Judge Job Description Sample
Circuit Judge Law Clerk - WV Supreme Court Of Appeals - Harrison Co.
Nature of Work
Administrative Office of WV Supreme Court of Appeals, 15th Judicial Circuit – Circuit Judge Law Clerk: The Administrative Office of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia ("AO") is now accepting resumes for the position of Circuit Judge Law Clerk for the Honorable Christopher McCarthy.
This position works under the direct supervision of Judge Christopher McCarthy in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, Harrison County, WV. This is a salaried position. The annual salary for those who are not members of the West Virginia State Bar is $50,946.00, plus benefits, and the annual salary for those who are members of the West Virginia State Bar is $59,538.00, plus benefits.
Documentation from the West Virginia State Bar, i.e., Bar Issues Statement, will be required to receive the higher salary. The Circuit Court Law Clerk will be responsible for providing legal support to Judge Christopher McCarthy.
The position is a unique opportunity to learn court operations from the inside out and gain invaluable "real life" practical experience while working in a challenging, high volume, highly variable, and fast-paced environment.
A successful candidate must possess excellent legal research and writing skills. The candidate must also possess the ability to communicate clearly and concisely. Ability to exercise good judgment and maintain tact, composure, and confidentiality.
The candidate must possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Each law clerk might have a broad spectrum of duties to perform, as every judge has specific legal and administrative support that they require of their law clerk. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: performing legal research, prepare confidential legal memoranda, attend court hearings, draft orders and opinions, advise and assist judge with legal issues, conduct discovery conferences, respond to attorneys and self-represented litigants, and monitor the court's docket.
All successful candidates must submit to a criminal background check. Performs other duties as required.
How to Apply: Interested persons must submit the following application materials to:
Law Clerk Program Coordinator
Lori Paletta-Davis at email@example.com
Law School Transcript
References (at least three, including current contact information)
Signed, Court Employment Application (available on Court website)
Signed, Notarized Release for Criminal/Background Check (available on Court website)
All of the requested documents and information must be received before a final employment decision will be made.
Agency Website: http://www.courtswv.gov
This job opportunity is not in the classified service and is not covered under the Administrative Rule of the WV Division of Personnel. Therefore, online applications are not accepted for this position.
Interested persons must apply directly to the hiring agency as indicated above. Minimum Qualifications
Training: All Circuit Judge Law Clerks must sit for the West Virginia Bar Examination each time it is offered.
The failure to pass the West Virginia Bar Examination within two (2) attempts will result in a loss of employment. West Virginia Bar Examination failures predating judicial employment count toward the two (2) attempts. Any person who has failed the West Virginia Bar Examination, or any bar examination, two (2) or more times is ineligible for these positions.
Once a person passes the West Virginia Bar Examination, the issue of bar examination failures is moot. Additionally, the minimum law school G.P.A. for these positions is 2.2.
Chief Administrative Law Judge 3
Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements (listed below) will be placed on the eligible list.
Iowa Workforce Development is recruiting to hire a Chief Administrative Law Judge 3 (CALJ 3) in the Des Moines office at the 1000 E Grand Avenue location to adjudicate unemployment insurance contested cases. Responsibilities are as follows with additional duties as assigned:
The successful candidate will manage Unemployment Insurance (UI) Appeals Bureau. Directly supervise administrative law judges (ALJs) and support staff.
Ensure the bureau's hearings and decisions follow applicable state and federal laws and serve as a model of appropriate judicial conduct. Ensure the bureau produces decisions in a competent and timely fashion, ensuring that production standards are established and maintained throughout the bureau based on agency needs. Organize and control appeals system to allow bureau to exceed federal standards.
Monitor bureau's activities to maintain high level of accuracy and timeliness. Control expenses to stay within operating budget. Communicate with agency management and public as appropriate on matters involving unemployment insurance appeal issues.
The Chief Administrative Law Judge will train professional staff in hearing techniques, decision writing, changes in unemployment insurance law, and the requirements of the Code of Administrative Law Judge Conduct to ensure competent and timely resolution of UI Appeals. Train support staff in completing duties and case processing to ensure timely and competent processing. Conduct public outreach and education events, easing burden for such presentations on ALJs to provide them with more opportunity to focus on case processing.
The CALJ will review and draft rules for the UI Appeals Bureau. Communicate with agency management and public as appropriate on the rulemaking process. Coordinate with IT and Communications regarding maintenance of UI Appeals decisions on agency webpages.
Also on an as-needed basis only, conduct hearing level contested case proceedings involving UI benefits, and timely prepare and submit legally correct decisions awarding or denying UI benefits. Respond to public inquiries and requests for postponement.
Applicants may attach a resume/cover letter to the online application.
871 License to Practice Law in the State of Iowa
License to practice law in the State of Iowa.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and seven years of full time responsible quasi-judicial or closely related experience which involved either: conducting legal investigations to obtain evidence; hearing cases relative to specific organizational programs and recommending action for the disposition of cases;
graduation from an accredited school of law and four years of full time experience in the practice of law or four years of the above qualifying experience;
any equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience totaling eleven years on the basis that 30 semester hours of college or university course work is equal to one year of experience;
employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to eighteen months of full time work as an Administrative Law Judge 2.
For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description. Additional Qualification Requirements
Persons newly employed to preside over contested case proceedings, by the Administrative Hearing Division in the Department of Inspections and Appeals, must possess a current, active license to practice law in Iowa.
Jai Alai Judge
Jai Alai Judge ensures that the rules of the game are followed. Provides on-court monitoring of the jai alai games and players.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Observes jai alai games and ensures the rules of the game are being followed.
Monitors the players and participants of the jai alai games.
Communicates with other support staff to ensure adherence to the regulatory standards of the game.
Practices and promotes safety and compliance on the court.
Other duties as assigned.
STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE
Detail oriented with special attention to regulations, safety, and best practices.
Maintaining a professional working relationship amongst all personnel.
Adherence to gaming regulations.
Professional oral and written communication skills.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 1-year previous experience as a professional jai alai judge or professional jai alai player.
Ability to obtain a valid gaming license.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit or stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Churchill Downs Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V EOE
What would I be doing?
The Placing Judge ensures a fair race and that all rules and regulations are followed; judges are assigned to different posts of the racetrack and perform various duties based on assignment; communicates and resolves results; provides support to the higher level management; and performs related tasks within the area of assignment
inclusive for this position)
Assumes responsibility for ensuring a fair race and that all rules and regulations are followed; and judges are assigned to different posts and report to the Patrol judge.
Plans, directs, coordinates and reviews the work of the team members; assigns work activities, projects and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures; ensures guest service; meets with team members to identify and resolve problems.
Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates team members; provides team member training; works with team members to correct deficiencies; implements and or approves discipline as appropriate.
May prepare and analyze complex reports using writing and analytical skills; prepares and approves federal and state reporting; ensures reporting compliance.
Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and innovations in the judicial field.
Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Stands at the time the horses pass the winning post in each race; places the horses in the order of finish and display results.
Makes public decision as promptly as possible; and enforces all rules and regulations.
Determines the places of the horse at finish of each race; considers only the relative position of the horses.
Works with other judges to resolve disagreements.
After the race the Judge will reviews the weighed in and verifies the correct way; notifies other judges of the findings.
What are we looking for?
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
(Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis)
High School Diploma or GED, plus three (3) years experience as a Placing, Paddock or Patrol Judge.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: (Licenses, Certifications, Testing, etc.):
Possession of, and ability to maintain a valid gaming license within assigned state of employment.
Must successfully pass background check
Must successfully pass an alcohol and drug screening
Must be 21 years of age at time of hire.
Must be willing to work a variety of shifts to include swing shifts and holidays if needed
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Operations and activities of racing operations; principles and procedures of Racing Commission rules and regulations; principles and procedures of proper record keeping; principles of writing and basic form preparation; office procedures; methods and equipment including computers and applicable software applications; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
Ensure regulations, rules and code regulations; be fair and equal and make decisions based on fact; interpret and explain policies and procedures; testify under oath or justify findings; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; prepare clear and concise reports; interpret and explain policies and procedures; interpret and apply federal, state and local policies, laws and regulations.
What would it be like to work at this property?
Retama Park Racetrack is a class 1 pari-mutuel horse-racing track located in Selma, Texas a short 20 minutes from downtown San Antonio. The property hosts live racing on weekends with quarter horses running from June 7 through August 10 and live thoroughbred racing from October 4 through December 28; open daily for simulcast wagering. Retama Park features a wide variety of dining options including the Turf and Field Dining Room with panoramic views of the track, the Race Book & Sports Bar offering delicious fare enjoyed while watching simulcast racing or your favorite sports team; or more casual options at the concession stands throughout the facility.
One Retama Parkway
Selma, Texas 78154
Human Services Judge
Job Class: Human Services JudgeWorking Title: Human Services Judge
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 06/05/2019
Closing Date: 07/05/2019
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / MAPE DHS Central Office
Division/Unit: DHS-Central Office / Human Services Judges-2
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift/ 8:00 a.m.
- 5:00 p.m.
Days of Work: Monday-Friday
Travel Required: Yes (occassional within Minnesota less than 5%)
Salary Range: $31.29 - $46.54/hourly; $65,333 - $97,175/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
FLSA Status: Exempt
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
This posting is anticipated to fill 3 positions.
Cover letters are encourged when you apply!
As a Human Services Judge you will conduct administrative hearings when applicants or recipients of the various human services programs have appealed adverse actions taken by a local or state agency, as well as other types of appeals under the Department's jurisdiction. After conducting an evidentiary hearing, you must review the evidence and pertinent federal and state law and prepare a recommended order to decide the appeal. The recommended order is reviewed by a Co-Chief Human Services Judge who issues the final decision.
Manage a high volume caseload while ensuring that appeals assigned to you are resolved timely, efficiently, and in a manner that protects the rights of the parties.
Conduct evidentiary hearings to develop a complete record.
Make findings of fact and conclusions of law based on an analysis of the complete record and the laws that apply to the disputed issues.
Comply with all applicable statutes, rules, regulations, and policies in order to effectively carry out the requirements of this position and the Agency's mission, values, and goals.
Four years of advanced professional legal experience in civil, criminal or administrative hearings or policy analysis within an agency or organization. Experience must demonstrate the following:
Ability to identify legal issues within a complex set of factual circumstances;
Strong written and oral communication skills sufficient to communicate with parties and write clear, concise recommended orders that are easily understood by all parties;
Excellent legal research and analysis skills;
Ability to work respectfully with persons of diverse backgrounds, including those with different cultural backgrounds; people in crisis; people in poverty; people with physical disabilities; people with mental illness; and non-English speakers;
Ability to work independently, prioritize work load, and allocate time in an efficient manner;
Ability to competently use computer, case management system, and recording devices;
Juris Doctorate (J.D.);
Must be licensed to practice law in Minnesota and be in active status, an inactive resident, retired, on disabled status, or on retired senior status.
Professional experience conducting evidentiary hearings as an administrative law judge, workers' compensation judge, unemployment insurance judge or equivalent experience in public sector hearings environment;
Experience making credibility determinations;
Professional experience representing public assistance recipients or government agencies in legal proceedings.
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 36 human service judges, three chief human service judges, an appeals administrator, deputy appeals administrator, a director, six paralegals, and eight support staff. We received nearly 16,000 program appeals in the 2018 fiscal year.
This job offers the opportunity to work independently and set one's own schedule. 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 are unable to apply online, please 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 Toni Shobe at Tonika.Shobe@state.mn.us
If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the Job posting ID#/number to Toni Shobe at Tonika.Shobe@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 DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES_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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate what assistance you need.
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Municipal Court Judge
Job Title: Municipal Court Judge
Department: Municipal Court
Reports To: City Council
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Municipal Court Judge:
Performs professional judicial duties as the Municipal Court Judge for the municipal courts of Stephenville. The judge acts in the interpretation, application and enforcement of local ordinances and applicable State laws. The judge shall perform these duties by presiding over the municipal court sessions (including pre-trials, trials, hearings and other judicial proceedings) and functioning as a magistrate. This position shall be authorized and appointed by a majority of council. The Municipal Judge is responsible for the supervision and management of the court. The judge shall be compensated as determined and approved by the City Council.
Examples of Duties: - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Preside over Municipal Court for all class C Misdemeanors, City matters, criminal jury and non-jury trials, pre-trial conferences, juvenile warnings and other cases appropriately tried in Municipal Court.
Maintain a central docket of all cases filed in the City of Stephenville.
Review and/or deny requests for continuances.
Determine innocence or culpability (when hearing cases without a jury) and levies fine commensurate with the violation in such manner to preserve equity and uniformity in the application of existing laws and ordinances.
Supervise the administration of juror notification and direct jurors in trial cases on their role in the interpretation and application of law.
Support court activities with Municipal Court Administrator, City Attorney, and/or City Prosecutor and other city departments.
Review legislation and current case law affecting offenses and the criminal justice system and implement procedures to ensure compliance. Perform legal research as needed and determine fine amounts.
Conduct hearings as necessary.
Issue warrants, summons, magistrate warnings, etc.
Collaborate with the City Manager, City Council and applicable city departments to ensure policies, ordinances and orders are within the parameter of state law but also consistent with the values of the community and needs of the departments.
Collaborate with the City Manager and City Council to establish judge specific performance benchmarks regarding the effectiveness and productivity of the court.
Support the relationship between the City of Stephenville and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintain confidentiality of work-related issues and City information, perform other duties as required or assigned.
Knowledge of ordinances, statutes and court decision relating to Municipal Court jurisdiction
Knowledge of judicial procedures and rules of evidence as well as the organization, duties, powers, limitations and authority of the Municipal Court.
Ability to analyze evidence, apply existing laws impartially and render prompt, equitable verdicts.
Possess a sense of fairness and exhibit respect towards all persons including but not limited to argumentative and often hostile persons in court.
Abide by the Employee Policies and Procedures Manual and subscribe to the core values of the City of Stephenville.
Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and written.
Operate a computer, software and other office equipment.
Preferred valid license as an attorney issued by the Supreme Court of the State of Texas, and a member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas.
Preferred experience as a Municipal Court Judge and TMCEC Certified Judges Education.
Valid Texas Class C Drivers License with satisfactory driving record, as defined by City policy.
Proof of citizenship and/or eligibility to legally work in the United States.
Must meet the minimum mandatory continuing education requirements for Municipal Court Judges as established by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test and criminal background check.
Must be a resident of this state.
Work is confined mainly to climate controlled office with minimal exposure to outdoor weather conditions.
May include flexible hours, including week-ends, holidays and some after-hours work or overtime work in response to emergencies.
Stressful situations are inherent to this position.
Work may occasionally require travel, including over-night stays, involving training and conducting City business.
Must be able to sit or stand for long periods, answering phones, performing keyboarding, computer work, filing, copying and other administrative work.
Must possess general manual dexterity to operate computer, office machines, perform filing or other office functions; and reach with hands or arms.
Must be able to move about office, bend or stoop, retrieve files, lift books or other materials, use step-stools and step-ladders to store and retrieve items of various sizes, shapes and forms weighing up to 30 pounds.
Must be able to handle stressful situations.
Must possess mental acuity for attention to accuracy and detail.
Must see in the normal visual range with or without correction.
Must hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are required.
Nothing in this job description restricts the citys right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
This description reflects managements assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or
restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
This job description is subject to change at any time.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required.
By signing this form, you acknowledge that you can perform the essential duties and functions of this position with or without accommodation.
If accommodation is required to perform the essential duties and functions of this position listed above, please list the necessary accommodation below:
The City of Stephenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Team Member - 8350 W. Judge Perez Dr.
- 8350 W. Judge Perez Dr.
We’re looking for Team Members to become part of our Popeyes family...people with skills and behaviors to create memorable experiences for our guests. What does this mean? It means we want people who are passionate about providing guests with the best experience possible. It means we want people who take food seriously yet have fun preparing and serving it. It means we need people who are committed to contributing to the collaborative spirit of the team and who are energized by the opportunity to learn, grow and explore their career potential.
Auto req ID:
20002834 PLK Food Handler
Address Line 1:
8350 W. Judge Perez Dr.
Commitment to providing excellent guest service skills.
Able to work in a fast paced environment.
Able to communicate effectively with guests and team members.
Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
Available to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays.
Ability to resolve issues in compliance with Popeyes standards.
Must have a friendly and courteous demeanor. Is a team player.
Minimum Age: 16 years old.
Consistently talk to and listen to fellow team members and guests.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 15 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Must be able to consistently carry products/boxes and miscellaneous weighing no more than 60 pounds.
Consistently operate registers.
Consistently handle product preparation.
Consistently kneel and follow proper lifting procedures.
Frequently stoop to pick up supplies and trash.
Consistently push to open and close door to store and storage shed as well as cooler and freezers.
Consistently stand during serving customers and training.
Previous Restaurant Experience: Preferred.
Shows compassion, care and concern towards other team members and guest
Creates a great experience by serving the guest well
Holds self accountable to meet performance expectations
Loves team members and guests through behaviors, actions and decisions each day
Acts with integrity and honesty, and promote the culture of Popeyes
Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
Greet guests to make them feel comfortable and welcome.
Take guests’ food orders and handle cash and credit transactions.
Demonstrates knowledge of the brand and menu items.
Check food quality and food temperatures throughout the day to ensure the food is fresh and safe to serve.
Monitors Speed of Service to ensure delivery of guest expectations.
Ensures the restaurant is welcoming and clean.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Restaurant Brands International and all of its affiliated companies (collectively, RBI) are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers that do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, provincial or federal laws, rules, or regulations. RBI's policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.
Job Description: Provides pharmaceutical care to all patients consistent with the goals and objectives of the hospital and the pharmacy department.# In providing this care, the pharmacist must review all drug orders and judge the appropriateness of those orders, i.e. appropriate drug, dose, frequency, etc.# Drug related problems, such as potential allergic reactions, drug interactions, and other problems, must be identified and resolved.# The pharmacist must also oversee the activities of supportive personnel working in the area. # Pharmacists are expected to focus the full potential of their knowledge and experience on# the assessment and improvement of patient care. Qualifications Bachelor#s Degree Degree in pharmacy from an accredited school required Missouri licensure if practicing in MO required Kansas licensure if practicing in KS required Both Kansas # Missouri license required if practicing at CHK# Required upon hire
Provides pharmaceutical care to all patients consistent with the goals and objectives of the hospital and the pharmacy department. In providing this care, the pharmacist must review all drug orders and judge the appropriateness of those orders, i.e. appropriate drug, dose, frequency, etc. Drug related problems, such as potential allergic reactions, drug interactions, and other problems, must be identified and resolved. The pharmacist must also oversee the activities of supportive personnel working in the area.
Pharmacists are expected to focus the full potential of their knowledge and experience on the assessment and improvement of patient care.
Degree in pharmacy from an accredited school required
Missouri licensure if practicing in MO required
Kansas licensure if practicing in KS required
Both Kansas & Missouri license required if practicing at CHK Required upon hire
Position Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
This position exists to ensure that civil, felony, misdemeanor, family, juvenile, probate, guardianship, paternity, mental; traffic and ordinance cases are efficiently processed through the judicial system.
This position acts as a lead worker for the Deputy Clerk of Court, Administrative Clerk II and Administrative Clerk I positions.
Work Hours: 8:00am
Hours Per Shift: 8
Shifts Per Pay Period: 10
Position FTE: 1.0 FTE (Full-Time)
Applications are being accepted from Walworth County employees as well as members of the public.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Knowledge of case files: Ensure the quality and accuracy of the court file by having specific knowledge of federal, state and local statutes and rules and thereby be able to identify errors, discrepancies, and improperly filed documents and recognize documents missing or not recorded or scanned into the case file.
Process case files: Process both paper documents and electronic documents, doing routine tasks such as data entry, organization, cross-referencing, scanning, copying and retrieval.
Work with the Clerk of Courts staff to ensure files are available for the judges: Provide the proper files to the Court. Locate case relevant information, organize case files ensuring information is organized and easily accessible for the judge.
Maintain all files to include exhibits: Follow office procedures for maintenance of files and exhibits including contraband; weapons; drugs; currency.
Store exhibits during and upon completion of trial and maintain accountability for the exhibits and files being used by their division. Monitor all case files in assigned division; schedule for the appropriate handling and disposal of all cases in a timely manner.
Develop and maintain a high level of trust with the judges/commissioners: Ensure the smooth and adequate flow of information between the Judge and the Clerk of Courts.
Draft basic court documents to be reviewed and approved by the judge, such as notices of hearings. Prepare the daily court calendar. Review and screen all paperwork and phone/personal requests for the judges.
Control and limit access to the judges/commissioners at all times. Process necessary paperwork for those cases in which a Request for Substitution of Judge or when a judge recuses himself.
Retrieve/review legal references requested by the Judge. Have a good working knowledge of all the statutes that pertain to assigned division, along with others that pertain to the office/courts.
Schedule all hearings for the court: Provide accurate calendar management including scheduling of court hearings, trials, conferences, legal appointments and provide all necessary information for scheduling conferences. Ability to handle multi-trial schedules; speedy demands for defendants incarcerated; prioritize the schedules for the judges/commissioners.
Perform court duties: Take concise minutes as required by Section 59.40, Wis.
Administer oath to interpreters, witnesses, jurors and bailiffs. Mark and maintain exhibits. Ensure that all the courtroom equipment, video, audio, monitors and other items are working and ready for use.
Provide attorneys/parties with necessary paperwork during/following the court hearing. Identify hearings/trials that require higher security needs. Contact Court Security prior to or during a hearing.
Jury Trials: Compile the monthly list of jury trials each month and work with the Deputy Jury Clerk.
Instruct the Jury Clerk on the panel size; special requirements necessary for high-profile cases; and lengthy cases. Make the necessary arrangements for jury meals, transportation, or lodging as warranted by the trial. Transportation and lodging will be arranged with a supervisor.
Appeals: Receive appeals from Municipal Court to Circuit Court and assign these appeals to a Circuit Court Judge.
Assist the Appeal Deputy Clerk, Administrative Clerk II and Administrative Clerk I positions with the opening, processing and closing of files. Process/monitor all appeals on criminal, civil, family and paternity files and keep track of them for statistical purposes. Process judgments as required by statutes. Coordinate dates with the after-hours judge/commissioner.
Clerical Duties: Prioritize all incoming correspondence.
Handle confidential documents ensuring they remain secure. Maintain an orderly workflow according to priorities. Assist colleagues whenever necessary. Process departmental mail and assist at the counter, waiting on the public, when needed.
Demonstrate a commitment to county safety and risk management efforts.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High School plus two additional years of formal preparation and four to five years of relevant prior experience. Proven experience in ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals as well as ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Proven experience with legal terminology.
Interactions & Communication
Provides specialized information and/or recommendations to others regarding an area of expertise. Ability to communicate professionally, clearly, concisely and tactfully.
Must have the ability to exercise judgment and diplomacy. Must maintain a high level of confidentiality, discretion and integrity.
This position has the authority to make decisions that are within general procedures and protocols; supervision is available as required or requested. These decisions directly impact the performance in the job and/or the work unit within the department and information is provided with additional research and observations which contributes to the decision making process.
Thinking and Problem Solving
In relation to established procedures, protocols and policies of the County, challenges in this position tend to be diverse, but are typically covered by precedent or established practice.
Scanner Copy Machine
Typewriter FAX Machine
Telephone Personal Computer/Printer
Digital Audio recorder
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.
The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Formal Walworth County Electronic Application
Education and Experience Review
Data Entry Test (6,000 kph)
Typing Test (40 wpm)
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Administrative Secretary/Court Recorder - Circuit Court
We are located in Southeast Michigan and are one of the fastest growing counties in Michigan. Livingston County consists of 16 townships, 2 villages and 2 cities. The county contains a diverse mix of rural agricultural areas, historic downtowns, suburban development, lake-side living and large recreational lands. Home to two metro parks (Kensington and Huron Meadows), 3 state recreation areas (Island Lake, Brighton, and Pinckney), 1 state park (Lakelands Trail), 2 state game areas, 1 wildlife area, 2 Livingston County parks (Lutz and Fillmore), and numerous local parks, Livingston County has an abundance of recreational opportunities. Livingston County offers 163 park acres per 1,000 residents, more than any other county in Southeast Michigan.
Under the supervision of the Circuit Court Administrative Coordinator performs a variety of secretarial tasks pertaining to scheduling, records management and electronic files. Maintains the court's website and performs all the duties of a court recorder.
Hybrid pension plan which includes a Defined Benefit & Defined Contribution 401a with an employer match
Comprehensive Medical, Pharmacy, Dental & Vision
Optional Voluntary 457 Deferred Compensation plan
Health & Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid vacation, sick days & Holidays
Up to $500 annual Wellness reimbursement & $100 incentive for completing your annual physical & Health Assessment
Voluntary benefits such as Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital policies
Employee assistance program
PAY RATE INFORMATION:
The Deputy Court Clerk position is a union position and starting pay is $40,735/yr. This position is eligible for step pay increases within our Court Union Grade 6 wage scale. Top end of the current wage scale for this position is $48,680/yr.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the duties, which the employee may be expected to perform. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.
Interviews defendants to determine if they qualify for judicial aid. Follows guidelines and determines if aid is warranted. Initiates process for judicial aid.
Receives, reviews, and processes paperwork for the assignment of appellate attorneys through the State's Appellate Attorney System.
Receives and processes requests for court transcripts from court officials, the Prosecutor's Office and the public. Evaluates each request to determine what is being requested and which services are required.
Schedules case evaluations/mediations. Appoints case evaluators for the panel each month, determines which files are ready for case evaluation and sends notices. Ensures that payment has been received for the case evaluators and the necessary briefs have been filed. Reviews each case for compliance with the order of mediation. Prepares mediator lists for both domestic and civil cases.
Utilizes the court database to prepare both routine and complex reports of a statistical nature regarding court caseloads and statistical metrics.
Maintains the court -related pages on the county's website. Ensures compliance with state and federal laws as it relates to the court's website. Ensures that the court's pages comply with the American with Disabilities Act requirements.
Handles a variety of internal requests from the judges and their staff related to special reports and court equipment issues.
Provides assistance in training and other assistance to judicial staff. Assists in training new employees to the judicial staff of the court, as well as providing training and troubleshooting with their courtroom equipment.
Serves on the committee that is in charge of the imaging project- a project to make the courts paperless. Serves on the committee that is working on the project and plays a key role in providing liaison to the judges and their staff.
Maintains all recordings of court proceedings for all courts within the county on the same computer drive to ensure compliance with state requirements, as well as local requirements.
Arranges for the public viewing of various court recordings upon request.
Serves as a court recorder. Secures and maintains video equipment, Polycom, printers, iPads and other devices, and ensures that equipment is operating efficiently and accurately. Ensures the courtroom is up and ready for the day's hearings.
Pulls files for the day's docket from the County Clerk's Office. Begins court room call, administers oath to witnesses, draws jurors and alternates, prepares and distributes jury seating chart, and provides other courtroom assistance as needed. Maintains juror and exhibit lists.
Monitors the video recording system in the courtroom, including ensuring that the people who are speaking are properly positioned to maximize recording. Monitors equipment to ensure continuing recording quality and performs tasks required to secure video and audio records.
Takes notes and maintains log of actions in court, including describing actions taken on each case, noting time case started and ended, noting appearance of witnesses, marking of exhibits and other actions.
Prepares a variety of forms in the courtroom such as warrant recalls, orders to show cause, bond forms, requests for appointed counsel, and other forms. Secures the signature of the Judge as necessary.
Executes all forms necessary to court proceedings, ensures that the judge has affixed his/her signature, and that all forms are copied, and disbursed to all litigants and necessary parties.
May serve as back-up to other clerical staff for tasks such as scheduling cases, taking adjournments, typing correspondence and legal documents, filing and related secretarial tasks.
Performs other duties as directed.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the job.
Requirements include the following:
High school diploma or equivalent and two years of progressively more responsible court reporting/recording experience in a courtroom setting.
The county, at its discretion, may consider an alternative combination of formal education and work experience.
Michigan Vehicle Operator's License.
Electronic Recorder and Operator Certifications from the Michigan Supreme Court and LEIN certification within six months of hire date.
Knowledge of basic court proceedings and the court system's procedures, and statutes.
Knowledge of office procedures, court scheduling, procedures and statutes and maintaining detailed and accurate records.
Advanced skills in proofreading, reviewing forms, documents, preparing transcripts and reports.
Skill in assembling and analyzing data, and preparing comprehensive and accurate reports.
Skill in effectively communicating ideas and concepts orally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to maintain professional integrity and respect for those requiring court services including the ability to effectively meet and deal with the public.
Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with county employees, contractors to the county, representatives of other governmental units, professional contacts, elected officials, court officials and the public.
Skill in the use of office equipment and technology, including Microsoft Suite applications, website technology, database use and the ability to learn new software programs applicable to the position.
Skill in the use of audio and video equipment.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person and by telephone, read regular and small print, view and produce written and electronic documents, and enter data on a computer keyboard with repetitive keystrokes. The employee must be mobile in an office and courtroom setting, stand, sit, stoop and kneel, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must lift or push/pull objects of up to 15 lbs. without assistance. Accommodation will be made, as needed, for office employees required to lift or move objects that exceed this weight.
The typical work environment of this job is a court or business office setting where the noise level is quiet and sometimes moderate.
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