Deputy Clerk

City of Charlottesville   Charlottesville, VA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on November 25, 2021
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Deputy Clerk

(Grade 8 salary $32,212) position is assigned operational responsibilities in a high volume, fast-paced office with frequent deadlines. Ensures courts instructions are executed and legal documents prepared with accuracy and in accordance with appropriate policies, procedures, and judicial instructions. Great attention to detail is a must and the ideal candidate must be committed to responding to customers in a friendly, courteous, positive attitude and have a desire to work in a team environment. Must be able to work under pressure, communicate internally while being part of a cohesive team and do well when critiqued. This position offers a competitive benefits package, which includes vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, retirement, life insurance, deferred compensation and short- and long-term disability.

Duties include detailed court documents in accordance with established guidelines, using the automated case management system, data entry, scheduling matters for court, preparing correspondence, filing, daily docket preparation and attending court sessions, assist individuals in person, and over the phone. All must be done accurately and with carefully executed precision. Additional accounting responsibilities include processing financial and accounting reports, receipting, reconciling cash registers. The best candidate for this position should enjoy constant activity, be able to prioritize, multi-task and meet frequent deadlines. Must be able to assume and navigate additional responsibilities as assigned by management.

High School diploma or equivalent required. Most competitive applicant will have excellent business or office related experience. Should be highly organizational, time management, verbal, written, communication and customer service skills, proficiency with data entry and detailed oriented. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Virginia Judicial System is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Applicants who need accommodations for an interview should request this in advance by emailing humanresources@vacourts.gov. All candidates are subject to a criminal history background check before being offered employment.