Richardson County Court is currently accepting applications for a full time Clerk Magistrate. This is highly responsible administrative and managerial work under the direction of the presiding judge for the Richardson County Court. This position will be subject to the Code of Judicial Conduct. The position may involve additional travel to other Courts within the 1st judicial district as needed.
Examples of Work
This position serves as administrative support to the county judges and may be delegated a variety of responsibilities including planning, organizing, staffing, directing and supervising activities of the county courts. Performs the supervisory functions of hiring, monitoring and evaluating work performances and required disciplinary actions concerning court staff. Oversees and has ultimate responsibility for all clerical and financial records.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in public/business administration, court administration, or related field. Three years of progressively responsible experience in court administration or experience in another law-related setting. With the minimum of a high school degree or equivalent, experience working in a court system may be substituted for higher education on a year-for-year basis.
OTHER: To successfully complete the original provisional period and become a permanent employee, all employees in this position must complete JUSTICE training within six months from the date of hire and demonstrate proficiency in knowledge and use of the court computer system.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of office practices and procedures; experience demonstrating strong management skills; demonstrated ability to maintain effective working relationships with personnel at all levels. Ability to travel to other courts within the district as needed.