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Court Clerk I

March 24, 2015

Box Elder County has an opening for a full-time Court Clerk I. The Court Clerk I performs a variety of routine clerical and secretarial duties to support the Justice Court.

Those interested in this position must be a high school graduate with 1 year of closely related experience.  Applicant must be accurate, concise and detail-oriented.

A copy of the job description is posted at  Interested parties should submit an application to Box Elder County Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2015.  Applications can be obtained at


                                     EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Class Title:         Court Clerk I – Full Time

Department:       Box Elder County Justice Court 

Effective Date:   February 2015

Grade No.           16




  •          Performs a variety of routine clerical and secretarial duties to support the Justice Court.




  •          Works under the supervision of the Senior Court Clerk.








  • Maintains files and does routine filing.  Operates a computer to input, retrieve and update the Court records.  Responsible for receiving, receipting and disbursing revenue to the proper agencies.  Quotes bail on cases.


  • Prepares correspondence and complete necessary court documents.  Greets the public at the windowand responds to routine questions.


  • Receives and distributes incoming and outgoing mail.  Answers telephones, takes messages and records the information on the computerized docket for each case.


  • Attends court sessions and performs support duties as required.


  • Must meet emergency deadlines and increased workloads with a minimum amount of problems and must be able to adapt rapidly to new procedures and methods.


  • Must have a working knowledge of all court procedures and serves as a backup for other clerical positions. 


  • Maintains liaison relationship between the court and other agencies involved in the criminal justice system.


  • Participates in training seminars offered by the Court Administrator's Office and other agencies as needed.


  • Performs other related duties as assigned.




1.         Education and Experience:

A. High School diploma or equivalent with course work in use of PC, typing and office procedures (shorthand or speed writing, desirable). 


B. One year of closely related experience.


C. Any equivalent combination of education and experience.


2.  Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Must have a working knowledge of office practices, computers, and software packages; possess a knowledge and use of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation; type 40 wpm.


Must be able to exercise a great deal of tact and diplomacy; to make mathematical computations, to follow oral and written instructions, establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public; able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk and talk and/or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or operate objects, controls, or tools; reach with hands and arms.


Physical requirements are those normally expected in an administrative office atmosphere with lifting not to exceed 25 pounds.




Must be bondable.





Formal application; rating of training and experience; successful reference and background check; verification of office skills; typing and use of computers, etc.  Interview and final selection will be the responsibility of the Judge.