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SALARY RANGE:  $26,707 - $39,229 with benefits

Job Summary:  Under limited supervision, performs a variety of tasks to collect outstanding assessments on open and closed criminal cases.  Establishes and monitors payment plans for defendants unable to pay in full at time of assessment.  Follows established procedures to ensure collection of arrearages.  Utilizes available resources to locate delinquent payers, enters data into case management and collections programs.

Examples of Duties:

  • Conducts interviews with all referrals from the bench and individuals who fail to make payments on outstanding assessments.
  • Establishes payment plans, monitors compliance, and follows established protocols to ensure collections when payments are in arrears.
  • Enters data into case management and collections systems to log collection activities, case dispositions, and related information.
  • Prepares notices, bench warrants, license suspensions and related documents.
  • Assists in special projects including collection of accounts receivable, record retention and disposal.
  • Appears in court on deliquency and related matters.


  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Minimum of one year experience in a court, collections agency or related business;
  • Advance coursework in accounting, bookkeeping and data processing preferred;
  • Ability to type 50 wpm;
  • Ability to pass basic clerical skills assessment;
  • Experience with J.I.S., COLLECT software, or other case management system highly preferred;
  • Release of information for criminal background and employment history checks.

Physical Requirements:

  • Walking, standing, prolonged sitting, repetitive hand/arm movements, carrying, bending, lifting up to 40 lbs, talking, hearing, seeing.

TO APPLY:  If you meet the minimum requirements, submit a 54-A District Court employment application available below*, letter of interest, resume with references and proof of degree to the address below.  Applications submitted without a letter of interest and resume will not be considered.

Mary K. Kelly, Deputy Court Administrator
54-A District Court
124 W. Michigan Ave 6th Floor
Lansing, MI   48933

*PLEASE NOTE:  We are currently unable to accept applications on line.  Please download the application and mail it to the above address, email it to mkelly@lansingmi.gov, or fax it to (517) 483-4478.  If you need a disability related accommodation, or have questions about the application or selection process, please contact the 54-A District Court at (517) 483-4127.



DOWNLOAD APPLICATION: 54-A District Court Employment Application

The 54-A District Court is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its policies or practices on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, height, weight, arrest record or handicap of any individual.

54A-District Court
6th Floor City Hall
124 W Michigan Ave
Lansing ,MI 48933
(517) 483-4433

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.