Municipal Court Clerk

Glenwood Springs, 81601 | 07/06/2018 | Ad id: 8-0000270297

Municipal Court Clerk

Performs clerical, technical and administrative support functions for the Municipal Court

Essential functions include: maintains records; scans all court documents efficiently, assembles, tracks, and updates summonses; assists customers, answers telephones; checks in defendants, witnesses, jurors, interpreters, and defense attorneys; sequesters witnesses and jurors and acts as Bailiff during jury trials; distributes forms regarding court appearances; routes files; prepares dockets, queries and enters records in case management software; schedules court appearances; explains paperwork to defendants; maintains files; prepares courtroom; helps to maintain order in courtroom; assists in monitoring of prisoners; assists in confirmation and coordination of arrests for defendants with warrants; during emergencies instructs and ensures evacuation of court; confirms community service hours; processes police reports from New World into case management software; update dispositions in New World software; enters parking tickets into case management software, maintains files, and sends out late notices as necessary; takes payments; balances court accounts; drafts letters; processes cash and surety bonds, forfeits bonds; queries Colorado Crime Information Center (CBI) for criminal histories and enters dispositions; performs data exchange with the Department of Motor Vehicles; schedules jury trials; sends juror notifications; enters bench warrants into CCIC; coordinates arraignments; assists with coordination of prisoner transports; schedules interpreters and court appointed attorneys; provides releasable information to parties; enters real time disposition and sentencing information; operates digital recording system; provides support to the judge(s); creates reports and performs other duties as assigned.


Requires a high school diploma or GED certification; college preferred. Must have Colorado Crime Investigation Center clearance or ability to apply and receive certification. Must have excellent computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office. Must have ability to use standard office equipment. Experience in legal and/or court environment preferred. Ability to maintain confidential information. Good communication skills and the ability to handle difficult situations is imperative. Excellent attendance is required.

Open July 6th
Closing July 20th
Salary Range: $37,300-$43,850 Annually DOQ

Please visit for related document listing a description of responsibilities and qualifications.