Trail Court Clerk

Location: 3rd Judicial District, Shawnee County, Topeka, Kansas 66603

Title/Salary: Trial Court Clerk II, Grade 16, $14.92 hourly

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Job Duties The incumbent performs miscellaneous clerical functions including: File and record pleadings; data entry; set hearings, maintain court calendar; docket preparation; complete judicial reports; provide information and assistance to judiciary and other public and private entities by phone or in person. Employees are cross trained to become familiar with all office operations. Staff will work closely with the public on a daily basis and may be responsible for financial transactions or other duties as assigned. Once trained, incumbent must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Required education and experience: Must have a high school diploma or equivalency plus past experience in a clerical or similar position.

Preferred qualifications: Knowledge of routine office policies and procedures. Legal experience is advantageous. Financial experience desirable. Promptness and regular attendance are essential.

Knowledge abilities and skills: Must have knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; can operate office machinery, ability to learn & understand the court process and policies; comprehend and follow oral and written instructions, ability to file documents and have typing skills. Must have computer experience and knowledge with Microsoft Office, Excellent customer service skills.

The successful candidates will be required to undergo a comprehensive criminal background check.

Grade 16, $14.92 hourly; increase at 6 months; 16.434+ per hour after one year of probation. State of Kansas Judicial Benefits

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