Ada County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Records Technician-Civil in Boise, Idaho

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: GENERAL SUMMARYPerforms clerical functions related to the Sheriff's Office, Civil Division. Receives documents resulting from court decisions; reads documents to determine the proper type of service to use; creates a computer record for processing the required actions; performs related duties as required as pursuant to Idaho Code. Scope of work requires a high degree of accuracy, confidentiality, organization and attention to detail. The work requires a general knowledge of Civil Procedure and Idaho Code. Position is located in the Ada County Sheriff's Office, Court Services Bureau, Civil Division. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSReceives the public and accepts incoming documents which include summons, complaints, orders, subpoenas, , garnishments, and writs, warrants, etc.;Reviews documents received to assure case is one to be processed in the Civil Division and the record contains information necessary for processing;Reads letter of instruction accompanying legal documents to ensure proper processing of the documents;Enters cases for one designated area into the computer system, creates case history, assigns a number, and makes distribution of the case to the appropriate officer;Keeps case record current during processing;Receives and routes any subsequent documents to the same officer;Prepares monthly reports of the Civil Division Activities;Checks court returns for accuracy of data and mails to proper agency;Files court and other documents into a numeric filing system;Answers incoming telephone calls to the Civil Division and responds to questions from attorneys and the general public concerning civil procedure and/or transfers calls to the proper individual or division;Receives money brought to the Civil Division as payments on writs, taxes, etc.; Operates general office equipment, including but not limited to scanners, copier, multi-line phone, etc.ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs process service in Civil Office, ;Performs a variety of clerical and support work associated with Sheriff's sales;Makes distribution of funds received; andPerform related duties as required.JOB REQUIREMENTSMust be at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent;Experience in related work providing familiarity with legal procedures, terminology, and knowledge of the court process preferred;Knowledge of modern office equipment, practices and procedures; Knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation; Knowledge of business arithmetic;Skill in the operation of a computer terminal, typewriter, and 10 key calculator; Skill in communicating with culturally diverse populations;Ability to learn and retain information concerning the law and adapt to changes in the law in order to properly process and serve legal papers; Ability to keep complex clerical records; Ability to process legal documents quickly and accurately; Ability to research files to locate information and the knowledge of how/where to continue to search until all possibilities are exhausted; Ability to communicate verbally and in writing; Ability to use appropriate telephone etiquette; Ability to maintain confidentiality; Ability to deal with the public, some of whom may be irate, in a tactful and courteous manner; andAbility to maintain harmonious working relationship with other employees.In addition to the above:Knowledge of Idaho Code preferred.Knowledge of civil procedures, documents and terminology preferred.WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSMay be required to lift or move up to 35 pounds. Some areas may require the ability to lift greater weights and/or use a variety of safety ladders, handcarts, and dollies;May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time;Some areas may require sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, be nding, kneeling, and twisting to move large or heavy objects;May be required to work any day of the week and any shift or work hours including weekends and holidays; applicants must be flexible for any shift or work schedule; Work is performed in an office environment. Some areas may require working in conditions such as a warehouse and limited exposure to outside environments;Work duties and tasks for some LERT positions may be performed within the jail environment in close contact with inmates and offenders;Some areas, such as Property and Evidence may require working around and with hazardous materials including, but not limited to, narcotics, weapons, bodily fluids, and other crime-related evidence.