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Judicial Specialist 2 (D4 13315 Pottawattamie)

Date Posted
January 12, 2022
Full Time

Job Details


Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Position Title

Judicial Specialist 2


Pottawattamie County Courthouse
227 S 6th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501


Pay Grade 19, $36,046.40 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits


Judicial Specialist 2 position is in the Pottawattamie County Courthouse, Court Administration.  After sufficient training, and upon approval of the District Court Administrator or designee, the applicant may be allowed to work in the courthouse nearest his or her home location.


This position will primarily be used to do judges scheduling and court attend for trials and other duties as assigned. Under the direct supervision of the Assistant District Court Administrator.  Applicants must possess excellent customer service, communication and computer skills.  Ability to maintain a pleasant demeanor while working in a fast paced environment providing exemplary assistance to a wide range of court users.  Applicant must possess problem solving and critical thinking skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality.  May occasionally involve travel to other counties.


Graduation from an accredited high school (or High School Equivalency) and two (2) years of successful completion of accredited post high school education in business, paralegal, computer, legal assistant or related program. Two (2) years of professional office experience in business, court or legal work or a related area with one (1) year of the experience involving customer service. At the discretion of the appointing authority additional years of experience may be substituted for the required post high school education.  Or, the successful completion of additional years of education (i.e., Bachelor’s Degree) may be substituted for years of experience on the basis that successful completion of thirty (30) semester hours or academic equivalent equals one year of experience.  Education cannot be substituted for customer service experience.  Must be bondable.
Final candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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How to Apply

Cover letter, resume and the Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment may be emailed to

Posting Close Date

Open until filled.


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