Performs clerical duties for courts of law, municipalities, or governmental licensing agencies and bureaus. May prepare docket of cases to be called; secure information for judges and court; prepare draft agendas or bylaws for town or city council; answer official correspondence; keep fiscal records and accounts; issue licenses or permits; and record data, administer tests, or collect fees.
This career is part of the Government and Public Administration cluster Public Management and Administration pathway.
A person in this career:
- Evaluates information on applications to verify completeness and accuracy and to determine whether applicants are qualified to obtain desired licenses.
- Performs administrative tasks, such as answering telephone calls, filing court documents, or maintaining office supplies or equipment.
- Verifies the authenticity of documents, such as foreign identification or immigration documents.
- Records and edits the minutes of meetings and distributes to appropriate officials or staff members.
- Questions applicants to obtain required information, such as name, address, or age, and records data on prescribed forms.
- Issues public notification of all official activities or meetings.
- Records case dispositions, court orders, or arrangements made for payment of court fees.
- Records and maintains all vital and fiscal records and accounts.
- Answers questions or provides advice to the public regarding licensing policies, procedures, or regulations.
- Prepares meeting agendas or packets of related information.