Municipal Court Clerk

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Municipal Court Clerk

Colorado Springs, Colorado




Job Description

Municipal Court Clerk I

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties candidate must be able to perform:

  • Provide prompt access to justice for customers through face to face interaction, electronic communication, and/or telephone support
  • Interpret and carry out judges' orders
  • Create and maintain official court records; research cases; schedule court dates; and file pleadings and related court documents
  • Process payments, reconcile cash drawer, and monitor outstanding payment plans
  • Issue and serve subpoenas; notify law enforcement of wanted individuals
  • Coordinate appearances of attorneys and interpreters
  • Certify court documents
  • Manage and maintain files and records
  • Provide court testimony

Authority may be granted as a special police officer for service of warrants and initiation of summons and complaints from converted parking tickets.


Knowledge of:

  • Applicable legal terminology and practices
  • Colorado Municipal Court Rules of Procedure and Colorado Criminal Rules of Procedure Court policies and procedures
  • Principles and practices of communication
  • Cashiering and balancing a cash drawer
  • Modern office equipment and methods


Ability to:

  • Learn pertinent federal, state, and local ordinances, laws, and regulations in accordance with basic rules of criminal and civil procedures
  • Deliver exemplary customer service
  • De-escalate conflict
  • Exercise independent judgment and sound decision-making with minimal supervision
  • Obtain information on a variety of sensitive subjects
  • Work effectively under stressful conditions
  • Multi-task and prioritize duties effectively in a fast-paced environment while withstanding interruptions
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with peers, clients, and other agencies


  • A high school diploma or GED
  • One year of full-time clerical support experience, including cashiering and public contact experience

Pay rate $16.14 per hour+ DOE

Full-time M-F

Temporary: 6- 8 months, could be extended

Drug screen required

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