Operations Clerk - posted 05/29/18

Operations Clerk - posted 05/29/18

Company Name: 
U.S. District Court Nothern District of Illinois
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Chicago
IL
Salary Range: 
$36,556 - $65,804
Job Summary: 
Date: May 24, 2018 Job Announcement No.: 2018-22 No. of Vacancies: One Position Title: Operations Clerk Grade Range: CL 23-01 to CL 24-61 POSITION OVERVIEW The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois is currently accepting applications for an Operations Clerk. This position is located in the office of the Clerk of the Court in Chicago, IL, and reports directly to the Operations Supervisors. POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Cashier responsibilities including collecting fees, receiving cash and checks for bonds, fines, etc. Daily balancing of monies collected. Comply with internal controls. • Assist the public in person, by telephone, email and fax, answering case related inquiries in a customer friendly manner. • Review incoming documents and channel to proper destinations. • Provide files or copies of documents to customers upon request, scan documents, file paper documents, and audit electronic filings. • Mail pickup and delivery, sort and meter mail. • Monitor access to court records to maintain and secure documents. • Coordinate retrieval of documents from the Federal Records Center upon request. • Interface with the public and other court employees in providing files or copies of court documents. • Issue all civil processes, verify judgments, ensure all filings and motions conform to federal and local rules of practice. • Verify that attorneys are admitted to practice before the court. • Assign new civil and criminal cases. • Performs other duties assigned. The incumbent should be skilled in using applicable automated systems and must be comfortable in counting and handling large sums of money. JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS Excellent customer service skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to maintain confidentiality and work effectively in a team setting as well as demonstration of a professional and positive demeanor and appearance appropriate for a court environment (business/office wear-professional) are all required. The ability to meet deadlines in an accurate and efficient manner as well as advanced computer skills and familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite of applications is also a requirement of the position. The ability to lift boxes in excess of 40 pounds will be an occasional function of the position. The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI fingerprint check as a condition of employment, and may be subject to periodic updates. Preferred Qualifications: Office skills such as record keeping, sorting, distributing mail, filing, photocopying, and typing of 25 wpm is highly desired. Previous cashiering experience is preferred as well as a college or advanced degree and/or paralegal experience. A general knowledge of federal criminal and civil procedural rules and knowledge of the purpose/content of the documents filed in the court is beneficial. The ability to determine the sequence of use, content and the rules of acceptability for court documents is also desirable. COMPENSATION Compensation and classification level will be set based on the work experience, qualifications, and salary history of the successful candidate. To qualify at a CL 23, applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and two years of general experience. To qualify at a CL 24, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to work at CL-23. Candidates must have one year of experience at the next lower classification level. Specialized experience is: Progressively responsible clerical or administrative experience requiring the regular and recurring application of clerical procedures that demonstrate the ability to apply a body of rules, regulations, directives, or laws and involve the routine use of specialized terminology and automated software and equipment for word processing, data entry or report generation. Such experience is commonly encountered in law firms, legal counsel offices, banking and credit firms, educational institutions, social service organizations, insurance companies, real estate and title offices, and corporate headquarters or human resources/payroll operations. NOTICE TO APPLICANT Consideration will only be given to those who apply through the court's online applicant tracking system and provide a cover letter and resume by June 7, 2018. To view openings and to apply, visit our applicant tracking system at: ILND Jobs Due to the volume of applications received, the Court will only communicate with those applicants who will be interviewed. Applicants selected for interviews must travel at their own expense and relocation expenses will not be reimbursed. Prior to appointment, the finalist candidate will be required to satisfactorily complete a criminal background investigation. The Court requires employees to adhere to a Code of Conduct which is available upon request. Direct deposit is required for payment of compensation for employees. Employees of the District Court, Northern District of Illinois are excepted service appointments. Employees are considered at-will and are not covered by federal civil service classifications or regulations. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible to work in the United States. The Court reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement, or to withdraw the announcement, any of which may occur without prior written or other notice.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
Application Process: 
To view openings and to apply, visit our applicant tracking system at: ILND Jobs
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
June 07 2018
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