Work of this class involves responsible charge of technical and legal clerical procedures which are complex and which require specialized knowledge of the court system. Work necessitates adherence to the dictates of legal and judicial ethics, including the confidentiality of proceedings. The work involves providing secretarial and technical services to a judge or court commissioner. Work requires specialized skills and knowledge of the terminology and practices of the legal profession. Employees exercise considerable discretion and problem solving skills. Employees are expected to initiate most operating decisions based upon precedent and experience and knowledge of the judges or commissioner’s wishes and practices. Employees receive general supervision from the Judge elected for that Branch, with work reviewed primarily by adherence to department procedures, observations, and the quality of the work performed. Employees may be expected to assist in planning and developing new work responsibilities, procedures, and services. Work involves contact with the general public, attorneys, legal and court personnel, and other judges.
High school graduation or equivalent and 2 years of legal experience; OR other combination of education and experience that provides necessary knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.