State of Oregon Analyst 1 in Salem, Oregon

Analyst 1



Analyst 1


$3,432.00 - $5,593.00 Monthly


Salem, OR

Job Type



Judicial Department - State Courts

Job Number



9/24/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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The Oregon Supreme Court is hiring an Analyst 1.

The purpose of this position is to provide high-level administrative support to the Appellate Legal Counsel and general support to the justices and other court and records staff, and to coordinate the Oregon Supreme Court Extern Program. The person in this position serves as an all-purpose generalist, who regularly and independently handles a broad range of tasks that are an important part of the Oregon Supreme Court's operations.

The successful applicant will be an effective communicator to a variety of audiences, will be able to quickly prioritize and re-prioritize the workload, and is able to meet frequent deadlines despite interruption and distraction.

Duties & Responsibilities

Typical job duties may include, but are not limited to, the tasks listed below. Assigned tasks may be changed to accommodate workload and organizational needs.

Administrative and Legal Support

  • Verify status of pending cases.

  • Use various OJD enterprise technology to enter, update, and track case related information.

  • Identify appropriate legal categorization of issues for allowed petitions for review.

  • Prepare monthly "issue summaries" report, organized by legal issue for use by court legal staff.

  • Coordinate all aspects fo work environment needs for incoming and outgoing legal staff.

  • Work with other divisions to meet workload demands.

  • Train new staff to use OJD applications such as Appellate Case Management System, OnBase document repository, Unity Client, Odyssey, and other enterprise technology.

  • Provide secretarial services to Appellate Legal Counsel and other members of the court's legal staff.

  • Edit documents for grammar, accuracy, and completeness per the court's style manual.

  • Assist legal staff with various electronic resources.

  • Research, update, finalize, and circulate a narrative conference report about opinions, petitions, motions, etc..

  • Run independent reports in appellate case management system to confirm correct entry of data.

  • Identify errors and determine appropriate means of data entry correction to resolve any issue, according to established protocols for appellate case management system.

  • Notify appropriate persons about needed corrections.

  • Transcribe legislative history for legal staff.

  • Maintain and update semi-annual, multi-part death penalty report.

Communication and Outreach

  • Prepare media releases summarizing decisions.

  • Notify interested persons or organizations of of issuance of media releases.

  • Update court's website.

  • Coordinate webcast of oral arguments after determining case confidentiality status.

  • Schedule Oregon Supreme Court Building's historical building tours to schools and other interested groups.

  • Plan and coordinate all aspects of the appellate courts' law clerks extern program, including recruitment, orientation, evaluation, and tech support.

  • Plan and coordinate continuing legal education for court's new law clerks, as well as other appellate law clerks.

  • Assist appellate legal counsel in all aspects of new law clerk orientation.

  • Assist appellate legal counsel with case-related correspondence and constituent mail.

  • Assist with staff training, as needed.

Working Conditions

This is a full time position and the work schedule is currently 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. It is eligible for overtime compensation for hours worked in excess of 40 per work week.

Occasional overtime or after-hours work may be required.

Occasional phone and in-person contact with people from diverse backgrounds.

High-production environment, with multiple deadlines that must be tracked, including a heavy volume of data entry and service requiring detail orientation, a team work philosophy, and multi-tasking abilities.

Climbing a ladder to retrieve files may be required.

Lifting up to 25 lbs. of office materials or equipment may be required.

Long periods of sitting and standing are required.

Daily use of office equipment that may include the following: telephone, calculator, personal computer with multiple monitors, printer, scanner, fax, and copy machine.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

Minimum Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have at least three years of increasingly responsible paraprofessional level experience performing administrative, analytical, and secretarial support duties.


Possession of a high school diploma or GED, or equivalent life or work experience.


Any combination of education and experience equivalent to four (4) years that typically supports the knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.

Special Qualifications


Requested Skills and Attributes

  • Experience working for Oregon Judicial Department.

  • Experience working in a court or other legal environment.

  • Experience using complex reference materials to perform your job duties.

  • Skill communicating expectations, laws, rules, policies, or procedures to a variety of audiences.

  • Skill maintaining accuracy despite frequent interruption and multiple deadlines.

  • Skill performing multiple job assignments with conflicting deadlines.

  • Skill reviewing documents and spreadsheets for accuracy and completeness.

  • Proficiency performing skilled computer work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, or similar spreadsheet application.

Additional Information

Application Instructions

You must complete and submit the application, respond to all parts of each supplemental question, and attach both a letter of interest and a resume.

Your letter should explain why you are uniquely qualified for this position, based on its duties and your level of education and experience. The letter is not to exceed 2 pages.

Your materials should be bundled into one attachment.

The naming convention of your attachment must be as follows:


Failure to do so may result in removal of your application from consideration.

You must demonstrate, in your application materials, how your work experience and education meet the minimum qualifications, special qualifications, and requested skills and attributes, listed above.

You will be subject to a criminal background check if you are a finalist. Adverse results are evaluated on a case-by-case basis and may result in disqualification if the circumstances are directly related to the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Newly hired employees are required to complete and sign the Employment Eligibility Verification (Section 1 of the Form I-9) no later than the first day of employment and provide evidence of identity and employment authorization to work in the United States within three (3) business days. See Form I-9 for questions about acceptable verification documents. The Oregon Judicial Department does not offer visa sponsorships.

Apply now if you are interested in this or future vacancies. This job announcement may be used to fill future vacancies in this class of work.

Veterans' Preference

Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given preference in the recruitment process. To receive preference, veterans must attach the appropriate documentation. Visit the Oregon job opportunities Veterans web page for additional details, information, and resources.


The Judicial Department's practice is to begin employees at the first pay step. However, a higher starting pay rate may be considered depending upon the applicant's education and experience.

Conduct Expectations

Because of the Oregon Judicial Department's role in providing justice and upholding the rule of law, employees of the Department are required to meet the highest standards of professional conduct and ethics while on the job, and also to maintain those same high standards when taking actions in their personal lives that could reflect on the Department.

Questions and Support

If you require an alternate format to complete the application process, call 503-986-5930, or TTY: Oregon Relay Service 711 for the hearing impaired. Be prepared to describe the alternate format needed.

For technical help with your login or online application issues, online resources are available at You may leave a voicemail at 855-524-5627 from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Pacific Time), Monday – Friday. It may take up to 24 hours to receive a response. If you do not receive a response after 24 hours, you can email technical support at

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For questions about a specific Oregon Judicial Department job posting, call 503-986-5930.


The Oregon Judicial Department offers an attractive benefit plan which provides 95% contributions toward Public Employees Benefit Board (PEBB) sponsored individual and family medical and dental insurance. The insurance contributions are pro-rated for employees who work less than full-time.

Retirement benefits include participation in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP), depending on eligibility.

Other benefits include paid holidays, paid vacation, and sick, personal, and bereavement leaves. Optional benefits include life insurance, long and short term disability, long term care insurance, and participation in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan (deferred compensation).