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8 Nov 2022

Full-Time Clerks Judicial Proceedings – District Court

Clark County Human Resources – Posted by Clark County Human Resources Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Job Summary

This position is assigned to the Judicial Assistants Unit, which consists of approximately 12 members. Judicial Proceedings Specialists are typically assigned to video arraignment and domestic violence arraignment dockets on rotational basis, and may be assigned to cover any other District Court docket as needs for coverage arise.


This job consists of highly responsible and varied technical and legal process work in support of the District Court system. It requires advanced knowledge of legal terminology, and court processes and procedures. We work with multiple complex computer systems simultaneously, therefore advanced technological skills are required. Nature of our work requires a high degree of reliability, accuracy and speed, and the ability to multitask and prioritize.


Our job environment is often chaotic, requiring flexibility and quick thinking “outside the box”. Work days are typically equally divided between court room proceedings and case processing and maintenance outside of court.


Incumbents are required to perform duties independently, with limited supervision and general guidance from the judicial officer and department manager.



Experience & Education:


Three years of progressively responsible experience within a legal or court environment which includes a minimum of one year of experience directly related to the work of the class.


Completion of a post-secondary legal occupation training or education program (e.g., Paralegal certificate of proficiency or Associate’s degree) may be substituted for up to two years of experience.


Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.


Knowledge of:  Court processing activity, legal practices and procedures, and court operations; policies, procedures and practices applicable to the court; relevant technological applications and resources; modern office practices; business correspondence standards including English, grammar, formatting, spelling and punctuation.


Ability to:  Work with minimum supervision while independently coordinating multiple tasks to accomplish workload and meet unexpected demands; make consequential work decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, court policies and procedures; follow, understand and apply prescribed procedures, policies, laws and regulations to the legal processing activities of the Court systems; maintain accurate and complete court records; develop and maintain effective working relationships with management, employees, elected officials, and the general public; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; demonstrate resourcefulness and tact in public contacts; utilize necessary computer applications at an advanced level; handle sensitive and confidential matters and situations; exercise good judgment under stressful circumstances.


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Salary Grade: Local 11.505 $20.32 – $25.95- per hour

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.


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