Civil clerk - Salary and Career
Servants of Justice

Civil clerk - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They comply with the legal and judicial determinations attributed to official and extra-judicial notaries, drawing up acts, filing lawsuits, proceeding with records, issuing warrants, transfers, rogatory and rogatory letters and certificates, registering documents, carrying out diligences, such as: summons, subpoenas, arrests and pledges, provide services to the public, drafting powers of attorney, authenticating documents. They help in the hearings, they can supervise a team of servants. Write a report of incidents in police stations.

How much does an Civil clerk earn

A Civil clerk earns between $1.330 and $6.907 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.752 and a median salary of $2.062 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 158 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Civil clerk

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.752 33.022 688 13
1º Quartile 1.330 15.962 333 6
Median Salary 2.062 24.749 516 10
3º Quartile 5.268 63.211 1.317 25
Higher Salary 6.907 82.884 1.727 33


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • technicians of administrative sciences
        • servants of justice

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Main workplaces

Servants of Justice they work in registries. They are hired under the CLT regime, with a formal contract. They are organized as a team, under permanent supervision, working indoors during the day and, by appointment, at any time and day of the week. They are subject to exposure to contaminated dust from process papers, which can cause rhinitis and leptospirosis. The bailiff has special conditions of exercise, with occasional supervision, and may work in vehicles or in the open, subject to special situations, such as compliance with a warrant for the arrest of lawbreakers.


What does it take to work in the field of Servants of Justice

The educational requirements of these occupations are heterogeneous, with different criteria by region of the country or state of the federation. For the legal services assistant, at least elementary education is required with no previous experience required. A court clerk requires incomplete higher education and four to five years' professional experience in the area. For the extra-judicial clerk, a complete higher education course plus three to four years of experience is required. For other occupations, a high school diploma is required.


Functions and activities of Civil clerk

Servants of Justice must:

  • assist in hearings;
  • manage technical-administrative activities of the notary and the police station;
  • provide customer service;
  • supporting in hearings;
  • provide public service;
  • dispatch documents;
  • service to the public;
  • support in hearings;
  • comply with legal and judicial determinations;
  • perform due diligence;
  • complying legal and judicial determinations;
  • organize files;
  • perform diligence;
  • fulfill legal and judicial determinations;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • register documents;
  • follow legal and judicial determinations;
  • complete legal and judicial determinations;
  • complete legal and court orders;
  • complete legal and judicial orders;
  • support in the hearings;
  • assist in the hearings;
  • carry out diligence;

  • Activities

    • sort documents;
    • acquire materials and equipment;
    • ensure document security;
    • dispatch warrants and countermandates;
    • return assets;
    • issue permits;
    • referring to the courts;
    • read judgments and other parts of the case file;
    • keep records and books;
    • embargo new works;
    • play documents;
    • dispatch certificates;
    • manage financial resources;
    • dispatch sentence letters;
    • read sentences and other parts of the case file;
    • dress according to the rules;
    • dispatch negative and positive certificates of protests;
    • performing marriages;
    • inform process progress;
    • recognise firms;
    • repossess possession;
    • preach the parties and witnesses;
    • collect signatures of the parties and witnesses;
    • save movable and immovable property;
    • following process phases;
    • act ethically;
    • perform arrests of persons and goods;
    • preparing statistical reports;
    • proceed with evictions;
    • register protest suspension;
    • dispatch birth, marriage and death certificates;
    • act with insight to resolve risky situations;
    • dispatch guides and guide letters;
    • computerize the document registry;
    • performing acts;
    • register auction and adjudication;
    • proceed to separate bodies;
    • register judicial deposits;
    • elaborate an appraisal report;
    • write incident report (bo);
    • authenticate documents;
    • raise pledges;
    • dispatch the bidding and award letter;
    • subpoena interested parties;
    • remove assets;
    • keep legal secrecy when determined;
    • cite the required party;
    • read sentences and other pieces of the case file;
    • perform marriages out of use;
    • act with civility;
    • draw wills;
    • dispatch transfers;
    • dispatch formal sharing;
    • clarify stakeholders;
    • act with discretion;
    • use computer resources;
    • search documents;
    • register sentences;
    • register previous deposits;
    • proceed with listing of assets;
    • carry out acts;
    • seek technical improvement;
    • note acts;
    • demonstrate document analysis ability;
    • archive processes and other documents;
    • notify interested parties;
    • manage personnel;
    • elaborate a sharing outline;
    • submit interested parties;
    • draw up deeds and other out-of-use acts;
    • manage books and guides;
    • collect goods;
    • sign deeds and other documents;
    • proceed with arrests and kidnappings;
    • dispatch transfers;
    • imitate in possession;
    • maintaining order during hearings;
    • carrying out acts;
    • save evidence objects;
    • seal properties;
    • register wills;
    • controlling deadlines of the parties;
    • master the legal vocabulary;
    • dispatch burial guides;
    • register car loads;
    • perform marriages;
    • register writ loads;
    • give publicity to the acts;
    • write the minutes of the hearing;
    • register ordinances;
    • preparing statistical reports;
    • perform search and seizure of persons and property;
    • provide certificates;
    • demonstrate ability to verify the authenticity of documents;
    • submit proceedings;
    • coercively conduct witnesses;
    • demonstrate punctuality and attendance;
    • perform judicial inspection and inspection;
    • monitoring process phases;
    • proceed with inquiries;
    • register title protests;
    • developing a sharing outline;
    • dispatch letters;
    • dispatch the auction and award letter;
    • demonstrate agility in services;
    • dispatch letters rogatory and rogatory;
    • communicate with parties;
    • computerize document registration;
    • supervise the work routine;
    • register signatures;
    • organize the courtroom;
    • record acts;
    • preparing judicial accounts;
    • write deeds and public powers of attorney;
    • register attachments;
    • register processes and other acts;
    • dispatch public notices;
    • dispatch rogatory and rogatory letters;
    • register distribution cancellation;
    • advertising auctions and places;
    • care for the physical integrity of the records and other documents;
    • register initial petitions;
    • register minutes of hearings;
    • send case to the courts;
    • cite the required part;
    • act impartially;
    • pledge goods and rights;
    • keep backups on different media;
    • complete the determinations on time;
    • consult relevant legislation;
    • distribute shares;
    • maintain the functioning of the computer system;
    • apply cost tables;


    Sectors that hire Civil clerk the most in the job market

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