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Court Clerk
Summary
Title:Court Clerk
ID:1011
Department:Police Department
Description
This person in this position is a clerical and administrative position that provides support for the Douglasville Municipal Court. ]

[Job Details]

The incumbent’s duties include: entering citations into database, running criminal and driving history reports, and scheduling court cases. Provides clerical support by answering and directing phone calls; assists at the front counter, distributes paperwork and information, processes and prepares legal documents and court forms; documents court orders and files paperwork. Prepares and processes all documents related to court including trial and arraignment dockets, subpoenas, waivers, suspensions, warrants, tickets, probation paperwork and sentence orders. Works in a courtroom setting during court proceedings. Maintains court related files, jail logs, current municipal codebooks. Enters and checks all court dates for arraignment, prisoner and probation dockets. Accesses information on GCIC for the court or other authorized persons. Collects citations from officers; enters citations into the departments computer system and submits to the State of Georgia; runs criminal and driver history reports for each individual that receives a citation; enters information into the GCIC system to create warrants, adds dispositions to criminal and/or drivers history; retrieves information from both systems for arraignments and trials. Maintains case files on incidents and arrests; assigns file numbers; constructs new case files; transfers cases to the appropriate agency. Responds to citizens, telephone and written inquires. Provides assistance and information to attorneys, agencies, City staff and the general public on court procedures and the status of cases. Assists the judge, solicitor, attorney and other court personnel during court proceedings. Receives bond, fine and warrant payments; records receipts and deposits payments according to established court and cash handling procedures. Assists other divisions of the police department as necessary. Financial Responsibilities: Accept, receive, and/or collect payments. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification

Requires High school diploma or equivalent; six (6) months of customer service and/or police records experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


     
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