About the Job
OMJ Job Number/Reference Code: 3528489
Desired Skills/Duties: POSITION: DEPUTY CLERK JOB DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, a Deputy Clerk of Courts maintains Common Pleas Court dockets, journalizes court proceedings and findings, computes court costs, handles routine billing, issues subpoenas and prepares court summonses, warrants, and notices, maintains a cashbook, answers phones, assists customers, and appears in court when a Deputy Clerk is required. QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of secondary education with training or experience in computer skills. Recommended but not required: training or experience in general office practices and proceedings, paralegal training. Must be bondable. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: Deputies appointed to serve under the Clerk of Courts provide a public service by performing the following functions: Answer phone calls and wait on customers as well as attorneys and court staff. Receive, file stamp, and enter into the court docket all Domestic, Civil, Criminal and Court of Appeals case filings. Receive, file stamp, and journalize court findings and orders. Issue and file Certificate of Judgments and every proceeding that can accompany judgments. Prepare and issue court summonses, notices, subpoenas, executions and warrants as well as receive and file the return of these documents. Compute court costs for all cases. Handle money by collecting court costs, issue receipts, prepare daily deposits, reconcile cash book daily and monthly. Monitor Court proceedings of criminal and civil jury trials.