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Posted on Tuesday June 13, 2017
 
The City of Stockbridge has an opportunity for a Municipal Court Clerk.
 

Municipal Court Clerk

The City of Stockbridge has a job opportunity for a Municipal Court Clerk position managing all administrative functions related to operation of the municipal court, including receiving, examining, preparing, and processing a variety of legal documents in support of court operations, and other duties as required by law.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive and examine legal documents for accuracy, completeness and conformity to requirements, returns unacceptable documents, affixes seals and stamps to endorse, certify and file documents;
  • Receive, review, process, certify and prepare required legal documents and records for court sessions;
  • Prepares and maintains documents and exhibits, files legal documents and related case materials, retrieves and delivers files and documents to court or appropriate parties, maintains court records and files;
  • Advises attorneys, agencies and the public on case status in a professional manner, provides procedural information, answers inquiries and explains filing processes, explains fees and fines, assists individuals in locating material and information;
  • Prepares documents in conformance with court orders, issues legal documents, such as warrants, writs, subpoenas, abstracts and other official documents on behalf of the court in accordance with policies and procedures, recalls warrants, exonerates bail, prepares judgments and dismisses or seals cases in accordance with established codes and court procedures;
  • Accepts fines and fees, maintains and updates financial records;
  • Prepares court calendars and/or schedules cases for hearings, conferring with the appropriate individuals per established procedures, distributes calendars and related case files for review;
  • Performs a variety of office and court support work, prepares letters, correspondence, forms and other documents, maintains copies of documents, operates computers, maintains and updates files and databases, generates computer reports, performs word processing, operates office equipment, maintains and retrieves archived records;
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Must be proficient in computers and standard software applications related to court support work;
  • Proficient in setting up, monitoring and maintaining financial records;
  • Work independently and follow instructions;
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others, individually and in a team environment;
  • Proficient in court policies, procedures, documents and terminology affecting assigned functions;
  • As an essential function of this position, the employee must be able to handle high levels of stress satisfactorily and be congenial with other employees, court professionals and the public;
  • Knowledge of or ability to understand and interpret local and state laws, policies, codes, and regulations;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise considerable skill in handling sensitive information and data;
  • Proficient knowledge of legal procedures, documents and terminology used in court cases;
  • Proficient knowledge of the court’s case management system and statistical reporting requirements;
  • As the Court Clerk, perform work demonstrating superior problem solving skills and must possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to oversee the management of special program areas; must possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform specialized complex case processing and/or effectively perform all courtroom duties;

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or Associates Degree in criminal justice or a closely related field supplemented by four (4) years of experience performing responsible managing a municipal court and providing administrative support to the Judge and Solicitor; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job; must possess Georgia Municipal Court Clerk Certification, Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC), and GCIC Terminal Agency Coordinator (TAC) certification or to be obtained within one year.  

Salary range:  $42,806.40 to $69,888.00

How to apply

To apply for this position, click here.

Complete a City of Stockbridge job application at www.cityofstockbridge-ga.gov

Fax a copy of your resume indicating the position you are applying to 770-626-4237 or you can mail your application and resume to City of Stockbridge, Attn:  Human Resources Office, 4640 North Henry Blvd., Stockbridge, GA.  30281. Closing date for accepting applications and resumes will be open until filled. 

 
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