Deputy Clerk of Court

Deputy Clerk of Court

04 Apr 2022
Wyoming, Jackson, 83001 Jackson USA

Deputy Clerk of Court

SUMMARY:
Under basic supervision, provides routine administrative, customer service and clerical support of the District Court; processes court documents, reviews and enters data on secure databases, and assists patrons.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs a variety of routine clerical and technical functions. Processes standard, confidential, and technical documents; creates and maintains court files, performs data entry, issues and accepts documents and forms; and assesses fees, receipts monies, and prepares deposits. Assists with internal reviews for accuracy and completeness.
  • Assists the public and litigants with inquiries regarding court records, services, and clerk policies, practices and procedures; responds to complaints; interprets and administers office rules and regulations, the court rules and statutes of the State of Wyoming, and the United States Department of State policies regarding passport services.
  • Applies independent judgment to resolve technical issues within scope of training and authority; refers matters requiring policy interpretation to appropriate colleagues for resolution.
  • Recommends and completes assigned special projects, reporting, training and research assignments to support individual professional development and ongoing office improvements.
  • Proposes updates to internal training materials in assigned area(s) and cross-trains in other duties as assigned.
  • May interpret in court, translate letters and statements submitted in Spanish to the court record, and/or translate court forms.
  • Supports the relationship between the Teton County staff and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and County staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and County information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent; AND two years of customer service and computer experience; OR equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Ability to speak Spanish preferred.

Required Licenses and Certifications:

  • Must possess a valid Wyoming/Idaho Driver’s License and maintain an acceptable driving record.
  • May be required to become registered with the State of Wyoming Supreme Court as a court interpreter.

Required Knowledge of:

  • County policies and procedures, and pertinent federal and state laws, regulations, and procedures including Wyoming Court rules.
  • Customer service principles, protocols, and standards.
  • Standard and specialized computer software applications.

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  • Safe work practices and security precautions in court environments.
  • Basic principles and practices of accounting, cash handling, record keeping, and records management.
  • Legal, ethical, and professional rules of conduct for public sector employees.

Required Skills in:

  • Responding to public inquiries and providing information on departmental services, programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Accurately processing technical transactions, and maintaining departmental records, files, and documentation.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other staff and the general public.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Providing effective customer service, resolving conflicts, and dealing tactfully and courteously with the public.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in a standard office environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21.96 - $23.07 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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