The Deputy Clerk (Grade 7) is assigned operational responsibilities in a high-volume office with frequent deadlines; provides support to the Clerk of court and judges; prepares and executes legal papers with accuracy and in accordance with the appropriate policies and judicial instructions. Must provide excellent customer service in person and by phone and assist and back up other staff when needed. This position offers a competitive benefits package, which includes vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, retirement, life insurance, deferred compensation and short- and long-term disability. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Enter data into the automated Case Management System; process correspondence and court forms, handle a wide range of complex clerical and financial tasks to include accurately assessing court costs, accepting and receipting payments. Must provide excellent customer service to a diverse population and enjoy working in a fast-paced, high-volume office with tight deadlines in a results-oriented teamwork environment. Applicants must be willing to assume responsibilities other than those primarily assigned.
High school degree or equivalent required; college preferred. Knowledge of court and judicial system preferred. Most competitive applicants will have organizational skills, be able to work independently, as well as part of a team, manage changing priorities and be detailed oriented. Applicants should possess above average time management skills and fast, accurate data entry/computer skills are required as well as verbal and communication skills.