Employment Application

Note: Fields marked with an * are required.

The Office of the Marion County Clerk of the Circuit Court is an Equal Opportunity Employment Agency. No person will be subject to discrimination on any basis, including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability. If assistance is needed to complete this application, please do not hesitate to advise us.

We appreciate your interest in seeking employment with the Clerk's Office. A clear understanding of your background and work experience will aid us in placing you in the position that best meets your qualifications. Your application should be typewritten or printed legibly in ink. Please answer all of the questions fully and accurately. A résumé may be attached as a supplement to the application; however, it will not be accepted as a substitute for responding to any question. If a question does not apply to you, indicate so by writing N/A. If the space provided is not sufficient for complete answers, or should you wish to furnish additional information, attach extra sheets as necessary.

Your application will be considered active for a period of sixty (60) days from the date received. Due to the large number of applicants for the various position vacancies, we will only be able to notify you if you are being considered for employment and additional processing. Please do not contact our office regarding the status of your application.

Are you authorized to work in the United States? *
Have you ever entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere (no contest) to, been convicted of, or had judication withheld or prosecution deferred on any felony or misdemeanor, or are there any pending criminal charges against you? If yes, please furnish the charges, dates of offense, and locations. This does not automatically bar you from employment. The nature, severity, and date of the offense in relation to the position for which you are applying will be considered. *
Have you ever been discharged, dismissed, asked to resign, or had disciplinary action taken against you at any place of employment or position you have held? If yes, please furnish the places of employment and a brief explanation. *
Have you previously applied for employment with this office? *
Have you previously been employed by the Clerk of the Circuit Court or by Marion County? *
Do you have a spouse, relative, or close friend who is employed in this office? *
If yes, please furnish the name, relationship, and department.

Begin with high school attended, then list any colleges, universities, or other schools attended.

Degree/G.E.D. Earned *

Licenses, Registrations, Certifications
Personal References

Summary of Qualifications

Summarize the special skills or abilities you possess that qualify you for this position. Include computer skills, machine skills, fluency in languages other than English, etc. List any organizations, associations, or special events in which you have participated and which you feel contribute to your qualifications for this position. Do not include organizations which might identify membership in a protected group (race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, union membership, etc.).

Include Typing Speed, if applicable _____ wpm
Employment History

Describe your work experience in detail. Start with your current or most recent employer and use a separate block for each position. Include military service, volunteer work, and number of employees supervised, if applicable. Provide an explanation for any gaps in employment. If needed, attach additional sheets using the same format as on the application. A résumé may only be substituted for the description of duties and responsibilities. All other information in this section must be completed.

If presently employed, may we contact current employer? *
If different from present name
Previous Employer
If different from present name
Previous Employer
If different from present name
Previous Employer
If different from present name
Veterans' Preference
Check the appropriate box if you are claiming Veterans' Preference. Documentation substantiating your claim must be furnished at the time of application. *
Have you claimed and been employed using Veterans' Preference since October 1, 1987? If yes, furnish the name of your employer. *
Personal Inquiry Waiver

TO: Concerned Person or Authorized Representative of Any Organization, Institution or Repository of Records

  • Permission is hereby given to any agency of the government of the United States, and/or any other agency, person, firm, or corporation holding records concerning me, to furnish the Office of the Marion County Clerk of the Circuit Court with all information desired involving me in any way, upon request. Included in this release of information is my permission to former employers and other persons acquainted with me or in possession of information concerning me to supply such information to the Clerk's Office. This further includes furnishing of copies of pertinent documents about my background, as required.
  • I understand such records may include reasons for termination of employment, reasons for discharge from military service, criminal history, on the job performance, educational records, or any other personal information which may not otherwise be obtained without prior agreement.
  • I hereby release you, your organization or others from any liability or damage which may result from furnishing the information requested above.
Non-Tobacco Use Affidavit

The Marion County Board of County Commissioners and the Clerk of Court adopted a no tobacco use policy for new applicants. You will be required to print out and complete a PDF form and have it notarized before any interviews.

You may download the form now from the Non-Tobacco Use Affidavit page or on the following confirmation page after submitting this Employment Application form.

Applicant's Certification

I am aware that any omissions, falsifications, misstatements, or misrepresentations on this application may disqualify me for employment consideration and, if I am hired, may be grounds for termination at a later date. I understand that any information given may be investigated by law and I hereby authorize the Marion County Clerk of the Circuit Court to contact my present and former employers, schools, law enforcement agencies, and other individuals and organizations. I further agree to indemnify and hold the Clerk's Office harmless from any claims arising from such authorization. I also understand and agree that this employment application shall be the property of the Clerk's Office.

Further, I understand that I have the right to terminate my employment at any time with or without notice and that the Clerk’s Office has the same right. No one other than the Marion County Clerk of the Circuit Court has the authority to alter this right, and then only in a writing signed by the Clerk. I also understand that if hired, I will be employed on an introductory basis for ninety (90) days, and that if I am terminated for unsatisfactory performance during this period, the Clerk’s Office will not be responsible for unemployment benefits.

I certify that to the best of my knowledge and belief all of the statements contained herein and on any attachments are true, correct, complete, and made in good faith.

Human Validation