Court Clerk Job Description Template
We are searching for a professional court clerk to help maintain our offices by performing a range of administrative and clerical duties. You will manage a variety of day-to-day tasks including filing, data processing, faxing, and sorting incoming mail.
As a court clerk, you will ensure that all court processes run smoothly and effectively. The successful candidate will be skilled at multi-tasking and possess exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities.
Court Clerk Responsibilities:
- Upholding all court files and records to ensure they stay up-to-date and accessible.
- Answering the phone to take messages and transfer calls to the applicable colleague.
- Recording the minutes of meetings and court proceedings.
- Assisting in all office management and administrative processes.
- Creating calendars of cases to be called.
- Preparing and distributing court orders, including probation orders, sentencing information, and court summonses.
- Collecting court fines and maintaining records of amounts collected.
- Ensuring that all legal documents submitted adhere to the law and court procedures.
- Performing basic bookkeeping tasks.
- Administering oaths and affirmations.
Court Clerk Requirements:
- High school diploma or an equivalent qualification.
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
- Superior organizational and multitasking abilities.
- Good understanding of MS Office programs.
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.