Employment Opportunities



The Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court is seeking to fill an immediate opening for a full-time Account and Grant Clerk / Legal Secretary.  This position serves at the pleasure of the Judge and reports to the Account and Grant Clerk II.

Account & Grant Clerk / Legal Secretary Job Duties and Responsibilities (not a comprehensive list):

  1. Completes and submits various reports, including financial reports;
  2. Maintains inventories for court supplies;
  3. Tracks expenses for court staff and operations;
  4. Reviews and perfects invoices and other financial documents for proper submission and tracking;
  5. Processes accounts receivable;
  6. Assists in budget drafting and development;
  7. Issues checks for expenses, payments, and payroll;
  8. Drafts and reviews various documents, including but not limited to correspondence, court entries, and contracts;
  9. Types dictation from court hearing officers;
  10. Answers telephone calls and other direct communications from the public; and
  11. Any other duties which the Judge, Magistrates, Court Administrator, or Supervisor may assign.

Education and Experience Requirements:  A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A degree or certification in administrative assistance, paralegal studies, or a similar field is preferred. Consideration will be given for any combination of higher education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Applications: Submit a resume in writing by regular U.S. Mail, with cover letter, which must be received on or before January 30, 2020, to the Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court, Attn: Court Administrator, 107 W. Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691. You must complete a Wayne County Employment Application and submit it with your resume in order to be considered for the position of Account & Grant Clerk / Legal Secretary.

Wayne County Employment Application (required submission with all employment opportunities) may be found here: http://www.wayneohio.org/employment-opportunities. All positions in the Probate and Juvenile Court Court are at-will. Failure to submit all requested materials will result in non-consideration of the application. No telephone inquiries, please. Applicants will be notified if selected for an interview.


Date Posted: January 16, 2020; Application Deadline: January 30, 2020



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