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Posted: 1/14/2020
Job Reference #: 20051-3
Keywords: legal

Job Description


Job Title: Court Clerk

Closing Date: 01/28/2019
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i. e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered
Job Number: 20-051-3
Job Type: Full-Time Regular

Department: Judicial Department

City: Sacaton, AZLocations: 721W. Seed Farm Road

Area of Interest: Judicial
Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $18.23 Hourly

Tribal Driving Permit Required: No

The Court Clerk provides administrative and technical support to the courts by receiving, preparing and
processing documents; maintaining databases and ?les/records, receiving and recording payments. This position
interacts, assists the public, maintains a case load, and coordinates with the Judge on scheduling and courtroom

o Performs various routine clerical duties, utilizes standard of?ce equipment, screening incoming calls, taking
and transmitting messages, maintaining databases and a variety of records, data entry and processing
0 Review legal documents for accuracy and completeness and enter legal documents into automated or manual
case management system, marking and maintaining exhibits.
0 Records and transcribes dictation of court proceedings, summarizes and types court proceedings in minute
entry form.
0 Respond to complex inquiries from subordinates, judges, attorneys, and the public.
0 Researches case ?les to extract and provide information, preparing and processing formal orders, compiling
statistics, preparing ledgers for child support and restitution.
0 Post debits and credits to journals, and balancing simple accounts.Maintain calendars of hearings, trials and arraignments, schedule jury trials, issue jury summons andsubpoenas, and issue jail releases, warrants and con?dential orders.Issues orders of protection, jail releases, warrants, con?dential orders and appellate process.Calls court to order in the absence of the Bailiff, administering oath and processing of documents.Assists in calling/directing jurors to report for jury duty.Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
0 Knowledge of legal terminology, statutes and court procedures.
0 Knowledge of court procedures and automated court case management systems.Knowledge of modern of?ce practices, procedures, and equipment; emphasis on word processing, data entry,computer software and electronic mail.Knowledge of procedures, guidelines, and statutory requirements that govern duties of courtroom clerks.Ability to take and transcribe dictation.Ability to provide effective customer service.Ability to work independently, undertake multiple assignments and handle a high volume case load.Ability to observe the con?dential nature of court records and proceedings.Ability to interact with individuals with a range of moods, attitudes and behaviors.Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, also prepare clear, concise and accuratedocuments.Ability to interpret, eXplain and apply policies, rules and procedures.
0 Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Of?cials and the
general public.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position, agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or GED and two (2) years of administrative or legal environment experience. Prefer court
clerk experience.


Required to pass a background check.Prospective employees shall not possess the following background:
1. Any felony conviction in any jurisdiction
2. Any misdemeanor conviction in any jurisdiction within the last ?ve (5) years.
3. Any misdemeanor conviction in any jurisdiction within the last seven (7) years that involved a dishonest
act or false statement, e.g., fraud, theft, perjury, or a crime against a vulnerable individual.Must pass written test as a condition of employment.
Subject to review as to con?icts of interest and shall abide by the Code of Ethics for Judicial Employees.Non- Supervisory, Hourly Position
Reports to Chief Judge or designee


- Medical - EPO or PPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network

- Prescription Program

- Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/ $150
(family) deductible for basic and major services

- Vision - plan bene?ts are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-

- Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through
METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntary Benefits -
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

- Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program
- 12 Paid Holidays

- Vacation Leave

- Sick LeavePreference in ?lling vacancies is given to quali?ed Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, SeX, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)


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