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Court Operations Specialist

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $20.23 - $24.50 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0010-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Administrative Services Dept

Job Summary

Are you interested in working in the legal profession? Have you ever thought about a career providing administrative and operational support for a municipal court? We are hiring a Court Operations Specialist for a part-time and/or full-time position.

As a Court Operations Specialist, you would be part of a fast-paced team that provides customer service and assistance to members of the public by telephone and in person contact. The position is an excellent entry level opportunity to learn about the City's Municipal Court. If accuracy and attention to detail are some of your assets, then the variety of duties that this position performs will be well suited for your skill set. You will perform data entry, perform compliance and payment collection duties, serve as a violations bureau clerk, review documents for completeness, and adjudicate citations within authority granted by judicial order. Organization skills are essential as you will also be maintaining a variety of required court records and correspondence.

This is a critical position for our court team. The fast-paced and ever-changing nature of this position requires a strong team and dependable co-workers. If we have just described a job that you would be interested in, then you might be asking yourself;

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check.
  • High school diploma or GED, and two years of experience of a general clerical nature, involving high volume public contact, court related work experience or any combination of experience and training sufficient to support the knowledge, skills and abilities required.
  • Must pass criminal background check necessary to obtain Criminal Justice Information System clearance and Law Enforcement Data System certification within 30 days of hire (clearance must be maintained throughout employment).
Preferred qualifications:
  • Bilingual.
  • Previous experience with Law Enforcement Data Systems (LEDS).
  • Knowledge of court procedures and legal terminology as used in legal documents and court systems.
  • Knowledge of traffic violations, Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) regulations, Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) and correlating processes.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for the Court Operations Specialist or view by clicking here.

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button at the top of this announcement, complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application in its entirety.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position will be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

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If you would like more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .



Posted: 2021-04-19 Expires: 2021-05-21

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