Judicial Support Associate, Senior B

Job Description

Position: Judicial Support Associate, Senior B
Salary Range: $4,196/month to $5,625/month; Starting Salary DOQ, DOE
Location District Court
Employment Type: Full-time (40 hours/week); FSLA nonexempt
Courthouse Union, Benefits Apply
Open Until Filled

Full Time Benefits Include: • County pays $1,500 per month towards medical, dental, vision, life insurance and employee assistance program for employee and eligible family members • Retirement: Walla Walla County full time employees are eligible for Washington State Department of Retirement Services (DRS) • HRA Veba account: Employer contribution may apply • Wellness program • Access to MetLife Pet Insurance • Deferred compensation plans offered • Twelve paid holidays annually • Vacation accrual based on seniority (see Union Contract) • Benefited employees shall accrue sick leave benefits at the percentage rate of hours worked per week, to a maximum of eight (8) hours earned per month based on a forty (40) hour workweek but not less than one (1) hour per every forty (40) hours worked per County Policy 30.05.0
Visit Walla Walla County Website for detailed benefits information.

Brief Duties and Responsibilities: The Walla Walla District Court (WWDC) covers three (3) jurisdictions within the 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. The Judicial Support Associate, Senior B (JSAS-B) performs specialized functions related to clerical, record keeping, data entry and civil procedures for District Court operations. Requires considerable knowledge of court accounting and record keeping procedures including proper formatting and content. Employee receives general supervision from the Judge and the Court Administrator. Generally, carries out recurring assignments on his/her own with the initiative to complete any additional tasks.

Working Environment/Physical Abilities: 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. May deal with 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.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education And Experience: High school diploma or equivalent. At least two (2) years of clerical experience and State training in processing civil cases through the court system; or a combination of four (4) years of training and experience in civil procedures. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Licenses and other requirements:
Current, valid Driver’s License and must successfully pass a driving record check. Required to successfully pass a criminal background check that will allow for access to all appropriate court and state information systems. File an Oath of Confidentiality with the State of Washington Administrative Office of the Courts.

For Application: Application, resume, and cover letter required). Job description is available on our website at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us where you can apply online.

Type: Full-time
Pay: $4,196.00 to $5,625.00 per MONTH

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Walla Walla County

Walla Walla County (population 62,000) may be Washington State’s best-kept secret. Located in the Southeastern corner of the state, in the foothills of the Blue Mountains.
Rolling green hills lead to Walla Walla’s patchwork of farms and snowy backdrop of the Blues in the distance. A quaint, well-kept downtown district, lined with lovely brick and stone architecture with first-class retail shops of every description. Fine dining abounds, and Walla Walla’s award-winning wine culture is evident everywhere. With three colleges, a thriving viticulture industry (over 100 wineries), and mild “Four-Season” climate, Walla Walla is home to 32,000 residents. Besides our County seat in Walla Walla, we also proudly serve College Place, Waitsburg, Touchet, Wallula, Burbank, Prescott and Dixie. There is the County Fair, hot air balloons in the summer sky, parades down Main Street… and you’re surrounded by fishing, skiing, boating, cycling, hiking, camping – in the uncrowded outdoor spaces.
Walla Walla County is a great place to live, work and play. It is also the perfect place to raise a family, with excellent schools, public libraries, and parks.

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