Deputy Court Clerk

County of Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI3.7

Position Type: Full-Time Hourly
Department: Courts

Compensation Range: $46,030.19 Annually ($22.12 Hourly)
Closing Date: November 30th 2018 @ 5:59 CST

If you have applied to this position in the last 60 days, no need to reapply your application will remain on file for 3 months.

Job Summary: Under the general direction of the division administrator to manage a courtroom and accurately maintain the court record pursuant to Wis. Stats. 59.40. This job assists and provides a range of legal and administrative support to all divisions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Makes summary entries of all documents and proceedings, maintains courts calendars, requests juries, examines papers admitted for signature for filing to ensure they are properly prepared; receives, maintains and inventories exhibits;

Prepares and maintains court calendars, monitors time frame of cases in accordance with state statutes, arranges for attendance of required parties in court cases; prepare or issue subpoenas, bench warrants, body attachments, orders and petitions

Responsible for notifying participants of court dates, appointing experts, providing information concerning court proceedings, rules, practices and procedures; notarizes documents; ensures court is aware of all pertinent information regarding documents filed

Assist in the training of other deputy court clerks

Other duties as assigned and regular attendance is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education & Years of Experience Required: Bachelor's Degree with one (1) year of clerical/paralegal experience in a court, court office or law office; or an Associate’s Degree with three (3) years of clerical/paralegal experience in a court, court office or law office; or a law degree.

Required Skills and Abilities:
Exchange of basic information with internal and/or external contacts.

Contact that requires a high degree of authority in securing understanding and cooperation of multiple departments or interests.

Maintain sensitive or confidential information.

Explain and gather information, answer queries, or provide assistance to internal and/or external contacts.

Persuade, conform or recommend course of action with internal and/or external contacts.

Perform with a high degree of authority in securing understanding and cooperation with internal and/or external contacts.

Maintain a continuing working relationship that can have a significant effect on the success of the organization.

Speak effectively before both internal and/or external groups.

Read, analyze, and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals, scientific/technical journals and procedures, government regulations, financial and legal documents.

Prepare and/or present written communications that pertain to controversial and complex topics.

Special Instructions: This Original Examination is open to current residents of the state of Wisconsin. The selection process will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods.
Milwaukee County offers a comprehensive blend of benefits designed to make your life better both inside and outside of the workplace. Milwaukee County conducts criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing.