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Judicial Specialist 2 (D8 13315 Poweshiek)

Date Posted
January 11, 2022
Full Time

Job Details


Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Position Title

Judicial Specialist 2


Poweshiek County Clerk of Court
302 E Main St
Montezuma, IA  50171


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

Position Summary

Judicial Specialist 2 position is in the Poweshiek County Clerk of Court office, Montezuma, IA.  Starting salary $36,046.40 annually, $1,386.40 bi-weekly. 


Under the direct supervision of the Clerk of Court.  Applicants must possess excellent customer service, communication and computer skills.  Ability and desire to learn the complexities of court case processing using our statewide Electronic Document Management System (EDMS).  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.
The Iowa Judicial Branch is an E-Verify employer.

Contact Information

How to Apply

Forward cover letter, resume and the Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment to:

Heidi Baker, Court Administrator
8th Judicial District
333 N Court
Ottumwa, IA 52501

or email to:

If you are a veteran, please include a copy of your DD214.

Posting Close Date

Application materials must be received by Friday, January 28, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.



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