Thomas County Commissioners
Job Description
Administrative Assistant to 15th Judicial District Chief Judge. 

CLASSIFICATION & GRADE: Administrative Assistant, Position No. K0203849 Grade 18 Step A- Starting salary $15.420 per hour plus benefits
JOB DUTIES:   Work involves performing routine administrative, advanced secretarial and clerical duties for chief district judge including scheduling matters for hearing or trial, keeping track of pending matters and their progression to completion, tracking deadlines set in each case and items to be completed, drafting documents, answering phones and working with other staff, attorneys and the general public.   Work requires the exercise of a high degree of initiative, independent judgment and discretion in handling delegated administrative details and the performance of various clerical duties.  Applicant will be required to learn, take direction, communicate well with a diversity of people, be organized, timely, diligent, hardworking, and be proficient in use of technology including computers and willingness to learn use of other technology such as audio/video systems.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or GED. Experience as an administrative assistant or secretary beneficial; skilled with computer technology (primarily MS Office and Google Calendar); skilled in drafting correspondence, word processing; multitasking essential, willingness to work beyond normal hours if required; excellent organizational skills, filing, scheduling, communicating effectively and experience in general office administration.

Kevin N. Berens
Chief District Judge 15th Judicial District
PO Box 805
Colby KS 67701 785-460-4551
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AT:  Thomas County District Court or online at 

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