Court Systems Analyst and Court Clerk I/IIMARIPOSA SUPERIOR COURT
SUPERIOR COURT OF THE COUNTY OF MARIPOSA
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Is accepting applications for an eligibility list
COURT CLERK I/II
Court Clerk I – $2,642.42 - $3,212.15/month
Court Clerk II - $2,860.29 – 3,476.65/month
APPLY BY: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Please note: There is currently one vacancy to be filled at this time.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Please note: The Superior Court is establishing an eligibility list from this recruitment which may
be used to fill both temporary and permanent vacancies. Please mark your interest clearly on
your employment application as to your desire for temporary or permanent employment or both.
Please see Special Note under Minimum Qualifications:
The completed Supplemental Application on the last two pages of this flyer must be
submitted with the completed Job Application and a current Typing Certificate in order
to be considered for this position.
Under close and general supervision, performs a variety of legal processing, public contact,
and general clerical support duties, and may perform some courtroom clerk duties.
Court Clerk I
This is the entry level in the Court Clerk series. This class is distinguished from the higher class
of Court Clerk II in that the latter is the journey-level class, whereas the Court Clerk I is an entry
and training class. Positions in this class may perform some courtroom clerk duties; however,
the focus of their duties is legal processing. As experience is acquired, the incumbent performsm some courtroom clerk duties; however,
the focus of their duties is legal processing. As experience is acquired, the incumbent performs
duties with increasing independence. Some positions may remain at the Court Clerk I level;
however, most incumbents at the Court Clerk I level advance to Court Clerk II after six months
of satisfactory performance and approval from the supervisor. The Court Clerk I receive close
supervision from a Supervising Court Clerk and may receive training and assignments from a
Court Clerk II or Court Clerk III.
Court Clerk II
This is the journey level in the Court Clerk series. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and
are typically filled by advancement from the Court Clerk I level, or, when filled from the outside,
require prior clerical experience in a court setting. Prior to appointment to Court Clerk II, an
employee must be able to perform the full range of duties at the journey level and meet the
qualification standards of the higher class. Court Clerk II is distinguished from the higher class of
Court Clerk III in that the latter is the advanced journey level in the series, provides lead work
assistance and performs highly complex clerical work with a great degree of independence. The
Court Clerk II receives general supervision from a Supervising Court Clerk and may receive
training and assignments from a Court Clerk III.
Court Clerk I
Establishment and maintenance of filing and information retrieval systems; personal computers
and software applications related to court support work; basic filing and record keeping; correct
punctuation, grammar, and spelling; basic accounting practices; and public and community
Court Clerk II
In addition to Court Clerk I:
Legal procedures, documents, and terminology used in court cases; preparation and
maintenance of court calendars; court statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures,
documents, and terminology affecting assigned functions; and approved standards for financial
Court Clerk I:
Perform a wide variety of legal processing support work; interpret, explain and apply a variety
of policies, rules, procedures, and regulations; learn to read and understand statutes and
instructions related to court proceedings; learn to take and transcribe notes of court
proceedings; understand and follow court procedures; establish and maintain cooperative
working relationships with coworkers, the public, and individuals from other agencies; use a
personal computer and software for word processing, spreadsheet, database, and other jobrelated
applications and systems; make mathematical calculations necessary to carry out
assigned functions; and learn court policies, procedures, documents, and terminology affecting
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (*SEE SPECIAL NOTE BELOW)
Experience and Education
Any combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and
abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Court Clerk I
One (1) year of experience performing clerical and public contact duties.
Court Clerk II
Six (6) months of experience as a Court Clerk I. OR Two (2) years of experience performing
clerical and public contact duties, including one (1) year in a court setting, performing a variety
of legal processing, public contact, and general clerical support duties.
*SPECIAL NOTE: All applicants must submit a 5-minute timed typing certificate along
with their job application and supplemental application. Free typing tests are offered locally
upon registration for services at Mother Lode Job Training located at 5362 Lemee Lane,
Mariposa, CA 95338; phone number: 209-966-3643. Out of the area applicants may take a 5-
minute typing test at an employment resource location near them. Typing certificate must be
current (within the last six months).
TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk, or otherwise move within the court; normal
manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range;
verbal communication; use of audio-visual equipment; use of office equipment, including
computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, and fax; lift boxes of stored documents weighing up
to 30 pounds.
THE SELECTION PROCESS
All interested applicants must fill out a Job Application and respond to the items on the
Supplemental Application and submit a 5-minute timed Typing Certificate. For those who meet
the minimum qualifications, a competitive evaluation of the training and experience described on
your Supplemental Application will be performed if there are more than ten qualified applicants.
Your Supplemental Application will be scored based on that competitive evaluation. This
process may be altered if there are ten or less applicants that qualified.
The attached Supplemental Application is designed specifically for this recruitment and
must accompany the regular application in order to be considered for this position.
Applications received without the required supplemental information run the risk of being
screened out of the selection process.