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Court Clerk

Company: City of Goose Creek
Location: Goose Creek
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Court ClerkThis is a great opportunity for an entry level administrative professional to join our friendly team. The City of Goose Creek offers an excellent benefits package, $5,000 tuition reimbursement program, vacation/sick/holiday paid time off, wellness incentives and much more! This FT position works Monday to Friday at the Goose Creek Municipal Complex. Work with a friendly team providing customer service in a fast-paced Court division. Candidates who apply must be able to work jury trials which begin at 5:30pm. JOB SUMMARYThis position is responsible for performing administrative and other support services related to the court. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSGreets patrons entering the court building to assist with their needs.Answers the phone and returns calls.Performs clerk duties on assigned bench trial sessions.Attends jury trials starting at 5:30pm as scheduled until the trial is completed. Handles all payments related to court. Processes online payments.Prints e-tickets and enters data onto the excel spreadsheet.Prepares and completes court dockets related to assigned court sessions.Enters all citations, sends Victim Impact Statements as needed, and ensures all are entered in a timely manner prior to the court date.Enters warrants and bond paperwork.Makes notes on cases after contact with any attorney, defendant, victim or interested parties.Files tickets, warrants, and other records in the storage/filing room.Prints and sends court notices as required.Maintains files for the front office.Communicates with officers, attorneys, co-workers, and other agencies through email and fax (sending and receiving).Recalls bench warrants when required.Faxes release and commitment orders to the jail as needed.Prepares jury summon mailings for city residents.Performs other duties as assigned.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSAssociate degree preferred in a related field preferred. One-year experience working in a court setting preferred. One-year experience handling cash payments is required; previous cashier or teller experience preferred. Three years' experience working in an office setting serving the public is required.Any combination of education and experience totaling three years may be considered. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESKnowledge of departmental policies and procedures.Basic accounting and mathematic skills.Ability to provide quality customer service, to include handling difficult customers.Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.Ability to use computers and various software programs, to include Word and Excel.Ability to work under pressure, in a fast-paced environment.Ability to multi-task.Ability to become a Notary.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe work requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 10 pounds of force regularly to move objects and the following physical abilities: balancing, climbing, crouching, feeling, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, talking, visual acuity, and walking.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work is typically performed in an office.REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were written out in this job description. The City reserves the right to revise this position description at any time.

Keywords: City of Goose Creek, Goose Creek , Court Clerk, Other , Goose Creek, South Carolina

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