Marriage License Clerk

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Job Opening: Marriage License Clerk
Department: Register of Wills
Posting Date: May 29, 2024
Shift: 8:30 am to 4:30pm, 35 hours per week
Starting Salary: $14.45 Hourly

Position Description

The Marriage License Clerk issues marriage licenses to applicants and is responsible for the recording of duplicate certificates returned to the office by officiants. The Marriage License Clerk questions regarding the marriage license application process.

Essential Duties

Under the direction of the Register of Wills and Department Deputies, the Marriage License Clerk will:

Prepare Marriage License Applications and issue Marriage Licenses to couples

Prepare Marriage License informational packets to be given to couples

Record Duplicate Marriage Certificates returned by officiants

Set up County-provided Interpreter services when needed by applicant

Assist in preparation of Monthly Report submitted to Commonwealth of PA regarding Marriage License application statistics

Provide key assistance to the Research Clerk/Transactions’ Coordinator in processing requests for plain, certified and/or exemplified copies of Marriage records

Answer phones and assists the public and other clerks as needed

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements

High school graduate or equivalent

Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

Prior office experience preferred

Residence Requirement: The County of Delaware has a residency requirement for employees. Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within six months of starting employment.


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

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