Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

The City of Aurora's Court Administration division is seeking an experienced Court Clerk II to perform a variety of clerical and heavy public contact duties to support the operations of the Case Management division in the Municipal Court.

 
The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice. 
 
At the City of Aurora we demonstrate our work by modeling the Core 4 Values of: Customer Service, Professionalism, Integrity and Respect and we welcome all who share those values to apply.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains court record-keeping systems that includes heavy data entry input, updating and filing of records and documents
  • Processes a variety of court documents, records, and payments
  • Receives, processes, and deposits heavy volume of fines and payments
  • Prepares daily closeout for registers; schedules all court dates for courtrooms
  • Processes stays of execution
  • Answers phones and directs calls to appropriate departments
  • Provides heavy customer assistance including answering questions, directing inquiries to appropriate departments, and operates a variety of office equipment and personal computers
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High School Diploma or GED.

Experience:
  • At least 2 years' general clerical experience
  • 1 year of court clerk experience in a municipal court (Preferred)
  • Heavy data entry
  • Cashiering experience (Highly Preferred)
  • Banking Experience (Highly Preferred)
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of basic office and court practices and procedures;
  • English and Math
  • And personal computers with word processing software applications.

Abilities:  Ability to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with employees and citizens; need positive attitude and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Skills:  Proficient with data entry and cashiering.

Licenses, Certificates and/or Equipment Required: This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
 
Required Examinations: The screening process for any position within Court Administration may include written test(s), an oral interview, skills test(s) and/or other selection methods designed to measure applicants' ability to perform the essential functions of the job they are seeking. Required examinations may also include:
  • Medical Examination, including a drug screen
  • Background Investigation
  • Applicant's military history, school records, police records and driving records
Expected duration of interview process: Due to the nature of the application and selection process, applicants can reasonably expect the application process to take a significant amount of time to complete before a decision is made to hire or not to hire. The length of time it takes to complete the process can vary depending on a variety of factors.
 
APPLICANT DISQUALIFICATION FACTORS: Applicants are advised that areas for disqualification from further consideration include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Illegal Drug Use
  • Any felony conviction
  • Driving Record
  • Outside activities which may be deemed a conflict of interest
  • Revelation or discovery of assaultive behavior
  • Documented record of prior work performance
  • Inability to perform the essential functions of the position
  • Police history - type, frequency and nature of contacts(s)
  • Providing false or misleading information during the application / selection process

WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical Demands:  Primarily light physical work requiring the ability to lift up to a maximum of 20 pounds; occasional lifting, carrying, and walking; standing and bending to perform filing; frequent hand/eye coordination to operate office equipment; vision to read and interpret written material and documents; speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens.

Work Environment:  Works primarily in a clean, comfortable environment.

Equipment Used:  Frequently uses standard office equipment including calculators, computers, copy/fax machines, and telephones.
 

For Veteran's points: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
 
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
 
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.

Application Instructions

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