Interested individuals must come to the Human Resources Office to complete an application for the position between the hours of 8:00 and 5:00, Monday through Friday or online at the Pulaski County website at www.pulaskicounty.net. The Human Resources Office is located in Suite 100 of the Pulaski County Administration Building - 201 S. Broadway, Little Rock.

POSITION:                                          CENTRAL RECEIVING CLERK

                                                                This position is open to the General Public and County Employees.

POSITION NO:                            015

STARTING SALARY:                $25,430 - $29,781

DEPARTMENT:                            CIRCUIT/COUNTY CLERK (200)

 

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  

assigned.

-          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

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed in a smoking restricted office environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

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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