Description of Work
SALARY GRADE: Flat Rated
Recruiting for two (2) positions.*
The Office of the Clerk of Superior Court, Pitt County, is
seeking two (2) individuals to serve in the position of Deputy
Clerk in the legal system of North Carolina. Deputy Clerks perform
specialized clerical and administrative work in a Clerk of Superior
Court office that involves interacting with the public, processing
initial filings, continuances, judgments, and maintaining case
As a Deputy Clerk, you may perform a variety of duties such as,
but not limited to, the following:
Process cash receipts.
Review, prepare, and process criminal and civil cases including
misdemeanors, infractions, divorce, child custody, and juvenile
Process cases, produce records, and maintain case files in the
courtroom during court sessions.
Establish and maintain case files for adoptions, determinations of
incompetency, foreclosures, motor vehicle liens, etc.
Provide sensitive information for juvenile casework to attorneys,
Guardians ad Litem (GAL), the Department of Social Services (DSS),
and the Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Administer estates of the deceased and explain procedures to family
members and other authorized representatives.
New hires may be paid above the minimum rate depending on
education and experience in a North Carolina Clerk of Superior
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Knowledge of: NC general statutes; policies and procedures
related to the local judicial district; civil proceedings and the
Civil Case Processing System (VCAP); juvenile proceedings; Juvenile
Case Tracking/Scheduling System (JWISE); NC Statewide Warrant
Repository (NCAWARE); ACIS/Criminal Court Information System (CCIS)
and general office and clerical procedures.
Skills in: basic math; active listening; managing a high volume
of public interaction; effectively communicating both verbally and
in writing; fast, accurate data entry; and MS Word, Excel, and
Ability to: read and comprehend legal documents; interact
diplomatically with a diverse group of people; multi-task; adjust
to unexpected events; meet deadlines; organize and manage files;
work independently; maintain confidentiality; and provide
procedural information without giving legal advice.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of 18 years of age.
Pitt County residents preferred.
Management prefers applicants with professional experience
working in a courthouse or law office.
Attach cover letter and rsum.
Supplemental and Contact Information
Applicants must complete an on-line application by clicking the
above APPLY link. Mailed or faxed applications will not be
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education and work experience and that you answer all questions
associated with the application to receive proper credit. Rsums are
not accepted in lieu of fully completed applications.
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Charmaine J. Leeks
NC Administrative Office of the Courts
Human Resources Division