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Judicial Specialist 1 (D1 13415-002)

Date Posted
November 5, 2019
Full Time

Job Details


Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Position Title

Judicial Specialist 1


Black Hawk County Clerk of District Court
316 E 5th St
Waterloo, IA 50703


Pay Grade 18, $33,280.00 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits


This position is an entry level position under the direct supervision of the Clerk of District Court.

Employees in this classification will be assigned a limited number of functions and will be trained to gradually obtain the knowledge and capability of performing more complex duties. 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.  Occasional travel to other counties may be required.  


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 with at least one (1) year of customer experience   
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 professional experience.  Education cannot substitute customer service experience.  

Must be bondable.

National Career Readiness Certificate preferred. Testing is available at all Iowa WORKS locations and results are available immediately.   

Final candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.   

Contact Information

How to Apply

All applicants must complete the “Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment”.  You may attach a resume and cover letter.  Email application and supporting materials to:

Posting Close Date

All application materials must be received by Friday, November 15, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.


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