City of Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 05-Apr-2017 to 28-Apr-2017 (PST)
  • Magistrate Court
  • Litchfield Park, AZ, USA
  • $15.30
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Sick and Vacation Leave, Holiday Pay


The City of Litchfield Park is seeking an individual to assist with the administrative duties and office responsibilities for the City's Magistrate Court. Position is part-time, 19 hours per week. Hours may vary, but must be able to work all day Wednesday.

Incumbents are responsible for performing entry level judicial and legal support, clerical, financial, cash handling, and customer service functions in the court.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledges, skills, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.) Performs the following:  

Dependable and prompt attendance. 
Assists the public in person and on the telephone, resolving various levels of customer service needs. 
Prepares and processes cases such as misdemeanor, civil traffic, parking violations, and other civil matters in compliance with legal requirements and procedures. 
Enters, edits, and retrieves data utilizing court-specific computer software. 
Performs file management functions including alphabetical and numerical case filing, creating new case files, tracking case files, matching documents to case files, and researching record requests. 
Collects, posts, and balances fines, fees, and bonds. Reconciles daily cash transactions using court-specific computer software and Microsoft Excel. 
Sorts, separates, arranges, and files court or legal documents as prescribed by the Court records filing system. 
Writes reports and correspondence. 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

English language, grammar, and punctuation;
Court policies and procedures;
Courtroom forms and documents;
Customer service principles;
Modern office principles and practices;
Mathematical concepts;
Filing systems; and
Cash handling procedures.

Skill in: 

Utilizing AZTEC Case Management System;
Providing customer service;
Prioritizing and organizing work;
Using computers and related software applications;
Handling cash;
Performing mathematical calculations; and
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Ability to: 

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City staff and the public; and
Work safely.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require)

Arizona Driver's License; and
4 hours of COJET training

City of Litchfield Park, AZ
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