OPENING: PT Mayor's Court Clerk

Position Description

Class Title: Mayor’s Clerk Civil Service Status: Unclassified
Department: Mayor’s Office FLSA: Non-Exempt
Hours: 10-12 per week Location: John Bryan Center
Classification: 6A $17.09 per hour


Under the direction of the Mayor, the Clerk is responsible for the performance of clerical duties for the Mayor and Mayor’s Court of Yellow Springs. Mayor’s Court is held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the Month at 4 pm. This work requires a high level of organization skills, professional clerical practices, and advanced computer skills. The position requires that confidentiality be maintained as appropriate.

General Statement of Duties

Perform all clerical functions arising from the operation of YS Mayor’s Court.
Maintain Office Hours on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays from 1 pm to 5 pm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Not All-Inclusive)

  1. Maintain dockets, journals, and records of the court
  2. Collect, receipt, and record all monies payable to the court
  3. Transfer monies to the proper state, municipal court, and village accounts.
  4. Assist the Mayor in administrative details of the court:  prepare proclamations, schedule meetings, hearings, weddings, public appearances, etc.
  5. Provide an interface with the public, including submitting reports to the YS News twice monthly
  6. Maintain compliance with laws governing Mayor’s Courts
  7. Follow State Auditor’s guidelines for Mayor’s Court

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office applications and modern office equipment
  • Basic bookkeeping, data entry, and clerical skills
  • Ability to learn applicable state and city codes, local ordinances, department rules, and regulations
  • Ability to deal courteously and diplomatically with the general public as well as court officials
  • Ability to learn data entry computer programs specific to local court records
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment, maintain confidentiality and discretion

Licensure or Certification Requirements
Upon hire, complete state clerk certification training and maintain continuing education.

Application forms are available at 100 Dayton Street, Yellow Springs, OH 45387 or ONLINE HERE.  The deadline to return applications to the attention of Jennifer Campbell, via email at,  is Friday, April 23, 2021, at 3:00 pm.  EOE

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