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Chelan County Legal Clerk

Department: County of Chelan Clerks
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $ 3,423.00 - $ 3,774.00 / Monthly  PW04
Posted: January 03, 2022
Application Deadline: Position open until filled.

Job Location

County of Chelan Clerks 350 Orondo Avenue Wenatchee, WA 98801

Description

Salary Range:  $3,423 - $3,774/Monthly steps 2-4, (DOQ)

Description:  The incumbent performs complex courtroom, court clerk, data entry, front counter, jury trials and other duties in the Clerk’s Office to assist judges, commissioners, prosecutors, attorneys, the public and other persons and agencies. 

Qualification

Associates degree in judicial, public or business administration or a related field along with 1-2 years of experience in court operations or closely related field; or a combination of legal experience and training that provides the necessary skills to perform the job may substitue for educational requirement.  This includes education or experience which provides the following knowledge and skills: knowledge of office practices, the operation of the court and case processing activity; ability to work independently and in a high-pressure culturally diverse work environment; ability to make responsible decisions in accordance with laws, court policies and procedures; ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, public officials and the general public; and skill in operating computers, standard office machines and equipment with proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Must have excellent written and oral communication skills with exceptional attention to detail.

Fluent bi-lingual English / Spanish ability will be given consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties may include courtroom clerk responsibilities, scheduling and calendaring, data entry, scanning, working with public, as well as liaison with attorneys, probation officers, law enforcement personnel, or other persons. Receives criminal, civil, domestic, probate, adoption, paternity and juvenile filings and takes minutes of courtroom proceedings. Accepts applications for issuance of passports, verifying citizenship and proof of identity, signatures etc. Receive and receipt fees and charges for business handled by Clerk’s Office.  Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Work is performed in a stressful, fast-paced office or courtroom environment.  

Additional Information

  • In addition to a competitive starting salary range, Chelan County employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include medical and dental coverage, 12 holidays and initial vacation leave accrual of 12 days (plus anniversary bonuses), 12 days of sick leave, $150 monthly contribution to Voluntary Employee Benefit Account (VEBA), Washington State Public Employee's Retirement System, and Deferred Compensation.

Position open until filled - first review of applications January 10, 2022, 5PM

To apply, submit a cover letter, a completed Chelan County Employment Application https://www.co.chelan.wa.us/files/human-resources/HR%20New%20CHELAN%20APPLICATION%20Nov%202020.docx

form, and a resume, to Chelan County Clerk, 350 Orondo Avenue Suite 501, Wenatchee, WA 98801-2885.  (509) 667-6380.  OR Email to kim.morrison@co.chelan.wa.us

Position is open until filled, with first review after January 10, 2021. 

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    The Canvassing Board of Chelan County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office