STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A14

Class No. 3624

DEPUTY CLERK III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior-level) appellate court work. Work involves preparing administrative reports, processing legal documents, and collecting court fees. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Prepares and files various administrative reports, such as statistical, fiscal, budgetary, and accounting reports.

Prepares and forwards records for review by higher courts.

Prepares and files reports in support of grants awarded to the court.

Maintains dockets or calendar systems for tracking and managing cases.

Receives and processes cases and legal documents in accordance with court policies and procedures. 

Collects court fees, records money received, disburses fees, and refunds money to litigants as appropriate.

Provides instruction on the use of an electronic filing system and on the use of computer software to create electronic briefs.

Provides information to attorneys, litigants, and the public regarding court policies and procedures; answers correspondence received by court; and responds to requests for documents.

Assists in preparing budget requests.

May maintain the court’s payroll, travel, and related expense systems.

May make monetary deposits and transfers.

May process purchase vouchers.

May supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in administrative or legal support work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, finance, accounting, management, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of legal terms and concepts; of statutes, court rules, and policies; and of accounting principles and practices.

Skill in the use of computer and office equipment.

Ability to perform accounting operations, to prepare reports, to analyze accounting data, to communicate effectively, and to supervise the work of others.


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Revised 9-1-17