This position is responsible for developing and maintaining a good working relationship with judges, court personnel, attorneys, jurors and the public and is bound by rigid guidelines to keep all jurors secure for trials.
Working Title: Jury Assistant
Job Title: Jury Bailiff
Work Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Hours Per Shift: Varies
Shifts Per Pay Period: Varies
Position FTE: 0.0 Casual
Applications are being accepted for this position until the vacancies are filled.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Keep jurors assembled & guide them through court
Be the liaison between the courtroom work group and the jurors
Help with jurors lunch and breaks
Maintain a good working relationship with the judges, court personnel, jurors and the public.
Knowledge of courtroom procedures.
Keep jurors secure and handle all their needs.
Ensure courtroom proceedings are followed as to not cause a mistrial.
Demonstrate a commitment to county safety and risk management efforts.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or equivalent and zero to six months of relevant prior experience. Proven experience in legal terminology.
Interactions & Communication
Responds to others' requests for basic and general information
This position has authority to make decisions that are within detailed procedures and protocols and under close supervision. These decisions directly impact performance in the job and/or the work unit within the department and information is provided to others for decision making.
Thinking and Problem Solving
In relation to established procedures, protocols and policies of the County, the complexity of this job is low and challenges are relatively minimal.
Tools and Equipment Used
Copy Machine FAX Machine
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.