CITY OF JONESBORO, GEORGIA
ASSISTANT TO THE COURT CLERK
REPORTS TO: Chief of Police and/or assigned Administrator
PAY RATE: Consummate with experience
Performs a variety of clerical and administrative functions in support of the City of Jonesboro Municipal Court Clerk. Work involves processing detailed records and reports relating to Public Safety activity; ensuring the completeness of reports; interfacing with staff, Officers, Administrators and the General Public. A high degree of imitative and independent action is required to ensure timely and accurate processing of the workflow. High School diploma or equivalent, Associates degree or some college preferred; two years of administrative or court experience; G.C.I.C and Court Clerk Certification preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Attends court and assists the Court Clerk with proceedings
- Enters court proceedings into computerized information system, completes reports and provides information to Police and Management as required.
- Assists with the scheduling and coordination of court dates
- May collect and process relevant fees
- Perform necessary related clerical support functions
- May maintain inventory of supplies
- Uses automated systems or other computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, email and database software in performing work assignments
Filing systems operation, office procedures, modern office practices, use of automated equipment, skill in entering, verifying and retrieving data using standard alpha/numeric keyboard on automated systems; ability to get along well with others, the ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential duties of the position; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions; ability to effectively use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, email and database software.
Minimum acceptable training and experience:
High School diploma or equivalent, Associates degree or some college preferred; two years of administrative or court experience; G.C.I.C and Court Clerk Certification preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
ADA MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically able to operate a variety of office equipment, such as a typewriter, computer, printer, facsimile machine, copy machine, telephone, transcriber, etc. Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to twenty pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to ten pounds frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for sedentary work. Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of twenty to forty pounds.
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information.
LANGUAGE ABILITY: Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documentation, directions, instructions, methods and procedures. Requires the ability to write reports and essays with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control, and confidence using correct English and well-modulated voice.
INTELLIGENCE: Requires the ability to learn and understand basic principles and techniques; to make independent judgments in absence of supervision; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.
VERBAL, NUMERICAL, FORM/SPATIAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow verbal and written instructions; requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add and subtract totals; multiply and divide; and determine percentages;
INTERPERSONAL TEMPERAMENT: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions, such as in interpreting assignments. Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.
All interested persons may download an application. Two forms are required for the application’s acceptance - the Employment Application and the Authorization for Release of Information. The completed application can be mailed or brought into:
City of Jonesboro City Hall
Attention: City Clerk
124 North Avenue
Jonesboro, Georgia 30236
The final day for acceptance of applications is Monday April 7th, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. Any applications sent by fax and/or received after this date and time will not be accepted.
The City of Jonesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.