Clerk of Court

The City of Hardeeville is actively seeking a candidate for Clerk of Court

Clerk of Court Job Description

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Opens the Clerk of Court’s Office for business
  • Handles incoming phone calls for Municipal Court and the Police Department
  • Receipts and processes payments made to the Municipal Court using the Court Management System
  • Processes refunds of court fines or bond money as needed
  • Disperses information and messages to the Municipal Court and Police Department as needed
  • Inputs Municipal Court tickets and dispositions using the Court Management System
  • Schedules and organizes pending jury trials for the Municipal Court
  • Schedules and organizes preliminary hearings for the Municipal Court
  • Schedules cases that are remanded from the Jasper County Solicitor’s Office
  • Assists the municipal judges during traffic court
  • Assists the municipal judges during bond hearings, if needed
  • Assists the Senior Municipal Judge in the preparation of arrest and search warrants
  • Reschedules municipal court cases and notifies parties involved
  • Compiles and disseminates monthly Municipal Court reports to S.L.E.D.
  • Performs clerical duties and special tasks assigned by the municipal judges


Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
  • Must have attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills
  • Bi-lingual a plus


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume highlighting experience and references via email to lpomarico@hardeevillesc.gov;  U.S. mail to City of Hardeeville, PO Box 609, Hardeeville, SC 29927, Attention: City Clerk: or faxed to (843) 784-6384. The City of Hardeeville is a drug-free/smoke-free workplace. The City of Hardeeville is an EOE employer and an E-Verify user; all applicants considered for employment must submit to a background check and urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to the offering of employment. Resumes accepted through the end of business on March 22, 2019.