The Bronx Defenders

  • Process Server

    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/16/2018 6:04 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1232
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
  • Overview

    The Bronx Defenders – an innovative, progressive, holistic indigent defense office in the South Bronx – seeks an energetic advocate with a commitment to social justice to serve as a licensed process server. The Process Server will be required to serve subpoenas throughout the Bronx and the greater New York City metro area.  

    Responsibilities

    • Serve persons, corporations, and governmental agencies with legal documents‬
    • Deliver legal documents to court for filing‬‬
    • Obtain legal documents, records and other items from courts, schools, hospitals, businesses, and governmental agencies
    • Assist in assembling legal documents
    • Prepare affidavits of service, notices of motion, and other routine legal documents

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must be able to obtain Process Server Individual License (DCA)‬‬
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Ability and willingness to travel within all five boroughs of New York and the tri-state area
    • Ability to stay organized and meet rigid deadlines
    • Ability to work independently
    • Excellent interpersonal skills (i.e., active listening, negotiation, persuasion)‬‬
    • Excellent analytical skills (i.e., critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making)‬‬

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 1 year of law-related experience
    • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, and Google Drive for Office (G Suite)‬‬
    • Spanish language proficiency

     

    Salary commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits.

    To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB ONLINE and upload a cover letter and resume in one document when prompted. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.  

     

    The application deadline is Friday, June 29th, but applications will be considered on a rolling basis and decisions will be made as soon as appropriate candidates are identified.

     

    Please contact Marterra Walker, Legal Administrative Manager, via email at marterraw@bronxdefenders.org with any questions regarding the position.

     

    The Bronx Defenders is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff.  We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, orientations, and communities to apply.



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