Date Posted: April 5, 2024

Deadline: April 25, 2024

Organization: Greenwood County

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood, SC

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $30,170 - $45,253


Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

Essential Functions:

Schedules and prepares for hearings.

Maintains a variety of court records and related legal documents and files necessary copies with the appropriate local/state entity; maintains computerized data systems; receives, processes and documents monies received through the Court; enters preliminary requests in the computer and sends out summons to defendants, officers and attorneys.

Performs a variety of specialized court oriented office support duties, including answering phones, processing mail, making appointments and filing court records/documents.

Assists the public, other County departments and governmental agencies with inquires and problems regarding the functions of and procedures followed by the Court.

Additional Duties:

Answers the telephone and provides information to callers or forwards calls to appropriate staff person, as appropriate.

Assists others in the office when needed.

May also assist judge while in court hearings; trials and records proceedings.

Performs related work as assigned.

Responsibilities, Requirements and Impacts

Data Responsibility:

Data Responsibility refers to information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creation. Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations.

Copies, transcribes, enters or posts data or information.

People Responsibility:

People include co-workers, workers in other areas or agencies and the general public.

Serves others such as customers, attends to their requests and exchanges information with them.

Asset Responsibility:

Assets responsibility refers to the responsibility for achieving economies or preventing loss within the organization.

Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, supplies or small amounts of money.

Mathematical Requirements:

Mathematics requires the use of symbols, numbers and formulas to solve mathematical problems.

Uses addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and/or calculates ratios, rates and percentages.

Communications Requirements:

Communications involves the ability to read, write, and speak.

Reads routine sentences, instructions, regulations, procedures or work orders; writes routine sentences and completes routine job forms and incident reports; speaks routine sentences using proper grammar.

Must be familiar with legal terminology.

Judgment Requirements:

Judgment requirements refer to the frequency and complexity of judgments and decisions given the stability of the work environments, the nature and type of guidance, and the breadth of impact of the judgments and decisions.

Responsible for guiding others, requiring frequent decisions, affecting the individual, co-workers and others who depend on the service or product; works in a somewhat fluid environment with rules and procedures, but many variations from the routine.

Complexity of Work:

Complexity addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity, concentration and creativity, required by the job and the presence of any unusual pressures present in the job.

Performs semi-routine work, following procedures, with occasional problems; requires normal attention for accurate results.

Requires great amount of concentration, initiative and patience.

Impact of Errors:

Impact of errors refers to consequences such as damage to equipment and property, loss of data, exposure of the organization to legal liability, and injury or death for individuals.

The impact of errors is moderate – affects those in work unit.

Physical Demands:

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Equipment Usage:

Equipment usage involves responsibility for materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids, and products.

Handles or uses machines, tools, equipment or work aids involving some latitude for judgment regarding attainment of a standard or in selecting appropriate items.

Unavoidable Hazards:

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.


Safety of Others:

Safety of others refers to the level of responsibility for the safety of others, either inherent in the job or to ensure the safety of the general public. (Does not include safety of subordinates).

Requires some responsibility for safety and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety or health.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:


Requires High School graduation or GED equivalent.

Requires one year as paralegal or clerical court work OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Must have proficient computer skills and have excellent communication skills both in-person and over-the-phone. Must have the ability to maintain and organize files, conduct legal research and draft documents.

Preferred: Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience in the legal field.

Special Certifications and Licenses:


Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Greenwood County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires Greenwood County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Job Description:

General Description

The purpose of this position within the organization is to accomplish a variety of complex clerical duties in order to ensure effective and efficient documents and records preparation, processing and/or maintenance.

Works under close to general supervision according to set procedures, but determines how or when to complete tasks.

***This clerk position is for Guardianship-Conservatorship and Involuntary Commitment***

Monday - Friday
Contact Name:
Rita Dixon
Contact Phone Number: 8649428608
Application Process:
Please click on the provided link.
Employer Address:

600 Monument St.
Suite 102, Box P-103
Greenwood, SC, SC 29646
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.