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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Job Details for 6422 - EO Court Room Representative

Job Description

DEFINITION:
Under general supervision; performs work of routine difficulty providing support services in order to facilitate the proceedings of court according to the daily scheduled call; performs related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THIS CLASS:
An employee in this class is responsible for coordinating the case files and supporting documents that have been assigned to a specific courtroom. Work involves calling each case for the court to act upon and recording all matters and actions as the hearing proceeds. Work is distinguished by the ability to perform clerk duties with accuracy and speed. General supervision is received from the assigned Circuit Court Clerk Manager or Supervisor.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES TO BE PERFORMED WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS:
Provides assistance to judges, attorneys, litigants and the general public; delivers and arranges case files to the assigned courtroom; answers general inquiries related to court room procedures and processes; verifies all codes for accuracy; distributes call sheets to appropriate parties; calls court cases, swears in witnesses, jurors and interpreters; reads orders and determines coding and/or narratives for computer entry; researches questions or inconsistencies related to coding to ensure accuracy; assures that court orders have been signed by the judge; date stamps all documents; validates the accuracy of case numbers; may assist with the pulling or re-filing of case files; may operate computer system in order to record case information; keeps current with changes in laws or regulations that may impact position responsibilities and procedures.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Good knowledge of court room, recording and coding procedures; good knowledge of the court system; some knowledge of procedures for pulling and re-filing case files; some knowledge of bench and jury trial procedures; some knowledge of office equipment.

Working skill in handling and organizing reports and hand written documents accurately and quickly; working skill in interpreting and applying case activity; working skill in dealing effectively with others; working skill in verbally calling names of parties during court proceedings; some skill in operating a personal computer, applicable software and peripheral equipment.

SUGGESTED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Two years of experience in general office work which included maintaining files and providing customer service; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.