Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 7:16 PM
Circuit Court is seeking a motivated and experienced professional to serve as fiduciary clerk in the Probate Section of the Circuit Court. Successful candidates will possess extensive working knowledge and experience in probate, guardianship, trust, and estate planning. Must work independently and manage competing priorities. Duties include evaluating and determining the validity of wills presented for probate. Analyzes and makes legal decisions for application to the probate of wills, estate administration, appointment and qualification of fiduciaries for decedents' estates, guardians, and conservators for incapacitated adults, guardians over minor's person and property, and trustees. Determines the appropriate bond for fiduciaries. Provides advisory support to judges, law clerks, attorneys, and the public on fiduciary matters. Calculates and collects all probate tax and recording/filing fees. Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to an associate degree and five years of experience providing administrative support in the assigned functional area(s), including two years of supervisory experience if the position is supervisory in nature.NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of Paralegal Certificate Two to three years' experience in the area of probate, trust & estates or any other fiduciary area Five years' experience in a court or legal environment Team player with excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in dealing with the public and the bench on sensitive issues. Excellent organizational skills and data entry skills. Experience using Microsoft Office suite, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook. Ability to communicate effectively with clients,PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Position is primarily sedentary in nature. Requires the ability to stand for long periods of time when filing and be able to lift boxes weighing up to 20 pounds. Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time during appointments. Ability to enter and retrieve data from a computer. Physical requirements can be performed with or without accommodation.SELECTION PROCEDURE:Panel interview; as part of the interview process a written exercise may be administrated.It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 711. EEO/AA/TTY.
• Location: District Of Columbia
• Post ID: 43230752 dc