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Erie County Municipal Court PT Deputy Clerk in Sandusky, Ohio

JOB POSTING #2021-012 POSITION: PT Deputy ClerkDEPARTMENT: Municipal Court SALARY: $14.40/hour During Probation $15.00/hour After Probation MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSCompletion of the twelfth (12th) grade or equivalent with courses in typing, office practice, and bookkeeping. One (1) years’ experience in a legal office preferred. Must qualify for bond with no criminal record (including traffic). Knowledge of office practices and procedures, bookkeeping procedures and computer experience required. Must be able to correctly type fifty (50) words per minute. Must possess skill in the use of adding machine and other related office equipment. Spanish speaking is helpful. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record is required. Description of Job:Under general supervision, is responsible for assisting in performing a variety of clerical tasks to facilitate the paperwork involved in civil, criminal and traffic cases in the Erie County Municipal Court Office. Perform other related duties as required. Essential Functions to be Performed: *Receive, file, docket and index criminal, civil, traffic and small claims cases which may include trusteeships, appeals under the applied consent law and appeals under the twelve-point traffic law. *Date-time stamp all pleadings, create folder, insert papers after procedures are completed and index in docket and pending suits index for civil cases. *Docket judgment entries, including all costs and fines. *Figure cost bill; enter costs on docket and accept payments. *File pleadings in respective folders. *Check in parties and process payments. *Prepare files for court. *Issue subpoenas and Subpoena Duces Tecum. *Determine proper procedure required by law; i.e., type of summons, notice, or writ; type and issue same to respective persons by certified mail or personal service. *Type and issue subpoenas; write in witness docket and index. *Type and issue any of several legal forms when applicable; each paper filed or issued or returned after service must be noted on docket; for example; summons, notices, subpoenas, attachments, seizures, garnishments, orders, bills, executions, writs, certificates, bonds, and authentication. *Process public records requests. *Sort and distribute incoming mail. *Apply deposits to accumulated costs. *Make up deposit slips. *Receive money, make change and issue receipt. *Accept court cost deposits and record receipts, *Process daily payments: check, cash, credit cards, etc. *Greet visitors and answer telephone inquiries from the public. *Assist in maintaining files and retrieving information. *Scan court documents. *Perform other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: *Knowledge of office practices and procedures. *Computer experience; including, but not limited to Microsoft Word and Excel. *Knowledge of bookkeeping procedures. *Knowledge of public relations. *Some knowledge of court system. *Knowledge of legal terminology. *Knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and word usage. *Ability to multi-task. *Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide. *Ability to work with confidential information.

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