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Deputy Clerk - Bedford

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Deputy Clerk - Bedford

  • 494085
  • 123 EAST MAIN STREET , BEDFORD, Virginia, United States, 24523
  • Juv and Domestic Relations Crt
  • Administrative Services
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Supreme Court

Title: Deputy Clerk - Bedford

Hiring Range: negotiable to 35,923

Agency: Supreme Court

Location: 24th Dist. CSU Bedford

Agency Website: www.supremecourt.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Deputy Clerk (Grade 8) is assigned operational responsibilities, i.e. ensures Court’s instructions are executed and legal papers prepared with accuracy and in accordance with appropriate policies and procedures; assist with planning, scheduling and monitoring activities to coincide with the needs of the Court, other criminal justice agencies and the public, both in courtroom and in the office. The position will be cross-trained for case entry, public relations at the clerk’s office window, and assisting the Judge in the courtroom with weekly dockets.

This position offers a competitive benefits package, which includes annual, personal, and sick leave; 12 paid holidays, health insurance coverage, 401K match, and eligibility for the Virginia Retirement System.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will assist customers with filings and questions at the window and on the phone, perform data entry utilizing the Courts Case Management System (JCMS), filing, scanning, processing court documents and any additional responsibilities as assigned by management.
Individual must be detailed oriented, highly accurate and excellent at follow-up while juggling multiple tasks in a fast-paced office. Punctuality, reliable attendance, teamwork, discretion, and integrity while working with highly sensitive and confidential matters, and professionalism are required.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent required; business courses preferred. Requires knowledge and skills of general office operations and procedures (i.e. typing, filing, data entry, and receipting payments). Most competitive applicants will have a strong work ethic, organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, strong customer service skills, ability to manage competing priorities, and experience working in a team environment. A POSITIVE ATTITUDE IS A MUST!

Preferred Qualifications:

Most competitive applicants will have a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, strong organizational skills, managing competing priorities, and working in a team environment. Knowledge of court/criminal justice system.

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

State application, resume and cover letter required.

Special Instructions to Applicants
A resume and cover letter are required. Applicants must apply online; we do not accept documents via mail or email. Only interviewed applicants will be notified of the filling of the position. No phone calls or e-mails regarding application status. The Virginia Judicial System is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. Applicants who need accommodations for an interview should request this in advance by emailing humanresources@vacourts.gov. All candidates are subject to a criminal history background check before being offered employment.

Contact Information:

Name: Curt Crostic


Email: humanresources@vacourts.gov


In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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