Job Opening 
Post Date:  11/28/2022
Juvenile Court Deputy Clerk (Full-Time)
Marshall County Circuit Court Clerk

This is responsible administrative and legal work assisting with the coordination of cases handled by the Juvenile Division of Circuit Court in Marshall County.  Activities associated with the job include organizing and coordinating court dockets, notifying law enforcement personnel, attorneys, witnesses, and defendants regarding court proceedings, and collecting fines, fees, restitution, etc. imposed by the court.  Additional activities include issuing failure to appear warrants, setting up and maintaining files for all cases coming before the court, recording court hearings, and serving as a liaison between the General Sessions court judges, law enforcement agencies and the public.  Job related duties require strong organizational, decision-making, and interpersonal skills, dedicated attention to detail and considerable knowledge of courtroom proceedings and legal processes associated with court cases involving juveniles heard before the court.  Job performance is evaluated by the Chief Deputy Circuit Court Clerk through review of the efficiency and effectiveness of juvenile 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, processes and protocols associated with Juvenile Court operations.  Job related duties are also subject to annual state audits.

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; dedicated attention to detail; or any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience to provide the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:
  • Considerable knowledge of all legal transactions and proceedings associated with Juvenile Court operations including applicable sections of the Tennessee Code Annotated, general manual for Clerks of the Courts and Local Rules of the Court.
  • Considerable knowledge of federal, state, and local laws pertaining to the rights of juvenile defendants, victims and witnesses involved in legal matters before the court.
  • Considerable knowledge of the statutes applicable to juvenile defendants involved in judicial matters before the court and/or placed on probation, public service requirements, etc.
  • Considerable knowledge of the laws and regulations pertaining to the supervision of individuals placed on probation.
  • Ability to effectively assist with the coordination and organization of the daily operations of Juvenile Court.
  • Ability to make appropriate and timely decisions regarding the scheduling of juvenile court operations, disposition of cases and level of compliance with court ordered remedies and restitution.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize job related activities and consistently meet all established deadlines and reporting requirements.
  • Skill in the operation of common office equipment (e.g., computer terminals, typewriters, FAX machines, photocopiers, calculators, postage machines, etc.).

Necessary Special Requirements
        • Completion of criminal background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle report.
  • Job responsibilities require the incumbent to be bonded.

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance.  Several BCBSTN health plans available at no-cost.
  • Paid sick leave, vacation leave (after 6 months), and bereavement leave.
  • Optional benefits available at reasonable rates.
  • TCRS benefit retirement plan

  • Application and Job Description may be picked up from the Marshall County Human Resources Office, 3309 Courthouse Annex, 3rd floor, Lewisburg, TN 37091 or obtain from
  • Completed application and resume will be accepted until the position is filled by the Marshall County Human Resources Office.
  • No phone calls please