Vermilion Recruiting For Part-time Deputy Clerk

The city of Vermilion is recruiting for a part-time Deputy Clerk position in the Vermilion Municipal Court.

This position is primarily responsible for data processing, reporting and recording duties and clerical activities. This includes accepting filings, preparing new cases and assigning case numbers, submitting data to other government agencies, accepting and applying payments to individual cases, scheduling pre-trial and trial dates, finalizing cases and verifying accuracy of all data, preparing entries for the Judge, preparing warrants, answering telephones and gives general information to inquiries, greets and assists the public at the counter and any other miscellaneous clerical duties as required.  The Deputy Clerk prepares the courtroom and court files for court date and monitors and reviews defendant’s reporting orders for the court.

Applicants must:

  • have a High School Diploma/GED, AND
  • have a valid driver’s license, AND
  • have work experience including previous administrative work, OR
  • any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

This position requires skill in general computer operations, specifically Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook) and other related software programs; the ability to perform basic accounting. Knowledge of court processes, procedures, policies, legal documents, laws, and other legal factors pertaining to the court is a plus. Accuracy in all work is important.

The successful applicant will be able to maintain a pleasant and courteous demeanor working in a fast-paced environment and be able to communicate effectively with the public and all levels of management.


Entry rate is contingent upon the applicant’s skills, knowledge and abilities.  


Submit application to the Vermilion Municipal Court, resume and cover letter including a brief overview of relevant work experience, education and training by SEPTEMBER 18, 2020.

  • in person 8 AM – 4 PM, Monday – Friday, or
  • by mail to:  Vermilion Municipal Court, 687 Decatur St., Vermilion, OH 44089; or
  • by email to: mfiegelist@vermilionmunicipalcourt or
  • by fax to (440) 204-2431.


Selected applicants meeting the above requirements will be invited to participate in a competitive interview process.

Equal Opportunity Employer