Administrative Assistant

  • Type:

    Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:

    16.01 per Hour
  • Announcement Date:

  • Closing Date:

    Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing clerical support to the court and maintaining records in the strictest confidentiality of personal information. This position works in conjunction with other Administrative staff and supports the Clerk of Court with customer service, record keeping, data entry, and more.

Major Duties:

  • Prepares the court schedule; sets hearing dates; mails court notices and cut-off dates.
  • Assists with jury selection process; prints summonses; contacts jurors; maintains juror files.
  • Updates court files and records case dispositions.
  • Troubleshoots computer problems for the department.
  • Prepares and types routine correspondence and forms.
  • Assists the public with locating and obtaining information and filing paperwork.
  • Enters data to the court’s database.
  • Establishes and maintains court files; pulls case files for court proceedings.
  • Maintains daily log of all court documents processed.
  • Assists judges and attorneys as requested.
  • Receives, date stamps, and processes warrants; maintains warrant log.
  • Assists bondsmen with bonds and releases; maintains copies of all releases and surety certifications.
  • Collects court fines and fees.
  • Answers the telephone and provides information regarding court operations.
  • Processes incoming mail.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of court policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations affecting Clerk of Court operations.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.
  • Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations.
  • Skill in operating such office equipment as a computer, calculator, typewriter, copier, and facsimile machine.
  • Skill in troubleshooting and correcting computer problems.
  • Skill in scheduling and calendar maintenance.
  • Skill in public and interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Physical Demands:

The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects.


This work is typically performed in a professional office environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write, and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

Application Procedure:

Only applicants submitting a fully completed Jasper County application will be considered. Please submit completed documents to Jasper County Human Resources, PO Box 150, Ridgeland, SC 29936. Applications are available on-line or, may be obtained in person at the Clementa C. Pinckney Government, 358 Third Avenue, Ridgeland, SC 29936. APPLICANTS WILL BE DRUG TESTED AND MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.


Open Until Filled

If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office.