MUNICIPAL COURT CLERK
Starting Salary: Full-time position available, Pay Grade: Non-Exempt, Salary range -$16.50-$17.34/ hr.
This is a Full-Time, benefit-eligible position offering a comprehensive benefits package including employee health, dental, life insurance, disability, and retirement programs. 9 paid holidays, paid sick leave and vacation days.
The primary function of the Municipal Court Clerk position is to manage the day to day functions of the court office and staff assigned to the Municipal Court for the City of Bel-Ridge. Work is performed under the direction of the Board of Trustees and is reviewed through observations, conferences and the evaluation of programs.
The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledgeable of municipal court procedures and related rules of order; ability to work with all court personnel including the Judge and Prosecutor. Must possess diplomacy, tact, and finesse. Ability to maintain municipal court records, manage dockets, basic math for accounting; account for fines and fees for payments. Must be able to perform court administrative duties. Knowledge of City ordinances; written and verbal communication skills, ability to complete work with minimal errors; strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
At least two years’ experience in advanced administrative work or clerical; prefer court, law, government or police experience; advanced knowledge of legal and court terminology; must have knowledge of JIS or SHOW ME COURT case management a plus and helpful. Ability to communicate orally and in writing with judges, attorneys, local and state personnel, law enforcement personnel, and the general public. Must exercise excellent customer service.
Certification through the Missouri Association for Court Administration. Associates degree in Court Administration or closely related field. JIS or SHOW ME COURT case management knowledge.
The City of Bel-Ridge is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE). The City of Bel-Ridge City Hall is currently accepting applications for the position of Court Clerk.