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Judicial Specialist 2 (D6 13316-009)

Date Posted
March 18, 2020
Full Time

Job Details


Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Position Title

Judicial Specialist 2


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


Pay Grade 18, $33,280.00 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.


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.  The Judicial Specialist will be assigned to a limited number of functions and will be trained to gradually obtain the knowledge and capability of performing more complex duties.  Position may include occasional weekend and holiday hours worked.


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.  You may attach a resume and cover letter. 

District Court Administration
Attn: Kellee Cortez
51 Third Ave Bridge
PO Box 1468
Cedar Rapids, IA  52401

Or email to:

Posting Close Date

All application materials must be received by Monday, April 6, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.


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