Clerk/Typist II – Clerk of Courts

Application Deadline: 2024-02-13
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Job Summary
Performs varied responsible clerical and typist work calling for independent judgment, initiative and specialized knowledge in the area of criminal, family, small claims, and domestic abuse/harassment injunction procedure. Responsible for conducting transactions with the public with matters requiring interpretation and analysis of laws, rules, and/or departmental policies and procedures.
Essential Duties
Types reports, correspondence, vouchers, dockets, schedules, minutes, calendars, and statistical data from written or printed material.

Performs receptionist and/or counter duties.

Answers questions from the public, including lawyers and paralegals, regarding departmental policies and procedures.

Reproduces multiple copies of work.

Performs filing and searching.

Gathers information on a variety of subjects and compiles financial, statistical and legal reports.

Analyzes and interprets information contained in a variety of documents, forms, reports, etc. for processing.

Obtains and conveys information from the public for the completion of forms, documents, pleadings, etc.

Refers inquiries to proper department or official.

Independently compiles data and prepares various reports.

Makes detailed arithmetic calculations for processing of information.

Performs related functions as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma including or supplemented by a course in typing, plus one year experience as a Clerk/Typist I in the department assigned or one year in a similar position; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of general office procedures.

Knowledge of business English, spelling and grammar.

Knowledge of simple bookkeeping.

Specialized knowledge pertaining to the department in which employed.

Knowledge of and abilitly to utilize a computer and the required software.

Ability to type at a minimum rate of 50 net words per minute.

Ability to make fairly complex arithmetic calculations.

Ability to interview and obtain information from the public.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public.

Ability to work the required hours of the position.

Deadline Note: