Berrien County Administration Deputy Circuit Court Clerk I - County Clerk in St. Joseph, Michigan
uRequired:/u A high school diploma or equivalent; additional coursework in legal office administration, business or related areas is preferred. A minimum of one year of office experience, preferably in a legal or governmental organization; a minimum typing speed of 40 words per minute net.uNote:/u Please contact Personnel to schedule a typing test if you have not taken one before with our office. Your application will not be forwarded until you have taken and successfully passed the typing test at the net speed required for the position.uDuties:/u Responds to confidential requests for information from citizens, attorneys and others; provides information, collects fees and prepares certified documents. Enters, updates and retrieves information utilizing a computerized recordkeeping system. Prepares and processes various records and documents according to their purpose by following standard procedures while maintaining privacy rights. Indexes and maintains departmental files. Assists the County Clerk in performance of clerical, bookkeeping and secretarial activities involving the Circuit Court. Responds to walk-in and telephone inquiries; provides information regarding departmental practices and procedures. May schedule hearings and case conferences; receive case files; notify all parties to be present at hearings and instructs them of court date and procedures. The duties stated are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person so classified and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.