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Clerk I
Title:Clerk I
Department:District Attorney
Job Type:Full-Time
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Job Title: Clerk I

Job Code: 0005

Department: District Attorney

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Reports to: Department Supervisor


An employee in this position will perform general clerical duties which include, but are not limited to typing, filing, and answering the phone.


Maintains various types of records and files. Answers phone and provides general information. Assists general public and co-workers performing routine tasks as directed by supervisor. Employee will perform related work as required.


  1. Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a standard high school.

  1. Knowledge, Skill, and Ability

Some knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; skill in the operation of common office appliances, including computer word processing and data entry; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions as required; ability to accurately maintain simple clerical records; ability to write legibly as required; ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; ability to learn assigned clerical tasks readily.

 $20,904.00 annually


This position is a position with the Madison County District Attorney and not the Madison County Commission.  Although employees of the District Attorney receive the same fringe benefits as employees of the Madison County Commission, their employment is administered by the Madison County Personnel Department and their paychecks may be issued by the Madison County Commission, the District Attorney is a state official.  Alabama law (Code of Alabama 12-17-220) provides that employees of the District Attorney "serve at the pleasure of the District Attorney and shall not be considered employees under the State Merit System Act."  Employees of the District Attorney are not covered by the Madison County Personnel Act (73-941) or the Rules, Policies, and Procedures for the Classified Service of Madison County Alabama.


Full-Time Employee Benefits Summary

Healthcare Insurance: Blue Cross of Alabama administered through the Local Government Health Insurance Plan (LGHIP).

Coverage Type

Employee's Premium

County's Contribution

Single Coverage Bi-weekly Premium

$ 45.50

$ 176.00

Family Coverage Bi-weekly Premium

$ 89.00

$ 452.00

Dental Coverage: Dental coverage is included with LGHIP through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. LGHIP manages dental costs and provides enhanced dental benefits using negotiated discounts with in-network dentists. To locate in-network dentists go to Assuming the services are covered you will normally only be responsible for out of pocket.

Life Insurance: Madison County provides $25,000 in life, $25,000 in accidental death and dismemberment and $25,000 line of duty insurance to eligible employees in certified positions.

Employee Retirement Plans: Employees are required to participate in the Employees Retirement System, which is administered through the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA).Employees participate at one of the following levels:

Tier 1: An employee who had service credit in RSA prior to January 1, 2013 and contribute at a level of 5% per pay period. *The County contributes at a rate of 10.89%.

Tier 2: An employee who was hired on or after January 1, 2013 and contribute at a level of 6% per pay period. *The County contributes at a rate of 8.42%.

*Contribution percentage is set by the Retirement Systems of Alabama and changes annually.

Employee Clinic: Madison County employees and dependents over age 12 may use the Employee Health Clinic for the low co-pay of $15.00 per visit. To be eligible to use the clinic, the employee and dependent must be enrolled in Madison County’s health insurance plan as their primary coverage.

Voluntary Plans are also available:
*Additional life Insurance for employee and dependents
*Flex spending accounts (healthcare and childcare)
*Vision insurance
*College Counts

Holidays, Annual Leave and Sick Leave:
*Minimum of 10 holidays per calendar year
*Accrue 8 hours of annual leave and 8 hours of sick leave per month

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