CIRCUIT COURT ASSIGNMENT CLERK

POSITION: Assignment Clerk
DEPARTMENT: Circuit Court
SUPERVISOR: Court Administrator
LOCATION: Emmet County Building, downtown Petoskey
RATE OF PAY: $17.08/hr

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the general direction of the Chief Judge, directs the staff in investigation, enforcing and processing domestic relations cases. Is responsible for program planning, fiscal management, facilities management and other administrative duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Provides receptionist services, handling telephone calls and customers at the counter
• Prepares motion day docket and tickler file; set hearing dates; prepare calendar and files for Judge
• Coordinates scheduling of hearing dates with other department; insures all pleadings and docs are filed
• Process mail both in and out; prepares appeal requests and DNA orders.
• Preparation of jury room and counsel tables for trials; work with Juror Clerk re: jurors
• Probation Violation/FOC arrests; Set for hearing; Contact all interested parties; Gather information /file for Judge and appointed counsel
• Cross-train as Court Administrator and perform other administrative duties as necessary

DESIRED BEHAVIORAL TRAITS: 
• Able to multi-task and work under pressure
• Articulate and patient
• Must enjoy working with the public
• Professional demeanor

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: 
• General understanding of court procedures
• Knowledge of WordPerfect, Word, Microsoft Office, Excel
• Ability to adapt quickly

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• 1-2 years’ experience in a law office
• Training as a Legal Assistant preferred

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person.

Emmet County, Michigan
200 Division Street, Petoskey MI 49770
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