Job Description

Job Summary
Great Place to Work

Our Judicial Operations team is currently looking for a Judicial Proceedings Specialist to join a dynamic and innovative group of team members.

Here in District Court we strongly believe in the value and the power of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to making them central to our mission and vision as we serve our community and each other. We celebrate diversity because it brings innovation and offers unique perspectives and learning opportunities. We are intentional with advancing equity, because it allows all of us to achieve great things while honoring individual uniqueness. We champion inclusion, because when we belong, we are free to be our genuine best selves and build meaningful partnerships.

Qualified candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

What’s in it for You?

At District Court, we carry out our mission of serving the people of Clark County with commitment to excellence. We are passionate about creating an inclusive work culture that celebrates and promotes diversity and belonging. Find your calling with us!

Our employees participate in various internal focus groups and workshops dedicated to process improvement and innovation. This gives us a voice in how we accomplish great things in service to our community.
We also celebrate our achievements and create happy moments because we value personal wellbeing. Having fun matters!
Our workforce leads a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employee Council. This gives us opportunities and empowers us to leave a mark in the world in specific and profound ways.
We are an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. To learn more about this program, and how to qualify, please visit here: https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
We provide additional compensation for employees required by their positions to use a second language in the course of their responsibilities.  Employees certified to provide bilingual services receive an additional pay premium of fifty dollars ($50.00) per pay period.
We offer a hybrid remote work schedule as available upon completing fifty percent of the probationary period.

Who We are Looking For:

You are a detail-oriented person with a strong motivation to learn new processes, and a passion for advancing social justice in our community.

You share our values of integrity, ethics, and innovation;

You are familiar with legal terminology and court processes;

You lean on your team for support and offer your support in return;

You pride yourself in the ability to listen and to ask follow-up questions;

You are skilled in preparing professional quality work products.

By joining our team, you will get an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to a wide variety of court processes.

This position is represented by Local 11 – OPEIU (Office and Professional Employees International Union, AFL-CIO).

 

Qualifications
Three years of progressively responsible experience within a legal or court environment which includes a minimum of one year of experience directly related to the work of the class.
Paralegal certificate of proficiency or Associate’s degree may be substituted for up to two years of experience.
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered.
Valid driver’s license preferred.

Success in this position requires:

Demonstrated knowledge of policies, procedures, and practices applicable to the court;
Advanced technological skills in computer programs and applications;
Ability to work with minimum supervision while independently coordinating multiple tasks to accomplish workload and meet unexpected demands;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, management and peers, as well as the general public served by the department;
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and to adhere to ethical conduct;
Effective communication and conflict resolution skills;
Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment under stressful circumstances.
Selection Process:

Resume and other documents must be attached together in the ‘Resume Upload’ section of the application.  Multiple files are allowed, but all applicant attachments must be uploaded simultaneously, as there is no way to edit or append uploaded materials after submitting the application.

 

Application Review (Pass/ Fail) – An online application is required.  Attaching a resume does not substitute for a completed application; incomplete applications will not pass the application review.  Candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.

 

Practical Exam (Pass/Fail) – This recruitment may require a practical exam which will be job related and may include, but not limited to, the qualifications outlined in the job announcement.  Candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.

 

Oral Interview – The interview will be job related and may include, not limited to, the qualifications outlined in the job announcement.  Top candidate(s) will continue in the process.

 

Employment references will be conducted for the final candidates and may include verification of education.

 

It is general policy of the County that new employees shall be hired at the lower steps of the applicable range and advance through the range at the normal progression.

 

 

 

 

Examples of Duties
As a Judicial Proceedings Specialist, your typical daily responsibilities will be to:
Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate court hearings;
Maintain digital record of proceedings, hold and facilitate virtual and in-person court hearings, manage live internet streaming of courtroom proceedings;
Create, receive, and record all legal documents and exhibits filed in open court;
Enter, retrieve, and update information on the statewide judicial database relating to individual cases and calendars;
Report individual court records to other agencies;
Issue warrants, summons, notices for hearing, and other legal documents ordered by the court;
Provide information to the public, co-workers, and outside agencies concerning case or court process-related information;
Participate in daily team assignments in support of Court’s operations;
Actively advance District Court’s mission and vision by promoting the culture of learning, innovation, inclusion, and respect.
 

 

 

 

Salary Grade
Local 11.7

 

Salary Range
$25.73 – $34.74- per hour

For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line (applications on external sites are not monitored), please visit our website at:

https://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/explore-careers-clark-county
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