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1. What makes you most qualified for this position?
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Court Clerk
February 27th, 2014

A court clerk (British English clerk to the court; American English clerk of the court or clerk of court) is an officer of the court whose responsibilities include maintaining the records of a court. Another duty is to administer oaths to witnesses, jurors, and grand jurors. Traditionally, the clerk also was the custodian of the court's seal, which is used to authenticate copies of the court's orders, judgments and other records.
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Court Clerk Interview Questions
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Give me an example that demonstrates your attention to detail.
 
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Attention to detail is important as it causes less errors.
 
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Attention to detail is important because it provides both efficiency and safety. Both of these characteristics bring value to an organization by increasing productivity and protecting the people of a company/organization.
 
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What is your greatest accomplishment so far?
 
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With no experience of working in court before but now I know how to work with different systems,
 
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I accompliseh various promotions and nvq 5 in management I lead a team of employers an was very organised.
 
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Most people that come into the court room already have a high level of stress, how will you treat them to help calm their nerves?
 
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Yes, I am very patient person that would like to give a smile to the guest, I have always positive views on my customer service, I like greet with a smile and keep a positive attitude in all times.
 
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I would be friendly and smile and ask them how they are to begin. I would speak and act in a calm manner and let them know I want to help them.
 
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How do you stay organized?
 
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Yes I do. On each job I have had, I have had to set my schedule by prioritizing my work.
 
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I enjoy being organized. I feel that it is of great importance to be prepared as the work environment can get rather hectic and fast-paced at times. I have worked in high crisis, stressful settings, such as, CPS, the counseling center, Parole & Probation, and was Maisy Ike's assistant for some time. Being organized at the beginning, and end of the day, made the work environment less stressful, prevented clientele from exhibiting more hostility and/or fear of facing their consequences here in Tribal Court.
 
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Tell me about your experience managing confidential information.
 
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Yes, I have high standard in completing multi-task as the day goes on. Organization is one of my mind set to complete my to do list for the day.
 
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I have no experience in preparing records but I am willing to learn.
 
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What makes you the best candidate for this position?
 
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I have work experience in the legal field, have extensive public experience, can help senior management, and will work hard every day.
 
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I can ensure that I will provide a great customer service experience, maintaining a well kept work area, and ensuring that the matters at hand will get taken care of at an efficient and timely manner.
 
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Describe your experience working in a court environment. What did you like about it? What didn't you like about it?
 
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Never worked with the court before.
 
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I am very dedicated and passionate towards any work. My strength is my hard work to what ever extent it takes to I do stick on to that work with dediaction.
 
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How do you keep track of multiple priorities and still focus on quality?
 
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Four of them will say I am loyal, hard working and social personality.
 
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They would say that I am extremely trustworthy.
 
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How do you handle stressful situations?
 
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Incredibly well, and with confidence. I know that if I approach the situations in a state of stress myself I will not be doing anything to help. So I ask questions, this helps in two ways, it helps me get to the root of the problem, and it puts the other person or persons at ease because I am letting them know that I am interested in what they have going on. I have found that this approach works 100% of the time.
 
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Generally, I handle stress in a calm, collective manner-if I need to, I take a step back, breathe, then continue with the task(s) at hand.
 
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Why do you want this job?
 
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I used to work in a governamental program in Brazil that work directly with the court. In this place I used to work with lawyers, judges and prosecutors as well as people who needed legal assistance. In this position I also supervise the new interns and I am looking for a position where I can work with it again as well as being able to continuous my eduacation in the united states.
 
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The job description fits the type of job I have been seeking, new challenges, developments and moreover the stability of the court system.
 
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Tell me about your education/training.
 
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I am graduated in law from a brazilian school and I worked in a government office that here it would work as a probation office. I also took classes at NOVA and I am currently working at a legal firm in the united states.
 
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After compeleting my high school and Secondary education, I got selected in ITI Chandigarh, later simultaneously I pursue my graduation in Arts and completed the same in 2006.
 
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What interests you most about this position?
 
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I've done quite extensive research, I come and observe near daily.
 
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Yes I am sure, I have tried goggling.
 
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Tell me about a time when you made a mistake. How did you handle it?
 
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With the me paying attention to details I always make sure that I do not make mistakes.
 
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I have made mistakes, I took it to my immediate Supervisor to ensure corrections were made as soon as possible. I never guessed or made assumptions about anything I did as a court clerk.
 
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How would you rate your communication skills?
 
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I am incredibly comfortable with strangers, specifically in the work setting and that is because I am confident. I know I can answer their questions and if I cannot answer them then I know I have the ability and resources to find that answer.
 
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Always observes the most confidential information.
 
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What is your legal background?
 
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I have worked as an office admin, finance officer and supply chain management which where I learnt lot.
 
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I have once been aressted for being in vehicle under influence and had points to licence as I explained my drink was spiked apart from that I have a clean background.
 
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Explain how you handle jurors in a trial.
 
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What process do you follow to prepare and organize documents and records?
 
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In any team you have people that do not perform. Describe the toughest person you have had to manage. How did you handle this situation?
 
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Tell me about your leadership experience.
 
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Tell me about a time when you had to research a problem. How did you identify the best solution?
 
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Tell me about a challenge you faced. How did you overcome it?
 
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Describe a situation in which you had to meet a tight deadline.
 
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How many words can you type per minute? How accurate are you at that speed?
 
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What are your long term career goals?
 
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