Court Assistant III (Courthouse Facilitator) – Clerk’s OfficeFull Time
The Courthouse Facilitator performs journey level clerical activities associated with case processing and requires technical expertise in multiple aspects of court operations, where the consequence of error could be significant. This position provides assistance to external customers and works independently with minimal supervision. The position requires specific knowledge associated with legal forms and terms as well as expertise in specific programs that makes it comparable in level to a Court Assistant III position.
Three (3) years of progressively responsible general office work, with a minimum of one (1) year of experience directly related to working as a court assistant.
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Two (2) years (ninety  hours) of post-secondary business, legal or office occupational training or education may be substituted for up to two years of required experience.
Must possess the ability to type at a speed of 55+ words per minute.
Knowledge of: case processing activity within the Court systems; procedures, documents and procedural law related to the conduct of legal practice in the Court Systems; legal and business correspondence, Court orders and jury activities; business English, grammar, punctuation, spelling and diction; office practices and procedures and modern office equipment; basic bookkeeping practices.
Ability to: operate commonly used office equipment and machines, , computers , scanners, copiers, calculators and; work effectively in a high pressure environment; understand and render clear explanations of legal procedures and policies; understand and execute complex written and oral instructions; apply extensive guidelines to a variety of work situations; maintain or supervise the keeping of records; exercise tact and judgment when providing assistance; compose legal correspondence; compile periodic reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and general public and employees of other departments and agencies.
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Salary Grade: Local 11.505 $20.73 – $26.47- per hour