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Judicial Services Supervisor/Sr

  2019-10-24     Superior Court of California, Santa Barbara County     118 East Figueroa Street     $50,226.59 - $70,178.16 year  
Description:

This position is a Criminal/Traffic position located in Santa Maria.

Deadline: October 15th, 2019. Visit our website to apply online at www.sbcourts.org, general information/human resources /employment opportunities. Call (805) 882-4739 or email hr@sbcourts.org with any questions.

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In addition to the base wage, employees in this classification receive:

- Biweekly "unit cash" allowance of $236.51.
- Biweekly Court contribution of up to $351.00 towards cost of medical premium.
- Biweekly Court contribution of $13.02 towards cost of dental premium.
- Biweekly Court contribution of approximately 29.3% of gross wages towards employee's mandatory retirement account.


Additionally, employees from current public employers (federal, state and/or local government) may qualify for:

- Retirement reciprocity.
- Time and service credit towards vacation accrual rate.

Under general direction, the Judicial Services Supervisor participates in the planning and administration of activities within a court division and supervises the daily activities within a court services unit; and performs related duties as required. Has first level supervisor responsibility over a unit comprised primarily of Judicial Assistants.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Judicial Services Supervisor, Senior classification is distinguished from the Judicial Services Supervisor classification by the Senior's responsibility for a wider range and more complex non-judicial functions, a higher degree of independence and public visibility, the number and level of subordinate staff, and the degree of interaction with judicial officers. Does special projects as requested.

Examples of Duties

  • Within the court services unit, supervises and coordinates the work performed by staff serving in the courtroom; inventories court exhibits; monitors jury instructions and bail bond forfeiture; coordinates judicial submission list.
  • Within the legal process unit, plans, organizes and supervises the examination, acceptance, and processing of non-judicial documents and court documents; monitors and determines time requirements for specific calendar documents needing judicial approval; reviews background information for the issuing of summonses, warrants, and abstracts of judgment.
  • Within the records unit, ensures that files are properly set up and maintained; devises tracking systems to monitor location of files.
  • Monitors and reviews selected documents for accuracy; compiles statistical information and reports.
  • Oversees the calendaring of cases, judicial assignments and flow of case information within the court.
  • Reviews new laws and develops or modifies unit procedures accordingly; assists in the revision and development of division policies.
  • Provides information regarding court practices and procedures to attorneys, legal secretaries, County departments, and the public; coordinates work activities with other departments.
  • Selects, trains, and evaluates employees; develops and conducts training programs; acts as relief for subordinate personnel.
  • Plans and implements modifications in computer software; maintains liaison and coordinates work activities with other court divisions; devises improvements in work methods and instructs staff; prepares procedural manuals.
  • Does special projects as requested by the court administration.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Employment Standards

Judicial Services Supervisor:

  1. Four years of progressively responsible experience performing judicial support services including both legal document processing and court technical support activities; OR
  2. Two years performing the duties equivalent to a Santa Barbara County Judicial Assistant III; OR
  3. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in judicial administration, or closely related field; OR
  4. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience which demonstrates possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities, as determined by the Court.

Judicial Services Supervisor Sr.:

  1. Four years of progressively responsible experience performing judicial support services including both legal document processing and court technical support activities, OR
  2. Two years performing the duties equivalent to a Santa Barbara County Judicial Assistant III, AND two years supervisory experience; OR
  3. Two years as a Judicial Services Supervisor; OR
  4. Master's degree from an accredited college or university in judicial administration; OR
  5. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience which demonstrates possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities, as determined by the Court.

Both Levels:
Knowledge of
: the laws, policies, and procedures associated with civil, family law, probate, appeals, criminal, and juvenile cases as appropriate to assigned area; office and court administration practices as appropriate to assigned area; management and supervisory principles and practices;

Ability to: supervise and direct staff; analyze, develop, write and recommend policies and procedures; develop and apply management techniques; analyze situations and adopt a course of action; promote teamwork among staff; establish and maintain working relationships with legal community, staff, and the public. legal terminology; general computer software applications and usage.

FLEXIBLE STAFFING NOTE: Judicial Services Supervisor/Sr is a flexibly-staffed series, therefore, employees working in the classification of Judicial Services Supervisor/Sr. shall move from Judicial Services Supervisor to Judicial Services Supervisor Sr. under the following conditions:

  • The employee meets all of the minimum qualifications for Judicial Services Supervisor Sr., and has at least two years of service as a Judicial Services Supervisor, with satisfactory performance.
  • "Satisfactory performance" in item 1 means that the individual has at least a satisfactory or "3" in each category of his or her most recent Employee Performance Review ("EPR"). Satisfactory performance is shown by the employee achieving at least a "3" in each of the following EPR categories: quality of work, productivity, professional conduct, interpersonal relations, performance with minimum supervision, oral communications, job knowledge/skills, and judgment; and a "satisfactory" or "S" in the following categories: attendance and punctuality.
  • For operational purposes or for outstanding performance, Court Administration may move an employee from Judicial Services Supervisor to Judicial Services Supervisor Sr. even though they do not meet the criteria outlined above.


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