District Court Judicial Assistant I
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Cabarrus County, NC

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The District Court of District 19A is seeking a qualified individual to perform a variety of clerical and administrative tasks in support of the judges. Duties include but are not limited to: screen callers and visitors, answer inquiries, secures and gives information; screen and route mail according to contents of communication including e-mail; schedule appointments and meetings, make travel arrangements, maintain administrative records for the office; order and distribute office supplies; copy, file, and retrieve materials and perform periodic follow up activities; compose and prepare materials including correspondence, reports and legal documents; prepare and distribute calendar; answer questions regarding status of cases; provide support services to other programs in the district such as arbitration, mediation, or jury management; coordinate court reporting services; assist Custody Mediation Department on a supplemental basis; review and confirm fee applications and civil and criminal forms as required by statute; maintain attorney secured leave records; and maintain level of confidentiality. Entry rate of pay could exceed the average salary rate depending on prior experience working in the office of the Chief District Court Judge or Senior Resident Superior Court Judge.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Knowledge of: court rules and procedures; general office procedures; grammar and punctuation; word processing; spreadsheet compilation; commonly used rules, procedures, or methods to perform assignments.

Ability to: screen communications and based on content, handle independently or route to proper destination; apply grammar and punctuation rules; type with accuracy and speed; proofread for accuracy; use judgment in organizing and establishing documents formats; give basic information and instructions regarding programs or office; operate office equipment such as copier, calculator, fax machine, computer, typewriter, and multi-line telephone system.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from high school and two years of experience as a legal secretary or paralegal; or an Associate Degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Management prefers applicants with knowledge of court procedures and legal terminology. Knowledge of state data systems including VCAP, ASIC, Casewise, and Jwise is helpful but not required. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook and multi-line telephone systems is a plus.

Please attach cover letter and résumé.

Supplemental and Contact Information:
Applicants must complete an on-line application by clicking the above APPLY link. Mailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.

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All NC Judicial Branch agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Charmaine J Leeks
NC Administrative Office of the Courts
Human Resources Division

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