Cash Clerk - Combined Courts

Milwaukee County, WI, USA Req #443
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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Cash Clerk-Combined Courts

Hourly Pay Rate: $14.86 - $19.06

Closing Date: May 25, 2022 or sooner upon receipt of the first 50 application submissions

Job Summary: Under general supervision, perform cash handling, receipting of various forms of payments, document processing and customer service for the Combined Courts. Click here to enter text.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receipts cash and other negotiable instruments for payments of court fees using the CCAP receipting system. Applies payments to the correct court cases and/or accounts. 
  • Balances and reconciles cash drawer, credit cards and cash payments. Prepares bank deposits, maintains and minimizes the General Trust, CRDEP and TRDEP accounts.
  • Processes incoming mail, reinstates license suspensions, satisfies civil judgements and processes warrant cancellations for paid obligations. Prepares civil judgments, fines and cost commitments. Match and review cash bail forms.
  • Provides financial information to customers at window and other state agencies.
  • Filing, photocopying and scanning.
  • Performs o ther duties as assigned.
  • Regular attendance is required.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Current resident of the State of Wisconsin
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent 
  • One year of cash handling experience

Preferred Experience:

  • One year of Bookkeeping or Accounting experience

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Exchange of basic information with internal and/or external contacts.
  • Limited external contact to: gather information, answer queries, or ask assistance
  • Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Read and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Makes decisions of responsibility involving evaluation of information; decisions may require development or application of alternatives or precedents.
  • Understand and follow instructions.
  • Work of relatively routine nature. Requires the ability to understand and follow instructions.
  • Generally structured work, but involving a choice of action within limits of standard policy and procedures.


Physical Demands: Standing, Walking/Running, Sitting, Reaching, Bending/Kneeling, Hearing, Talking, Visual, Typing, Writing, Fine Dexterity, Manual Dexterity, Upper Extremity Repetitive Motion.

Lifting/Carrying up to 10 lbs., Pushing/Pulling up to 25 lbs.


Non-Physical Demands: Analysis/Reasoning, Communication/Interpretation, Math/Mental Computation, Reading, Sustained Mental Activity (i.e., auditing, problem solving, grant writing and composing reports, etc.).


Environmental Demands: Working Independently, Task Changes, Tedious/Exacting Work, High Volume Public Contact, Dust and Physical Danger


Work Schedule: Routine shifts hours. Infrequent overtime, weekend, or shift rotation.   


Demands/Deadlines: Intermittent or cyclical work pressures with occasional exposure to high stress work environments.

NOTE:  This ORIGINAL APPLICATION is open to qualified residents of the State of Wisconsin at the time of application. Candidates need to submit a full account of their training and experience (i.e., by submitting an up-to-date resume or by fully completing the application) during the application process and may also be asked to take additional written or performance tests as part of the selection process.


Milwaukee County is committed to fostering an equitable working environment, free from discrimination and harassment, on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy related condition, national origin, age, disability, FMLA status, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other category or status that is now or in the future protected by federal, state, and local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.

Effective October 1, 2021, Milwaukee County will require all employees to have completed COVID-19 vaccinations and provide proof of vaccination or have submitted a completed medical or religious exemption and accommodation request. All persons offered a position will be required to provide proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination at time of hire or have submitted a completed medical or religious exemption and accommodation request and been approved for an accommodation prior to hire.

Other details

  • Job Family 1 - Financial Administration/General Control
  • Job Function 6 Administrative Support
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $14.86
  • Max Hiring Rate $19.06
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
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