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
* 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.
* 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.
1. Previous law enforcement or military experience is
2. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including occasional