Chelan County Legal Clerk (2 Positions)
Chelan County Clerks Office 350 Orondo Avenue, #501 Wenatchee, WA 98801
(2) Positions Available
Salary Range: $3,356.07 - $3,700.08/Monthly PW04 steps 2-4, (DOQ) Longevity Steps $3,885.08 - $4,497.46
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.
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.
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.
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, and a resume, to Chelan County Clerk, 350 Orondo Avenue Suite 501, Wenatchee, WA 98801-2885. (509) 667-6380. First Review June 10, 2021, 5PM