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Judicial Specialist 2 (D7 13315-002)

Date Posted
September 9, 2020
Full Time

Job Details


Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Position Title

Judicial Specialist 2


Clinton County Courthouse
612 N 2nd St
Clinton, IA 52732


Pay Grade 18, $33,987.20 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Clerk of Court, performs clerical tasks in maintaining and processing court records and materials as well as assisting customers with court related matters.


Applicants must possess excellent customer service, communication and computer skills.  Applicants must possess the ability and desire to learn the complexities of court case processing using our statewide Electronic Document Management System (EDMS).  Applicants must be able to maintain a pleasant demeanor while working in a fast paced environment providing exemplary assistance to a wide range of court users.  Applicants must possess problem solving and critical thinking skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 


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.

Preference will be given to candidates whose work experience provides evidence of strong customer service skills, sound professional judgement, the ability to work cooperatively with team members, and the ability to handle multiple priorities in a face-paced environment.

May require travel to other counties.

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

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

Kim Hess, Clerk of Court
PO Box 2957
Clinton, IA 52733-2957

Posting Close Date

All application materials must be received by Wednesday, September 30, 2020.


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