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Judicial Services Specialist 3 (Court Clerk)
Salary
$2,826.00 - $4,603.00 Monthly
Location
Hood River, OR
Job Type
Permanent
Department
Judicial Department - State Courts
Job Number
OJD-JD7JSS3-15
Closing
11/8/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
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Description
This is a Court Clerk with Oregon's Seventh Judicial District at the Hood River County Courthouse in Hood River.
The Seventh Judicial District is composed of five counties, and includes the Gilliam County Circuit Court, the Hood River County Circuit Court, the Sherman County Circuit Court, the Wasco County Circuit Court, and the Wheeler County Circuit Court.
The purpose of this position is to provide the court with courtroom support, case records processing, mediation and arbitration functions, accounting functions, jury management, juvenile case processing, family court facilitation, drug court coordination program functions and technological support for computer hardware and software programs.
Due to the small size of the court, most positions are able to and do assist in each and every desk as necessary and allowable under the accepted practices of OJD.
Duties & Responsibilities
Typical job duties may include, but are not limited to, the tasks listed below. Assigned tasks may be changed to accommodate workload and organizational needs.
+ Perform Courtroom Clerk Duties
+ Attend court to coordinate courtroom proceedings, complete necessary forms and ensure accurate written or taped records are maintained.
+ Swear in witnesses, mark exhibits, and ensure the security and order of the courtroom.
+ Process court documents in accordance with legal requirements and court procedures; check pleadings submitted to the court for accuracy and completeness; record and process orders, judgments and decrees of the court.
+ Draw, empanel and manage juries; supervise and maintain security of juries, including arranging for meals, transportation, and any personal needs of jurors; serve as liaison between jurors, court and counsel for exhibits, forms, instructions and questions.
+ Within established guidelines, determine and take necessary actions on cases; assist litigants and attorneys in using the court system and inform them of court procedures, status of cases and court calendar.
+ Maintain courtroom supplies, conveniences, neatness and orderliness.
+ Complete accurate data entry and management for multipe case types including criminal felonies, misdemeanors, violations, civil, small claims, FED's, probate and family law.
+ Provide information to the general public, attorneys and other agencies regarding court processes and procedures.
+ Operate FTR recording equipment and complete log notes.
+ Perform related duties as assigned.
Working Conditions
This is a full-time position and the work schedule currently is 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is eligible for overtime compensation for hours worked in excess of 40 per work week.
Occasional after-hours work may be required.
Frequent phone and in-person contact with people from diverse backgrounds who may at times be angry, hostile, confused, or frustrated.
Frequent lifting, bending, twisting, kneeling, and standing may be required.
Lifting up to 40 pounds of office material or equipment may be required.
A valid driver's license and acceptable driving record is required or be able to provide an acceptable alternative means of transportation.
The following equipment may be used: telephone, personal computer with screen monitor, copy machine, fax machine, and digital recording equipment.
Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills
Minimum Qualifications
The qualified candidate must have at least two years of responsible, clerical experience in a moderately complex office or business setting involving the processing of financial, administrative, or legal documents.
AND
Possession of a high school diploma or GED, or equivalent life or work experience.
OR
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to three years of experience in a moderately complex business environment.
Special Qualifications
None.
Requested Skills and Attributes
(verifiable in this application)
+ Ability to multi-task in a very busy office environment.
+ Proficiency performing a variety of complex clerical or administrative support tasks in a high volume, production environment.
+ Skill using a variety of computer hardware and software, and other standard office equipment.
+ Skill communicating to the public who may have diverse backgrounds.
+ Skill handling confidential, sensitive, or highly controversial information.
+ Skill using electronic recording equipment.
+ Skill explaining complex rules and procedures to people who are not familiar with them.
+ Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
+ Experience working in a court or other legal environment.
+ Experience working for the Oregon Judicial Department.
Additional Information
Application Instructions
You must complete and submit the application and respond to all parts of each supplemental question. OJD will not consider resumes or cover letters unless they are specifically requested in these instructions.
You must demonstrate, in your application materials, how your work experience and education meet the minimum qualifications, special qualifications, and requested skills and attributes, listed above.
You will be subject to a criminal background check if you are a finalist. Adverse results are evaluated on a case-by-case basis and may result in disqualification if the circumstances are directly related to the duties and responsibilities of the position.
Newly hired employees are required to complete and sign the Employment Eligibility Verification (Section 1 of the Form I-9) no later than the first day of employment and provide evidence of identity and employment authorization to work in the US within three (3) business days. See Form I-9 for questions about acceptable verification documents. The Oregon Judicial Department does not offer visa sponsorships.
Apply now if you are interested in this or future vacancies. This job announcement may be used to fill future vacancies in this class of work.
Veterans' Preference
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given preference in the recruitment process. To receive preference, veterans must attach the appropriate documentation. Visit the Oregon job opportunities Veterans web page for additional details, information, and resources.
Salary
The Judicial Department's practice is to begin employees at the first pay step. However, a higher starting pay rate may be considered depending upon the applicant's education and experience.
Conduct Expectations
Because of the Oregon Judicial Department's role in providing justice and upholding the rule of law, employees of the Department are required to meet the highest standards of professional conduct and ethics while on the job, and also to maintain those same high standards when taking actions in their personal lives that could reflect on the Department.
Questions and Support
If you require an alternate format to complete the application process, call 503-986-5930, or TTY: Oregon Relay Service 711 for the hearing impaired. Be prepared to describe the alternate format needed.
For technical help with your login or online application issues, online resources are available at http://www.governmentjobs.com/home/applicationguide. You may leave a voicemail at 855-524-5627 from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Pacific Time), Monday ? Friday. It may take up to 24 hours to receive a response. If you do not receive a response after 24 hours, you can email technical support at support@governmentjobs.com.
Oregon government job application information and resources are available at http://www.oregon.gov/jobs/Pages/index.aspx.
For questions about a specific Oregon Judicial Department job posting, call 503-986-5930.
THE OREGON JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO WORK FORCE DIVERSITY. WOMEN AND OTHER MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
The Oregon Judicial Department offers an attractive benefit plan which provides 95% contributions toward Public Employees Benefit Board (PEBB) sponsored individual and family medical and dental insurance. The insurance contributions are pro-rated for employees who work less than full-time.
Retirement benefits include participation in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP), depending on eligibility.
Other benefits include paid holidays, paid vacation, and sick, personal, and bereavement leaves. Optional benefits include life insurance, long and short term disability, long term care insurance, and participation in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan (deferred compensation).

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