This position will perform a wide variety of technical operations requiring specialized legal knowledge.
Education and Experience:
Two years of clerical word processing, typing or stenographic work experience which includes at least one year of work directly related to the work of the class; or On year (45 credit hours) of post-secondary business legal or office occupational training or education may be substituted for one year of required experience.
Knowledge of: Modern office practices; business English, grammar, spelling and punctuation; the operation of Court and court processing activity.
Ability to: Work independently in a high pressure environment; follow, understand and apply prescribed procedures, policies, laws and regulations to the legal processing activities of the Court systems; express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; operate standard office equipment including word processors computer terminals, typewriters, adding machines, calculators, dictaphones, copiers and transcribers; sit or stand both for long periods of time while performing routine and repetitive functions; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other agencies and the general public.
Examples of Duties
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Attends Court and makes accurate minutes of proceedings; instructs defendants; administers oaths; oversees exhibits; prepares and processes orders of the Court; performs follow-up work as required.
Issues warrants, summons, subpoenas, notices and hearings, writs of garnishments, restriction and habeas corpus, criminal commitments, attachments and other legal documents ordered by the Court.
Receives, receipts, disburses and balances fines, bail, support and restitution payments, court costs, trust accounts, juror and witness fees.
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