US District Court Jobs – Case Processing Clerk

Website United States Courts

Job Description:

The Clerk’s Office of the U.S. District Court is looking for candidates to join our team as a Case Processing Clerk. The Case Processing Clerk provides clerical support by maintaining and processing case information.


Job Responsibilities:

• Receives and examines documents submitted for filing with the court in pending actions and opens new actions.

• Issues all forms of process in civil and criminal cases including summonses, subpoenas and writs.

• Performs accounting functions for monies paid to the court including fees, fines and court costs.

• Coordinates the admission of attorneys to practice in the court, accepting applications and issuing certificates.

• Furnishes information to the public, attorneys and litigants either in-person, by telephone or through written correspondence

as to the status of cases before the Court.

• Performs administrative and customer service work to coordinate and prepare qualified jurors for jury selection.

• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements:

To qualify for the minimum starting salary (CL 23/1), an individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent, two years of general clerical or office experience (possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution also qualifies). Pay setting beyond the starting salary will be based on the minimum requirements noted above, plus the following experience:

1-2 years of progressively responsible clerical work requiring the routine use of keyboard skills and use of specialized terminology, with demonstrated ability to apply a body of rules, regulations, directives or laws (generally found in courthouses, law firms, insurance offices, educational institutions, etc.)

The successful applicant should have excellent written, organizational and technical skills with a minimal data entry speed of 45 wpm. Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, courtesy in dealing with the public, positive attitude and consistent delivery of excellent customer service is required.

The successful applicant must be well organized, have attention to detail, and be able to work independently and shows initiative in starting, prioritizing and completing tasks.

Job Details:

Company: United States Courts

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Dallas, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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