Court Clerk

Application Deadline: 2022-08-14
Job Type: County
Job Description:

The Court Clerk is responsible for assisting the Clerk of Court with maintaining and processing court records and for coordinating the flow of office documents, work, and information between court related departments/agencies, branches, outside agencies and the public. Performs duties which can involve independent judgment and initiative within policy guidelines established by the Clerk of Court and under the supervision of the Clerk of Court. All duties and responsibilities are performed under and subject to the review and guidance of the Clerk of Court and/or Chief Deputy.

Desired skills include outstanding customer service, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong ability to multi-task, and strong working knowledge of computer based database management. The Clerk will also perform a variety of technical clerical functions to include filing, processing, review and distribution of legal documents, and disposition of cases.

Applicant must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Vocational/technical training in paralegal/legal secretarial science.

One to two years Clerk of Circuit Courts office or legal experience is preferred, or any combination of education and experience which provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.

Must be free of Federal and State felony conviction, as well as any misdemeanors relating to breach of trust, fraud, embezzlement, or dishonesty in carrying out a responsibility involving public trust. Honesty and integrity is essential.

Starting rate of $18.22 per hour. Eligibility for Lincoln County fringe benefit package.

Applicants must complete a Lincoln County Employment Application form. Application forms are available in the Administration Department, 801 N. Sales Street, Suite 205, Merrill, Wisconsin and the County’s website at


Deadline Note:

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