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Job Title: Municipal Court Clerk (part-time)
Category: City Hall
Status: Open
Description:

General Description:

Under the general direction of the Court Administrator, the Court Clerk is responsible for assisting the Court Administrator in carrying out the day-to-day administrative duties of the court.  The Court Clerk aids in performing general duties essential to the adequate operation of the court. Tasks should be completed proficiently and within a reasonable timeframe.


Essential Job Duties:

  • Handling public at the window (inquiries, payments, etc.).
  • Primarily the one to answer phone calls.
  • Daily ticket processing-entry, filing in case jackets, and filing under court docket.
  • Collect payments of fines, costs from defendants, and processing the payment in the court system, marking the jacket to reflect the payment accepted.
  • Process mail daily (payments promptly receipted and files pulled for updating, attorney “entry of appearance” stamp “received,” entered and filed, and, returned mail--file with case jacket, etc.).
  • Process cancelled warrants, from the defendants that were in custody and enter bond information, if posted.
  • During Court, assist with check-in process and collection of fines and costs, as well as issuing payment terms per the guidelines set by the Judge.
  • Prepare copies of cases where an attorney has submitted their “Entry of Appearance” paperwork.
  • Work the scheduled court nights.
  • After Court, assist in updating the docket throughout the posting process.
  • In the absence of the Court Administrator, balance the daily receipts, prepare the deposit and run the daily income report to balance with the money.
  • Straighten/organize desk of any clutter when the Court is closed to the public (4:30 – 5 p.m.) to prepare for the start of the next day’s activities.   
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
  • Assist Court Administrator with daily tasks as needed.

Publication Date/Time:
11/21/2019 12:45 PM
Closing Date/Time:
Open Until Filled
Qualifications:
This position requires strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills necessary to understand and carry out proper court procedures. Some college coursework preferred and a minimum of one year’s experience as a Court Clerk. Candidate must demonstrate a strong knowledge of DMS Electronic Court System and SMC (Show Me Courts). Candidate must be familiar with the Municipal Clerk Manual. Must be able to satisfactorily pass a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen.
Special Requirements:
Send resumes to: sbabalola@cityofdellwoodmo.com
Miscellaneous:
Department: Municipal Court
Supervisor: Court Administrator/Municipal Judge

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