Deputy Clerk | Legal Division

Marion County Clerk of Courts

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Marion County Clerk of Courts has an immediate need to hire.
Deputy Clerk Legal Division- Full Time position available, with an annual salary based upon experience.
As a member of our working team, you occupy a position offering a unique challenge. You are, in effect, working both for your neighbors and yourself while constantly improving your community. You are a public employee performing essential services for the people of Marion County. Our county’s citizens are affected by your on-the-job performance and their opinions of our organization are directly influenced by your conduct. Wherever you work in the Clerk’s organization, please keep in mind the trust that the people of Marion County have placed in your hands. By meeting all of your responsibilities in the most efficient and courteous manner possible, you will find your efforts rewarding.
Benefits- Marion County offers a benefits package that includes health, prescription, vision, dental and life insurance. Clerk employees are members of the Ohio Public Retirement System. Generous vacation and sick leave and eleven paid holidays.
Application Deadline – Position open until July 14th, 2020.
Resumes may be:
*   Emailed to jwallace@co.marion.oh.us
*   Mailed to:
Jessica Wallace
Marion County Clerk of Court
Marion County Courthouse
100 North Main Street
Marion, OH 43302

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to, other duties that may be required and assigned-The Deputy Clerk reports directly to the Clerk of Courts or other staff as assigned.
Maintains files and Court Dockets for pending and finished cases. Files pleadings, issues notices, summons, warrants on complaints, subpoenas, etc. Receives monies and issues receipts. Greets visitors, answers telephone calls and assists Court users. Data entry and scanning into Court Case management system. Avoids errors in work causing inaccuracies in reports, records or technical data resulting in inaccurate or incomplete information. Interacts with the public and other agencies. All other duties assigned.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required with training or experience performing all types of clerical tasks. Paralegal certificate or three years’ experience in legal office setting preferred. Must demonstrate ability to prepare and maintain accurate records. Skill in data entry and customer service or equivalent combinations of training and/ or experience. The ability to read and interpret documents, records accurately, communicate effectively, both written and orally. Must have ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure. Should have knowledge of legal terminology, Court policies, and procedures of the Ohio Revised Code.  Ability to handle sensitive/ confidential information. Demonstrated dependability and reliability.

Physical Demands- The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk, sit, uses hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must occasionally lift and/ or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment- The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Office environment where the noise level is usually low to moderate.
Please note conditions of employment include passing of a Background Check and a Drug & Alcohol Test.

Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, military status, or genetic information.

To apply for this job email your details to jwallace@co.marion.oh.us