THIS POSTING IS OPEN CONTINUOUS UNTIL THE POSITIONS ARE FILLED. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY APPLIED, THERE IS NO NEED TO RE-APPLY.
The Civil / Trial Court Accounting Division of the Anchorage Trial Court is accepting applications for Court Case Managers 1 (salary range 10).
You will be responsible for issuing writs of execution and garnishment for the purpose of collection, receipting funds for garnishments, executions, research fees, fines, restitution, direct payments, and disbursing funds once banking rules and court rules have been met. Duties will also include preparing the bank deposit from the previous day's business, receiving cash bail and bonds for data entry, and receiving all new filings for civil, domestic, small claims and appeal files and entering them into the case management system. Following customer service standards, you will respond to a large variety of questions from the public, in person and by telephone, concerning Alaska Statutes and Rules of Court, without giving legal advice.
You must be able to operate a 10-key calculator by touch, have working knowledge of Windows or NT, Microsoft Word, Excel spreadsheets, and formulas.
NOTE: Applicants invited to interview will be required to take an Excel spreadsheet exercise.
These positions are assigned to the court's classified service; the incumbents will attain regular status after completion of the initial probationary period.
Employees working in this job classification will promote to salary range 11 after successful completion of three years of service with the court.
The Work Environment
The Trial Court Accounting Division is located on the first floor of the Nesbett Courthouse in downtown Anchorage. This division is made up of six Court Case Managers 1 under the supervision of the Court Supervisor 2 and Court Supervisor 4. As a Court Case Manager 1, you will become a part of the Anchorage Trial Court helping to fulfill the mission of the Alaska Court System.
Full-time court employees are currently scheduled to work 36 hours per week. The work hours for these positions are Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. During the pandemic, work schedules may be subject to change based upon the business needs of the court.
IMPORTANT:Please attach a cover letter expressing your interest in employment with the Alaska Court System. Failure to submit a cover letter may disqualify you from consideration for an interview.
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Graduation from high school or completion of a General Education Development (GED) certificate AND one year of office clerical experience AND the ability to type at least 40 words per minute (net).
Additional office clerical work experience will substitute for the high school diploma or GED certificate on a month-for-month basis.
Completion of 36 semester credit hours or 48 quarter credit hours of coursework from an accredited college will substitute for the year of required office clerical experience.
Completion of an appropriate vocational training course of study such as legal secretary, paralegal, or office skills will substitute for the required office clerical experience on a month-for-month basis.
This applies to your application submission.
Documents to beAttached to the Application (REQUIRED):
A professional cover letter, completed per the instructions below.
Post-secondary transcripts, if using education to meet minimum qualifications.
Typing certification dated within one year showing a typing speed of at least 40 words per minute (net).
Documents to be Submitted at the
Time of Interview (REQUIRED):
If you are selected to advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process, you must provide the following at the time of the interview (if not already attached to your application):
Please attach a professional cover letter to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application, email it email@example.com.
Your cover letter should:
Be professionally written and include proper format, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Explain how you meet the minimum qualifications of the position.
Express your interest in employment with the Alaska Court System.
Your cover letter will be used to help determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process. If you do not attach a separate, professional cover letter, you may not move on to the interview phase.
TYPING CERTIFICATION REQUIRED
Attach a recent keyboarding certification (dated within one year) to your application that verifies your typing speed of 40 wpm or higher (net). Online typing tests (often at no cost) are accepted with a valid website address noted on the document. Acceptable websites include:www.ratatype.comandwww.typingtest.com.
In addition, typing tests are given at any Alaska Job Center location. A list of locations is available at:http://www.jobs.state.ak.us/offices. During the pandemic, this option may not be available.
If using work experience not already documented in your application, provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment and whether full or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and Minimum Qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant will not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
If post-secondary education is required to meet the Minimum Qualifications, you must fill in the Education and Training section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Degree Obtained field. Copies of academic transcripts will be required at time of interview.
Applicants will be required to meet the Minimum Qualifications as outlined above. Unfortunately, we cannot always interview all applicants.
If your application is considered "not qualified," you will be sent a notice within two weeks after the closing date for this recruitment. If you believe your application was improperly disqualified, you may appeal this decision to the Human Resources Director at 820 West 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501-2005 within five workdays from the date the notice is mailed to you. Qualified applications will be forwarded to the hiring supervisor.
To avoid a conflict of interest and the appearance of impropriety, applicants who have a spouse, close relative, and/or regular member of their household employed by the Alaska Court System may not be considered for employment without the approval of the Administrative Director.
A background check will be conducted prior to an employment offer being made. Applicants who have prior convictions that have been set aside under the terms of a suspended imposition of sentence (SIS) may answer "no" to these questions.
If you are not sure if your situation requires disclosure, please contact the Human Resources Department at (907) 264-8242. The Court System reserves the right to confirm all background information.
The list of applicants generated from this recruitment may be used to fill any future vacancies of this job class in the Anchorage Trial Court occurring within 60 days of the closing date.
Contact Title: Recruitment
Mailing Address: 820 West 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501
Fax Number: (907) 264-8262
Phone Number: (907) 264-8242
State Of Alaska