Salt Lake County Judicial Assistant in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

JOB SUMMARY

Performs a variety of routine to complex clerical and administrative duties to maintain orders, records, reports, accounts, or files related to the Justice Courts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Three (3) years of clerical support experience; OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Due to the nature of this position, employees are subject to a criminal background investigation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Performs functions of a cashier by accepting, posting, processing and verifying payments, credits and other financial transactions.
  • Maintains comprehensive index files, forms, reports and/or records.
  • Operates computer terminal to input and receive information related to statistics, records, reports, accounts and services.
  • Greets the public over the counter and on phones; responds to questions related to judicial services and functions (cases, bail, warrants, payments and appointments).
  • Maintains official court dockets and associated papers; posts official entries reflecting pertinent facts, financial records and judgments related to disposition of each court case; maintains a suspense file on all pending court cases including financial matters related thereto.
  • Schedules arraignments, pre-trial and other pre and post judgment hearings, as well as jury and non-jury trials; prepares and maintains the court calendars of these events keeping the Judge advised on all court schedules and delinquent cases.
  • Tracks community service ordered by the judge.
  • Opens, reviews, and distributes mail for the court.
  • Maintains liaison and communications with agencies associated with criminal justice system such as law enforcement agencies, bail bondsmen, prosecutors, public defenders, probation providers, justice courts and various County government offices.
  • Prepares, assembles and checks materials for each court session; establishes and routes case files; prepares and routes notices according to required procedures.
  • Arranges prisoner transportation to and from court.
  • Performs follow-up work subsequent to court sessions; issues judicial orders; posts information generated during court sessions to case files; prepares and routes certified copies.
  • Issues stay dates, recalls bench warrants and commitment orders; processes expungements; issues and enters information, pleadings, motions, summons, subpoenas, minute findings, judgments and orders made by the courts.
  • Monitors all files put on Court; probation, plea in abeyances and payments for compliance and non-compliance; closes cases per standing orders and judicial orders.
  • Assists the public with civil small claims; questions, filings and payments.
  • Performs criminal background checks and driver's license checks as appropriate.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Salt Lake County

JUSTICE COURTS-1158