Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities at the Juvenile and Probate Court:

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Deputy Clerk of the Court


The Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court is seeking to fill an immediate opening for a deputy clerk of the court. This position serves at the pleasure of the Juvenile/Probate Judge.

Duties:  The deputy clerk maintains case files, receives pleadings and other documents, and assists the Judge and other clerks with all aspects of the business of the Court. The deputy clerk receives, disburses, and accurately accounts for public funds in the form of fines, court costs and fees. The deputy clerk communicates with the public, attorneys, court staff, law enforcement, social services, and other government agencies and litigants in person, by telephone and by written communication. The deputy clerk must have a positive attitude and helpful nature.

Education and Experience Requirements: High school diploma or equivalency. Paralegal degree or previous legal/clerk/secretarial experience given preference. Substantial computer skills are necessary in this role, especially an understanding of databases and spreadsheets. No licensure is required.

Physical and Sensory Requirements: With or without reasonable accommodation, the deputy clerk must be able to operate a computer, telephone, office machines, and must be able to move intermittently throughout the day.

Proficiencies: Applicant must be detail oriented, able to work in a fast paced environment, be a self-starter, and comfortable with multi-tasking and prioritization of tasks; must be capable of operating the court's computerized database and accurate document preparation. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook/Exchange environment required. Applicant must have exemplary customer service skills and a good attitude. Previous docketing experience, familiarity with juvenile and probate matters, and/or fluency in Spanish will be given priority.

Applications: Submit a resume in writing by regular U.S. Mail with cover letter on or before September 5, 2014, to the Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court, Attn: Katherine Gallagher, 107 W. Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691 along with a completed Wayne County Employment form, found at http://www.wayneohio.org/employment.php. No telephone inquiries, please.


Date Posted: AUGUST 29, 2014


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