Job Opening
Post Date: 11/04/2021
General Sessions Deputy Clerk (Full-Time)

This is responsible administrative and legal work assisting with the coordination of civil and criminal cases handled by the General Sessions Court in Marshall County including organizing and coordinating the criminal and civil court dockets, notifying law enforcement personnel, attorneys, witnesses, and defendants regarding court proceedings and collecting fines and fees imposed for various criminal and civil charges.  Additional activities include monitoring bonding company’s obligations to the county and serving as a liaison between the session court judges, law enforcement agencies, inmates in custody and the public. Position requires strong organizational, decision-making and interpersonal skills, dedicated attention to detail and considerable knowledge of courtroom proceedings and legal processes associated with criminal and civil cases coming before the court.  Job performance is evaluated by the General Sessions Court Clerk through review of the efficiency and effectiveness of court operations, ability to interact successfully with law enforcement personnel, defendants, attorneys, and the public, organizational and decision-making skills and knowledge of legal procedures and protocols associated with General Sessions Court operations.
Necessary Requirements of Work
Graduation from an accredited four-year high school supplemented with coursework and training in criminal justice, law enforcement, public administration or closely related field; a minimum of two years’ experience working in court operations and/or law enforcement; strong decision making, organizational and interpersonal skills; or any equivalent combination of education and experience of legal processes and courtroom proceedings.
Necessary Special Requirements
  • Must pass drug screen and criminal background check.
•    Job responsibilities require the incumbent to be bonded.

Benefits
•    Health, dental, vision and life insurance.
•    Paid sick leave, vacation leave (after 6 months), holidays, and bereavement leave.
•    Optional benefits available at reasonable rates.
•    TCRS retirement plan

To Apply:
  • Application and Job Description may be picked up from the Marshall County Human Resources Office, 3309 Courthouse Annex, 3rd floor, Lewisburg, TN  37091 or obtained on our website at https://marshallcountytn.com/employment-application
  • Completed application and resume will be accepted until November 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm by the Marshall County Human Resources Office only.
  • Absolutely no late applications will be accepted. 
  • No phone calls please.  




Marshall County Government is an equal opportunity employer and provider. Marshall County provides a smoke free, drug free workplace e