The City of Centerton is accepting applications for a Chief Court Clerk for the Centerton District Court.

Salary Range: $33,280 – $37,440 

Primary Duties:  Responsible for all record keeping requirements and collecting and accounting for fines, penalties and forfeitures assessed by the Court.  Responsible for all proceedings, recording all judgments and keeping all records directed by the Judge. Must learn all court related procedures and work closely with the Judge, Police Department, and Prosecutor for the City of Centerton.  Must have good telephone and computer related skills, as well as being people oriented.


  • Court Duties
  • Assisting Judge on Court days-scheduling court dates, filling out paperwork for payments/public service
  • Collecting and receipting payments and recording on defendants’ dockets
  • Keying citations
  • Recording and maintaining all docket pages for court
  • Preparing required subpoenas for trials
  • Recording final dispositions, including fines and costs assessed, in computer
  • Create and maintain all time payment records as approved by Judge
  • Prepare warrants for Judge to sign
  • Bookkeeping Responsibilities
  • Balancing cash drawer and making deposits in timely manner
  • Writing End of Month disbursement checks
  • Prepare and distribute court report with disbursement amounts to City of Centerton Finance Department no later than the 10th day of the following reporting month
  • Maintain monthly bonds pending report
  • Create and maintain current warrant list and provide list to Police Department and Judge
  • Other General Responsibilities
  • Assist in waiting on defendants’ at the payment window
  • Preparing yearly departmental budget
  • Ensure official files are properly maintained, access is properly controlled/ supervised and procedures are followed

Please submit your resume/application to:


City of Centerton
P.O. Box 208
290 N. Main Street
Centerton, Arkansas 72719
ATTN: Mayor Bill Edwards 

Deadline is Friday, May 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM Or Until the Position is Filled