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Court Clerk 1
Open Until Filled – Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation

Under the direct supervision of the Court Administrator, the Court Clerk performs a wide variety of Nisichawayasi Court support work requiring knowledge and understanding of court processes.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Process citations, complaints and supplemental information on cases filed with the court.
  • Type notice of hearings, subpoenas, summons, warrants, commitments, court decrees, judgments, and program reports.
  • Maintains the filing system assuring all records are secure and retrievable.
  • Enters all cases and documents filed with the court into the case management system.
  • Provide information to the public on court processes and procedures. Search and compiles information and data as requested.
  • Receives, screens and makes the distribution of incoming mail based on the type of action to be taken. Types correspondence and submits to supervisor for review.
  • Tracks fines and fee payments and maintains suspension lists.
  • Receives, deposits court fine fees in the Nisi Court bank accounts.
  • Prepares photocopies, verifies and certifies the validity of court documents when requested.
  • Schedules hearings on the court calendar.
  • Responsible for evidence received by the court and properly marks as evidence when presented.
  • Acts as the court receptionist or counter clerk regarding public information.
  • Attends court session and prepares a written record of all proceedings as minutes on dockets forms.
  • Others duties as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must type at least 40 WPM. The court clerk will be required to type accurately at a rate sufficient to produce final documents and enter information into the computer systems.
  • Three (3) months of clerical experience
  • Ability to read and interpret legal documents and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups.
  • Ability to work independently.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma/GED and three (3) months of clerical experience, preferably court or legal experience.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse registry check.
  • Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. With the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Knowledge of the Cree language is preferred but not required.
  • Must be willing to train.

Salary is dependant upon qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and Criminal Record Check to Nora Thomas at [email protected]

Phone: (204)282-2604 Fax: (204) 484-2604 Cell: (204) 307-1178