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22 Nov 2021

Full-Time Court Assistant, Senior – Clerk’s Office

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

Job Description

Job Summary

 

This is highly responsible and varied legal process work in support of the Superior Court system of Clark County, which requires considerable knowledge of legal terminology, processes and procedures.  Work requires a high degree of reliability, accuracy and speed and the ability to multitask.  Incumbents are required to perform duties independently, with limited supervision and general guidance from the leadworker or manager. Incumbents do not normally supervise others, although incumbents with significant experience may train others when necessary.

 

Incumbents are assigned to a judicial department on a rotation basis, but may be assigned to any department at any time as needed.

 

Qualifications

Education and Experience: 

 

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.

 

For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:

https://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/explore-careers-clark-county

Salary Grade: Local 11.505 ($19.88 – $25.39) per hour

How to Apply

For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:

https://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/explore-careers-clark-county

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

Job expires in 82 days.

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