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Lincoln County Restitution Clerk in Newport, Oregon

Restitution Clerk

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Restitution Clerk


$15.33 - $16.27 Hourly


Newport, OR

Job Type

Part-Time No Benefits



Job Number

21-30 (341)


4/22/2021 5:00 PM Pacific

  • Description

  • Benefits

Position Summary

Your job in the department is to . . .

Engage with victims of crime and assist them in completing the restitution process.

Your job also involves . . .

Performing a variety of general office and clerical tasks within a part time work schedule within Victims Assistance Program in the District Attorney’s Office. Processing confidential information that will be utilized to complete specific tasks. This position is part time, does not accrue any benefits and is paid an hourly wage for each hour worked.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities


Performs general office and clerical tasks:

  • Performs data entry on various systems.

  • Answers phones, routes call, answers general questions, and directs individuals to the appropriate assistance.

  • Scans documents into the Case Management System and enters routine events or information into the Case Management System and onto documents.

  • Addresses envelopes.

  • Operates copy machine and other office equipment.

  • Makes mathematical calculations using a calculator or manually.

  • Performs basic to complex filing or archiving duties.

Responsible for assisting victims with the restitution process:

  • Determines the nature and amount of economic damages suffered by the victim(s) in a timely manner to meet statute.

  • Assists victims in attaining restitution.

  • Generates restitution memos in case management software.

    Provides advocacy to victims of crime by providing support from within the criminal justice system and with other community partners and outside organizations.

Typical Qualifications


Minimum Education Level:

1 - High School Diploma / GED

Specifics: Supplemented by courses in typing, computer operations and office procedures. Completion of a college level computer course.

Minimum Experience Level:


Substitution Note: Any combination of experience or training which demonstrates the ability to perform the above described duties is satisfactory.


Other (list below)

Specifics: LEDS Awareness Certificate upon hire; Notary Test upon hire may be required. SVAA Training Certificate required within 1 year of hire.

Desirable Qualifications:

Preferably one year of office experience.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The required knowledge, skills and/or abilities are listed below:

Knowledge of:

  • Confidentiality Rules in relation to the criminal justice system.

  • Alphabetical filing.

  • Basic knowledge of general office practices and procedures.

  • Business English, spelling, composition, and math.

Skill or ability to:

  • Learn assigned clerical tasks.

  • Work non-judgmentally, confidentially, and effectively with victims from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds.

  • Calculate previous and future dates using math.

  • Convey information, ideas, and facts both orally and in writing to supervisors, colleagues, and individuals, inside and outside the county, using language and a format the audience will best understand.

  • Utilize computers and other technology to communicate in written and verbal forms (e.g., word processing, texts, emails, spreadsheets, department-specific software).

  • Effectively relate well with others, including supervisors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the county. Develop and exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and maintain constructive professional working relationships.

  • Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Show up to work on time, and follows instructions, policies, and procedures. Meet productivity standards, deadlines, and work schedules.

Job Conditions and Physical Demands


Job Conditions: Normal part time working hours

Work Location: Lincoln County

Travel: Very occasional out of county travel may be required for training purposes.


The physical demands are typical of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Physical capability to handle high mobility demands and complex personal interactions.

  • Physical Ability: Tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).

  • Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communications ability. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds.

  • Environmental Factors: Tasks are regularly performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, animals/wildlife, toxic/poisonous agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances.


Lincoln County is committed to providing reasonable accommodations as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This job description indicates, in general, the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and essential functions expected of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

On-call, temporary, and certain grant-funded positions are not eligible for employee benefits unless specified otherwise at the time of hire. Part-time positions working 0 - 19 hours per week are also not eligible for employee benefits.


Lincoln County


210 SW Second St. Newport, Oregon, 97365


541-265-4157 541-265-0375