Estate and Guardianship Clerk II - Honol...
Hawaii State Judiciary - O‘ahu, HI

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Recruitment Number 12-087LK , Estate and Guardianship Clerk II, SR-16, Honolulu, O'ahu.

Summary of Duties:

Supervises and participates in the performance of the full range of fiscal, court clerical, and administrative tasks required to manage protected persons' assets, in small conservatorship cases, and to administer decedents' estates, in small estate cases; monitors escrow funds held in custody of the court clerk; prepares periodic financial and statistical reports.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Education Requirement: Graduation from high school. Excess experience of the type and quality described below or work experience requiring the ability to read and comprehend and apply written directions or a high degree of verbal skill may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

General Clerical Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible general clerical work experience which required the knowledge of office practices and procedures, filing, punctuation, grammar, spelling and word usage; and the ability to read and interpret written material, understand and follow oral and written instructions, make arithmetic computations and operate standard office machines and equipment.

Specialized Experience: Four (4) years of responsible work experience in the preparation and/or processing of legal documents used in estate, probate, and guardianship proceedings which demonstrated knowledge of estates of decedents, descent of property, probate, wills, guardianship of minor and incompetents, and abandoned property and escheat.

*Supervisory Attitude : Applicants must possess supervisory aptitude. Supervisory aptitude is the demonstration of aptitude or potential for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects; by serving as a group or team leader, or in similar work in which opportunities for demonstrating supervisory capabilities exist; by completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential.

Substitutions Allowed:

Substitution of Education for General Clerical Experience :

(1) Successful completion of a one-year clerical or business curriculum, which included courses in basic English, arithmetic, general clerical procedures, and office machines, leading to a diploma, certificate, or other comparable degree from a business or technical school, community college or other comparable institution above the high school level may be substituted for one (1) year of general clerical experience.

(2) Successful completion of a two-year clerical or business curriculum which included courses in basic English, arithmetic, general clerical procedures and office machines, leading to a diploma, certificate or other comparable degree from a business or technical school, community college or other comparable institution above high school level may be substituted for two (2) years of the general clerical experience.

(3) Study at an accredited college or university may be substituted on the basis of one academic year (30 semester hours or its equivalent in quarter credits or other units) of study for one (1) year of general clerical experience up to a maximum of two (2) years.

(4) Partial Completion of Clerical Education:

(a) Completion of half a school year of substantially full-time clerical curriculum at an accredited community college, or business and/or technical school which included courses in basic English, arithmetic, general clerical procedures, and office machines, may be substituted for six (6) months of general clerical experience.

(b) Completion of one (1) school year (of a program of more than one year in length) of substantially full-time clerical curriculum at an accredited community college, or business and/or technical school which included courses in basic English, arithmetic, general clerical procedures, and office machines, may be substituted for one (1) year of general clerical experience.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience :

(1) Successful completion of a paralegal (legal assistant) curriculum at an accredited community college, business school or other comparable institution above the high school level, may be substituted for one (1) year of specialized experience.

(2) Successful study at an accredited law school may be substituted for specialized experience on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years.

(3) Graduation from an accredited law school may be deemed to have met all of the requirements for the Estate and Guardianship Clerk I class.

(4) Excess specialized experience may be substituted for general clerical experience on a year-for-year basis.
(10/12/09)

Supplemental Information:

The following information must be submitted by mail or hand-delivered to: Hawai'i State Judiciary, Department of Human Resources, 426 Queen Street, First Floor, Honolulu, Hawai'i 96813.

Education: If you are using education as a substitute for experience, you must submit a copy of your official transcripts at the time of application. If you are selected, you will need an official transcript (not a copy) indicating the completion of the training or the awarding of the appropriate degree.

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