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Clerk of Court/Associate Judge, Town of Central

Position Category: Courts

Position Hours:
Full time, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday with some weekends

Job Duties:
  • Prepares, processes, enters, maintains, files, issues, distributes and/or transmits as appropriate various records, notices and legal documents, ensuring completeness, accuracy and compliance with legal requirements; documents may include but are not limited to: indexes, rules to show cause, court calendars, tickets and citations, NRVCs, pleadings, judgments, jury notices, jury lists, motions, appeals, sentence sheets, commitments, dispositions, expungement orders, trial sheets, court orders, subpoenas, summonses, court rosters, warrants, warrant dismissals, conditional discharges, remands, etc.
  • Assist with the orderly case flow management including, but not limited to: Responsible for conducting bond hearings daily, including weekends and holidays. Review and grant search warrant, review submitted complaints, determine, sufficient probable cause, generate, and sign arrest warrant, summonses, subpoenas, etc.; create and modify cases in the Court’s case management system.
  • Performs computer data entry to record and retrieve case information and to prepare reports and correspondence; and generates various reports as requested. Maintains accurate and complete court files with security and confidentiality. Receives and receipts fines and restitution payments; posts payments to appropriate accounts; prepares deposits; prepares daily collection reports; responds to account inquiries from various individuals and agencies as appropriate. Prepares weekly court docket; signs in defendants appearing for court. Assists with jury selection; assists judges in courtroom.

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent and 2 years experience and up to and including 4 years of clerical, legal, and/or courtroom experience.
  • Must have or the ability to obtain a Notary Public certificate within 6 months. Must have or complete a training program and pass certification pursuant to standards established by the South Carolina Supreme Court.
  • Must attend annually the number of approved continuing education hours in criminal law, ethics or other subject matter as required by the South Carolina Supreme Court.

Pay Info:
Salary will be determined by experience and qualifications. The Town of Central has an excellent benefit package and South Carolina Retirement.

How to apply:
Applications are available online and at Town Hall, 1067 West Main St., Central, S.C. 29630.

The Town of Central is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applications for all positions without regard for a person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.