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Juvenile Court Specialist 1 (D8 13077-001)

Date Posted
April 8, 2021
Full Time

Job Details


Thursday, April 8, 2021

Position Title

Juvenile Court Specialist 1


Juvenile Court Services
Wapello County Courthouse
101 W 4th St
Ottumwa, IA 52501


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

Position Summary

Juvenile Court Specialist 1 position will be based in the Wapello County Juvenile Court Services Office in Ottumwa, Iowa, and will cover multiple counties.  Travel is required to other work locations as needed. 


Performs a wide variety of clerical and technical functions under little or no supervision to provide efficient and effective operation of the office. Enters and maintains case data in computer systems, prepares and maintains client files and multiple office records.  Performs customer service responsibilities such as answers phone, responds to visitors, contact with other agencies, interacts with juveniles and their parents, law enforcement officers, judges, lawyers and general public.  Prepares or drafts correspondence or other related documents.  Follows appropriate processes for use of the Electronic Data Management System (EDMS).  Assists JCOs in gathering information.  Monitors office supplies and orders same as needed. Other work as assigned.



Graduation from an accredited high school (or High School Equivalency) and two (2) years of successful completion of accredited post high school education in social work, sociology, psychology, criminology, education or related program.

Two (2) years of experience working in a business/office setting required and one (1) year of customer service experience.  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 professional experience.  Education cannot substitute customer service experience.

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

Forward Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment, resume, and cover letter to:

Michael T. Rempe, Chief Juvenile Court Officer
513 North Main
Burlington, IA 52601

or email:

Posting Close Date

All application materials must be received by Friday, April 23, 2021.


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