THIS IS A TEMPORARY NON-BENEFITS POSITION.
Nature of Work
Performs specialized, complex advanced court/office support
and clerical work of a technical and highly responsible nature. Position requires analysis, initiative and
judgment to apply practices, regulations and policies to a variety of difficult
and varied work situations.
Performs complex legal clerical work in the recording and
processing of Superior Court proceedings; summarizes and prepares court
proceedings in minute entry form; prepares and processes formal orders and
documents at the direction of the judge; issues court related documents;
certifies documents; assists probation officers, attorneys and the public by
responding to their request for information; record, tag, secure and inventory
all exhibits submitted to the court; administer oaths and affirmations to court
participants; accept, record, certify, initiate, correct; amend,
distribute/mail, and secure/seal a variety of court documents; docket all court
proceedings in automated record database; prepare judgments and final
dispositions; give notice of felony convictions to proper authorities. Verifies and checks work for completeness and
accuracy and resolves errors and omissions.
Keep records of matters taken under advisement to assure judge=s ruling within time limitations set by
law; record and monitor case activities for compliance with legal time
constraints; prepare for jury trial and ensure all procedures and rules are
strictly adhered to during the jury trial process. May be required to stay after working hours
and weekends to clerk hearings.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation and
grammatical usage. Knowledge of word
processing programs. Ability to follow
oral and written instructions; plan work and carry through to completion,
recognizing pertinent time limits for varied projects; work effectively with
employees, elected officials, other agencies and the public; maintain
confidentiality of court matters.
High school graduate.
Knowledge of legal terminology preferred but not required.
The above information on this description has been designed
to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within
this classification. It is not designed
to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.