Deputy Clerk 

Job Opening 
Post Date:  5/27/2021
Deputy Clerk (Full-Time)
Marshall County General Sessions/ Circuit Court

This is responsible administrative and legal work assisting with the coordination of civil and criminal cases handled by the General Sessions / Circuit Court in Marshall County.  Incumbents are primarily responsible for organizing and coordinating the criminal and civil court dockets, notifying law enforcement personnel, attorneys, witnesses, and defendants regarding court proceedings, and collecting fines and fees imposed for various criminal and civil charges.  Additional activities associated with the job include monitoring bonding company’s obligations to the county and serving as a liaison between the session court judges, law enforcement agencies, inmates in custody and the public.  Job responsibilities require strong organizational, decision-making, and interpersonal skills, dedicated attention to detail and considerable knowledge of courtroom proceedings and legal processes associated with criminal and civil cases coming before the court.  Job performance is evaluated by the Circuit Court Clerk through review of the efficiency and effectiveness of court operations, ability to interact successfully with law enforcement personnel, defendants, attorneys, and the public, organizational, and decision-making skills and knowledge of legal procedures and protocols associated with General Sessions /Circuit Court operations.
Necessary Requirements of Work
Graduation from an accredited four-year high school supplemented with coursework and training in criminal justice, law enforcement, public administration, or closely related field; a minimum of two years’ experience working in court operations and/or law enforcement; strong decision making, organizational and interpersonal skills; or any equivalent combination of education and experience to provide the following knowledge, abilities, and skills.

Necessary Special Requirements
  • Must pass a drug screen and a criminal background check.
  • Must be bondable.

Benefits
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance.  Several BCBSTN health plans available at no-cost.
  • Paid sick leave, vacation leave (after 6 months), and bereavement leave.
  • Optional benefits available at reasonable rates.
  • TCRS retirement plan

To Apply:
  • Application and Job Description may be picked up from the Marshall County Human Resources Office, 3309 Courthouse Annex, 3rd floor, Lewisburg, TN  37091 or obtained from www.marshallcountytn.com
  • Completed application and resume will be accepted until June 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm by the Marshall County Human Resources Office only.
  • Absolutely no late applications will be accepted. 
  • No phone calls please.  
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