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Job Announcement - Deputy Clerk Monday, November 27, 2023

Salary: $49,896.00 Annually
Location: Devils Lake, ND
Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
Job Number: 2023-U1-DL-83-DC3-U
Department: Unit 1 - Clerk of Court Office - Devils Lake
Opening Date: 11/27/2023
Closing Date: 12/18/2023 11:59 PM Central

Major Responsibilities & Essential Functions

The Deputy Clerk of District Court is responsible for performing 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, and for assisting other court personnel in completing these duties. 

  • Performs court operations involved in the scheduling, handling and preparing of court calendars in accordance with the directives of the Clerk of Court.
  • Receives and reviews incoming documents to determine conformity to court procedures, laws and rules.  Routes documents to proper offices and persons.
  • Ensures that cases are assigned to judicial officers in accordance with the district's caseflow plan.  Provides proper notice to parties of case numbers and judge assignments.
  • Records incoming documents, case proceedings and dispositions into the Court's case management system.  Processes court orders, notices and reports in accordance with business practices and established procedures.
  • Receives and records all fees, fines, bonds, restitution or other receipts submitted to the Clerk of Courts Office.  Generates checks, balances tills, prepares deposits and assists with month-end financial activities.
  • Receives, answers and routes telephone calls to appropriate parties.  Provides assistance to the public in their requests for information that do not involve legal advice, confidentiality or right-to-know laws.
  • Implements court procedures and rules and clerks hearings, as directed by the Clerk of Court.  Organizes cases daily for each judge attending court, and coordinates the court session with the judge, court security, attorneys and parties to ensure it is managed and completed efficiently and effectively.  Relates court documents to hearings and relates events to each other.
  • Searches criminal, civil, traffic and judgment records.
  • Participates in the management of the District Court jury program.
  • Ensures quality of court records by reviewing files and monitoring various reports so that the Court's records are maintained accurately and timely.
  • Performs other duties of a comparable level or type.

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