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Court Specialist

Company: City of Medford
Location: Medford
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Summary Are you a skilled and ambitious professional looking for an exciting career opportunity? Look no further than our Municipal Court! We're currently seeking two (2) highly skilled Court Specialists to join our team and contribute to the smooth and efficient operation of our court system. Minimum Required Qualifications: * Graduation from high school or GED equivalent. * Two (2) or more years of experience in social work, judicial, legal or law enforcement field which must include clerical, administrative support or customer relations experience. * Must be 18 years of age or older. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. * Ability to accurately process cash transactions. * Ability to effectively use office equipment and computer software, specifically in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. * Ability to obtain Law Enforcement Data Systems (LEDS) certification within six months of employment. * Ability to obtain Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) clearance upon hire. * Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the City. Desired Attributes: * Knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations concerning the operation of municipal government. * Judicial experience, especially jury administration and management. * Knowledge of court documents, terminology, and procedures. * Knowledge of Tyler Technologies software (aka Municipal Justice 10). * Bilingual ability to speak, read, and write in English and Spanish. Employees bilingual in English/Spanish may receive an additional 5% differential. Available Schedules: * 8 Hours, Monday - Friday * 9/80 The anticipated hiring range for theCourt Specialist position is $20.23(first step) to $21.24or $22.30(second or third step). Directly related experience and qualifications will be evaluated alongside others who perform work of comparable character as required by Pay Equity Law.Sixsteps are included in this salary range, allowing opportunity for annual movement through the steps. INSURANCE BENEFITS: * Medical, vision and dental benefits for employee and family, paid at 100% by the City with the opportunity to buy-up to a lower deductible plan * Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance - policy value of $50,000 paid by the City * Long-term disability insurance provided by the City * Health Reimbursement Account (HRA-VEBA) contributions provided by the City RETIREMENT: * Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) lifetime pension after retirement at no cost to employee * PERS is 100% fully paid as the City pays both the employer and the employee's (6%) contributions * Deferred Compensation retirement plan (Section 457 Plan) for employee's retirement planning ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: * Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays * Employee Assistance Program (EAP) * The City's Wellness Program promotes physical, social, emotional, intellectual, financial and environmental wellness with various goals and challenges to participate in throughout the year. Employees may qualify for wellness incentives by completing milestones set within the program up to $200 annually * Access to the City'sfully equipped fitness center24/7 About the City Medford is one of the most beautiful areas of the Pacific Northwest and is located in Jackson County, Oregon. Situated in the heart of the scenic Rogue Valley, Medford, population 88,357, is the hub of Oregon's fourth-largest metropolitan area. Located along I-5 in southern Oregon, just 20 miles from the California border, Medford is surrounded by breathtaking mountains in a region featuring world-class outdoor recreation opportunities, including Crater Lake National Park and the Oregon Coast. As the largest city between Eugene and Sacramento, Medford is a growing city with a high quality of life, a growing economy and a moderate climate. Click on the links below to learn more about Medford. Travel Medford Visitor Guide Sports The Chamber Examples of Job Duties These duties are a representative example; position assignments may vary depending on the business needs of the department and organization. This position: * Provides general and technical administrative support to the Municipal Court and all Court activities. Prepares and processes documents, reports and correspondence files. Answers phones, processes mail, files, etc. * Uses exceptional interpersonal communication and customer service skills to support clients and defuse and resolve issues for difficult, sometimes angry/hostile customers. * Executes the timely processing of pending cases, which includes preparation of the Court Docket: the scheduling of appearances, execution of warrants, subpoenas, writs, orders and notices. * Processes the collection, receipt, and transfer of fines, monies, and other funds that pass through the Court system. * Responds to inquiries and provides assistance to the public and City personnel regarding routine requests for Court related matters and information. * Scope of assigned area will depend on departmental and/or citywide operational structure and is at the discretion of the Supervisor. * Upholds the values of the organization and has strong customer service orientation. * Must have the ability to handle job stress and interact effectively with others in the workplace. * Foster an environment that embraces diversity, integrity, trust, and respect. * Be an integral team player, which involves flexibility, cooperation, and communication. * Performs other related projects and duties as assigned. * Demonstrates regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Refer toCourt Specialist job description for physical requirements. Supplemental Information IMPORTANT (Please read):It is important your application shows all the relevant experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an online application; an application will be considered incomplete with a "see resume" response. In addition to resumes and cover letters, the City of Medford evaluates each applicant's work history and responses to supplemental questions. Please complete the application and answer the supplemental questions thoroughly to ensure our subject matter experts can appropriately evaluate your experience as we compare applicants. How to Apply:Please apply online. We do not accept applications via mail. Applications must be received by the posted closing date/time. Selection procedures and timelines subject to change. Those selected must be able to provide proof of legal right to work in this country. Hiring will be subject to successful completionof the following: * Criminal history background investigation * CJIS clearance * Professional reference check Questions or Assistance: * If you have questions about the job posting, please contact the Human Resources department at (541) 774-2014. * For technical assistance completing your online application, please contact Government Jobs at (855) 524-5627.

Keywords: City of Medford, Medford , Court Specialist, Other , Medford, Oregon

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