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Deputy Court Clerk (Part Time) - Magistrate Court

Douglas County Government
Job Description
If you already have an active application on file DO NOT submit another paper application.  Email and make a request to have your application submitted for the position you are interested in.
How to Submit Applications:
  • Faxes are not accepted
  • E-mail the application and any required documents to
  • or mail to:Douglas County Human Resources
8700 Hospital Drive Douglasville, GA 30134
Applications can be downloaded at our website:  Under “Hot Spots”, click on the “Employment Opportunities” link.  The application link is on the right hand side of the Human Resources webpage under “Downloadable Documents”.  Applications can also be obtained from the HR Department on the 1st floor of the Douglas County Courthouse. 

Magistrate Court
Deputy Court Clerk                             
Part Time (28 hours or less per week)
The candidate will perform legal research, including, but not limited to researching laws and preparing legal documents.  The candidate will examine legal documents submitted to court for adherence to law or court procedures, prepare case folders, and will post, file and route documents.  This position involves a high level of communication as the deputy clerk maintains a heavy level of window and telephone transactions; candidate must have excellent phone and people skills and excellent clerical abilities in a fast-paced, high stress environment.  The work involves typing and preparing court forms and documents, processing complaints and court cases, maintaining court records in accordance with prevailing laws, policies, and procedures,   coordinating the court docket, assisting with court proceedings, receiving court fees and fines.  The clerk is deputized to sign and certify certain legal documents and serves in the courtroom.
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Preferred:  one year experience as a law clerk
  • Preferred: previous legal research experience that includes researching laws and preparing legal documents
  • Two years of Court Clerk or Legal experience or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and ability for this job
  • Must be computer literate, with proficiency in MS Office Suite, prefer the ability to type 45 WPM
Employment is contingent on passing a mandatory Physical/Drug Screen, MVR and Background Investigation.
Salary: $13.51 hourly, NO BENEFITS
Resumes may be attached, but a resume without a completed application will not be considered.
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