Closing Date: June 21, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. (Central Time)
Status: Full Time/Temporary
Position No: 180-26254
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Qualifications/Requirements: Requires a high school diploma.
Salary & Benefits:
$19.00 per hour; plus employer paid family health insurance premiums, holidays, and paid time off (PTO). Temporary employees are also eligible to participate in the retirement and life insurance programs at the employee’s expense.
Applications must be submitted online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/ndcourts/default.cfm by June 21, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. (Central Time). Any form of paper or other electronic application will not be accepted.
The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check.
Persons needing accommodation or assistance in the application process may call Human Resources at (701) 328-4216.
Summary of Work:
The Deputy Clerk of District Court I is responsible for learning and assisting other court personnel in duties associated with case management activities of criminal, civil, traffic, or other cases before the district court from initial filing to final disposition.
1. Learns court operations in the scheduling, handling, and preparing of court calendars in accordance with the directives of the presiding judge.
2. Receives and reviews incoming documents to determine conformity to court procedures, laws, and rules. Routes documents to proper offices and persons. Seeks assistance from more experienced staff in matters of a non-routine nature.
3. Assigns case numbers and randomly assigns judges to cases in accordance with court procedure.
4. Performs data entry of incoming documents, case proceedings, and dispositions. Learns how to process court orders, notices, and reports.
5. Receives and records all fees, fines, bonds, restitution, or other receipts submitted to the Clerk of Court’s Office.
6. Receives, answers, and routes telephone calls to appropriate parties. Provides assistance to the public in their requests for information that does not involve legal advice or right-to-know laws. Seeks assistance from more experienced personnel in addressing any non-routine question or issue.
7. Learns court procedures and rules and provides courtroom assistance, as directed by the Clerk of Court. Retrieves and organizes files daily for each judge attending court.
8. Searches criminal, civil, traffic, and judgment records.
1. Knowledge of general office equipment, software, and general office procedures.
2. Knowledge of grammar.
3. Basic knowledge of court and legal terminology.
4. Basic knowledge of word processing, database management software, and spreadsheet applications.
5. Knowledge of office etiquette.
1. Interpersonal and customer service skills adaptable to a diverse range of individuals.
2. Skilled in reading and understanding statutes and legal procedures/terminology.
3. Written communication skills to prepare reports, memos, and letters.
4. Strong record-keeping skills.
5. Prioritization skills to process court documents in a timely manner.
6. Skilled in the use of word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database, and specialized court/case management software.
7. Office equipment skills.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
An Equal Opportunity Employer:
The State of North Dakota does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
June 6, 2013