Part-Time Legal Receptionist/Office Assistant

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Company description



Taylor & Blair LLP is a boutique litigation firm which practices in the area of Personal Injury, Employment, Insurance Denial, Estate Litigation and Elder Law.



The lawyers at Taylor & Blair LLP have years of experience working with all forms of legal dispute resolution (negotiation, mediation, arbitration and court) that exist in BC. Each day, we strive to help people resolve their legal issues in the most effective way possible.



The lawyers at Taylor & Blair has successfully appeared before the BC Human Rights Tribunal, the BC Provincial Court, BC Supreme Court, the BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.



Job description



We are looking for a part-time Receptionist/Office Assistant to work in our Vancouver office for a minimum of three days a week preferably on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 am - 5 pm.



The candidate will require previous experience in an office and as a Receptionist. The candidate will have a positive professional attitude, have initiative, and be able to be flexible. We are a small office so the applicant must be able to work effectively in a team environment. Experience working in a legal office is an asset but not required.



Job Duties



Greeting clients and performing Covid-19 screening.



Answering the main switchboard, screening all calls including new client calls, and directing calls as appropriate.



Booking new client appointments



Opening and closing files



Mail handling, including arranging appropriate couriers where necessary.



Photocopying, faxing, and scanning various documents.



Ordering and maintaining office supplies, including placing service calls on all office equipment.



Qualifications



At least 2 years previous work experience as a Receptionist preferably in an office setting.



Quick and accurate keyboarding skills with experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Any experience using Amicus Attorney and ESI Law software would be an asset.



Self-motivated, highly organized, and have the ability to multi-task.



Excellent written and verbal English language skills.



Please note that salary will be discussed at the time of the interview.



Only potentially suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please feel free to view our website for more information regarding our law firm at www.taylorandblair.com.



Part-time hours: 24 - 30 per week



Application deadline: 2021-02-19



Preferred start date: 2021-03-01 - flexible for the right candidate



COVID-19 considerations



We have precautions in place for COVID-19. Our front desk has plexiglass as well as hand sanitizer and mandatory COVID-19 health screenings for any client's coming into the office. All staff members are required to wear a face mask. Face shields do not exclude the requirement for a face mask.



Job Types: Part-time, Permanent







administrative assistant: 2 years (Required)

receptionist: 2 years (Required)

Work remotely: NO