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Juvenile Clerk - Court

Job Title:
Juvenile Clerk - Court
County Name:
York County
Position Summary

The Juvenile Deputy Clerk Court is a duly sworn designee of the elected Clerk scheduling court events, attending and documenting court proceedings, drafting/processing orders requiring a high level of knowledge regarding court and courtroom operations and the Common Pleas Case Management System (CPCMS) to include – CPCMS navigation, case creation, recording case details/participants, docketing, recording outcomes, scheduling delinquency and dependency cases, and driver license forms processing.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Identify documents, create batch headers and prepare filings for imaging
  • Keep work area neat and clearly organized
  • Clock-in, docket, record all motion/petitions filed, submit petitions/motions to judge
  • Service copies and all orders to parties as directed. (District Attorney, Defense Attorney, Juvenile Probation, Public Defender, and Sheriff.)
  • Docket all court activities and juvenile calendar data into web-based statewide Common Pleas Case Management System (CPCMS).
  • Correspond with judges' judicial assistants and law clerks 
  • Prepare notes and files for all criminal proceedings
  • Prepare, certify and submit appropriate documentation and forms to PennDOT
  • Maintain court files/folders and keep case paperwork in order
  • Image Documents, maintain records in the file room and accurately file paperwork numerically by year and case type
  • Clock, sort and process incoming mail
  • PC knowledge including Microsoft Office products and general office machines
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Knowledge of courtroom procedures and terminology specific to Dependency (DP) and Juvenile (JV) docket types
  • Attend all JV and DP court events to include Masters hearings as scheduling allows
  • Capture outcomes for both juvenile dispositions and dependency determinations on form orders within CPCMS
  • Review orders for completeness and accuracy
  • Record attendance of all case participants present in Court within CPCMS to ensure accurate statistical reporting to the Office of Children and Families in the Courts
  • Manage exhibits
  • Swear-in all witnesses
  • Obtain and be responsible for chain-of-custody for all evidence from hearings (drugs, money, weapons, etc.)
  • Function as procedural and operational liaison, in the courtroom, between Judges, attorneys and case participants
  • Responsible for accurate court notes/minutes.
  • Adjust and maintain working knowledge of changing technology 
Posting Date:
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Expiration Date:
Monday, February 28, 2022
Contact Name:
Luana Taylor