SANDY CITY PERSONNEL OFFICE Justice Court Clerk in SANDY, Utah

Justice Court Clerk Open until filled. Department will begin reviewing applications on May 30, 2017. Position may close any time after this date. However applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. SUMMARY: Performs a variety of routine to complex clerical duties as needed to maintain comprehensive records, reports, accounts, or files related to activities of the Sandy City Justice Court. This position is under the direct supervision of the Court Clerk Supervisor. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalent required; some secretarial-clerical, accounting or bookkeeping training preferred as well. Requires two years of clerical work experience; court or legal experience preferred. College level course work may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. Spanish speaking a plus, but not required. A one-year probationary period is a pre-requisite to this position. Knowledge of Office management systems, filing procedures, bookkeeping and accounting procedures; court policies and procedures; legal terminology and court documents. Must present a professional demeanor and appearance consistent with a court and business environment. Ability to type 40 wpm; occasional use of a ten-key; constant use of personal computer using word processing and spreadsheet software, and regular use of a printer. Ability to follow complex directions; prioritize tasks; work well under pressure and impending deadlines; work independently with a minimum of supervision. Summary Statement of Overall Purpose-Goal of Position: Performs a variety of routine to complex clerical duties as needed to maintain comprehensive records, reports, accounts, or files related to activities of the Sandy City Justice Court. This position is under the direct supervision of the Court Clerk Supervisor. III. Essential Duties: Performs function of a cashier accepting, posting, processing and verifying payments, credits and other financial transactions. Performs accounting functions ranging from balancing daily work to processing unusual and complex financial transactions. Maintains comprehensive index files, forms, reports and-or records. Operates computer terminal to input and receive information related to statistics, records, reports, accounts and services. Greets the public over the counter and on phones; responds to questions related to judicial services and functions (cases, bail, warrants, payments and appointments). Maintains official court dockets and associated papers; posts official entries reflecting pertinent facts, financial records and judgements related to disposition of each court case; maintains a suspense file on all pending court cases including financial matters related thereto. Schedules arraignments, pre-trial and other pre and post judgement hearings, as well as jury and non-jury trials; prepares and maintains the court calendars of these events keeping the court administrator advised on all court schedules and delinquent cases. Coordinates and tracks community service ordered by the judge. Opens, reviews, and distributes mail for the court. Maintains liaison and communications with agencies associated with criminal justice system such as law enforcement agencies, bail bondsmen, prosecutors, public defenders, probation providers, justice courts and various Sandy City government offices. Prepares, assembl