Employment Opportunity: Data Entry Operator, County of Oceana

Employment Opportunity: Data Entry Operator, Oceana County Friend of the Court

General Summary

Under the direction of the Friend of the Court, serves as receptionist and responds to a variety of procedural and case inquiries. Performs a variety of support functions such as typing forms, legal documents and correspondence, filing court papers to case files, opens and processes mail.

Essential Functions

  1. Serves as a receptionist and answers telephone lines of the Office of the Friend of the Court, answers inquiries regarding procedural information and case scheduling, determines if the caller’s concerns should be reduced to writing and/or directs call to appropriate individual.
  1. Reviews and sorts daily mail of the Friend of the Court and routes correspondence to appropriate staff. Operates postage meter and processes outgoing mail.
  1. Types various orders, stipulations and other legal documents.
  1. Types envelopes, form letters, and correspondence and mails to parties of the court action.
  1. Files correspondence and court documents to case files, retrieves case files and case information when requested to do so by immediate supervisors.
  1. Enters change of address and other case comments and case information on computer system.
  1. Performs a variety of other support tasks such as copying documents and files.
  1. Responds to employers on questions relative to income withholding orders that have been served upon employer.
  1. Prepares on occasion notices to payors who are delinquent in support payments. Prepares on occasion orders to show cause and ensures proper distribution of these documents to the parties of the court action.
  1. Responds to inquiries regarding account balances, income withholding orders, payment histories, and procedures. Schedules and coordinates appointments for immediate supervisors.

This list may not be the total scope of job functions to be performed. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or modified at any time.

Employment Qualifications:

Education:  Minimum job qualifications include a Associate’s Degree.  Prefer coursework in areas of behavioral sciences, communications, legal studies and/or criminal justice.  

Experience:  prefer one year of experience in a court setting with client contact and case management responsibilities. Prefer experience in a Friend of the Court office providing domestic relations and/or support services.

Other Requirements: Valid Michigan driver’s license 

Ability to successfully pass pre-employment “criminal history” and background investigation.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Position Availability: Monday, Jan. 3, 2022

2022 wage scale: 40 hours per week; $14.2769 – $18.5598 wage range experience based

Full job description, Click Here

Oceana County application: Click Here

All interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to the following address:

Oceana County Administrator’s Office
Attn: Ms. Stacey Becker
100 S. State Street, Suite M-4, Hart, MI 49420

Or by email to sbecker@oceana.mi.us

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in the job description.  The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.

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