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Deputy court clerk

Company: Pulaski County Government
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

3.4 18 hours ago Full Job Description Department: District Court Starting Salary Range: $26,192.92 34,464.82 Position Number:FLSA Status: Non-Exempt position, eligible for overtime Safety Sensitive Designation: This position is not designated as safety sensitive and is not subject to random drug and alcohol screening. Opening Date: 6/13/2022 Closing Date: 07/05/2022 at 11:59 PM This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and minimum qualifications of this job. The incumbent(s) may be required to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign job-related responsibilities and tasks to this job at any time. Certain functions are understood to be essential; these include, but are not limited to, attendance, getting along with others, working a full shift, and dealing with and working under stress. Any essential function of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant only to the extent medically and reasonably feasible. EEO/AA/F/M/Vet/Disabled JOB SUMMARY: Prepares and maintains the records and dockets for District Court and receives payments for fines, garnishments, and filing fees for civil/small claims cases, special services cases, traffic and criminal cases. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Assigns case numbers to traffic tickets and Arrest Disposition Reports; inputs court dates and case numbers into computer. Receives filing paperwork for civil/small claim cases, criminal and special services cases; reviews to ensure all necessary paperwork is included; assigns case numbers and court dates. File stamps each filing instrument page, copies documents and returns one copy to attorney or public. Completes letters to defendants, recognizance bonds, appeals, etc. as required. Researches vehicle information, criminal and driving records in the ACIC/NCIC database prior to court date for court reports. Prepares daily dockets for traffic court, criminal/hot check court, civil/small claims court and special services cases; ensures all cases are listed on docket. Prepares subpoenas and warrants as ordered by the judge or as requested by attorneys and law enforcement agencies; forwards to Sheriffs Department or private companies for service. Prepares paperwork for weekend jail and commitments; forwards to Sheriff Department with list of dates. Receives case dispositions from court; enters dispositions into court records; dispatches speed letters as needed to appropriate agencies to relay case disposition; closes case files. Completes garnishment paperwork as required by court; computes garnishments plus interest. Prepares documents to process court dispositions including commitments and fine assessment; computes fines and court cost. Answer questions in person and by mail regarding court procedures and dates. Accepts payments for probation monitoring fees, court fines and garnishments; issues receipts and balances case received daily; sets up payment plans as needed. Coordinates schedules and volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations for court ordered probation cases. Prepares daily jail dockets for video arraignment. Prepares file for Bond Forfeiture Hearings and provides information to County Attorney for court. Prepares No Contact orders and the dismissal of No Contact orders in court for Domestic Abuse cases; distributes copy to victim, defendant and the original copy to the Sheriff Department to input in ACIC database. Schedules appropriate monthly classes and Community Services. Monitors Defensive Driving/Probation and DWI cases. SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Pull case files for the judge as cases come up on docket; reviews all case files for compliance of judges orders. Maintains pending case files and closed case files after court date. Attends court sessions to provide assistance during court proceedings; records all court proceedings. Receives incoming mail; prepares outgoing correspondence. Performs other related duties as required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Digital dexterity necessary for keyboard operation and written documentation. Visual acuity needed for use of a computer screen. Ability to hear and speak sufficiently to communicate information in person and by telephone. Ability to lift and carry loads up to 25 pounds. Ability to climb ladders to obtain stored information. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a smoking restricted office environment. REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: Good knowledge of traffic, civil and small claim complaint laws, documents and court processes and procedures. Some knowledge of basic mathematics. Ability to handle confidential materials in a reliable manner. Ability to maintain detailed and accurate record keeping systems. Ability to read and interpret court orders and other legal documents. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the general public, attorneys, county employees and outside agencies. Ability to communicate effectively in writing. Ability to count money. Skill in the operation of and data entry into a computer. Skill in the operation of a calculator. Skill in the operation of digital recording system. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of high school or GED equivalent; some clerical work experience with recordkeeping; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background examination. PREFERENCES: None APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applications must be filed online at . ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using or website to apply for employment, please contact or call (501) 340-6110.

Keywords: Pulaski County Government, Little Rock , Deputy court clerk, Other , Little Rock, Arkansas

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