Summary Court Specialist

  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Court Administration
  • Salary: $31,865.00 - $35,900.00 Annually USD

Job Description


All Charleston County Employees, as a condition of employment must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide their vaccination card.

This position will require processing of court related documents such as arrest warrants, traffic summons, compliance notices, subpoenas, evictions, orders and all applicable material on behalf of the Magistrate.

Applicants selected must complete a SLED background check and will be required to work the Day Shift, Monday through Friday , 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P. M. (Also includes some night shift work as well as weekend rotation).

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $31,865 - $35,900 (Estimated Annual Salary)

APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2022 or earlier if filled.


Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain accurate records and dockets of traffic, criminal and civil court proceedings. Balance and reconcile monthly bank statements on accounts. Provides scheduling of all motion hearings, bench trials, jury trials and pretrial conferences and attend all sessions of court. Provides overall administrative support to the Magistrate. Answer all internal and external requests regarding dispositions of cases and procedures of the Summary Courts. Work well with the public and assists with court filings and applications. Communicate and coordinates regularly with others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities. Ensure courts compliance with State Law and local ordinances. Input all case related data including filings, dispositions, party information and event scheduling into the case management system.

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires clerical and courtroom experience . Applicant must have a minimum of a high school diploma (or GED), preference given to post high school education . Applicant must be proficient with typing skills and keyboarding. Applicant must have excellent knowledge in computer application and technology.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate discipline. Applicant must have the capacity to work well with limited supervision and as part of a team.Closing Date/Time: 5/1/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Address

North Charleston, South Carolina United States View Map