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20 Feb 2015

Part-Time Court Clerk I

Clearfield City Corporation – Posted by Clearfield, Utah, United States

Job Description

Performs clerical tasks; creates files on incoming citations and summons; maintains case files; opens mail, sorts and processes; determines fines based on fine schedule or bail if plea is not guilty; determines eligibility for non-appearance plea in abeyance agreements and processes if eligible; keeps track of payments made through the mail.

Receives telephone calls and refers to appropriate person; answers questions about trial or hearing schedules, and assists public in resolving questions regarding various civil processes and papers; provides information about court procedures and schedules; sets appointments.

Types warrant information, orders to show cause, delinquent letters and refers to Judge for signature; enters case information into computer.

Maintains tickler files to monitor when payments are due, i.e., end of probation, etc.

Maintains fiscal records of the court as needed and required by law; posts payment decisions and other information in computerized ledger; maintains account of returned checks.

Monitors payment records of defendants to assure conformity to judgments and payment schedules utilizes legal processes such as late letters, late notices, summons, bench warrants, warrants of arrest, orders to show cause and information.

Maintains calendar of events such as trials, arraignments, sentencing, hearings and motions; notifies involved parties in a timely manner; informs judge of docket status and schedule; prepares notices of trial and pretrial; obtains potential juror list and processes according to court procedures.

Maintains record of court proceedings; receives and dockets notices of appeal; types judgments, abstracts of judgment, supplemental motions, orders to show cause, garnishments and executions.

Receives and processes requests for small claims proceedings; prepares affidavits and orders; explains procedures, sets hearings, collects fees and initiates docketing.

Compiles reports showing all court activity for the FBI, State Bureau of Criminal Identification, State Court Administrator, State Driver License Division and Clearfield City to facilitate case load analysis.

Maintains liaison and communications with agencies associated with the criminal justice system such as constables, bail bondsmen, prosecuting attorneys, private councilors and public defenders, city courts and city offices.

Types various reports, memoranda, forms, abstracts and documents for the court.

Performs related duties as required.

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Job Categories: City or Town. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

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