Human Resources Department
17 Courthouse
Mercer, PA 16137
Fax: 724-662-2189

Office Hours:
Monday ~ Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Except Holidays

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Positions Currently Available

Senior Procedure Clerk

Position: Senior Procedure Clerk Posted: January 19, 2017 Deadline: February 3, 2017 2


Department:  Mercer County Courts – Magisterial District Court (Greenville)


Position Title: Senior Procedure Clerk (Full Time)


Pay Classification: TCN 06 ($15.20 Entry - $17.24)


Reports To:  District Judge


Date of Job Description Creation/Update: 01/17/2017



Overall Descriptions of the Position: 


A Senior Procedure Clerk performs all clerical duties relative to the processing of forms and servicing of persons filing action with the Magisterial District Court.



Position Requirements:


  • High School Diploma
  • A minimum of one to three years of related experience preferred. 
  • Previous legal administrative experience a plus
  • Basic knowledge of legal terminology, the criminal justice system and the court system a plus
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive, confidential and/or legal issues
  • Knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Office Products (Basic Word, Word Perfect and Excel understanding and use required)
  • Professional Verbal and Written Communication
  • Ability to work against a tight time deadline
  • Ability to maintain records and files on a daily basis
  • Basic record keeping skills
  • Ability to type quickly and efficiently.  Accuracy is of utmost importance.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals either on computer or calculator
  • Ability to use computer or calculator with speed and accuracy
  • Must establish and maintain an effective working relationship, both over the phone and in person with members of the public
  • Ability to communicate and work with various other county and state departments and organizations
  • Work independently with minimal supervision



Position Duties:


  • Types letters, forms, reports and other correspondence
  • Photocopies, scans, or images various types of documents
  • Phone receptionist  and customer service duties
  • Duties also involve both accounting or procedural tasks and the handling of money.
  • Assist District Judge and office staff members on a daily basis
  • Assist with the scheduling of hearings
  • Works on special projects as assigned
  • All other duties as assigned or required


Physical Requirements:


  • Must be able to stand, sit, and walk at will.
  • Must have the ability to engage in frequent or constant computer use.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, squat
  • Must be able to lift up to 20lb on a regular basis and up to 50lb on an occasional basis.



How To Apply:


Please send the completed standard application, a letter of interest, salary history, resume, and three references to the following:


                                    Mercer County 

                                    HR Department

                                    17 Courthouse

                                    Mercer, PA 16137


Deadline to Apply:  February 3, 2017