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Contact Information:
  • PO Box 189
  • Centreville MI, 49032

  • 125 W. Main St.
  • Centreville MI, 49032
  • Historic Courthouse - Third Floor
  • Phone: (269) 467-5500
  • Fax: (269) 467-5624

Employment Opportunities


Judicial Secretary/Court Recording - District Court

Posting Date: 11/04/20

Position Summary:

2020 Wage Scale: $17.55 per hour, in addition to a comprehensive benefit package
Hours: Full Time, 40 hours per week

Under the supervision of the District Court Judge, maintains and operates electronic recording equipment to record court proceedings and prepares the preparation of verbatim transcripts or electronic copies upon request. Serves as a legal secretary transcribing correspondence, opinions and orders, screening visitors and telephone calls, scheduling appointments and assisting with administrative matters. Manages the calendar of the assigned judge and serves as assignment clerk for those matters. Reviews files to ensure readiness for court and takes appropriate follow-up action following court.

Employment Qualifications:

  • Education: A high school diploma with supplemental coursework in office management, secretarial science or a related field.
  • Experience: Two years of progressively more responsible secretarial/administrative experience.
  • Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office, Certified Electronic Recorder certification from the Michigan Supreme Court, must be LEIN certified by the Michigan State Police within a prescribed period following hire.

The qualifications listed above are guidelines for selection purposes; alternative qualifications may be substituted if sufficient to perform the duties of the job.

St. Joseph County, Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.


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