Deputy Clerk I-Circuit Court

Deputy Clerk I
Shenandoah County is inviting applications for the position of Deputy clerk I within the Shenandoah County Circuit Court.
The Deputy Clerk I is responsible for intermediate work relating to land records; accepts fees, files documents and issues and records certain licenses and certificates. Work is performed under the supervision of the Clerk of the Circuit Court.

This employee is responsible for one or more essential functions related to the operation of the office of the Circuit Court Clerk.
•Land Records – accepts, verifies fees, records, and indexes all documents presented for recordation in land records.
•Civil Division – accepts, verifies fees, and files new law/chancery/miscellaneous actions. Includes issuing services, entering pleadings/orders and processing law/chancery/miscellaneous orders. Updates and maintains civil/criminal/miscellaneous indexes.
•Criminal Division – Enter, scan, prepare criminal case files/paperwork; attend sessions of criminal court; prepare, scan and process case files/paperwork/Court Orders after each court date; prepare & distribute criminal dockets; enter case information in Circuit Court Case Management System.
•General Office Tasks – including, but not limited to, issuing Marriage Licenses; recording DD-214’s (military records); preparing and administering Oaths of Office; assisting General Public; answering phones; composing correspondence to attorneys, fiduciaries, and the general public, to clarify requirements for certain legal transactions or to interpret points of law.

Minimal experience in a related field; or equivalent combination of education with accounting or bookkeeping classes and experience.

The salary for this FLSA non-exempt position is $39,233.00, commensurate with qualifications, experience, and internal equity. The County offers an excellent benefits package, including Virginia Retirement System, health and dental insurance, vacation and sick leave, and holidays. The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment, post-offer drug screening and background check.

The County application and position description are available at, or in the Office of the County Administrator, 600 North Main Street, Suite 102, Woodstock, VA 22664, 540-459-6165. Qualified applicants should submit a complete application, cover letter, and resume in person or by mail to the attention of Shenandoah County Human Resources, 600 North Main Street, Suite 102, Woodstock, Virginia 22664. Applications may also be submitted electronically to

The position is open until filled with a first review of applications on Monday, February 12, 2024.

Shenandoah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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