Department: Municipal Court
Position: Court Clerk
Status: Full time – Non Exempt
Starting Salary: $14.93 – 22.40 per hour
Starting Hourly: DOQ
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
SUMMARY OF POSITION INFORMATION & TYPICAL DUTIES
The City of Merriam is seeking a Court Clerk. The qualified individual will handle a variety of responsibilities to assist in the efficient operation of the Municipal Court. The qualified applicant must be dependable, possess strong typing skills, exceptional phone and customer service skills. Areas of responsibility include processing traffic tickets, complaints and reports, preparation of court dockets and bench warrants. Work involves extensive contact with the public, attorneys, and the Municipal Court Judge. Hours will include attendance for evening court one night per week. Preference given to applicants with prior court experience.
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent;
• Two years’ work experience in paralegal, court or local municipality;
• Proficiency working with computers in a Windows environment.
• Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel and Access skills.
• Exceptional phone skills and customer service skills.
• Must be detail oriented.
Qualified applicants may apply at Merriam City Hall at (9001 W. 62nd St., Merriam, KS 66202) Mon. – Fri. from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Applications can be downloaded on-line at www.merriam.org or by calling 913-322-5500. Resumes are acceptable in addition to the application. Applications may be submitted in person, by fax 913-322-5505 or by mail to:
City of Merriam, Attn: Human Resources
9001 W 62nd Street
Merriam, KS 66202-2815
The City of Merriam does conduct background checks/investigations.
If reasonable accommodation is necessary to apply or further information is needed contact Sari Maple, Human Resources Manager at 913-322-5502, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm