Court Assistant – NYS Courts

Duties: “Court Assistants serve as part clerks in: Supreme Courts; all County and District level courts; those City Courts with three or more full-time judges; and the Civil Court of the City of New York. As part clerks, they work under the supervision of higher level court clerical personnel, Chief Clerks, Commissioners of Jurors, or County Clerks and perform court clerical tasks directly related to court proceedings. Court Assistants may also work outside of the courtroom in these same courts, in other New York City courts, or in the Court of Claims, where they provide procedural information, supervise units staffed by subordinate personnel engaged in court support activities such as intake of papers or docketing. They may be designated to act in the absence of the Chief Clerk or Commissioner of Jurors, and may perform duties related to arbitration and the disposition of actions by means of arbitration, and perform other related duties.”
Source of information:

Starting Salary : –  Over $45,000. Salary will depend on jurisdiction in which you work.

Deadline to apply:  July 5, 2017

Requirements: you must meet the following requirements:


By the close of filing, July 5, 2017, applicants are required to have: High School diploma or the equivalent and two (2) years of clerical experience*; or four (4) years of clerical experience*. Thirty (30) college level credits may be substituted for each year of work experience.

To Be Appointed:

  1. Candidates must be United States Citizens at the time of appointment.
  2. Candidates must be residents of New York State at the time of appointment.
  3. Additional requirements have to met before you are hired.
    * See announcement for more information.


Work Location:

Vacancies exist throughout the state.

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