BailiffPosition Title: Bailiff
Posted: May 14, 2019
Company: Wayne County Government
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Incumbent serves as Court Bailiff for Superior Court 1, responsible for performing clerical functions, supervising juries and witnesses during trials and performing Court Bailiff duties as needed.
Maintains and monitors the Court’s calendar of trials, conferences, appointments, and miscellaneous hearings. Coordinates calendar changes with Scheduling Clerk.
Performs various clerical functions, including data entry, typing, retrieving files, filing correspondence, reviewing motions, preparing orders, entering docket entries, copying documents, opening, sorting, and delivering mail and maintaining Judge’s library.
Answers telephones and greets office visitors, directs to appropriate individual or takes messages as needed. Calls and confirms status of filings not submitted by deadline.
Inputs signed orders in current case management system using proper codes and dates.
Monitors cases throughout each quarter as directed (including but not limited to for purposes of 41E hearings). Monitors probate matters as directed.
Monitors jail lists regarding criminal initial hearings and supervises juries throughout trials.
Performs opening and closing functions of jury trials, and other formal court proceedings as may be directed.
Supervises juries throughout trials and prepares courtroom for jury trials, including equipment set-up, compiling report to Auditor for payment of jurors, calculating juror pay, and providing food to jurors.
Prepares jury questionnaires for the required increments, collects forms, assists with matter related to changes of address and deceased jurors. Distributes list of perspective jurors to attorneys.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Type: Full Time
High school diploma or GED with previous related work experience (minimum requirements).
Working knowledge of legal terminology, and court policies and procedures and the ability to apply such knowledge to a variety of interrelated processes, tasks, and operations.
Working knowledge of and proficiency with clerical skills and business knowledge.
Working knowledge of standard English grammar, spelling, and pronunciation and the ability to prepare detailed reports within department deadlines.
Ability to comply with all Court Employee personnel policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.
Ability to competently serve the public with diplomacy and respect, including encounters with irate/hostile persons.
Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information/records according to state requirements and requirements of the Court.
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with co-workers, other County departments, other law enforcement agencies, hospitals, mental health agencies, judges, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.
Ability to plan and layout work projects.
Ability to proofread proficiently.
Ability to regularly work extended hours. Ability to occasionally work weekend and evening hours and travel out of town for workshops, conferences, and seminars, but not overnight.
Possession of a valid driver’s license and demonstrated safe driving record.
Education Level: High School
Career Level: entry
How To Apply: http://www.co.wayne.in.us
ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE A WAYNE COUNTY GOVERNMENT APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ON-LINE: WWW.CO.WAYNE.IN.US
Full-time at 37.5 hours per week
Medical, dental, drug, vision, life insurance, voluntary life, PERF, Flexible Spending, Voluntary short term disability insurance, 457B plan, Boston Mutual Life insurance plan.
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