The Village of Cross Plains Municipal Court is looking for a new Municipal Court Clerk. You can view the entire posting here.
Pursuant to Wisconsin Statute §755.10(1), the Municipal Court Clerk is authorized by the Village Board and appointed by the Municipal Judge. The Municipal Court Clerk shall have such duties as are delegated to him or her by the law, court rule or the presiding Municipal Judge. Hiring, termination, hours of employment and work responsibilities of the Municipal Court Clerk are all under the Municipal Judge's authority. The Municipal Court Clerk performs under the general supervision of the Municipal Judge and within the strict procedural requirements set forth in the state statutes and municipal ordinances. The Municipal Court Clerk must frequently exercise independent judgment in the conduct of work duties. As an officer of the court, the Municipal Court Clerk is required to take an oath of office.
General Statement of Position:
- Performs specialized administrative support tasks as well as a variety of customer service responsibilities
- Performs work of considerable responsibility and must pay attention to detail and confidentiality
- Work involves pre-court, courtroom and post-court activities
- Serves as the Municipal Judge's assistant and as a liaison to interested parties and is responsible for planning, scheduling and coordinating all court activities and duties
- Exercises independent judgment, discretion and neutrality within the restrictions required for appropriate court operations
- Process legal records, provide information to interested parties and perform office functions
This is a .25 FTE position, designated for 10 hours per week. Suggested work schedule is 5-hour shifts on Tuesday and Thursday, although final schedule is negotiable. Court takes place on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month and start at 5:00pm. Trials are scheduled on an as needed basis.
If you are interested in applying for the position, please email a copy of your resume and cover letter to the Village Administrator, Brian Mooney, at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4:00pm on Monday December 12th.
If you have questions, please call the Village Office at 608-798-3241.
-High School diploma or GED with specialized course work in general office practices such as typing, filing, accounting and bookkeeping. -Minimum of two years of increasingly responsible clerical work or related experience which has included the operation of word processing equipment, working with the public, cash handling experience and significant experience with legal office practices and/or terminology. - Office experience which regularly requires the ability to communicate orally and in writing with a variety of people, as well as frequent interaction with the general public.
Court Clerk's Seminar to be completed no later than within one year of employment.