Employment Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Deputy Clerk of the Court

The Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court is seeking to fill an immediate opening for two (2)  full time deputy clerks of court.  Each position serves at the pleasure of the Judge.

Duties:  The deputy clerk for either court 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, comfortable with multi-tasking and prioritization of tasks, capable of operating the court’s computerized database, and be able to prepare accurate documents.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook/Exchange environment required.  Applicant must have exemplary customer service skills, be punctual, have regular attendance, and maintain a good attitude.  Previous docketing and electronic filing experience preferred, but not necessary.  Familiarity with juvenile and probate matters, and/or fluency in Spanish, will be given priority.

Status:  Full time; salary commensurate with experience.  Benefits available

Applications:  Submit a resume in writing by regular U.S. Mail with cover letter on or before June 15, 2016, to the Wayne County Juvenile Court, 107 W. Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio  44691, along with a complete Wayne County Employment form, found at http://www.wayneohio.org/employment.phpNo telephone inquiries, please.


Date Posted: May 23, 2016

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