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Magisterial District Court Clerk - Full-time

Ford City, PA
This position is full-time, Monday thru Friday, 8 AM to 4:30 PM (1 hour unpaid lunch).

Overall Responsibilities:

To perform all clerical, administrative and accounting functions in the Magisterial Judge Office to ensure efficiency, quality and compliance with mandates issued from the Administrative Offices of Pennsylvania Courts.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Ensures that department records, crime codes, local ordinances, fines, vehicle codes are maintained. Interacts with the public, law enforcement officials, media and government officials to explain accurate procedure and provide information in accordance with applicable laws and policies. Files and dockets citations, complaints, and all actions taken in each case. Collects cash and checks and sets payment schedules with Magisterial Judge's approval. Makes bank deposits and reconciles statements. Prints and issues impending warrant notices, notices of license suspension, subpoenas and fingerprint orders. Receives and executes Judges Orders to dismiss cases, cancel warrants, track dismissed cases, make the required notifications and make accounting adjustments.
Minimum Qualifications:
         High school diploma or equivalent and some business/clerical training, including computers. 
         2-3 years working experience in legal environment, experience in government preferred, or any acceptable combination of training and experience.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, non-job related disability, or any other legally protected status.

For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.

The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.
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