Civil/Criminal Court Clerk Jobs

Jerome County Civil/Criminal Court Clerk Application

  1. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Essential

    • Enters new infraction and misdemeanor citations into Odyssey and creates the case.
    • Takes payments for citations, criminal case fines and fees, restitution payments, misdemeanor probation fees, workman’s compensation fees, records requests, and other line items including mailed payments.
    • Assists customers at the counter and over the phone.
    • In-court clerk for in-custody arraignments and processes paperwork (alternating weeks).
    • In-court clerk for Thursday court for the Magistrate judges. This includes, but is not limited to, processing paperwork, sending and annotating e-filings received related to court hearings.
    • Prepares Orders and Judgments for scheduled court hearings.
    • Creates new civil and criminal cases in Odyssey.
    • Processes and scans new counter filings into Odyssey.
    • Sends, processes, and annotates various e-filings for both civil and criminal cases.
    • Enters fingerprint card numbers into cases in Odyssey and update/add SSN and identifying information into Odyssey database.
    • Processes and issues criminal and civil Summons and Warrants.
    • Processes returned mail: scan into Odyssey and update database to reflect new/undeliverable address.
    • Enters both civil and criminal dispositions and/or fines into Odyssey.
    • Assists, on an as-needed basis, with scanning older files into Odyssey.
    • Obtains information from files.
    • Performs other related duties as required.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Essential

    • Sitting with intermittent moving within an office environment, talking and hearing (in person and by telephone), memorizing and seeing (e.g., documents, etc.), lifting of office supplies (e.g., binders, etc.),
    • Manual dexterity to perform office functions (e.g., typing. filing, collating, operating office equipment, 10-key, etc.)
    • Repetitive motion required (typing).
    • Typing (50 wpm)
    • Computer experience, specifically data entry experience.
    • Experience taking, handling a cash drawer and balancing.
    • Maintains confidentiality.
    • Strong customer service skills.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills including, but not limited to, spelling and grammar.
    • Good organizational skills. Incumbent possesses the ability to organize and prioritize duties and responsibilities.
    • Demonstrated ability to deal with the public under adverse conditions and to make decisions under pressure.
    • Ability to perform essential duties efficiently and accurately with or without reasonable accommodations and without endangering incumbent or other employees.

      Additional 

    • Cross-trains in other areas and assists other clerks as needed.
    • Reviews paid and dismissed citations and disposes of older citations according to Court protocol.
    • Assumes the duties assigned by the County Clerk.

    Position is 37.5 hours per week with benefits.

    Pay depends on experience.

    Veteran’s preference.


    Applications may be submitted online, or in person at the Jerome County Clerk's Office located at:

    300 N. Lincoln
    Room 301
    Jerome, ID 83338

    For additional information please call 208-644-2710

    Download Application Here

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