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Court Jury Civilian Bailiff (Semi-Skilled Employee)

Company: Waukesha County
Location: waukesha
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


This is a temporary non-benefited position which requires a great deal of flexibility regarding the work schedule due to last minute cancellation of jury trials. Short notification to report to work and occasional work beyond the normal closing time of 4:30 PM can be expected. Additionally, jury trials can vary in length from one to five days or longer. This position will be used as an on-call position only, with no guaranteed hours or schedule.

A jury bailiff serves an as important link between the court, the jurors and the public. While court is in session, the bailiff will assist the judge and jurors and assure compliance within strict guidelines and procedures of the court.

This position involves a great deal of public interaction. As a liaison between the courts and the public, a jury bailiff should properly reflect the duties and office of the court as to maintain the respect and dignity of the judicial branch of government.

Previous law enforcement or military experience is required.

Example of Duties

General Duties:

* Attends to the needs of jurors, escorts jurors to and from the courtroom and sequesters them as necessary. * Communicates with and assists judges, court clerks, sworn court security officers from the Sheriff's Department (if present) and the Jury Coordinator. * Maintains an orderly and secure courtroom in conjunction with sworn court security officers (if present). * Supervises and directs jurors on lunch and other breaks, as allowed. * Maintains a clean, orderly and well-supplied jury room. * Guards the jury room door during deliberations. * Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

* Ability to lift and move items within the courtroom (such as wooden podiums, chairs and large water bottles weighing up to 45 lbs.). * Ability to sit for long periods of time during a jury trial. * Ability to see clearly and hear well within the courtroom setting. * Ability to adapt well to changing work situations.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Previous law enforcement or military experience is required.

2. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including occasional evening hours.

Keywords: Waukesha County, Waukesha , Court Jury Civilian Bailiff (Semi-Skilled Employee), Other , waukesha, Wisconsin

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