Overview

Opening Date:                 Monday, January 22, 2018; position is open to internal and external applicants

Closing Date:                   Open until filled; Priority consideration given to those who return their application packets by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 5, 2018.

Work Hours:                    Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Occasional after hours may be required.

Beginning Salary:           $16.3275 per hour

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POSITION SUMMARY:  This specialized position is responsible for maintaining and processing case information and managing the progression of cases from opening to final disposition, in accordance with approved internal controls, procedures and rules.  This position requires detailed knowledge of the operations of the Municipal Court and is responsible for providing highly structured clerical work.  This class is supervised by the Deputy Court Administrator.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.
  • Three years of experience in clerical work, preferably in a municipal court or government organization.
  • One year working with legal documents preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of computer software.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license and be insurable under the City of Branson’s insurance coverage when operating a City vehicle.
  • National Career Readiness Certificate preferred.
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation.
  • Must possess no felony convictions.
  • Must possess a high degree of integrity, strong work ethic and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be extremely detail oriented and efficient.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs various general clerical duties such as typing and reviewing correspondence, forms, reports, records and other documents ensuring they are error free.
  • Receives tickets and reviews for conformity to appropriate Supreme Court Rules; determines acceptance or rejections; enters case data into Incode court software; creates dockets; opens case files.
  • Ensures accurate assignment of case numbers; maintains inventory control with strict compliance to court rules.
  • Reviews case information for prior convictions and creates documents for case files.
  • Performs duties for processing of documents to be archived, ensuring files are complete, maintained, compliant, and have the proper retention schedules for implementation, archiving, retrieval and audit trail, including electronic document management.
  • Answers a multi-line telephone system, including the handling of sensitive calls from defendants/attorneys on criminal matters.
  • Operates various standard and electronic office equipment such as computers, scanners, facsimile, postage, and copiers.
  • Assists with completion of projects for management.
  • Develops and writes training procedures to be implemented in accordance with Office of State Court Administrators requirements.
  • Maintains and works with a docket filing system; responsible for required constant updating of documents in the system; maintains integrity of the docket filing system.
  • Please read the job description posted on the City of Branson Website for a complete list of responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:  To be considered for this position, a completed City Application, Supplemental Questionnaire, and Equal Employment Opportunity Self Identification Form must be submitted to the City of Branson Human Resources Department, 110 W. Maddux St., Ste. 315, Branson, MO 65616. For a copy of the full job description, or to obtain all necessary application materials, please visit www.bransonmo.gov or the Human Resources Department.  Please note that a new application packet is required for each job posting.

EEO:  The City of Branson provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, the City of Branson complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. The City of Branson will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. All individuals hired will be required to provide documentation to establish identity and employment authorization as a condition of employment. The City of Branson is a tobacco free workplace.

Tagged as: administrative assistant, clerical, court assistant, court specialist

HR Contact Number: +1 417-337-8555