Deputy Clerk



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Huntington, WV - (USA) 528 Fifth Ave. WV Huntington , WV 25708



Job Description

Deputy Clerk

Reports to the Clerk of Court and provides exceptional customer service and record keeping for individuals who have business to conduct with the Lawrence County Municipal Court.

Provide exceptional customer service by assisting customers at the counter and over the telephone, including determining and collecting fines, costs, judgment, payments, and restitution payments according to the court's bond schedule and as noted on electronic case files.

Act as an assistant to the clerk in the processing of pleadings as directed

Work as traffic court clerk on the minor misdemeanor traffic court docket

Act as courtroom clerk on a rotating bases , i.e. tying sentencing entries in the courtroom as directed by the Jude; issuing jail commitments and warrants to discharge inmates from the Lawrence County Jail as directed by the Judge in open court.

Scan and docket information into the court's case electronic management system, after defendant's are sentenced in open court/ issue bench warrants, summonses; subpoenas and notices of hearing as necessary/ respond to public record requests, keep case file information in order as directed by department procedures.

Process incoming mail and occasional pick up of mail

Scan documents in case file database, verify accuracy, provide assistance to other clerks when necessary.

Maintain an effective system of communications throughout the organization

Attend staff meetings and all training as determined b the clerk of Court or Presiding Judge

Underhand the court's responsibilities, functions, organization structure, and purpose.

Ability to successfully deal with the public whether plaintiffs, defendants, witnesses, attorneys or general public, and have the ability to get along with others

Performs all other duties as assigned by the Clerk of Court.


High School Diploma or GED, experience and training, which indicates sufficient skills to complete the job in this directive.

Basic Math skills to collect money and record money transaction.

Excellent Customer Service Skills

Keyboarding skills to quickly and accurately enter, access, update and manipulate data. Minimum typing speed 65 wpm.

Demonstrate capability of becoming proficient in the job through on-the-job training with a three (3) month period.

Ability to handle heavy workload, meet deadlines, and handle stressful and sensitive situations.

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