience working in a health care environment

Conditions of Employment:

  • Applicants must pass a thorough background investigation prior to appointment.
  • Hybrid working arrangement for this position requires that the successful candidate works in the office a minimum of 3 days per week.

Please view the full job announcement for more information, including information about compensation and benefits, and to apply online.

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