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Hillsborough County Government

$15.76-$26.67 Hourly / $2,731.73-$4,622.80 Monthly / $32,780.80-$55,473.60 Yearly


Performs a variety of specialized administrative, clerical and supervisory duties related to the processing and maintenance of legal and court records.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Four or more years of clerical experience in processing, examining, preparing or reviewing any type of legal document.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


A passing score a on multiple-choice general clerical exam.
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  • Considerable knowledge of legal terminology and procedures; knowledge of the functions, services, procedures and regulations of the unit or department to which assigned, and the ability to perform related specialized tasks.
  • Working knowledge of English grammar and spelling, and arithmetic.
  • Some knowledge of general office policies, procedures and practices.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to instruct new employees.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to perform accurate computations and verifications of data.
  • Ability to type, operate word processing and other office equipment.
  • Ability to use a computer terminal to quickly and accurately enter data.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Plans, assigns and schedules work of clerical personnel.
  • Supervises and monitors the preparation, processing and maintenance of legal records, court files, minutes, calendars, and dockets; reviews subordinates work to ensure that proper procedures have been followed.
  • Compiles statistics and prepares monthly reports concerning various court and jury proceedings.
  • Provides information concerning and interprets court procedures to attorneys, judges, and the general public.
  • Issues subpoenas, notices of hearings, and other court documents.
  • Performs duties associated with subordinate classes.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: CTCLK3VAPK; EST: 10/4/2015; REV: ;