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Clerk of Court

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Clerk of Court
Role Title Non-Classified
Job Open Date 02/09/2018
Job Close Date 02/23/2018
Open Until Filled
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $38,795
Agency General District Courts (114)
Agency Website
Location Colonial Heights - 570
Position Number 13907
Job Posting Number 1034361
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band UG
Job Description

The Clerk of Court (Grade 11) is the chief administrative officer for the court and is responsible for the management and application of court resources. Position includes authority over service to the public, financial performance, staffing, budgets, and case processing systems. Clerk monitors procedures to provide high quality customer service, comply with law, and meet needs of court and criminal justice agencies. The Clerk works collaboratively with state and local justice officials to achieve the stated responsibilities of the office to improve the administration of justice.

This position offers a competitive benefits package, which includes vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, retirement, life insurance, deferred compensation and short- and long-term disability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Clerk is responsible for financial management, staffing, budget development, efficient caseload processing, and courteous service to the public. In addition to supervisory and administrative responsibilities, the clerk is also an integral part of the work force in case processing and all other tasks connected with the functioning of the office in order to provide timely public service. The successful candidate must demonstrate an ability to manage conflict, train employees, supervise effectively and problem solve individually and as part of the broader community of justice official
ls with whom he/she will regularly interact.

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma is required: a college degree in public administration or a related field, or experience in the court system is preferred. A minimum of two years of experience at the supervisory or management level in a court, business or office setting is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge and skills in public relations, human resources, recruitment, management, training and evaluation, computerized case management and word processing, and regulatory and statutory compliance are preferred. The successful candidate will have demonstrated competence in areas of responsibility listed above as well as automated financial and records management systems, personal computers, and software applications.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements
Special Instructions to Applicants

Contact Information

Name William C. Archer
Fax We do not accept documents via mail or email; you must apply online in order to be considered.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Have you ever worked in an office environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have any data entry experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have any experience working with Word, Excel, Access or other word processing programs?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents