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  • PO Box 11550
    South Bend, Indiana, IN
  • Tammy DeCloedt
  • Phone: 5742541313
  • Phone:: 5742541300

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Data Entry Clerk

Office of Chapter 13 Banrkruptcy Trustee • South Bend, Indiana, IN

Posted 29 days ago

Job Snapshot

$27,000.00 - $29,000.00 /Year
Relocation - No


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Job Description

Data Entry

Job Description:

Debra L. Miller, Standing Chapter 13 Trustee for the Northern District of Indiana, South Bend and Fort Wayne Divisions, (hereafter “Trustee”), is accepting applications from qualified individuals for employment as a Data Entry position in the Trustee’s office that possesses strong mathematical and analytical skills. This an entry level position with the possibility for advancement. The job is available immediately. This is NOT a Federal job.

Primary Responsibilities could include, but not be limited to:

1.  Reviewing documents for irregularities;

2.  Doing financial calculations and analyzing pertinent information;

3.  Drafting correspondence, emails and Court documents;

4.  Analyzing and entering data into a proprietary computer system;

5.  Answering phones, helping individuals, while listening for important details that require escalation and investigation.


1.  Be a problem solver – Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations; use reason even when dealing with emotional topics;

2.  Perform quality – Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; look for ways to improve and promote quality; apply feedback to improve performance and monitor own work to ensure quality;

3.  Be dependable – Follow instructions; respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; keep commitments;

4.  Be able to multi-task, prioritize work, use time management skills and work independently, while at the same time have the discipline to stay on task and maintain deadlines;

5.  Have the ability to prioritize work independently, using solid time management skills, while at the same time have the discipline to stay on task and maintain deadlines;

6.  Be professional – Approach others in tactful manner; react well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration, regardless of their status or position; accept responsibility for own actions; follow through on commitments;

7.  Have initiative – Volunteer readily; undertake self-development activities; seek increased responsibility; ask for and offer help when needed;

8.  Be able to quickly and accurately enter data from source documents into prescribed computer database, files and forms;

9.  Accurate keyboard skills and proven ability to enter data at the required typing speed of 50 wpm;

10.  Have some financial background, including a familiarity of tax returns;

11.  Have a working knowledge of and practical experience with Word, Excel and Outlook;

12.  Be a team player;

To be qualified for employment, an applicant should:

1.  Possess integrity and good moral character;

2.  Not be related by affinity or consanguinity within the degree of first cousin to a judge presiding in the Northern District of Indiana, the Bankruptcy Clerk of Court for the Northern District of Indiana, the U. S. Trustee, or Assistant United States Trustee for Region 10.

3.  Exhibit demeanor, character and personality that the applicant would be able to competently assist the Trustee in performing and discharging required duties;

4.  When employment with the Trustee begins, not be employed by a state, county or municipal governmental agency that appears before the Court as a creditor;

5.  When employment with the Trustee begins, not be employed by the Federal government;

Have the following education, professional and business qualifications;

(A)  Be a high school graduate and have completed some college course work.

The selection process will be confidential and competitive.

After the Trustee or her designee has reviewed all applications, the best-suited, most qualified applicants will be interviewed in confidence. The Trustee is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and persons will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, religion or national origin. If the Trustee selects a qualified applicant, his or her employment will be subject to the completion of a detailed employment application, a credit check, drug testing and a criminal background check. Pay scale begins at $14.00 per hour.

The employee’s annual salary and benefits are part of the Trustee’s annual operating budget, which is subject to review and approval by the U.S. Trustee. This is NOT a Federal job. In addition to this salary, benefits include, subject to applicable participation requirements:

1.  Fully paid health and dental insurance plan, for the employee;

2.  Paid life and disability insurance, for the employee;

3.  5% paid contribution to a 401(k) retirement plan;

4.  Sick, vacation and bereavement leave, dependent on years of service;

5.  10 paid holidays per year

Applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to Debra L. Miller, Standing Chapter 13 Trustee, PO Box 11550, South Bend, IN 46634 ATTN: Tammy DeCloedt. Alternatively, this information can be emailed to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 pm EDT on June 30, 2017. Applications receive after that date and time may not be considered.

Job Requirements

Successful candidates will be required to demonstrate:

Fast and accurate keyboard typing skills.

10 key calculator proficiency

Base level experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

Ability to calculate percentages and ratios

Ability to draft a professional letter and email

Have at least a high school diploma with college preferred

Respond to clients in a professional and courtesy manner, whether verbally or written

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