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The Nemaha County Court in Auburn, NE is taking applications for a full time Clerk Magistrate I position. This is highly responsible administrative and managerial work under the general direction of the presiding judge for the Nemaha County Court and may include limited judicial functions involving non-contested matters as assigned. This position will be subject to the Code of Judicial Conduct. The position may involve additional travel to other Courts within the 1st judicial district as needed.
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Examples of Work
The person in this position serves as administrative support to the county judge(s), and district court judge(s), if applicable, and, as such, may be delegated a wide variety of responsibilities in reference to planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and supervising the administrative activities of the courts. The person serving in this position may be required to travel to assigned courts.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Three years of progressively responsible experience in court administration or another business setting, including some supervisory experience. With the minimum of a high school degree or equivalent, experience working in a court system may be substituted for higher education on a year-for-year basis.
PREFERRED: Bachelor's degree in public/business administration, court administration, or related field. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish.
OTHER: To successfully complete the original provisional period and become a permanent employee, all employees in this position must complete JUSTICE training within six months from the date of hire and demonstrate proficiency in knowledge and use of the court computer system.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Considerable knowledge of county court procedures and policies and modern office practices and procedures.
• Considerable knowledge of management skills with abilities to plan, assign, coordinate, supervise and manage the work of subordinate employees engaged in a variety of court clerical activities.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with personnel at all levels.
• Ability to implement decisions effectively.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to maintain a high order of discipline and responsibility in carrying out assigned duties as a representative of the court system.
• Ability to become proficient in the use of JUSTICE (the statewide court computer system).
• Ability to travel to the assigned courts as necessary.
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