Warrant Clerk

Application Deadline: Friday, August 7, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time. Expired!

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position.:

Job Title: Warrant Clerk

Closing Date/Time: Friday, 8/7/2020, 4:30 pm

Salary: $17.42 to $24.01 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Davenport, Iowa

Job Summary

Under basic supervision, the Warrant Clerk performs a variety of clerical tasks to process, enter, and cancel warrants. Assists County staff, outside agencies, and the public with warrant inquiries.

Job Responsibilities

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Processes, enters, reviews, verifies, and validates warrant entries; prints forms; retrieves files; stamps warrants; makes changes New World status, cancels warrants by updating Iowa/NClC entry and running and reviewing information to verify removal.

Check database for active warrants and existing report numbers; prepares warrant notification letters and labels.

Retrieves and reviews criminal history, driving records, and vehicle information for active warrants and documents pertinent information on cover sheet.

Reviews new warrant entries for accuracy; corrects entries as needed and updates files.

Answers phone inquiries from staff, the public, and outside agencies; assists staff with searching for warrant files and handling warrant issues.

Verifies the accuracy of information in active warrants by running criminal history, driving, and vehicle information; makes corrections to New World and NCIC entries and documents changes in files.

Completes a daily activity log to monitor work flow.

Verifies current status of those detained on local warrants by checking various agencies' websites or via phone call.

Demonstrates the ability to exemplify, by his/her actions, the County PRIDE philosophy.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Standards for Initial Consideration

Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines:
High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND two (2) years of clerical or recordkeeping experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge of:
Records maintenance and retention policies, procedures, and practices.

Customer service principles, practices, and etiquette.

General office policies, procedures, practices, and equipment.

Customer service principles, practices, and etiquette.

Skill in:
Operating a computer to include standard software and some specialized software.

Working independently.

Typing and entering data with speed and accuracy.

Maintaining accurate records and filing systems.

Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships.

Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Supplemental Information

License and Certification Requirements
Must obtain NCIC certification within six (6) months of hire.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
Work is performed in a standard office environment.


The following is a summary of benefits provided to non-union County employees. Benefits for employees covered under a collective bargaining agreement may vary somewhat depending on specific contract provisions.