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Job Posting for Court Clerk

Job Posting for Court Clerk

TOWN OF NEW LEBANON

JOB POSTING

CLERK OF COURT – NEW LEBANON TOWN COURT

 

The New Lebanon Town Court is accepting applications for the position of Court Clerk. The Clerk of Court provides critical administrative and clerical support to the Town Justices, and assists the Court during all courtroom proceedings, both civil and criminal. The position is ideal for an applicant seeking an interesting, varied, part-time position with significant responsibility. The court clerk must be available during Court hours on Thursdays from 2pm – 7pm. Other administrative functions can be performed according to a more flexible schedule. The successful applicant will be joining a staff consisting of one experienced deputy court clerk, and will be assisting two judges.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Prepare court dockets of cases and maintain court calendar

Create and file court documents, including sentencing, probation, and release information

Maintain records of payment for court fines, bail and other fees

Correspond with attorneys or parties appearing before the Court as required

Respond to telephone inquiries from the public in a polite and knowledgeable manner

Provide needed support or assistance to the judge when on the bench or in chambers

 

Requirements for Applicants

High school diploma; some college a plus. No legal training necessary.

Computer skills, including Microsoft Word and other basic applications

Bookkeeping experience helpful; must be able to create accurate financial

reports and file them electronically

Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to interact with the public, professional demeanor

Experience with legal processes and court procedures a plus; however, on-the-job training will be provided.

Must be able to attend a mandatory full-day training for Court Clerks

High-degree of confidentiality required

20 hours per week

Starting rate of $14.50 per hour

 

Interested applicants must send a letter of interest and a resume to be received no later than 4pm on 4/5/2019 to:

 

New Lebanon Town Clerk

PO Box 328

New Lebanon, NY, 12125

 

Or via email to: townclerk@townofnewlebanon.com