Word Processing Operator

Word Processing Operator

Word Processing Operator


Administrative Support Staff


New York, New York

Employment Type



$90000 - $95000

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Technicalturn-around documents and projects accurately and expeditiously; follow Best Practice; QA check own work (no proofreader on staff);
  • research new projects; create quick guides when new projects warrant it; troubleshoot for self and Users; will be trained to work on projects for other departments;


  • record all activity in the WP Traffic Log (incoming/outgoing work, times worked); must understand, adhere to protocols, procedures and policies at Firm and Department levels; monitor the WP email production Inbox and Conflicts email production Inbox
  • prioritize jobs by deadline; negotiate deadlines when necessary
  • follow delivery and special instructions provided by Users; check the WP Inbox to ensure all requests have been handled (ensure nothing is missed)
  • flexibility to attend training sessions outside of the regular shift as needed;

Job Requirements:

  • Position Specific Skills and Requirements
  • typing speed: 75+ wpm with 5 (or fewer) error count, speed and accuracy are of utmost importance.  (No proofreaders to check work.)
  • proficiency in advance features and troubleshooting in the following applications:
    • Windows 10
    • Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Advance functions
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • OmniPage
    • Best Authority
  • edit, input, format in full (clean up, style, code) documents;
  • transcribe using Philips or typing live dictation;
  • hands-on experience with large documents and projects.
  • Requirements:
  • minimum of seven years of experience as a Word Processor (preferably in a large law firm);
  • regular attendance and punctuality;
  • overtime and working on some Firm-observed holidays is a job requirement;
  • enthusiastic to accept new responsibilities
  • Education and General Requirements  
  • BA degree, certificates are a plus
  • minimum of seven years of hands-on experience as a Word Processor preferably in a law firm