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Co-Chief Human Services Judge - Human Services Manager 2
Job Class: Human Services Manager 2Working Title: Co-Chief Human Services Judge
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 04/05/2018
Closing Date: 04/18/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / DHS Manager
Division/Unit: Appeals Division / Compliance
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day / 8::00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Days of Work: Monday
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $34.26 - $49.29/hourly; $71,534 - $102,917/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 220 - Manager/Unrep
FLSA Status: Exempt
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
The Co-Chief Human Services Judge will work with an Appeals Division Management Team made up of the Director, two other Co-Chief Human Services Judges, and the Court Administrator to manage all the work of the Appeals Division. The focus of this position is to manage the Appeals Division so administrative appeals are heard and decided in a timely manner consistent with state and federal laws, rules and regulations and the Department of Human Services policies. Specifically, the Co-Chief Human Services Judge supervises 8 to 12 human services judges in all aspects of their work including scheduling hearings, issuing subpoenas, conducting hearings, drafting decisions and working with support staff and paralegals.
In addition, the Co-Chief Human Services Judge reviews the recommended orders of the judges and then issues final decisions in administrative hearings under a delegation of authority from the Commissioner and MNsure Board. Therefore, this position requires extensive knowledge of the administrative appeals process and the governing human services laws, rules, programs and policies.
The responsibilities of this position include:
Manage the overall activities of the fair hearing section, including provider appeals and county financial responsibility disputes, to achieve its legal and policies objective of providing impartial and meaningful review of agency determinations.
Review and issue final orders in administrative fair hearings as the designee of the Commissioner and MNsure Board.
Build and maintain productive relationships with 8 to 12 human services judges. Regularly review and manage employee performance. Identify employee motivations and keep them engaged. Provide coaching, constructive comments on performance, and when necessary discipline.
Formulate constructive and creative solutions to problems.
Monitor performance by the Appeals Division and complete required reports and audits on appeals activities.
Work effectively with the other members of the Appeals Division Management Team.
Coordinate the activities of the Appeals Division with the activities of other divisions within the department, MNsure and constituent groups.
The person in this position will be part of a strong team dedicated to DHS's mission of helping people meet their basic needs so they can live, work and play with dignity in inclusive communities. If this interests you, then we want to hear from you!
Juris Doctorate (J.D.);
Active license in good standing to practice law in the State of Minnesota;
At least one year of supervisory or leadership experience; AND
Five years of advanced professional experience.
Qualified candidates must demonstrate:
Knowledge of and experience with human services law and programs
Knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations, agency rules, policy, hearing procedures, and rules of evidence, codes and case law related to human services programs;
Knowledge of the legislative process including the ability to think in conceptual terms and propose legislation;
Excellent legal research and analysis skills;
Human relations skills that demonstrate the ability to coach and motivate other professionals to perform at their best; and
Strong written and oral communication skills sufficient to, communicate to parties and write clear, concise orders that are easily understood by all parties.
Ability to work independently, prioritize your work load, and allocate time in an efficient manner;
Ability to listen to and understand employees, make decisions, find alternative solutions to problems, ability to identify weaknesses and strengths in employees and help motivate and develop employee skills;
Professional experience conducting evidentiary hearings as an administrative law judge or equivalent experience in public sector hearings environment;
Judicial temperament and human relation skills necessary to conduct hearings in adversarial situations where there are communication barriers, and to manage a high volume caseload;
Professional experience representing public assistance recipients or government agencies in legal proceedings; and
Knowledge of and experience with human services law and programs at a policy making level.
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.
Why Work For Us
Work in a division committed to fairly reviewing, upon request, agency determinations to ensure they conform to the individual's proper legal entitlement. We do this by holding evidentiary hearings in which we discern the pertinent facts, and then apply the applicable law to those facts to reach decisions. In doing these tasks, we keep in mind the following values: 1) We judge claims and not people; 2) We make decisions promptly; 3) We make decisions based on the law as it is and not as we might think it should be; and 4) We respect and honor the different backgrounds and experiences of participants in appeals.
Our division consists of thirty human service judges, three chief human service judges, an appeals administrator, a director, six paralegals, and eight support staff (some temporary). We received nearly 16,000 program appeals in the 2017 fiscal year.
This job offers the opportunity to work with a team of professionals and issue final administrative decisions. It allows for much discretion. It has a fabulous group of colleagues. The work has a lot of variety and blends working with the public with health, medical and social issues and the law. If you like your independence and like legal work in the public sector, you will love this job.
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
This position is located in Minnesota's great capital city, St. Paul. The State of Minnesota offers employees subsidies for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO "Green Line" Light Rail Train to work! The 10th Street Station is located close by.
Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you have questions about the position, contact Yakeata Lubitz at Yakeata.Lubitz@state.mn.us
If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate to Yakeata Lubitz at Yakeata.Lubitz@state.mn.us by the position close date.
If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services' ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 or DHS_ADA@state.mn.us for assistance.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email email@example.com. Please indicate what assistance you need.
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The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver: people who want to make a difference, give back, be at the heart of this city, and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. Where Denver Works.
The Elections Division of the Office of the Clerk and Recorder is a nationally award winning agency who thrives on innovation and customer centric process. The Elections Division provides comprehensive election services for the City and County of Denver including voter records, election operations, election administration, and communications.
Mission Statement "To conduct Denver's elections in a fair, accurate, accessible, secure transparent and efficient manner; to educate and encourage the public to participate in voting process; and to maintain accurate voter registration and election records."
About Our Job
This recruitment is open continuously during 2018 to facilitate the establishment of a pool of qualified election judges. Selected candidates may be contacted at any time between the opening date of this announcement through November 5, 2018. Hours, location and duration of assignment may vary.
The City and County of Denver Elections team has a short-term opportunity for Denver residents to join us as an election judge! As an election judge, you will have the opportunity to bring high-level customer service to your community and add an exciting new aspect to your civic engagement experience.
An election judge performs a wide range of tasks on a temporary basis during an election cycle, including using computer databases, processing ballots, transporting supplies to voting sites, and providing excellent customer service for the voter experience.
When & Where:
Voter Service and Polling Center (VSPC) positions are assigned to locations throughout the City with operating hours Monday
Saturday. The hours of operation are 10am until 6pm Monday
Friday, 10am until 2pm on Saturday, closed on Sunday, and 7:00am until 7:00pm on Election Day. Most VSPCs operate one (1) or two (2) weeks immediately before and including Election Day.
Ballot Processing, Election Trainers, and Voter Registration positions are located at the Denver Elections Division Office in downtown Denver (200 W. 14th Avenue, Suite 100, Denver, CO 80204). While the times of most assignments fall within the hours of 8:00am to 6:00pm, Monday – Friday, the hours and days can vary based on the assignment. We seek individuals with as much flexibility in their schedules as possible.
Election judges perform a variety of support roles during the elections process which may include the following positions:
Election Judge Trainer
Voter Service and Polling Center Judge
Ballot Processing Judge
Voter Registration Judge
Elections Management Assistant
Ballot Security Team
Election Judge Trainer: Assists in general instruction of election judge procedures, leads groups of election judges in training using training materials, exercises and other curriculum provided by Denver Elections Division, evaluates performance of trainees, assist in a variety of election-related tasks, and performs other duties as required.
Voter Service and Polling Center (VSPC) Judge: Conducts elections in compliance with election laws and rules. VSPCs provide the following services for voters: ballot boxes for returned mail ballots, drive-through drop-off ballot boxes, replacement ballots, voter registration, in-person voting machines, in-person paper ballots, and provisional ballots.
Ballot Processing Judge: Works with a team to process and count ballots at the Denver Elections Division.
Voter Registration Judge: Enters voter registration data into the voter registration database.
Elections Management Assistant: Provides administrative support to the Elections Division before, during, and after an election. These assignments encompass a variety of duties associated with the elections process.
Ballot Security Team: Prepares and distributes election supplies for VSPCs, picks up and drops off ballot boxes during VSPC operation, troubleshoots problems, and distributes supplies as necessary.
Requirements to qualify as an Election Judge:
Be registered or eligible to register to vote in Denver County (unless excepted)
Pass a criminal history check
Attend the required (paid) trainings based on your assignment
Be able to work well within a team
Be able to handle deadlines and stressful situations
Cannot be related (to the 2nd degree) to a candidate on the ballot
Possess computer skills including data entry and email
Possess phone skills, professionalism, and etiquette
Have strong customer service skills
Be flexible with job duties
Possess attention to detail
Education: Some positions may require a High School Diploma or GED Certificate
Experience: Some positions require the use of, and familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Elections experience is desirable, but not required.
Bilingual individuals are encouraged to apply. Fluent Spanish speakers are highly desired.
About Everything Else
The City and County of Denver values the commitment, ability and willingness to provide quality service to the citizens of Denver.
Please Note: Due to the volume of applications, candidates will not receive communications regarding application status. Please check your status by clicking HERE.
Please be sure your application clearly demonstrates your education, experience and/or bilingual skills. If you have a resume, please be sure to attach it to your application.
All assignments are contingent on the verification of credentials and any other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the completion of a background check (which includes a criminal history check).
Classification Title: Election Judge is an at will, non-classified, non-career service position.
Compensation: $11.00 - $15.50 / hour, based on the specific assignment
Agency: Clerk and Recorder's Office
- Elections Division
Testing: Supplemental questions and/or other testing as necessary based on the assignment
To Apply: Please select the apply button at the top of this posting or visit: www.denvergov.org/jobs
Intern - Circuit Court Judge
General Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
The starting hiring amount is $13.79 an hour. This internship/clerkship is 40 hours per week and is expected to last from mid-May to mid-August 2018.
This Intern will provide assistance to the Circuit Court Judge and his office primarily at the Charlottesville office and occasionally at his office in Fluvanna, primarily with legal research and writing. Primarily and most frequently the work is performed under direct supervision, within one functional area, and of a routine nature.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Performs legal research and writing on pending cases;
Provides assistance on special projects as directed;
Provides educational opportunity in field of interest with the use of hands on experience and court observation with civil and criminal cases;
Provide assistance to the Circuit Court Judge primarily at the office in Charlottesville and occasionally at the Fluvanna office.
Performs related tasks as required.
An attached Resume is required with this application; Cover letter optional.
Completion of at least one year of law school, by start date of internship, required.
Some work or educational experience in relevant field.
- Current Law Student is highly preferred.
- A valid driver's license is highly preferred.
Oral and written communication abilities; Critical thinking and problem solving skills; Basic administrative, office, and computer skills, including familiarity with Windows based applications preferred.
Physical Conditions & Work Contacts:
Varies depending on assignment.
Workers' Compensation Administrative Law Judge I
The Department of Labor and Employment keeps Colorado strong and competitive. We connect workers with great jobs and assist those who have been injured on the job.
We help people who are unemployed through no fault of their own by providing temporary wage replacement and we ensure fair labor practices. We provide an up-to-date and accurate picture of the economy that helps in decision making. And we protect the workplace – and Colorado communities – with a variety of consumer protection and safety programs.
This is a values-driven organization, committed to teamwork, collaboration, accountability, adaptability, excellence, integrity and respect.
We believe in outstanding customer service, an inclusive culture, continued process improvement and in our role as a trusted and strategic partner. Recognizing that knowledgeable employees drive our success, we are seeking dedicated individuals who exhibit our shared values and our passion for quality and excellence in all we do.
In addition to rewarding and meaningful work, we offer excellent benefits:
Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including a PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401(k) and 457 plans
Medical and dental health plans
Employer supplemented Health Savings Account
Paid life insurance
Short- and long-term disability coverage
10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
Discounted RTD EcoPass (Denver Metro locations)
BenefitHub state employee discount program
CafeWell employee wellness program
Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more
Our agency website: Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer.
Description of Job
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 5 PM ON NOVEMBER 30, 2015, OR UNTIL 75 APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST.
The Pre-Hearings Unit provides a forum for pre-hearing conferences, settlement conferences, and arbitrations before an administrative law judge (ALJ). The work unit fulfills the Division's statutory mandate to provide these services pursuant to §8-43-205, 206, 206.5 and 207.5, C.R.S. The work unit also provides a forum for ALJs to review and decide motions filed with the Division pursuant to the Workers' Compensation Rules of Procedure.
This position exists to function as an Administrative Law Judge to preside over pre-hearings and settlement conferences with the principal objective of deciding legal and factual issues in workers' compensation claims through the issuance of written orders so as to minimize the issues requiring formal adjudication before ALJs in the Office of Administrative Courts (OAC). The position also exists to provide assistance, as may be permissible under applicable law and guiding ethical principles, as requested by the Director or other Division staff member in the analysis and resolution of legal issues arising from the overall administration of the Workers' Compensation Act.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Education and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited law school.
Five years of experience practicing Colorado Workers' Compensation law (legal experience acquired after admission to the bar. Must be a resident of Colorado, have a current license to practice law in Colorado, and shall have been licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado for five years.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.
Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.
A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action:
Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038.
Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.
Conditions of Employment:
Must be a Colorado resident at time of application.
As a condition of employment, you must successfully pass a background check (both criminal and unemployment insurance benefit overpayments).
Minimum Qualification Screening
A Human Resources Analyst will only review the work experience/job duties sections of the online job application to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Cover letters and resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of the official State of Colorado online application, but may be attached. Part-time work experience will be prorated.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to continue in the selection process for this position. Work experience and qualifications must be specifically documented on your online application.
Do not use "see resume" or "see attached" statements on your application. Resumes WILL NOT be reviewed for minimum qualification screening.
Comparative Analysis Process – Structured Application Review
After minimum qualification screening, the comparative analysis process for this position will involve a review and rating of all the information you submit with your application materials. Therefore, it is extremely important to document in the work experience/job duties portion of your online application the extent to which you possess the education, experience, minimum qualifications, and preferred qualifications as outlined in the job announcement.
It is also important to thoroughly answer all supplemental questions (if listed) as your answers to these questions will be evaluated during this phase. Any attachments such as cover letters, resumes or other documents that support your experience may also be reviewed during this phase.
Answer the supplemental questions on the application completely and thoughtfully. Your answers may be rated based on your writing ability (spelling, grammar, and clarity of your writing) as well as the content of your answer.
Lobby Manager (Full Time) - Abilene, Judge Ely (11081)
HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
Prosperity Bank is seeking to fill the position of Lobby Manager at our Abilene, Judge Ely banking center.
The Lobby Manager is responsible for directing and administering the operational efforts of the banking center. This individual ensures that established policies and procedures are followed, oversees provision of a full range of services to customers and prospective customers, and that customers are promptly and professionally served. Other duties will also include training, directing, supervising lobby and teller staff, insuring banking center transactions, expenses, and profitability are in line with Bank standards.
Prosperity Bank is committed to providing our customers a personalized service experience, we're looking for people who are passionate about satisfying customers, will not settle for the average, embrace creativity and operate with a sense of purpose. If this is you, then we are looking forward to meeting you and are excited that you are interested in joining Prosperity Bank - where we are Simply Better!
Come join our team and explore the endless possibilities that a career in banking can provide!
A pre-employment credit check will be performed on all qualified applicants.
- Prosperity Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and Member FDIC.*
Strong interpersonal, leadership, and supervisory skills.
Ability to operate related computer applications and related business equipment.
Attention to detail.
Ability to maintain an effective and efficient workflow
Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
Associate degree or higher in business or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training and work experience.
Thorough knowledge of Bank services and products.
Understanding of related legal and regulatory requirements.
Familiarity with Banking center functions, policies, and procedures.
Minimum three years related experience in a financial institution, with a minimum of two years supervisory experience.
Special Municipal Judge (Part-Time)
Department Information, Job Summary and Essential Job Functions
This position is located in the Judicial Division of the Department of Court Administration with the City of Oklahoma City and is under the general direction of the Presiding Municipal Judge. Special Municipal Judges are called to act as a Municipal Judge during the absence of a full-time Municipal Judge and are responsible for independently adjudicating cases involving alleged violations of the Municipal Code.
This classification requires a thorough knowledge of municipal ordinances, criminal law, criminal procedure, as well as prior experience as a practicing attorney or judge in a court of record in the State of Oklahoma. Special Municipal Judges must be able to work cooperatively and productively with other Municipal Judges and court personnel. The Special Judge functions primarily independently, with work methods reviewed by the Presiding Municipal Judge or the Judiciary Committee for overall success in realizing desired service levels and achievement of efficient and effective Judicial Division operations.
NOTE: The pay for this position is $100.00 per court docket.
Residency in the City of Oklahoma City.
Minimum of four (4) years' experience as a licensed practicing attorney in the State of Oklahoma.
NOTE: Completed applications must be submitted no later than May 11, 2018. Names of the final applicants will be submitted to the City Council for approval.
Municipal Court Judge
Assigned to: Municipal Court
EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT REQUIRED
Incumbent performs highly responsible management, administrative, and professional duties serving as Municipal Judge for the City of Casper. Exercising a high degree of independence, initiative, and professional expertise in a judicial capacity in accordance with policy established by City Council, the City Charter, and City, State, and federal laws, regulations, and guidelines. Receives administrative direction from City Council.
Typical Class Essential Duties
1.Presides over criminal misdemeanor and traffic violations of City ordinances.
2.Presides over arraignments, court trials, jury trials, pre-trial hearings, mitigations, sentencing and show-cause hearing for criminal and traffic violators.
3.Manages the City of Casper Municipal Court docket.
4.Issuance of statewide bench warrants for violation of a City ordinance.
5.Determines bond for a person charged with a violations of a City ordinance to ensure appearance at future court dates.
6.Issuance of warrants, search warrants, subpoenas or other necessary processes for contempt to the same extent as the District Court.
7.Develops rules of practice for the City of Casper Municipal Court which are consistent with Casper Municipal Code, and State statutes governing the practices and proceedings of cases before justices of the peace and constables.
8.Represent the City of Casper by responding to the public, citizens, its employees, and others in a prompt, professional, and courteous manner while continuously maintaining a positive customer service demeanor.
9.Follow all City safety procedures.
10. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Knowledge & Abilities (position requirements at entry):
Substantive criminal and traffic law related to City ordinances.
Wyoming Rues of Criminal Procedure.
Cash flow management principles.
Methods of efficient juror utilization.
Court case calendaring methods, development, and principles.
Criminal justice system principles.
Wyoming Cannons of Judicial Conduct.
Current courtroom procedures and Wyoming rules of evidence.
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Applicable Federal, State, Local and City government codes, rules and regulations.
Abilities (position requirements at entry):
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Observe people's behavior in a courtroom setting.
Manage cases scheduled in the courtroom efficiently and effectively.
Formulate and implement plans and programs pertaining to Municipal Court.
Use modern office equipment, including modern computer software and methods.
Conduct and control court proceedings, elicit pertinent information, and confine witnesses and litigants to relevant issues.
Appraise factual situations and make appropriate decisions promptly and in accordance with the law.
Render legal decisions and assess penalties in a fair and impartial manner.
Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
Skills (position requirements at entry):
Decision making and problem solving.
Prepare clear and concise reports.
Operating modern office equipment, software and operating systems/applications.
Oral and written communication, sufficient to exchange or convey effective information.
Training, Experience & Certifications
Training and Experience (positions in this class typically require):
Minimum of three years in the practice of law or equivalent legal experience, including some experience in a trial courtroom setting.
Attorney at Law admitted to the practice of law by the Supreme Court of the State of Wyoming.
Licensing and Certification Requirements (positions in this class typically require):
- Membership in the State Bar of Wyoming.
Supplemental Information & Physical Requirements
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.
Incumbents must be of good moral character.
Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employment with the City of Casper is contingent upon a successful background screen and pre-employment drug test. Applicants who have failed a pre-employment screen or have been terminated from the City of Casper are ineligible for employment consideration for 12 months. You will become eligible for consideration 12 months from the date of your incident (pre-employment screen or termination).
As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must utilize direct deposit for payroll purposes.
Driving records are required for all new employees regardless of the position's driving requirements. If the employee has not held a Wyoming driver's license for the last three years, the employee must provide at their own initiation and expense a driving record from their previous state(s) of residence.
For driving essential positions, employment with the City of Casper is contingent upon a satisfactory driving record. A driving record that reflects any of the following criteria is considered unsatisfactory:
- Convicted of three (3) or more moving violations within the previous 36 months (three separate, individual incidents);
- A conviction within the previous 36 months of any of the following:
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol;
Leaving the scene of an accident;
Fleeing to avoid arrest;
Homicide or assault by motor vehicle;
Driving without auto insurance;
Driving on a suspended license;
Refusal to take blood/breathalyzer test for suspected DUI or impaired driving.
If you have questions regarding the background screen, pre-employment drug test or driving record, please contact the Human Resources Office at (307)235-8344 prior to accepting a job offer.
Municipal Court Judge
The City of San Antonio Municipal Court is now accepting applications for full-time and part-time Municipal Court Judge. Job duties may include the performance of magistrate duties, and may include overnight and weekend shifts. Appointments are for the remainder of unexpired two year terms, expiring April 30, 2020.
Compensation for this position is set by City Council.
Essential Job Functions
Judges are responsible for the following:
Presiding over jury trials, non-jury trials, and plea hearings
Administering oaths and affirmations, including oaths to jurors and to persons filing complaints with the court
Granting continuances in cases where sufficient cause is shown that a case should be postponed
Ruling on motions for new trials
Entering the proceedings of each trial in the judge's docket
Assessing punishment for contempt of court charges
Conducting driver's license suspension hearings under the Safety Responsibility Act
Setting bail in misdemeanor and felony cases
Issuing search warrants
Issuing summons' and arrest warrants in cases filed in Municipal Court
Issuing Fugitive Warrants and Mental Health Warnings
Granting Emergency Protective Orders, Motor Vehicle Ignition Interlock Orders, Hold-Over Orders, and Magistrating prisoners before commitment to the Bexar County Adult Detention Center
Review of probable cause affidavits and search warrants for all range of criminal offenses
United States citizenship
Licensed attorney in good standing
Two (2) or more years of experience practicing law in Texas
Three (3) or more years of residency in the City of San Antonio preceding appointment
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS - the following items must be attached to your online application:
- Completed and Notarized Application Authorizations document (2 pages)
- Completed Municipal Court Judge Application Supplemental Questionnaire (5 pages)
- Resume outlining current and relevant experience and credentials
The Authorizations document and Supplemental Questionnaire can be accessed and downloaded at http://www.sanantonio.gov/hr/CareerCenter#137063032-municipal-court-judge. Notarization of the Authorization documents must be completed prior to attaching to your online application.
Temporary Election Judge Hiring Assistant
The Election Judge Hiring Assistant is a temporary/seasonal position responsible for assisting with the hiring, time keeping, and training of other temporary election workers. It requires gaining an understanding of the overall election process in Arapahoe County with an emphasis on learning how voting is conducted at Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPC) to include operating all election equipment. This position can expect to work up to 40 hours a week on an as needed basis. When necessary, this position may need to work overtime upon request. As part of the training process, this position will also be required to assist with voting equipment set-up, testing, and documenting procedures for use and troubleshooting.
The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential duties that may be required. The County reserves the right to modify the duties of the job.
Gain a thorough understanding of the election process and tasks performed by election judges.
Assist with editing election judge training manuals and reference material.
Assist Elections staff in conducting classes at various locations.
Assist the Election Judge Coordinator with maintaining the election judge database.
Assist the Election Judge Coordinator with calls to the VSPC judge hotline.
Assist the Election Judge Coordinator with hiring paperwork, election judge timesheets, and VSPC reconciliation forms.
Assist Election Staff with VSPC set-up
Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to quickly learn the elections process, election judge database and voting equipment.
Ability to teach election judges to register voters, issue ballots, and perform all functions of the VSPCs.
Ability to communicate with temporary election judges and voting public effectively, professionally and diplomatically, and follow the direction of Elections staff.
Proficiency with general office equipment and software including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Ability to confidently and effectively teach large groups of people.
Ability to use personal mobile phone for daily communication
Ability to multi-task calmly, and adapt to changing environments.
Ability to adhere to a dependable schedule, which may include overtime or weekends.
Ability to maintain positive, professional demeanor.
Ability to follow instructions from Elections staff and share information.
Ability to organize and share information and documentation.
Ability to accept responsibility for own actions and work product.
High School or GED required
Experience working in Voter Service and Polling Centers preferred.
Experience registering voters preferred.
Experience with technical writing preferred.
Experience using ballot processing equipment preferred.
Experience editing and preparing training materials preferred.
(An equivalent combination of education and work experience that satisfy thejob requirements may suffice.) Supplemental Information
Successful completion of pre-employment background check.
Receives immediate supervision from the Election Judge Coordinator. May receive supervision from other Elections employees.
Work is generally confined to a standard office environment.
No unusual physical demands are associated with this position.
Spends 50% of the time sittand and 50% of the time either standing or walking.
Occasionally lifts, carries, pulls or pushes up to 25 pounds.
Uses cart, dolly, or other equipment to carry in excess of 25 pounds.
Occasionally climbs, stoops, kneels, balances, reaches, crawls and crouches.
Verbal and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication through automated devices such as telephones.
Constant use of eye, hand and finger coordination enabling the use of automated office machinery or equipment.
Occasionally: Activity exists less than 1/3 of the time.
Frequently : Activity exists between 1/3 and 2/3 of the time.
Constantly : Activity exists more than 2/3 of the time.
JOB SUMMARY Benefits Supplemental Questions
Responsible for reviewing pertinent paperwork for persons arrested in Williamson County to confirm sufficient probable cause for arrest and incarceration.
Holds Article 15.17, TCCP hearings.
Shift supervision of magistrate staff, indigent defense personnel and misdemeanor personal bond employees.
Will perform, or assign to be performed, special projects or other duties referred by the District and the County Courts at Law Judges pursuant to 54A, Texas government Code, and Chapter 574, Texas Health and Safety Code.
Reviews paperwork for probable cause to arrest and detain individuals.
Performs magistrate duties as set forth in Article 15.17, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, including, but not limited to:
Issuing/Modifying Emergency Protective Orders
Issuing appropriate bail conditions
Issuing misdemeanor personal bonds in appropriate cases.
Reviews blood draw affidavits and issues blood draw warrants pursuant ro Article 18.01 Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.
Reviews arrest warrant affidavits and issue arrest warrants when appropriate.
Reviews mental health histories and jail intake information to determine need for a mental health assessment pursuant to 16.22, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.
Assures proper application of all aspects of the Texas Indigent Defense Act together with related statutes, laws and the County's Indigent Defense Plan, including, but not limited to:
Interviewing defendants for court appointed attorneys.
Working with the Magistrate/Indigent Defense Coordinator (Mag/IDC) and IDC staff to determine eligibility for court appointed attorneys.
Assures court appointment requests are handled timely for all jailed inmates.
Provides backup for reviewing and assisting IDC staff in the completion of inmate attorney requests affidavits.
Communicates with District, County Court at Law, District and County Attorney's Offices, Justice of the Peace, Municipal Courts and the general public regarding inquiries related to magistration, indigent defense, and bail conditions.
Attends meetings with other departments and district county prosecutors.
Manages miscellaneous administrative duties as delegated by the Presiding Associate Judge/IDC and may be required to provide backup support for Indigent Defense and Personal Bond.
Provides shift supervision of Magistrate specialists, IDC staff, and misdemeanor Personal Bond office employees.
Provides backup for the Magistrate/Indigent Defense Coordinator.
Readily complies with departmental and county-wide policies and procedures.
Performs related special projects as assigned.
The physical demands and environmental factors listed below as well as regular attendance are also essential functions for this position.
Position involves sitting at a desk or other workstation, standing, filing, making copies.
Frequent communication with the office staff, Williamson County Jail, law enforcement agencies, Judges, courtroom staff, attorneys, inmates, external agencies and the general public.
Work is primarily indoors in an air-conditioned, smoke free office / courtroom.
May be required to go off site as needed to visit local hospitals or other facilities.
High stress, pressure of deadlines and case management under limited time constraints.
Williamson County has adopted a Tobacco-Free Workplace policy. This policy prohibits smoking or use of any tobacco product on Williamson County premises.
Juris Doctor or Doctor of Jurisprudence from an accredited law school and a license to practice law through the State Bar of Texas with required annual continuing legal education.
Five (5) years of experience in criminal law as a licensed Attorney.
Resident of Williamson County pursuant to Texas Code 54A.
Working knowledge of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Texas Penal Code, and the Texas Indigent Defense Act. Additionally, have good working knowledge of those provisions of other Texas Codes that provide for criminal sanctions for certain violations, such as the Texas Transportation Code, the Texas Health and Safety Code, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work effectively with co-workers, employees and supervisors.
Strong analytical and communication skills are essential to effectively and objectively advise and/or interact with personnel and external agencies on legal matters.
Able to work under pressure in a high volume office, produce accurate work and meet established deadlines.
Dependable, resourceful, and able to work independently and to maintain strict confidentiality.
Maintain a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record.
Valid driver's license.
- Employment is contingent on passing post-offer, pre-employment comprehensive criminal background investigation.
Work outside of the normal office hours will be required to meet deadline.
Will be required to work weekends, holidays, evenings and cover overnight duties.
Non-Essential Personnel for Emergency Situations; unless employees are designated by Department Heads or employees are in other offices that are open.
Reports directly to- Presiding Associate Judge
Direct Reports- N/A
Number of Direct Reports- 0
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA) STATUS:
- Exempt (Salary)
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:A Williamson County online application (resumes alone are not sufficient) must be received before the position is closed. Positions are open until filled, subject to close at any time after five business days. The Human Resources Department is located at 301 South/East Inner Loop, Suite 108, Georgetown, TX 78626. Phone (512) 943-1533 or visit our website at www.wilco.org.
Williamson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please request assistance from the Human Resources Department.
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