NATURE OF WORK:
Under general supervision, performs complex legal clerical duties required in a Justice Court and performs related work as required.
Performs a variety of legal clerical duties in the civil, criminal or traffic sections of a Justice Court; receives and receipts fines, bonds, fees and other monies; maintains accounting ledgers and check book; prepares monthly statistical reports; processes incoming mail including motions and correspondence for civil, traffic and criminal cases; maintains pending files and coordinates Court calendar; prepares written notifications pertaining to pending trials and hearings; prepares files for transmittal to Superior Court; may act as bailiff and order juries; prepares Court documents for signature; assists the public over the telephone and in person; processes civil, criminal and traffic citations; prepares files for new cases; assists in maintaining and processing small claim and civil filings; prepare affidavits and marriage licenses; completes voter registration forms and forwards them to the County Recorder.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Some knowledge of court procedures; some knowledge of legal terminology; some knowledge of the procedures of the court; good knowledge of office practices and procedures.
Skill in operating standard office machines. (computers)
Ability to understand and process legal documents; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to prepare accurate reports; ability to type.
A High School Diploma or GED Certificate or experience equivalent to two (2) years of office experience.