Clerk 1-Morris County Clerk

Ongoing Applications

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Package28,329


The Morris County Clerk's Office is seeking  candidates for the position of Clerk 1. The successful candidates should perform routine clerical work within a structured work setting.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Duties are performed using well-established operating procedures • Incumbents work under very close supervision and clearly defined guidelines • The exercise of independent judgment is limited due to the nature of work• Perform routine, clerical work of a varied nature; data entry, scanning, answering phones, filing and other related required duties for the operation of the office.

  • Knowledge of office routines, equipment, and practices after a period of training.
  • Ability to comprehend established office routines and department regulations.
  • Ability to organize assigned clerical work and develop effective work methods
  • Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Ability to perform tasks accurately within prescribed time frames. 
  • Ability to work effectively with associates, superior officials, and members of the public concerned with the work of the department.
  • Ability to sort, index, file, and pull varied types of materials using an established filing system.
  • Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on office machines and other equipment.
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units after a period of training.


The successful candidates should have strong computer skills (i.e., Word, Excel) and have the ability to learn other operating systems.  Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position.  American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.


10 Court Street 

Morristown, NJ 07960