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Judicial Specialist 2 (D6 13316-002)

Date Posted
June 4, 2021
Type
Full Time

Job Details

Date

Friday, June 4, 2021

Position Title

Judicial Specialist 2
(two positions available)

Location

Linn County Courthouse
51 Third Ave Bridge
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Salary

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

Position Summary

Judicial Specialist 2 position with the District Court Administration office in Linn County, Cedar Rapids, IA.  Two positions available.

Responsibilities

Under general supervision, performs customer service, clerical, paralegal tasks and/or administrative work necessary for: maintenance and processing of court records, maintenance of case assignments and scheduling, maintenance of proper courtroom decorum and assisting the judicial officer(s) to achieve the efficient operation of the court.  Supervision will be with the District Court Administrator.

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.

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.
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 with the National Career Readiness Certificate preferred. Testing is available at all IowaWORKS locations and results are available immediately.

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

All applicants must complete the Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment.  Resume and cover letter may be attached.  Send completed application and supporting documents to:

District Court Administration
Attn: Kellee Cortez
51 Third Ave Bridge
Cedar Rapids, IA  52401

Or email to: kellee.cortez@iowacourts.gov

Posting Close Date

All application materials must be received by Friday, June 18, 2021

AA / EOE

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