Wooster, OH – Deputy Probate Clerk – Wayne County Probate & Juvenile Court

AkronLawJobs No. 10366 Overview: The Wayne County Probate Court is seeking to fill an immediate opening for a full-time Deputy Probate Clerk. This position serves at the pleasure of the Judge.

Duties: The Deputy Clerk maintains case files, receives pleadings and other documents, and assists the Judge and other clerks with all aspects of the business of the Court. The Deputy Clerk receives, disburses, and accurately accounts for public funds in the form of fines, court costs, and fees. The Deputy Clerk communicates with the public, attorneys, court staff, government agencies, litigants, and other stakeholders in person, by telephone, and by written communication. The Deputy Clerk must have a consistently positive attitude and helpful nature.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalency. Paralegal degree or previous legal/clerk/secretarial experience given preference. Substantial computer skills are necessary for this role, especially an understanding of databases and spreadsheets. No licensure is required.

Physical and Sensory Requirements: With or without reasonable accommodation, the Deputy Clerk must be able to operate a computer, telephone, office machines, and must be able to move intermittently throughout the day.

Proficiencies: Applicant must be exceptionally detail-oriented, able to work in a fast-paced environment, be a self-starter, proficient with multi-tasking and prioritization of tasks, capable of operating the Court’s computerized database and be able to prepare accurate documents. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook/Exchange environment required. Applicant must have exemplary customer service skills, be punctual, have regular attendance, and maintain a good attitude. Previous docketing and electronic filing experience preferred, but not necessary. Familiarity with probate matters will be given priority.

Status: Full time; salary commensurate with experience. Benefits available. The Court seeks at least a one-year commitment from the successful applicant.

How to Apply: Send your resume, cover letter and application which must be RECEIVED by JULY 31, 2019 to Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court, Attn: Court Administrator, 107 W. Liberty Street, Wooster, OH 44691. You MUST complete a Wayne County Employment application and submit it with your resume in order to be considered for the position of Deputy Clerk. 

Deadline:  July 31, 2019