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Hillsborough County Civil Service Board

COURT CLERK I (#A2309 ) AG
$11.90-$18.88 Hourly / $2,062.00-$3,272.00 Monthly / $24,752.00-$39,270.00 Yearly


COURT CLERK I (#Z2309) ZG
$12.94-$20.51 Hourly / $2,242.00-$3,555.00 Monthly / $26,915.00-$42,660.00 Yearly




JOB OVERVIEW

Performs a variety of specialized clerical duties related to the processing and maintenance of legal and court records. 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two years of clerical experience one of which included the processing, examining, preparing or reviewing of any type of legal document.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.


CIVIL SERVICE EXAM CRITERIA

A passing score on written test number 84.


CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
  • Some knowledge of general office policies, procedures and practices.
  • Some knowledge of legal terminology and procedures.
  • Some knowledge of English grammar and spelling, and arithmetic.
  • Ability to perform accurate computations and verifications of data.
  • Ability to operate word processing and other office equipment.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to use a computer terminal to quickly and accurately enter data.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Prepares, processes and maintains legal records, court files, minutes, calendars, and dockets. Maintains docket records and diary of transactions.
  • Receives, verifies, and examines legal forms and court exhibits to ensure adherence to court procedures. Accepts or rejects bonds based on specified criteria. Issues receipts for materials and payments.
  • Processes and indexes a variety of reports and other materials according to established procedures.
  • Provides information concerning general court procedures to the general public and other departments and agencies.
  • Attends court proceedings and records minutes. Records case dispositions, court orders and arrangements for payment of court fees.
  • Types letters, memoranda, and reports as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


CLASS: A2309 EST: 9/26/1990 REV: 8/1/2011
EEOC: JGP: MEDICAL: VET PTS:

CLASS: Z2309 EST: 8/19/2013 2:43:00 PM REV: 8/19/2013 2:43:00 PM
EEOC: JGP: MEDICAL: VET PTS: