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Deputy Clerk Probate/Family Court

Company: 55th Circuit Court
Location: Harrison
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*55th Circuit and 17th District Probate Court *

*Clare County *

*Employment Opportunity *

*The Clare County Circuit Court-Family Division is accepting applications for the following: *

*POSITION: Deputy Clerk *

*LOCATION: Clare County Courthouse, Harrison, MI *

*SALARY RANGE: starting wage is $14.07 per hour, plus benefits *

*APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled *

*Job Summary *

Under the supervision of the Family Court Judge and Court Administrator to perform as deputy clerk for processing legal documents, clerical and bookkeeping activities.

Duties include, but are not limited to, divorce files with children; personal protection order files; adoption files; and maintain work flow in accordance with laws, rules and procedures. Prepares and/or reviews legal documents such as petitions, appearance tickets, summons, subpoenas, writs, orders, and other related papers and records. Maintains dockets; schedules hearings and notifies all parties involved; and/or attends court, records hearings, prepares orders, as required. Prepares and/or maintains court records. Assists the probate register and juvenile register, when time permits. First contact at window and first contact on telephone. Performs related duties as required and all other duties as prescribed by law.

The above summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person.

*Qualifications *

Possession of a high school diploma or its equivalent; general clerical/office skills.

Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism. The position requires regular interaction with court personnel, attorneys, public agencies and the public.

Must be a self-starter capable of prioritizing work assignments and independent work as required. The successful applicant will have an interest in Michigan law and a willingness to read and understand court rules, procedures, practice, related areas of the law and recording.

*Preferred or beneficial *

Additional college credits from an accredited college or university or business school training.

Previous experience in an office, legal, or court setting.

*Benefits *

Health, dental and vision plans are offered as a benefit of employment, as well as a retirement plan.

*How to apply *

Please provide your resume and contact information by mail or in-person to: Clare County Circuit Court-Family

Division, ATTN: Court Administrator, 255 West Main St. Harrison, MI 48625.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.07 - $17.59 per hour

* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Harrison, MI 48625: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: 55th Circuit Court, Grand Rapids , Deputy Clerk Probate/Family Court, Other , Harrison, Michigan

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