Deputy Circuit Court Clerk I

Roanoke County   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on June 10, 2024
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION


Performs responsible skilled clerical and technical work in the Office of the Circuit Court. Is deputized and administers oaths and conducts routine transactions on behalf of or in lieu of the Clerk of the Circuit Court. Attends court hearings, swears witnesses, and identifies and tracks physical evidence. May be trained to operate microfilming equipment which meets state standards for storage and management of vital records. Performs other duties as assigned.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS


  • Issues various licenses to the public by entering prescribed information on application forms, receiving and recording fee payments, issuing receipts, administering oaths when required, and completing licenses by stamping or machine printing information on standard forms.
  • Prepares a variety of legal instruments such as judgments, financing statements, subpoenas, fieri facias, and capias, on standard forms which require the insertion of names, action to be taken, and other required information.
  • Calculates taxes and fees, using appropriate schedules, for various legal transactions.
  • Qualifies public officials and notaries public by ascertaining that required documents are in order and administering the appropriate oath.
  • Indexes legal documents such as deeds, wills, and licenses into the computerized system.
NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Operates microfilm equipment to produce film of various documents, may also process, duplicate and splice film.

REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES


Education
Required: High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by business school or college level courses or training in business administration or a related field.

Experience
Required: Some experience in legal field, court system, or related area.

Certifications/ Licenses
None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Thorough knowledge of standard office terminology, procedures and techniques.
  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment including a personal computer and other information processing equipment, a computerized cash register, and video recording equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with the public and other employees
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetical computations
  • Ability to read and understand legal documents
  • Ability to follow oral or written instructions; learn various functions and operations of the Circuit Court; and to maintain the confidentiality of information handled within the office.
Additional Requirements
Subject to a complete criminal history and Child Protective Services background search with acceptable results. Must also be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description.

Supervisory Responsibilities
None


OTHER INFORMATION


OVERALL PHYSICAL STRENGTH DEMAND
SEDENTARY
Lift and/or exert force up to 10 lbs. occasionally or insignificant weights frequently; sitting most of the time.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
C = Continuously
5.5 to 8+ hours daily
F = Frequently
2.5 to 5.5 hours daily
O = Occasionally
Up to 2.5 hours daily
R = Rarely
Less than 1 hour per week
N = Never
Never occurs
Code
Physical Demand
Code
Physical Demand
O
Standing
F
Sitting
O
Walking
R
Lifting
O
Carrying
R
Pushing/Pulling
F
Reaching
F
Handling
C
Fine Dexterity
R
Kneeling
O
Crouching
R
Crawling
O
Bending
R
Twisting
N
Climbing
R
Balancing
C
Vision (Correction Required)
C
Hearing
F
Talking
N
Foot Controls (driving, operation of equip, etc.)
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
D = Daily
W = Several Times Per Week
M = Several Times Per Month
S = Seasonally
R - Rarely
N = Never
Code
Health and Safety
Code
Environmental Factors
N
Mechanical Hazards
R
Dirt and Dust
N
Chemical Hazards
N
Extreme Temperatures
N
Electrical Hazards
N
Noise and Vibration
N
Fire Hazards
N
Fumes and Odors
N
Explosives
N
Wetness/Humidity
N
Communicable Diseases
N
Darkness or Poor Lighting
N
Physical Danger or Abuse


PRIMARY WORK LOCATION
Office Environment
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, WORK AIDS
Personal computer, copier, fax, microfilming equipment, cash register and other standard office equipment
PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED
NA


Part-time employees are not eligible for employee benefits.

Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefit package that includes:
  • Progressive Flexible Leave Plan with cash-in option
  • Twelve paid holidays
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Medical and Dependent Care
  • Virginia Retirement System - Membership in VRS is automatic upon hire into a covered position. County contributes and employees pay their membership contribution.
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Deferred Compensation Plan with County Match
Agency
County of Roanoke Virginia

Address
5204 Bernard Drive

Roanoke, Virginia, 24018

Phone
540-772-2018

Website
http://www.roanokecountyva.gov