Employment and Contract Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

LEGAL SECRETARY (JUVENILE PROBATION)

The Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court is seeking to fill an immediate opening for a full-time Legal Secretary.  This position serves at the pleasure of the Judge and reports to the Chief Probation Officer.

Legal Secretary Job Duties and Responsibilities (not a comprehensive list):

  1. Completes and submits various reports;
  2. Maintains inventories for court supplies;
  3. Drafts and reviews various documents, including but not limited to correspondence, court entries, and contracts;
  4. Types dictation from court hearing officers;
  5. Maintains open lines of communication with probation staff, families, school personnel, law enforcement, treatment providers, and other community partners;
  6. Assists with Judge, Magistrates, and clerks for docketing, scheduling, imaging, and file maintenance;
  7. Answers telephone calls and other direct communications from the public directed to Juvenile Probation and related services; and
  8. 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 with cover letter, which must be received on or before December 10, 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 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.

THE WAYNE COUNTY PROBATE AND JUVENILE COURT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Date Posted: November 16, 2021; Application Deadline: December 10, 2021

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CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY:

COURT REPORTER / TRANSCRIPTIONIST

The Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court is seeking to contract with an individual for services as a Court Reporter / Transcriptionist, pursuant to Rule 11 of the Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio and Rule 9 of the Ohio Rules of Appellate Procedure.  This contract would be of an indefinite term on an as needed basis. The selected individual will be responsible for transcribing a complete and accurate record from audio recordings provided by the Court.

Requirements: Strong transcribing skills – whether through typing or speech recognition – are essential to the performance of contracted services. Interested individuals must have an active commission as a notary public in the State of Ohio. Knowledge of court proceedings and Rule 9 of the Ohio Rules of Appellate Procedure is likewise necessary.

Applications: Submit a resume in writing by regular U.S. Mail, with a letter of interest, to the Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court, Attn: Court Administrator, 107 W. Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691. Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received.

Date Posted: May 19, 2021; Application Deadline: Until filled.                                   

 

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