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.
Employment applications can be accessed online by going to the Erie County Website at https://careers.eriecountypa.gov/job-listings. Click on the job announcement of choice, and click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page. All submissions are done electronically.
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
Oversees all Criminal, Juvenile Dependency, and Delinquency record keeping with regard to case files, transcripts, and appeals.
Duties & Responsibilities
Attends Court for pleas, verdicts, and sentences. Prepares all appeals to be forwarded to Superior Court. Processes all criminal court information consistent with case management court system. Maintains all records and computes costs. Aids in the preparation of reports on each case with the State and Department of Revenue. Answers telephone and counter inquiries. Receives and disperses funds. Balances daily ledger and cash drawer for bank deposits. Works closely with Court Offices in all aspects of sentencing. Handles Expungement Petitions. The above statements reflect 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
Accuracy in data entry, records keeping, and calculations of costs. General knowledge of operation and maintenance of office machines, including computers and their associated technologies. Ability to interpret legal language. Working knowledge of legal procedures. Ability to deal effectively with the public. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Minimum Requirements & Qualifications
1. High School Diploma or GED
2. Minimum of 2 years of Experience in Office Work relating to the Criminal Court System
3. Must be able to Type a Minimum of 50 Words Per Minute with Accuracy