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Court Clerk


Listing Summary

The City of Palmetto Police Department is currently accepting applications for Court Clerk. 


100% City-Paid Employee Medical Insurance

Family Coverage Insurance available (70/30)

Dental Insurance Options

Vacation Leave, Holidays, and Sick Leave 

GMA Retirement (100% paid for by the city)

Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Job Summary: This is a clerical and administrative position that provides support for the Police Department and Municipal Court. Work involves duties such as answering the phones, greeting the public, receiving payments, filing and processing incident reports, and maintaining the court calendar.

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Basic knowledge of the practices and procedures involved in law enforcement record keeping and confidentiality;
  • Knowledge of City policies, procedures, codes, ordinances and applicable State, Federal, and Local laws
  • Knowledge of GCIC rules and regulations;
  • Knowledge of modern office practices, methods, equipment, and standard clerical procedures;
  • Knowledge of  record-keeping techniques;
  • Knowledge of  statistical record-keeping techniques;
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping practices;
  • Knowledge of basic math and accounting practices;
  • Knowledge of appropriate contacts for related police and court issues;
  • Skill in operating a computer and entering data into a database;
  • Skill in performing tasks that require accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Ability to operate GCIC to run criminal and driving history reports;
  • Ability to read and comprehend various technical reports and legal terminology;
  • Ability to handle confidential information;
  • Ability to handle stressful situations;
  • Ability to communicate with confrontational people;
  • Ability to maintain accurate records;
  • Ability to type and enter data correctly;
  • Ability to maintain accurate and complete records;
  • Ability to prepare monthly reports;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with customers and the general public by telephone and in person;
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications:  High School diploma or equivalent; two (2) years of administrative or court experience; GCIC, TAC Certified and Court Clerk Certification preferred; equivalent combination of education and experience.

Submit completed application to:

City of Palmetto

Attn: Bryan Hergesell, Chief of Police

P.O. Box 190, Palmetto, GA 30268

Contact Number: 770-463-9068

Salary: Based on Qualifications

End Date for Applications: Open until filled

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