Positions Filled

Update: Monthly pay rates have been adjusted to the updated current pay rate.

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Superior Court of the County of Mariposa State of California
is accepting applications for an eligibility list 

Court Clerk I/II

Court Clerk I – $3113.87 - $3785.53/month
Court Clerk II $3370.92 - $4097.52/month

(Two positions - open until filled)

December 31, 2021 - Looking for a career opportunity? Consider the local court system where you would be assisting the public while working in the Mariposa Historic Courthouse as a Court Clerk. Both positions are full time and offer benefits.

  • An Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • CALPERS Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Monday - Friday, 8-5 work schedule

Please note: The Superior Court is establishing an eligibility list from this recruitment which may be used to fill both temporary and permanent vacancies. Please mark your interest clearly on your employment application as to your desire for temporary or permanent employment or both.

Please see Special Note under Minimum Qualifications:

The completed Supplemental Application on the last two pages of the PDF (see link) must be submitted with the completed Job Application and a current Typing Certificate in order to be considered for this position.

Under close and general supervision, performs a variety of legal processing, public contact, and general clerical support duties, and may perform some courtroom clerk duties.

Court Clerk I
This is the entry level in the Court Clerk series. This class is distinguished from the higher class of Court Clerk II in that the latter is the journey-level class, whereas the Court Clerk I is an entry and training class. Positions in this class may perform some courtroom clerk duties; however, the focus of their duties is legal processing. As experience is acquired, the incumbent performs duties with increasing independence. Some positions may remain at the Court Clerk I level; however, most incumbents at the Court Clerk I level advance to Court Clerk II after six months of satisfactory performance and approval from the supervisor. The Court Clerk I receive close supervision from a Supervising Court Clerk and may receive training and assignments from a Court Clerk II or Court Clerk III.

Court Clerk II
This is the journey level in the Court Clerk series. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are typically filled by advancement from the Court Clerk I level, or, when filled from the outside, require prior clerical experience in a court setting. Prior to appointment to Court Clerk II, an employee must be able to perform the full range of duties at the journey level and meet the qualification standards of the higher class. Court Clerk II is distinguished from the higher class of Court Clerk III in that the latter is the advanced journey level in the series, provides lead work assistance and performs highly complex clerical work with a great degree of independence. The Court Clerk II receives general supervision from a Supervising Court Clerk and may receive training and assignments from a Court Clerk III.

Job Responsibilities:

Court Clerk I
Establishment and maintenance of filing and information retrieval systems; personal computers and software applications related to court support work; basic filing and record keeping; correct punctuation, grammar, and spelling; basic accounting practices; and public and community relations.

Court Clerk II
In addition to Court Clerk I:
Legal procedures, documents, and terminology used in court cases; preparation and maintenance of court calendars; court statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures, documents, and terminology affecting assigned functions; and approved standards for financial record keeping.

'Click' here for PDF with full position information.

For more information and application visit: https://www.mariposa.courts.ca.gov/general-information/employment