|The court system offers a wide variety of
positions which require different skills and abilities. The courts are
looking for employees with enthusiasm and professionalism, who are committed
to providing quality service to the public.
Most job titles are grouped into a "job series." Within a job series, you
can move up from an entry-level position to a higher-level position through
examinations and other promotional opportunities. You can also move into a
different job series if you meet certain minimum qualifications. Among the
different job series are the following:
- Court Attorney
Court Attorneys work independently researching and analyzing complex legal
issues and questions arising in court cases.
- Court Clerk
Court clerks may be assigned to work in courtrooms or back-office support
units where they perform a variety of tasks, including calling the
calendar, preparing written correspondence and examining court documents
to ensure accuracy.
- Court Interpreter
Court Interpreters provide verbatim interpreting between English and
another language in the courtroom and other settings. They also translate
- Court Officer
Court Officers are responsible for providing security and maintaining
order in court buildings and courtrooms. They are peace officers and may
be required to carry firearms.
- Court Reporter
Court Reporters are responsible for the verbatim recording and
transcribing of testimony in the courts.
- Law Librarian
Law Librarians provide a variety of professional library services
including maintaining and evaluating library systems and performing legal
- Office Clerical
Office clericals perform a variety of clerical and administrative support
tasks, including checking, sorting and filing court papers, carrying out
keyboarding functions and other general office work.
Technology staff perform a wide variety of tasks including applications
programming, systems analysis, user training, and computer maintenance.