Court Clerk

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Description

The primary function of this position is to review and identify the data from court records for input into a court management system. Performs related clerical duties in maintenance of the court management system.

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Type

Full-Time

Department

Administration

Supervisor

Deputy Administrator of Program Operations

Salary

Level 16 $16.94, Level 17- $17.79, Level 18- $18.68

Duties

  • Provides principal court support to the Tribal Judicial System including Trial and Appellate Courts.
  • Aid and answer questions regarding the court procedures, policies, case status and court records to the tribal membership and public conducting business with the tribal court.
  • Issues subpoenas, notices, warrants, summons, TPOs and the Court dockets.
  • Presides during court hearings.
  • Serves as a liaison to the Court System personnel.
  • Responsible for program compliance including the completion of narrative and statistical reports.
  • Prepare and sort source documents, identify and interpret data to be entered.
  • Generate and/or continue utilization of a logical and physical court information database.
  • Analyze data processing requirements to plan a data processing system that will provide system capabilities required for projected workloads and plan layout of database.
  • Enter specified court data into the database on a computer terminal to store, retrieve, and manipulate data for reporting
  • Review source documents to ensure completeness and appropriateness prior to data entry
  • Read notes, instructions and compare information with printouts to detect errors and ensure completeness and conformity with established policies and procedures.
  • Perform a variety of related tasks such as logging and maintaining statistical data, keeping records processing report requests formatting, and generating routine reports.
  • Enter complaint/citation information and track/manage default judgements including payments arrangements with payer and notify the court of non-compliance.
  • Prepare and manage collections spreadsheet for outstanding fines/fees owed.
  • Store and archive digital hearings from court sessions
  • Answer incoming phone calls
  • Participate in meetings, in-service training, staff development and other professional growth activities as required.
  • Manage and maintain budget and court expenditures
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • 2 years Legal experience Paralegal background will take preference.
  • Must be able to compose letters and orders for the Tribal Judge from the outlines and oral directives given from the bench.
  • Proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and composition skills.
  • Must be organized and task oriented.
  • Able to type with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Windows, Word Perfect, Word, Excel, and Access as well as, general office equipment.
  • Must maintain a level of Strict Confidentiality is required.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and complete background investigation.
  • Possess a valid Nevada driver’s license.
  • Able to lift 40lbs or more.

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