Deputy Clerk of Probate Court

Title: Deputy Clerk of Probate Court

Salary: $14.56 hr


DEPUTY CLERK OF PROBATE COURT*:  Performs specialized duties in all areas of Court’s jurisdiction:  decedents’ estates, guardianships and conservatorships, and trusts; mental health/chemical commitments, and marriage licenses.



  • Associate’s degree in related field and one year of pertinent experience; or any combination of education, training and experience which provides requisite knowledge and skills
  • Law office, paralegal, or judicial experience preferred 
  • Ability to work well with others; good judgment, analytical, communication and computer skills required
  • Must be a registered voter of Beaufort County to qualify for Notary Public commission
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license


*This position serves at the pleasure of an elected official.

All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.