Title: District Justice Secretary Department: Courts
Pay Grade: NB07
Bargaining Unit: NB
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Starting Pay Rate: $14.39 Hourly Job Status: Full Time
Location: Erie County Courthouse Posting Notice:
Please read the County of Erie Job Application Procedures before applying. Those wishing to apply for this position shall submit a comprehensive County Employment Application stating their qualifications to the Human Resources Department at the Erie County Courthouse, Room 501, Erie, PA 16501.
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The County of Erie is an equal opportunity employer and complies with the Americans with Disability Act. We do not discriminate because of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability. All are encouraged to apply.
All new hires are subject to a criminal background check.
Definition of Class
Under general supervision, assists in the daily secretarial, clerical, and bookkeeping operations of the office of a Magisterial District Judge.
Acts as an assistant secretary in a Magisterial District Judge’s office.
Duties & Responsibilities
Typing of various legal and administrative forms. Typing and occasionally drafting correspondence. Act as receptionist for the Magisterial District Judge. Collect and docket various fines and/or civil payments. Prepare monthly and yearly financial reports for the State and County. Schedule hearings. Prepare bound over criminal cases for court. Give direction to public on magisterial district procedures. File cases. Process warrants. Inventory office supplies. Docket citations. Perform other related duties as required. Dealing with constables, out of county judicial offices. Responsible for daily deposits. The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
A good working knowledge of general secretarial skills, including computer skills. Good typing ability. Minimal bookkeeping skills. Ability to deal successfully with the public and professionals. Integrity. Confidentiality.
Minimum Requirements & Qualifications
1. High School Diploma or GED
2. Minimum of 4 years of Clerical Experience
3. Must be able to Type a Minimum of 50 Words Per Minute with Accuracy