Misdemeanor Clerk

Covington, LA

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Seeking a Misdemeanor Clerk that will be responsible for maintaining court records, take minutes of court proceedings on misdemeanor and traffic cases; issue notices pertaining to misdemeanor court dates; process motions filed.

Must be a permanent resident of St. Tammany Parish and have skill set requirements to be considered for this position

  • Attend court, records and indexes criminal minutes according to procedure
  • Receive, index and catalog criminal evidence
  • Swear in witnesses in court
  • Enter data pertaining to misdemeanor cases into computer program
  • Create files, pull files, maintain files, prepare court dockets
  • Provide copies to customers and other governmental agencies
  • Prepare and send notices to defendants and attorneys 
  • Index and process motions, subpoenas and other legal documents


  • Weekly Pay
  • Permanent Opportunity
  • Free Online Skill Building Courses
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & 401k



Job Requirements

  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Ability to promote a cooperative teamwork environment
  • Proficiency in word processing programs
  • High school diploma or general education (GED)
  • Typing/indexing skill of 45+ words per minute with no errors
  • Two years of clerical experience, including some file maintenance experience
  • Must be a permanent resident of St. Tammany Parish
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