STARTING SALARY: $25,430 - $29,781
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY / FUNCTION: Supports Circuit Courts by taking receipt of, processing, and filing new cases; interacts extensively with attorneys and self-represented litigants, both in-person and remotely.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Receives civil, criminal, domestic relations, and probate cases filed within the divisions of Circuit Court; ensures all necessary documentation and proper fees are submitted.
- Receives, processes, and issues civil, domestic relations, and probate complaints; criminal filings; replevins; summons; judgments; garnishments; writs of execution; writs of assistance; writs of possession; writs of Scaire Facias; notices; warning orders; civil and criminal subpoenas; decrees of divorce; and other court orders.
- Reviews to ensure that new cases received meet all requirements and are file stamped and entered into the computer to assign a case number and division of circuit court; makes corrections or rejects filings as needed.
- Receives filing fees, inputs payment information into computer designating
case number and amount paid, and issues receipts.
- Balances cash and receipt reports daily; submits cash to Accounting
Division of Circuit County Clerk's Office.
- Assists individuals in completion of Domestic Abuse Petitions; ensures all information is provided; assigns case number and establishes case file.
- File marks pleadings, receives paper filings, digitizes documents, and
uploads images into computer program.
- Assists customers as needed at counter, via telephone, and via electronic
means with filing a case and answering questions as they relate to case filing procedures.
- Establishes a case and assigns a case number for various filings and presents to judicial offices as needed.
- Completes witness certificates as needed for any witness subpoenaed to
testify in a case; assesses appropriate fees to the proper defendant.
- Prepares and files cases for pauper lawsuits if approved by judges; sends
notices to citizens.
- Conducts record checks to determine any previous cases and judge
- Records filing of tax liens and benefit overpayments.
- During major elections, may provide telephone support to poll workers.
- Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.
NUMBER OF PERSONNEL SUPERVISED: 0
Work is performed in a smoking restricted office environment.
Completion of high school or equivalent with advanced training in word processing, data entry, bookkeeping courses or related fields; some work experience with clerical record keeping in a legal, court, or related area; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.
Must be bonded or be able to immediately become bonded.
Satisfactory completion of a criminal background examination.
OPEN DATE: 01-11-2019 CLOSE DATE: 01-17-2019 (5:00 p.m.)
Please Note: Applications will not be accepted after the Close Date. A selection will not be made until the Close Date and the selecting official has received all applications.
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