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9/18/2009 - Probate Clerk, Typing - Surrogate Office


DATE POSTED: September 14, 2009
CLOSING DATE: September 18, 2009
DEPARTMENT: Surrogate Office
JOB TITLE: Probate Clerk, Typing
# POSITIONS: One (1)
SALARY RANGE: $29,152 - $37,859
HOURS/WEEK: 40 hours per week

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under direction, prepares necessary instruments to admit a will to probate, grant letters of trusteeship or testamentary guardianship, and determines right of person applying for appointment as an administrator and/or as an administrator ad prosequendum, and takes affidavits in lieu of administration; draws complaint for appointing of a guardian, takes affidavits in lieu of guardianship, and prepares qualification of guardian of an incompetent person and examines all papers filed to determine if they are in proper form and completes appointment; answers a variety of inquiries regarding procedures in Surrogate’s Court; does other related duties and typing as required.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: One (1) year of experience with preparation and processing of legal papers and documents dealing with probate practices and procedures. Must be computer literate.

Note: Successful completion of an approved course of paralegal training at an accredited school or educational institution may be substituted for the above experience.

Please submit letter of interest within 5 working days to:
Ralph S. Brownlee, Deputy County Administrator; Cumberland County Administration Building; 790 E. Commerce Street; Bridgeton, NJ 08302.

Cumberland County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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