Judicial Support Associate, Lead B

Job Description

District Court

Position: Judicial Support Associate, Lead B
Starting Salary: $4,002 to $4,408 per month DOE, DOQ
Location: District Court
Employment Type: Full-time (40 hours/week); Benefits Apply; Courthouse Union

Open until filled

Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Walla Walla District Court (WWDC) cover three (3) jurisdictions within Walla Walla County; City of Walla Walla, City of College Place, and the County of Walla Walla. The WWDC was established in accordance with state law and is the judicial branch of government for the county and two municipalities. The court is authorized to hear both criminal and civil matters. This position is the trial clerk in the courtroom, and they facilitate the actual courtroom process, record the proceedings, direct the parties in the procedures and are available to assist the judge in whatever he may need during hearings and trials. After court is complete this position is required to enter all the results obtained from the court process: this includes entering new court dates and information into JIS, scanning documentation from the hearings, and marking the hearings as complete. A large part of this position is handling court records See the job description for the complete list of essential job functions and qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent required. At least five (5) years’ experience working in the criminal justice system, two (2) years of which are as court clerk and reporter; or an eight (8) year combination of training and experience in processing criminal and traffic cases through the court system with at least two (2) years as a court clerk. An Associate Degree (AA) preferred and two (2) years’ experience working in the criminal justice system with State training regarding criminal and traffic law and practice, or at least five (5) years combinations of training, experience, and education in criminal justice court system.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in the usual office environment and in courtroom. Must possess the physical ability to sit for long periods of time while performing duties. Physical abilities required for this position are those typically related to office operations including manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate personal computers and other office equipment; ability to lift twenty (20) pounds; access file cabinets and sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate verbally; and supervising individuals who often have a low level of education, substance abuse issues, and mental health issues. Possible exposure to communicable diseases and illness from defendants and others in the courtroom, and court office.

Application: County employment application, resume and cover letter required. Visit the County website at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us to download a copy of the job description and to apply online. Mailing address: HR/Risk Manager, PO Box 1506, Walla Walla, WA 99362, 509-524-2600, fax 509-524-2603, email hr@co.walla-walla.wa.us

SELECTION IS BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS, TESTING, BACKGROUND CHECK, DRIVING RECORD CHECK, AND ORAL INTERVIEW.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER / ADA COMPLIANT

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