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Judicial Specialist 2 (D5 13315-009)

Date Posted
December 4, 2018
Full Time

Job Details


Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Position Title

Judicial Specialist 2


Polk County Courthouse
500 Mulberry St
Des Moines, IA 50309


Pay Grade 18, $32,406.40 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Position Summary

Judicial Specialist 2 position is in Court Administration providing Courtroom Support.


Performs a variety of clerical / secretarial tasks supporting the efficient operations of a high volume court; assists in maintaining the court’s calendar; when court is not in session, performs related work as directed by the District Court Administrator or designee.  This position will be assigned to work in any District Court, District Associate Court or Juvenile courtroom as needed.  Occasional weekend and holiday work may be required.  Travel within the district may also be required.  Applicant must possess very strong computer skills with the ability to learn complex computer systems.  Polk County is filing and managing its court records electronically.


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.

Contact Information

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume and  Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment may be emailed to

Posting Close Date

All application materials must be received by Friday, December 14, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.


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