Under supervision, performs specialized administrative support duties in the Circuit Court to the Clerk of the Court, Deputy Director, and Chief Deputy. Conducts customer communications and researches and implements customer satisfaction systems. Assists and answers inquiries for attorneys, state and county officials, and the general public. Processes and indexes orders for civil and religious celebrants to perform marriages in Virginia. Assists and interacts professionally with court staff, attorneys, and the public regarding Circuit Court case matters. Assists public with routine questions by phone, and in person with miscellaneous inquires. Enters and updates case information in the case management system. Serves as a liaison to the Clerk of the Court, Chief Deputy, and Deputy Director of the Administration Division regarding various court and customer service inquiries. Performs related duties as required. Administers oaths to new law enforcement personnel, campus police, governor’s appointment, and fire marshals.
Note: The assigned functional areas for this position include general administration, customer service, and/or record management.Illustrative Duties
(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)
General Financial Duties
Recommends changes to agency/work unit administrative policies, procedures and methods;
Uses existing spreadsheets and databases to interpret and organize resource information;
Provides customized reports to analysts or others in the unit.
Supervises staff performing clerical accounting duties at the Asst. II and III levels;
Resolves problems by performing qualitative review of individual cases;
Scheduling & Coordinating for others
Manages supervisor's calendar which may require negotiating time and place;
Researches and negotiates with hotels, etc. for best logistical arrangements for rooms;
Makes complex scheduling arrangements involving multiple parties, including informing all relevant parties;
Independently makes and cancels meetings depending on the subject and attendees;
Determines what confidential information can be disseminated and to whom;
Arranges for special room or equipment needs and/or multiple locations & individuals;
Coordinates domestic and foreign travel arrangements for executive/work unit head, unit personnel, and visitors;
Participates in the planning and coordination of national and international meetings (e.g., reserves sites, meeting logistics, publicity.
Independently composes original correspondence (e.g., preparation of replies to non-technical requests) for the executive/work unit head's review and signature;
Coordinates data collection and provides information to others including executive/work unit head;
Explains policies of the functional area (e.g., purchasing, travel, and leave).
Performs/supervises several administrative functions (e.g., records management, reception);
Analyzes short-term administrative needs of the unit (e.g., status of supplies and equipment, determining if work order is needed);
Notifies relevant individuals of work progress and inquires as to its status.
Develops filing systems (paper and/or electronic);
Develops internal mailing processes and procedures;
Prepares non-routine responses to correspondence;
May supervise general administrative functions.
Oversees or resolves non-routine/difficult situations based on knowledge and interpretation of established policies & procedures;
Interprets county rules & regulations to employees, management, and the public using discretion as to proper application.
Serves as unit expert or lead over other clerical/administrative positions.
Prepares routine reports and statistics based on information compiled from various sources;
Determines report format and elements.Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
Knowledge and understanding of the programs or activities of the unit served, as well as of the county and departmental administrative guides;
Position may require knowledge of basic principles and methods of a technical or professional field.
Basic math skills.
Intermediate skills in use of applicable Microsoft Office Word.
Intermediate skills in the use of applicable Microsoft Office Suite software;
Intermediate skills in the use of agency specific software applications.
Ability to communicate well through written and oral means.
Ability to gather, integrate, and analyze simple data.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both external and internal contacts.
Purchasing and Accounting
Ability to maintain confidentiality and be sensitive to political issues.Employment StandardsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
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Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation and three years of experience providing administrative support in the assigned functional area(s).NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.
- Two or more years of court and/or legal experience
- Two or more years of experience in providing front-line customer service
- Experience processing and indexing orders for civil and religious celebrants to perform marriages in Virginia
- Experience using legal software in a court or legal environment
- Clear and concise oral and written communication skills
- Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
- Experience working in a team environment
- Ability to exercise tact, discretion, initiative, creativity, and independent judgment
- Experience in the use of Microsoft Office computer software, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook
Ability to input, access, and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. Duties are generally sedentary. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.
The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home ( Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others
) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity. Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. DHREmployment@fairfaxcounty.gov