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September 7, 2018


Court Clerk-Juvenile


Open: September 6, 2018

Closing: September 27, 2018


The Court Clerk will assist the Clerk of Court for the Red Lake Nation Tribal Court in maintaining a record of all proceedings of the Red Lake Nation Court. The primary function of this position will be to handle the Juvenile Division of the Court. The Court Clerk will render assistance with the overall function of Court when directed by the Clerk of Court or the Chief Judge.


• Responsible for the preparation of juvenile delinquency petitions for process and may assist with criminal complaints and civil filings when directed

• Responsible for scheduled juvenile calendar for Judges and may assist in the schedule of the criminal and civil process when directed

• Responsible for maintaining daily juvenile docket and makes a permanent file

• Attends hearings in juvenile proceedings and may assist in the civil and/or criminal process. Takes minutes on these Court proceedings for proper record

• Maintain files to ensure accuracy and completeness

• Arranges the courtroom for juvenile proceedings, hearings and trials

• Responsible for speaking in public in announcing Court and swearing in witnesses and/or Jurors

• Greets public in a courteous and professional manner and directs calls to appropriate personnel

• Acts as receptionist when required

• Sets up appointments and informal hearings for Judges when directed

• Responsible for maintaining a monthly juvenile report on all cases filed and completed

• Must be able to transcribe proceedings associated with juvenile, civil and criminal hearings

• Assists in collection of fines, bonds, restitution and/or civil fees

• Assists in preparation of the Appeals when directed

• Attend meetings and/or Mental Health Board Meetings and take minutes when directed

• Responsible for monthly submission of Court statistics

• Performs other duties as assigned.


• GED/High School diploma.

• Experience in Data Management Systems preferred.

• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks.

• Excellent communication skills; verbal and written.

• Adhere to and have knowledge of the Data Privacy Act.

• Must be of high moral character to uphold the integrity of the Court.

• Computer knowledgeable using various software and other office machines used in the Courtroom, including transcribing machines

• Knowledgeable in the Tribal Code and ordinances.

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background Check.

To Apply: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are accepted at Government Center – Human Resources Department, PO Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 -- Phone (218) 679-1847.


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