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Judicial Specialist 2 (D4 13315-001)

Date Posted
November 5, 2019
Full Time

Job Details


Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Position Title

Judicial Specialist 2


Pottawattamie County Courthouse
227 South 6th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501


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


Operates digital recording equipment and related software to capture and store the official record during court proceedings.  Accurately and expeditiously enters log notes into the recording management program during court proceedings, manages the storage and record keeping of the digital recordings.   Prepares orders, schedules court hearings, performs case research, general office work and provides substantial clerical support for the Court.  Prepares the courtroom for proceedings, provides court attendant services, manages exhibits and transcribes judicial officer dictation.  Performs related work as determined by the supervising judicial officer or the Chief Judge or his designee. Specific primary assignment(s) as designated by the District Court Administrator.    


Education, Experience, and Special Requirements

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. Must be bondable.

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.

Candidates must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.

Contact Information

How to Apply

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

Angela Collinson, Administrative Assistant
227 South 6th Street
Council Bluffs, IA  51502

Posting Close Date

Application materials must be received by Friday, November 22, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.


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