Judicial Case Processor I ****REPOST****

This Position is EXEMPT from the State of Delaware Merit System

Recruitment #110122-J72270-20200

Summary Statement

This is the entry level of case processing work in the guardianship division learning the legal processes and procedures and performing the full range of processing activities of limited complexity.

Career Ladder

An employee will become eligible for consideration to move to the next level of the career ladder - Judicial Case Processor II - after one year within this classification and upon meeting the minimum qualifications, performance requirements for the higher level, proving the ability to perform at that level, and available finding.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

Nature and Scope:

  • Receives on-the-job training and attends training classes as required.
  • Learns court operations, automated systems, and the application of the rules, laws, policies, and procedures of the standard case activity in the Court of Chancery.
  • Processes legal documents of limited complexity.
  • Performs basic entries in automated case management systems.
  • Assists higher-level staff in processing more complex case activities and legal documents.
  • Front counter, in-person, regular contact litigants, agency staff, and other judicial/legal office staff for the purpose of gathering and relaying information in the processing case documents.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Judicial Case Processor I

Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in document processing which includes reviewing and evaluating records for completeness and conformity with laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures, resolve deficiencies, interpret information, and track and monitor activities.
  2. Six months experience in record keeping which includes maintaining records, logs, and filing systems.
  3.  Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
  4. Six months customer service experience.
  5.  Ability to communicate courteously and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Conditions of Hire

  • A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.
  • Direct deposit of paychecks is required as a condition of employment.


To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.