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Judicial Clerk V - Honolulu, O'ahu

at Hawaii State Judiciary

Pay: up to $44724.00/year
Salary : $3,727.00 Monthly
Posted: 9/24/2019
Job Reference #: 2557960

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Job Title:Judicial Clerk V - Honolulu, O'ahu
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$3,727.00 Monthly
Job Type:Various
Location: Honolulu
Recruitment Number 19-110TY, Judicial Clerk V, SR-18, Honolulu, O'ahu.
 Summary of Duties:
Supervises a large operational section of judicial clerks and other lower level clerical support personnel involved in the performance of the full range and variety of court clerical and customer service work in the preparation, processing, and maintenance of a court records for a division within the Circuit, District, Family, Land/Tax Appeal or Appellate Courts; and performs other related duties as required.
 Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Specialized Experience: Three and one-half (3 1/2) years of responsible work experience in a court or legal setting. Such experience must have included the preparation and/or processing of legal forms and documents.

In the "Work Experience" section of the application, be sure to describe your duties and responsibilities in detail for each employer in which your work experience involved preparing and/or processing legal forms and documents.

General Experience: Two (2) years of work experience which involved performance of a variety of clerical tasks, with or without the use of a typewriter and/or computer, which demonstrated knowledge of English grammar, spelling, arithmetic, common office appliances and equipment; the ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, carry out procedures in clerical work systems, speak and write simply and directly, compare words and numbers quickly and accurately; and operate various kinds of office equipment.

Education Requirement: Graduation from high school. Excess experience of the type and quality described above or work experience requiring the ability to read and comprehend and apply written directions or a high degree of verbal skill may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

Supervisory Aptitude: Applicants for the Judicial Clerk IV and V levels must have demonstrated supervisory aptitude. Supervisory Aptitude is the demonstration of potential or aptitude for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects; by serving as a group or team leader, or in similar work in which opportunities for demonstrating supervisory capabilities exist; by completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential.

Skill Requirement: Type at a rate of 40 net words per minute.

The applicant's proficiency may be evaluated by the appointing authority. Failure to meet the proficiency requirements may result in suspension of the applicant's eligibility. Judiciary Human Resources reserves the right to test an applicant when there is evidence that the applicant does not meet the proficiency requirements for the class for which the applicant applied.

License Requirement: For certain positions, applicants may be required to have a driver's license.

Substitutions Allowed:

Substitution of Education for General Experience:

Education at an accredited community university or college in a baccalaureate program may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of 15 semester hours for six (6) months of General Experience up to a maximum of two (2) years.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

1. Completion of a legal stenographer or legal secretary curriculum in a school above the high school level may be substituted for one (1) year of Specialized Experience.

2. Study at an accredited university or college in a para-legal, legal studies, or law program may be substituted for one (1) year of Specialized Experience.

3. Completion of a law degree from an accredited university or college may be substituted for two (2) years of Specialized Experience.
 Supplemental Information:

The following information must be submitted by mail or hand-delivered to: Hawai'i State Judiciary, Human Resources Department, 426 Queen Street, First Floor, Honolulu, Hawai'i 96813.

Education: If substituting education for experience, applicants must submit a legible copy of the appropriate training (e.g., official transcript or certificate) in order to be given credit for education. Transcripts obtained from and/or submitted through the internet will not be accepted.