JUDICIARY OF THE U. S. VIRGIN
Location: St. Croix District
Division: Clerk's Office
Number of Vacancies: 1
Required Documents: Cover letter, Resume, Employment Application, copy of
High School Diploma and other relevant documents.
Nature of Work
is routine entry-level court clerical work in a division of the Superior Court.
includes performing general clerical, and a limited variety of court clerical
tasks which follow well established and standardized manual office and/or data
entry methods and procedures. Work is
performed under the close supervision of a higher-level court clerk and is
reviewed for accuracy.
Essential Functions (Any one
position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover
all the duties which may be performed.)
Receives court papers, complaints, documents,
and traffic citations; stamps received filings and documents; determines
general case category and makes case docket entries; assigns case numbers and
enters case intake information on computer, index cards or log book; prepares
case file folders and labels; prepares fee and cost slips and carries to
cashier; prepares summons, subpoena and executions; prepares calendars for
arraignments, advice of rights and trials.
Files case files and related documents and
checks same for completeness and appropriate information.
Types warrants, subpoenas, return of service,
lien and case bail bonds, case entries, complaint forms and orders; types case
closure cards for disposed cases.
Takes or causes required action to be taken to
obtain signatures on documents; tracks missing documents; pulls calendared
cases and enters case information into case file.
Records and logs case identification data,
receipt of documents and disposition information on court records either
manually or by computer data entry; makes entries in case logs; assembles documents
in chronological order for case records; files cards, documents, and records;
prepares notices to defendants of next scheduled court date; prepares and
forwards notice of entry of judgment and orders; faxes orders.
Answers incoming phone calls; routes callers to
appropriate personnel; takes messages.
Performs limited and routine counter work;
assists public in filling out various applications and forms; and responds to
routine informational requests; refers complex or sensitive inquiries to the supervisor
or appropriate official.
Types or generates from the computer, labels,
case cards, notices, summons, trial calendars and distributes same; sends out
notices to various parties and attorneys.
Fills in for receptionist as necessary.
Other duties as assigned or required.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
Some knowledge of court procedures and policies,
legal documents, codes and legal factors pertaining to the court.
Some knowledge of the organization, operations,
functions and scope of authority of the court or activity to which assigned.
Some knowledge of modern office practices and
Some knowledge of basic mathematical concepts.
Ability to understand and follow oral and
Ability to learn the operation of the automated
court information system.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in
Ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships with others.
Ability to perform accurate mathematical
Skill in the operation of a typewriter, personal
computer and other standard office equipment.
Work is performed
primarily in an office setting and at a public counter.
Work is essentially sedentary with occasional walking,
standing, bending, and transferring items under 25 pounds such as papers and
files. Some positions may require
periods of extended sitting, standing or computer use.
from an approved high school or vocational school and some (6 to 12 months)
general clerical experience; court specific or legal experience preferred.
Licensure and Certification
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, Application
for Employment, high school diploma and other relevant documents to:
Ms. Nissa Bailey, Employee
Judicial Branch Administrative Office
Human Resources Division
P.O. Box 929
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 00821
Tel: (340) 778-9750w Fax: (340) 713-6605 w
TTY: (340) 693-4118
Submissions that do not include the
requested documents will not be considered.
The Court will only contact applicants selected for interviews. Any applicant who needs a reasonable
accommodation shall advise the Court's ADA Coordinators.