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Judicial Specialist 2 (D7 13315-003)

Date Posted
February 10, 2020
Full Time

Job Details


Monday, February 10, 2020

Position Title

Judicial Specialist 2


Scott County Courthouse
400 W 4th St
Davenport, IA 52801 


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

Position Summary

The Seventh Judicial District of Iowa is seeking an experienced administrative professional to fill an important customer service and administrative support role in the District Court Administration office.  This position is located in Scott County District Associate Court and, as part of a collaborative team, performs a variety of tasks supporting the efficient operation of a high volume court.

 The position is classified as a Judicial Specialist 2, with opportunity for advancement, and will work normal business hours, Monday through Friday.


The following are examples of major job duties expected for this position to perform:

Schedule court proceedings with attorneys, self-represented parties and judicial officers.

Draft and file routine scheduling orders.

Provide court users with accurate procedural information.

Direct court filings to judicial officers using a case management system.

Assist judicial officers inside and outside of the courtroom.

Maintain decorum during court proceedings.

Provide assistance to jurors.

Organize and maintain trial exhibits..


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

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

Contact Information

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a completed Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment to the address below.  Applicants must reference "Judicial Specialist 2 - Associate Court" in the cover letter.

Kathy Gaylord, District Court Administrator
400 W 4th St
Davenport, IA  52801


Posting Close Date

All application materials must be received by Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.


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