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15 Apr 2018

Full-Time Deputy Court Clerk

City of Newton – Posted by cityofnewtonks Newton, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Employer: City of Newton
Division: Court
Job Title: Deputy Court Clerk
Salary: $13.33 Hourly

Job Description:

The City of Newton is looking for a positive personality to work in the court system, who can successfully handle challenging interactions with a variety of people – the friendly and unfriendly.

The successful candidate will enjoy relating to a wide array of people – judges, defendants, attorneys, officers, agencies, and government officials. This person will be good at navigating a variety of court office tasks in a mixed-paced, multi-tasking environment.

We are looking for a person who is interested in learning the foundations of the court system, and helping people who find themselves in it.

A few key duties include:

Serving as the front-line person, handling interactions with people coming to the court office.
Handling phone calls from defendants, attorneys, and other parties.
Receiving payments and processing traffic tickets.
Managing the cash drawer.
Entering tickets into the computer.
Drafting and managing warrants.
Running DL and criminal history backgrounds, following KBI protocols.
Fulfilling requests for records.
Handling correspondence to Judge.

Position Requirements:

High School diploma or GED is required. Some college credit in paralegal, criminal justice or business administration preferred.
Two years of clerical or related experience is strongly preferred.
Ability to pass a criminal background and credit check.
Ability to pass a physical and drug screen.

How to Apply

A full job description can be found at Apply online at After making application, please deliver or mail a printed cover letter and resume to the attention of Municipal Court Administrator, 201 E 6th PO Box 426, Newton, KS 67114. Only candidates that follow this procedure will be considered. The City of Newton is an EEO/ADA employer.

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time.

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