LOCATION: 8th JUDICIAL DISTRICT
GENESEE COUNTY SURROGATE’S COURT
BASE SALARY: $ 71,748
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor`s degree from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of work experience involving managerial responsibilities such as human resources administration, budget preparation, and review of documents for compliance with policies, rules, and procedures; or Associate`s degree (or completion of 60 college level credits) from an accredited college and four (4) years of work experience involving managerial responsibilities such as human resources administration, budget preparation, and review of documents for compliance with policies, rules, and procedures; or An equivalent combination of education and experience.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK: Chief Clerks are the highest ranking nonjudicial employees in Supreme and County, City, Family, and Surrogate’s Courts. Chief Clerks are responsible to Judge(s), regional court administrators, and the Office of Court Administration for managing all aspects of court operations and nonjudicial case processing activities. Chief Clerks serve in a confidential capacity and supervise subordinate personnel, allocate court resources, prepare annual budget requests, make employee selection decisions, and are responsible for the receipt, accounting and disbursement of fines, bail fees, and other public or custodial funds. Chief Clerk I also perform other related duties.
ASSIGNMENT: Duties and responsibilities include personnel management and supervision; budget management and control; management of case processing and statistical reporting operations; and a wide range of other clerical and managerial duties. Travel may be required.
GENERAL INFORMATION: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title. They do not include all job duties performed by employees in the title, and every position does not necessarily require these duties. Although a position is available and situated at a specific location, the appointee may be subject to reassignment to any position in the same title in this promotion unit dependent upon the needs of the Unified Court System. All applications received from this announcement may be used to fill any vacancies in this title that may occur in this court or agency within the next six (6) months. Position(s) available at the present time: 1 .
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a UCS-5
Application for Employment form (obtainable from any administrative office in a court building or on the web at
www.nycourts.gov/careers/UCS5.pdf) and a resume and cover letter by email to 8JDHRApplications@nycourts.gov or by mail to:
DEPUTY DISTRICT EXECUTIVE
8TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
92 FRANKLIN STREET
BUFFALO, NY 14202
APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMPLETE THE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY DATA COLLECTION FORM.
POSTING DATE: September 6, 2023 APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED BY: October 4, 2023
The New York State Unified Court System is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity or expression), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital
status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.