Superior Court of California, County of Alameda

The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is a state trial court whose mission is to fairly and efficiently resolve disputes arising under the law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitutions of California and the United States. The Superior Court is part of the judicial branch of government that includes trial courts, Courts of Appeal, and the California Supreme Court. The Judicial Council of California establishes the rules and policies that govern trial court operations. The Court is a state-funded independent public employer.

The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda has approximately 700 employees in 9 locations and serves 1.6 million residents in all trial court matters including criminal, civil, juvenile dependency and delinquency, family law, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, mental health, and traffic cases.  Following are the 9 Court locations:

 

Alameda – George E. McDonald Hall of Justice

Berkeley – Berkeley Courthouse

Dublin - East County Hall of Justice

Fremont - Fremont Hall of Justice

Hayward – Hayward Hall of Justice

Oakland - René C. Davidson Courthouse complex

Oakland - Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse

San Leandro – John George Psychiatric Pavilion

San Leandro - Juvenile Justice Center

 

The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is committed to investing in staff and operations, so that Court employees will be able to offer the highest level of service that true access to justice demands.

The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda’s mission to provide access to justice for all drives Court operations. The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is committed to ensuring equal access to court services and inspiring public confidence in the court system through excellence in service, integrity, impartiality, competence, and diversity.

About Alameda County:
Alameda County is located on the east side of the San Francisco Bay extending from Berkeley and Albany in the north to Fremont in the south. The County has varied geography with wooded hills, vineyards, streams, and lakes. Elevations range from sea level to 3,817 feet at Rose Peak in the southern part of the County.

Alameda County offers air, sea, and ground transportation access to the rest of the United States and the Pacific Basin. The County has long been hailed as the transportation hub of the West. The County is served by one of the world's most advanced and comprehensive transit systems, including the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system.

The County is home to some of the most prestigious educational and research campuses in the world, the University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Livermore Labs. In addition to these institutions, the County offers a developed and diverse system of higher education institutions, and an extensive network of cultural and outdoor recreational activities.

Alameda County is one of the most ethnically diverse communities in the nation.

24 job(s) at Superior Court of California, County of Alameda

Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Aug 02, 2022
Salary Range $29.90 - $35.76 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have exceptional customer service skills? Are you goal and detail oriented, organized, and adaptable? If so, we may have the perfect opportunity for you! The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position of Courtroom Clerk I. Under general supervision, the Courtroom Clerk I records and prepares minutes of all types of court proceedings; resolves work flow and other technical and procedural problems within the courtroom; enters and retrieves information from automated and manual record keeping systems; and performs other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES: This is the trainee and entry-level class in the Courtroom Clerk series. The Courtroom Clerk I receives formalized and on-the-job training in the techniques and procedures of courtroom work. Progression to Courtroom Clerk II requires demonstration of proficiency in functioning independently in a variety of courtroom settings and in performing the full range of duties expected of a Courtroom Clerk. An eligibility list will be established to fill Courtroom Clerk I vacancies at various court locations. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in this classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 1. Accurately records official minutes of court proceedings in a timely manner; prepares minutes, commitments, orders, judgments, abstracts, rulings and notices; and records appearances of court appointed counsel, medical examiners and expert witnesses. 2. Oversees courtroom operations to ensure that appropriate personnel and parties are present and that the courtroom is ready for business; and calls the courtroom to order as needed. 3. Impanels jury; calls roll; records challenges and proceedings during jury selection; documents jury services; ensures that attorneys have paid jury and court reporter fees; announces charges and jury verdicts; polls jury; and takes charge of the jury in the absence of a bailiff or court attendant; swears witnesses; and administers oaths. 4. Receives, records, marks, secures and maintains control of evidence, including weapons, drugs, hazardous material and other valuable items during court proceedings. 5. Submits requests for interpreters and court reporters; and verifies their appearances and payment vouchers. 6. Provides notice of Court action, including issuing notices, rulings, orders and judgments as directed by judicial officer; prepares written correspondence and provides other assistance to judicial officer as needed; assists attorneys, Court staff and the public in person and/or by phone and email, including setting hearings as needed; and processes documents. 7. Distributes and posts court calendars; gathers and prepares all files and data pertinent to cases on calendar for presentation to court at proper time; maintains appropriate tickler files; sorts, copies, files and retrieves documents from case files; and images documents as needed when court is not in session. 8. Maintains and coordinates calendars; consults with attorneys, judge and others regarding calendar continuances for pretrial motions, hearings, trials and other calendar matters. 9. Participates in training to ensure competency in providing services in all case types; and assists in cross-training co-workers as needed. 10. Provides coverage for courtroom clerks in departments and locations other than primary assigned as needed. 11. Assists in the Clerk's Offices as needed when court is not in session. 12. Operates electronic equipment such as communication, recording and duplicating devices when required. 13. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Option I Experience: The equivalent to two years of full-time experience as a Legal Processing Assistant with the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda. Or Option II Education: Possession of an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree or equivalent to two years of college coursework with 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university. And Experience: The equivalent to two years of full-time increasingly responsible clerical experience in a banking, court, education, health care, law enforcement, legal, probation or social services environment. Additional qualifying work experience as described above may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying work experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units. Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, including filing, operation of standard office equipment and personal computers and business correspondence; English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation; and basic math and record keeping systems. Ability to record minutes of Court proceedings; write legibly and speak understandably; listen carefully to note pertinent information for court records; administer oaths and affirmations; understand, explain and apply specific statutes, codes, laws, regulations and procedures; type at a speed of 35 net words per minute from a clear copy; remain calm in a highly demanding environment; organize, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks; maintain flexibility; establish and maintain working relationships with the public, attorneys, staff and others; communicate in a tactful and professional manner; locate, identify and correct technical inaccuracies; enter data into a computer; work independently with minimal supervision; meet deadlines and complete tasks in a timely manner; calculate fees and fines; and maintain confidentiality. This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials received including a completed application and supplemental questionnaire.A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. Applicants meeting the Minimum Qualifications as stated in the job announcement will be invited to complete a Training and Experience (T&E) Questionnaire. The T&E Questionnaire will be reviewed to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral interview process. The best qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an oral interview. The oral interview may contain a situational and/or written exercise. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Job Posting End Date September 12, 2022 at 5 p.m. (PST)
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Aug 02, 2022
Salary Range $25.26 - $30.10 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description Do you have exceptional customer services skills? Are you detail-orientated and organized? Are you looking for a job with growth and opportunity? If so, this position is perfect for you! The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position of Legal Processing Assistant - Probationary. Under general supervision, the Legal Processing Assistant Probationary receives, examines, prepares, files, processes and maintains a variety of legal documents; assists the public in person and over the telephone; verifies, enters and retrieves information from automated and manual record keeping systems; and performs other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES: This is the entry-level class in the Legal Processing Assistant series. Assignments are rotated and employees must demonstrate proficiency in more than one activity (files, data input, public counter, new filings, etc.) of the court prior to progression to the next level of Legal Processing Assistant. Legal Processing Assistants are distinguished from courtroom clerks in that the latter perform clerical activities exclusively within a courtroom setting. A new eligibility list will be established to fill Legal Processing Assistant - Probationary vacancies at various court locations. Legal Processing Assistants may be assigned or reassigned to various locations within the County based on the needs of the Court. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in this classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 1. Receives and examines legal documents for sufficiency of information, conformity, jurisdiction, completeness, timeliness, and required supporting documentation; returns unacceptable documents, noting discrepancies and reasons for rejection; affixes seals and stamps to endorse, to certify or to file documents. 2. Provides effective customer service and assists the public, court staff and other agencies at the counter, via the Court's website and by phone; provides procedural information regarding status of legal cases; accepts bail money; answers inquiries and explains legal filing processes and procedures, use of court forms, and basic rules of court; explains fees and fines; assists individuals in locating material and information; and accepts routine filings. 3. Verifies, enters, retrieves, corrects and updates information in manual and/or automated record keeping systems; posts payments for citations; and makes docket entries on current and old cases. 4. Prepares document files; assigns identification codes; files a variety of legal documents and related case materials; lifts and carries a variety of legal materials and/or a box weighing up to15 pounds; retrieves files and information from files; searches for missing files; copies materials requested from files and sends to appropriate party; prepares and uses indexes to locate materials; follows procedures for updating and/or purging files; delivers files and documents to court or appropriate party; prepares materials for mailing, scanning or imaging; and scans or images documents. 5. Computes, receives, receipts and records payment of fines and fees; reviews, posts, adjusts and balances daily registers and financial records; compiles numerical counts and routine statistical data to provide input for reports; counts, balances and checks daily cash with receipts. 6. Prepares court calendars coordinating arrangements with various departments and attorneys; prepares notices of hearings, court appearances or petitions; coordinates the flow of documents necessary for court assignments; assembles docket sheets; and enters actions from minute sheets into appropriate records. 7. Types and prepares a variety of materials such as abstracts, judgments, clerk's transcripts, declarations, notices, letters, and other legal documents into finished form; and composes letters in response to request for general information. 8. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Education: An educational level equivalent to a high school diploma or G.E.D. And Experience: Two years of full-time work experience in a business environment, including clerical duties, providing customer service and utilizing basic computer skills. Cash handling experience is desirable. Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, including filing and basic record keeping systems; operation of standard office equipment and personal computers; and business English, including grammar, punctuation, spelling and general correspondence; and basic arithmetic. Ability to understand, explain, and apply specific statutes, codes, laws, regulations and procedures; prepare and process a variety of legal documents; maintain complex legal records and files; walk, stoop, occasionally lift and carry a variety of legal documents and/or a box of files weighing up to 15 pounds; frequent need to reach for items above and below desk level; stand and sit for long periods of time; locate, identify and correct technical inaccuracies; enter and retrieve data from the Court's automated systems via computer; follow oral and written instructions; communicate orally and in writing; plan, organize work and effectively meet Court's deadlines; work well under difficult and stressful situations; adapt to varying changes within the court system; establish a good rapport with judges, staff, attorneys, supervisors, managers and the public; and assist people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds in various emotional states. This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials received including a completed application and supplemental questionnaire.A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. Applicants meeting the Minimum Qualifications as stated in the job announcement will be invited to complete a Training and Experience (T&E) Questionnaire. The T&E Questionnaire will be reviewed to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral interview process. The best qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an oral interview. The oral interview may contain a situational and/or written exercise. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Job Posting End Date September 12, 2022 at 5 p.m. (PST)
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 22, 2022
Full Time
Salary Range 64,001.60 - 87,276.80 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position ofSubstance Abuse Treatment Specialist II.The Court is seeking to fill one vacancy in the Office of Collaborative Court Services. Please note that the position is grant funded with an expected conclusion of 12/31/2023. Continuance in the position is dependent on the availability of funding at the end of the period. This recruitment will remain open and will accept applications continuously. Please be aware that this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants.The Court will be reviewing applicants as they come in. The first round of oral interviews is tentatively expected to occur in mid-July 2022. Subsequent reviews of applicants and interviews will be held on an ongoing basis untilthe positionis filled. Under general direction, to perform responsible professional level work involving the evaluation and recommendation for referral of alcohol and drug offenders to appropriate programs, which includes the identification and provision of services, and the tracking and monitoring of program participants to ensure compliance with their service plans and terms of release. The Substance Abuse Treatment Specialist II (SATS II) is responsible for managing a caseload of high-risk/high needs participants in a specialized treatment court program and provides the judge and collaborative court team with substance use and mental health treatment/recovery recommendations. Incumbents assigned to the classification are responsible for coordinating a grant-funded collaborative court program, developing programmatic tools, and participating in data collection and evaluation. The SATS II works with each participantto complete the phase system in a timely manner, ensure their basic needs are met through targeted service referral, abstain from all drugs and alcohol, successfully engage and make gains in treatment, create a recovery support network, successfully completethe treatment court program, and remain out of the criminal justice system. This class is distinguished from the lower class of Substance Abuse Treatment Specialist I in that the Substance Abuse Treatment Specialist II advises judicial officers on addiction and mental health issues, refers participants directly into treatment, facilitates pre-court case review, supervises subordinate positions, or facilitates therapeutic groups. In addition, the SATS II reports directly to the Principal Analyst, or designee, and may be assigned supervisorial duties over the Substance Abuse Treatment Specialist I. This position may work in a satellite office, require frequent travel within the County, and is required to work independently with minimal oversight and direction. Ideal Candidates will : be highly organized; be self-motivated; be comfortable working collaboratively with a diverse range of staff, clients, and stakeholders; have excellent writing skills; have a professional demeanor; be solution-focused; have strong interpersonal skills; be able to describe their personal self-care program. People in recovery and those with prior justice involvement are encouraged to apply for the position. Certification Pay: This position is eligible to receive an incentive pay of 3% of base salary for possession of a current license in good standing issued by the State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification. However, each individual in this classification may not necessarily perform all listed duties. Further, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. 1. Provides pre-placement services that include psycho-social assessments/evaluations and referral services for several treatment courts; collaborates with key stakeholders such as the Probation Department, Social Services, and community treatment providers; provides services to other courts on an on-call basis. 2. Develops treatment plans; identifies available residential and outpatient treatment options and community resources; matches clients with the appropriate treatment services. 3. Uses evidence-based risk and needs assessment instruments to determine eligibility and services needed. Prepares court reports for the judge and team and recommends program assignments to specified treatment modalities. Assessments may be administered on candidates who are in-custody and out-of-custody. Stays up to date with continuing education and training on assessment tools. 4. Works closely with partner agencies to ensure program participants are engaged in and supported by services that may include substance use disorder treatment, mental health treatment, treatment for co-occurring disorders, recovery meetings, employment-readiness training, education, housing, and other services. 5. Coordinates and monitors treatment court drug testing schedule; coordinates services to meet the basic needs of each participant; updates all required databases; compiles necessary statistical data; compiles periodic reports of activities for evaluation purposes; and prepares comprehensive Progress Reports for judicial officers and stakeholders. Ensures the judge and team understands the phase system and is supporting it through appropriate messaging to participants. Ensures the judge and the team understands the administering of evidence-based incentives and sanctions. 6. Ensures the judge and the team understands the structure of a peer-learning court. 7.Facilitates the pre-court staffing meeting. Updates the court team on all participant progress and challenges. Recommends evidence-based incentives and sanctions. Provides the judge and multidisciplinary team with the addiction/treatment/recovery/relapse/mental health perspective on participant progress or lack of progress. 8. Helps create a dynamic and positive treatment court culture by implementing best-practices in the courtroom. Stays current with continued education and training on drug court best-practices. 9. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to support participant progress. Problem solves as collaborative concerns arise between the stakeholders. Protects the non-adversarial model by negotiating the personalities and various mission statements of the stakeholders. 10. Visits all treatment programs regularly, creating relationships with the intake coordinators, treatment counselors, and program leadership. Is available on-site to problem solve and attend case conferencing meetings with client and treatment staff. Makes weekly contact with each provider for client updates. 11. Attends and understands all community recovery groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Al-Anon, Lifering, and Refuge Recovery. Ability to explain these organizations to clients. Keeps up-to-date meeting schedules and literature available for all recovery groups. 12. Facilitates alumni and therapeutic support groups. Chaperones outings to pro-social activities in the community. 13. Takes direction from the Principal Analyst, or designee, on a variety of administrative and program activities including data collection, research, grant preparation, program evaluation, and special projects. 14. Participates in a variety of meetings, including staff meetings, quarterly workgroups, steering committees, site visits from grant funders, and county departmental meetings; participates in peer-review process of other case managers' files; and develops agendas, chairs meetings and conducts presentations as necessary. 15. Participates in on-going training and skills-development, staying current with developments in the fields of addiction treatment, case management, and collaborative courts. 16. Works with court administration and program evaluator to perform all required data collection, evaluation, and grant reporting practices. Keeps program in compliance with all grant requirements. 17. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Option I Education Possession of a Master's degree in psychology, social work, therapy, counseling, or other behavioral science. And Experience The equivalent to one year of full-time experience performing counseling, psychotherapy, or social-services case-management, preferably in a substance abuse treatment program. Option II Education Possession of a Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, therapy, counseling, or other behavioral science. And Experience The equivalent to two years of full-time experience performing counseling, psychotherapy, or social-services case-management, preferably in a substance abuse treatment program. Or Option III Possession of a current certificate as a Certified Alcohol & Other Drug Counselor from the California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP) or Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor II from the California Consortium of Addicted Programs and Professionals (CCAPP). And Experience The equivalent to two years of full-time experience performing counseling, psychotherapy, or social-services case-management, preferably in a substance abuse treatment program. Knowledge of current trends as they relate to alcohol and drug issues in society and criminal justice administration; court organization, functions, responsibilities, and procedures; grant funding and grant management; basic mathematics; report writing techniques; current recovery models, substance abuse, alcoholism, and addiction; State regulations pertaining to client confidentiality; community resources; current substance abuse, mental health services, and community resources in Alameda County; trauma-informed systems and practices; motivational interviewing and counseling techniques; case management practices; group facilitation skills; cultural humility with awareness of privilege and respect for diversity; co-occurring disorders and their effects on justice-involved and formerly-incarcerated individuals; social and psychological barriers to successful reentry; program development. Ability to analyze problems and complaints and identify solutions; prepare, interpret and evaluate statistical data and reports; communicate orally and in writing on a variety of issues; understand, interpret and apply procedures, laws, rules and regulations as they apply to assigned area; work collaboratively with judges, staff, and attorneys; use computer applications; work with individuals from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; collaborate with other multidisciplinary team members; communicate effectively; motivate a justice-involved population in a positive, constructive manner; facilitate self-determination and self-care through the tenets of advocacy, shared decision making and education; navigate the health care and community provider system to achieve successful care; create detailed progress reports that can be relied on in a court of law; efficiently manage time and prioritize multiple tasks; use computer systems proficiently in word processing, email, internet and spreadsheets.License Requirement: A valid California Class "C" driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out essential job functions. This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Open Until Filled
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 16, 2022
Full Time
Salary Range 30.60 - 36.95 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position ofAssistant Administrative Analyst(Self-Help Services and Family Law Facilitator Program). Under general supervision, theAssistant Administrative Analystprovides staff support in a variety of functional areas; performs a wide variety of administrative support duties in the coordination of projects; and performs other related duties as assigned. The incumbent performs a variety of administrative support duties in addition to being independently responsible for small or discrete projects under direction of a senior staff member in various Court Divisions. This classification is distinguished from all other analyst classes in that the latter require direct specific knowledge and abilities and experience in the specialty field. Ideal Candidates will be: highly organized; self-motivated; comfortable working with the public and collaboratively with a diverse range of staff, judicial officers, court litigants, attorneys, mediators and other related stakeholders; have excellent writing skills; have professional demeanor; be solution-focused; have strong interpersonal skills; be comfortable learning court case management systems and explaining legal procedures, both in-person and remotely, to the public. The current job vacancy is assigned to theFamily Law Division - Self-Help Center/Family Law Facilitator Program and Dispute Resolution Servicesat the Hayward Hall of Justice. Proficiency with Cantonese, Mandarin or Spanish language is highly desirable. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in this classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Performs a full range of administrative duties in support of a particular Division, function, committees and working groups; conducts administrative process or program coordination including internship programs. 2. Serves as primary point of direct administrative contact and liaison for the Division; manages the schedule/calendar, makes travel arrangements; greets, screens and directs visitors and callers; opens, sorts, screens, prioritizes, and distributes mail, attaches pertinent correspondence and other relevant data for reference. 3. Provides a variety of information to self-represented litigants regarding court processes and procedures and assists the public with, among other things, the completion of necessary forms. 4. Respond to information requests from the State, employees and labor unions; composes and prepares written documentation and correspondence for the office; coordinates and oversees the day-to-day management of supplies, equipment, and facilities for the Division, including maintenance, inventory management logistics, authorize and manage security access to court locations and other agencies and related activities; updates and maintains division website. 5. Gathers, enters and/or updates data to maintain records and databases, as appropriate; develops and implements efficient systems for maintaining and accessing data; coordinates the preparation and distribution of surveys for projects; reviews data collected for accuracy and reasonableness; enters data into spreadsheet or database and generates standard and ad hoc reports and analysis. 6. Processes procurement and billing invoices; initiates work orders for building and equipment maintenance and supplies; completes travel claims and processes reimbursement requests; reviews financial and/or statistical information for accuracy and uses statistical software to perform calculations and numerical comparisons, generates reports, graphs, and charts for special projects. 7. Schedules and confirms meetings and appointments, prepares agenda materials and follows up on agenda item. 8. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Option I Education: Possession of an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college or university in social or behavioral science, legal studies or related field. And Experience: The equivalent to one year of full-time clerical, administrative or legal support experience that included heavy interaction with the public. Option II Experience: The equivalent to five years of full-time clerical, administrative or legal support experience that included heavy interaction with the public in a court environment. Knowledge of principles and practices of program design, development, implementation and management, principles and techniques of administrative and statistical analysis , and report preparation, including word processing and spreadsheets, principles and techniques of preparing effective oral presentations and written materials; office and administrative practices and procedures, including records and data base management; strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community; interviewing techniques, mediation techniques and approaches, cultural diversity issues, information research skills. Ability to understand, apply and explain legal terminology and procedures; research legal issues; analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections; create, compose, and edit written materials; make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues; organize and coordinate events; operate a variety of modern office equipment, including personal computer, fax machine and copier; and may drive a state or personal vehicle to attend a meeting. This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Open Until Filled
Superior Court - Alameda County Alameda, California, United States
Jun 16, 2022
Salary Range $87,505.60 - $106,059.20 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position ofCourt Supervisor.Under general direction, theCourt Supervisorsupervises the courtroom and/or legal document processing operations within a court division; plans, organizes and supervises the work of legal processing assistants and/or courtroom clerks; and performs related duties as assigned. The Court is seeking to fill (1) vacancy assigned to any division under the Civil Director and (1) vacancy assigned to the Family Division. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES: This class reports to the Division Chief II/III or designee, works directly with judicial staff and has the responsibility for directing the work, supervision and evaluation of the legal processing and/or courtroom support staff. The Court Supervisor is distinguished from the next higher-level class of Division Chief I in that the former class supervises courtroom and/or legal document processing operations within a division while the latter class manages the daily operations of a division within a court and oversees the administrative responsibilities. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Supervises daily courtroom, legal document processing operations and/or other specialized functions within a Court division; establishes work priorities, provides direction and makes decisions on difficult and complex problems dealing with a variety of operations within a division; may coordinate courtroom, legal processing operations staffing coverage; and may assign court attendants to appropriate court departments, including arranging per diem services to cover court proceedings. 2. Participates in the hiring process of new employees in a division; trains employees in work procedures, document processing and courtroom operations; evaluates employees' work performance; approves leave requests and timesheets/Workday for regular, contract, and per diem employees; prioritizes and schedules work; and coordinates work flow and cross training. 3. Resolves technical and procedural problems; answers complex and difficult procedural questions related to legal document processing and courtroom operations; advises attorneys and the general public regarding the status of legal cases and provides procedural information; and applies court policies to resolve issues arising from service to the public. 4. Ensures high customer service provided by employees to include timely response to requests for information and documents from internal and external customers. 5. Prepares and maintains a variety of administrative, judicial, work status, narrative and statistical reports. 6. Monitors relevant legislation and determines the effect on courtroom, administrative and operational procedures; and acts as liaison with other courts, local and statewide organizations, and agencies. 7. Develops and implements procedures and work methods related to the work of the assigned section; makes recommendations for improvements in providing services; and assists in the formulation of procedures and training materials. 8. Sets up and determines the methodology to be used in maintaining filing and record keeping systems; assists in the development and implementation of automated systems; and oversees maintenance of evidence and exhibits. 9. Performs special projects and/or acts as representative for a variety of administrative and operational programs such as safety or security. 10. May perform back-up duties in the absence of subordinate employees, including Court Attendants, Courtroom Clerks, Legal Processing Assistants and/or Legal Processing Specialists. 11. May act on behalf of immediate supervisor in manager's absence. 12. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications (May meet one of two options.) Option I Experience: The equivalent to four years of full-time administrative and/or specialized clerical experience in the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda service. Experience as a lead worker is desirable. Or Option II Education: Possession of an Associate's degree or completion of two years from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, criminal justice, psychology, public administration or social science. The equivalent to one year of full-time experience as a lead worker in a business, court or legal environment can substitute for one year of the required education. And Experience: The equivalent to two years of full-time lead worker experience in a business, court or legal environment. Knowledge of California codes, ordinances, laws, regulations, procedures and policies; legal document processing and courtroom operations, timetables, jurisdiction and courtroom practices and procedures, operations and services; documents and terminology related to civil, small claims, criminal, traffic, probate, family law and juvenile cases; computer and record systems of the Court; spreadsheets and database application software; technical resource materials and information sources applicable to the area of assignment; principles and practices of supervision, training and staff development; and office practices and procedures. Ability to train, supervise and evaluate the work of assigned legal processing and courtroom services staff; review and analyze problems; and implement changes to work procedures; understand, explain and apply specific statutes, codes, laws and procedures; maintain complex legal records; locate, identify and correct technical inaccuracies; and prepare narrative and statistical reports. This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Open Until Filled
Superior Court - Alameda County Alameda, California, United States
Jun 16, 2022
Full Time
Salary Range $103,646.40 - $125,756.80 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description Do you have supervisory or management experience? Are you able to establish and maintain working relationships with all levels of staff? Do you work well under the pressure of deadlines? If so, we may have the job for you! The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is recruiting for the position of Division Chief. Under direction, the Division Chief plans, organizes and manages the operation of a large division or divisions, defines goals and objectives and evaluates accomplishments; develops and oversees the implementation of operational procedures; and performs other related duties as required. The Court is seeking to fill job vacancies assigned to the Civil and Criminal Divisions, located at the René C. Davidson Courthouse in Oakland. However, you may be required to work at any courthouse location or travel between multiple locations. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 1. Manages and participates in the daily operation of a division; develops and implements goals, objectives and procedures for the Division consistent with Court policies; develops standards against which to evaluate performance and level of service; recommends changes in policies and procedures. 2. Estimates budget needs for the operation of the Division; writes justifications for funding requests; monitors expenditures to assure compliance with budget; assesses the cause of, and accounts for, variances between projected and actual expenditures; formulates budget requests; prepares operational reports, financial statements and other materials; makes presentations, as required. 3. Plans, directs and coordinates the Division's work plan; reviews the details of the plan with subordinate staff identifying potential problems and determining solutions; assigns projects and programmatic areas of responsibility to subordinate staff; prioritizes workload to meet expectations; reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures; hears, responds to and resolves staff problem and concerns. 4. Selects, directs, develops and evaluates assigned staff directly or through subordinate supervisors; coordinates training programs intended to enhance staff capabilities, to utilize time more effectively, and to improve the delivery of services; reviews action plans for performance improvement; follows up on progress of plans for corrective action; implements authorized disciplinary action. 5. Conducts a variety of organizational and operational studies to support proposed modifications to Division programs; analyzes proposed legislation and administrative regulations for their impact on Division services, staffing and funding; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of court services. 6. Maintains an awareness of the automation needs of the Division; functions as liaison for information systems services; provides input on space needs and office layouts; monitors contracts and grants; maintains consistency of fiscal, personnel and payroll activities of the Division within established policy. 7. Serves on committees and task forces both within the Court and with local, state and national agencies and organizations; provides liaison between assigned division and others within the Court and County, and with other courts, county, state, and community agencies as necessary. 8. May act in the absence of the Division Director, or designee. 9. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Option I Experience: The equivalent to four years of full-time experience as a Court Supervisor in the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda service. Or Option II Experience: The equivalent to four years of full-time supervisory or management experience responsible for administration of a major division in the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda service. Or Option III Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in business administration, criminal justice, psychology, public administration or social sciences. Additional supervisory or management experience in a court or legal environment may substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis. And Experience: The equivalent to four years of full-time supervisory or management experience in a court or legal environment. Knowledge of principles and practices of management and supervision including staff development and training; principles of budget preparation and administration; operational characteristics, services and activities of a court; computer technology as applied to court operations, methods, and programs; court and courtroom procedures and processes; code of Civil Procedure, Penal Code, Vehicle Code and other statutes relating to court procedures; modern office methods including use of personal computer and related software; and legal terminology. Ability to administer projects and operations consistent with policies and goals; supervise staff; plan, direct and evaluate the work of staff; work under the pressure of deadlines, conflicting demands, and emergencies; establish and maintain working relationships with all levels of Court staff, elective and appointive bodies, and members of the general public; select alternatives, project the consequences of proposed actions, implement administrative policies and work programs consistent with regulations and with Court policies and goals; understand, interpret, and apply laws and regulations; communicate in writing on matters related to Division policies, funding, and operations; perform legal research; revise and adapt procedures to changing needs; and plan and implement training programs. This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Open Until Filled
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 16, 2022
Full Time
Salary Range $36.74 - $44.66 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description The Superior Court is accepting applications for the position ofCourt Interpreter. Under general supervision of the Interpreter Services Manager, theCourt Interpreterprovides an essential public service, giving assistance to LEP (Limited English Proficiency) parties; performs a wide variety of language interpretation activities for the court and for parties to proceedings, other court personnel and the public; and performs other related duties as assigned. The Court is seeking to hire Court Interpreters (Spanish). This position may be assigned to work in any court location, including Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, Hayward, Oakland,Dublin and San Leandro. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Interprets from and into English and applicable non-English language using simultaneous and consecutive modes at court proceedings and for other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 2. Makes sight translations for the benefit of the court of documents, including court petitions, reports, waivers, felony disposition statement forms and other documents. 3. Interprets for judges, attorneys, court staff and other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 4. Interprets between languages in court proceedings. 5. Brings to the court's attention any items that may impede the interpreter's performance. 6. Researches and understands legal terminology used in court and functions of the court. 7. Receives daily calendar assignments from the Interpreter Services Manager or designee and accurately completes daily activity logs or other documentation as required. 8. Performs other language interpretation duties as assigned, such as providing general court information at an information counter to the non-English speaking public. Processes documents related to interpretation. 9. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Experience: A Court Interpreter must comply with the employment eligibility provisions set forth in Government Code Section 71802. AND Certificate: Possession of a valid certification issued by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California. Knowledge of: interpreter ethics and standards, as stipulated in California Rules of Court Rules, 984.4, Professional Conduct for Interpreters; legal concepts and forensic terminology in both English and non-English language specified; general range of regional ad cultural variations in the specified language; correct usage of grammar and vocabulary of English and non-English language specified; an principles of effective public and community relations. Ability to: convey the meaning from an into English and the applicable non-English language by interpreting in the simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation modes; understand and adhere to California statutes, rules of Court and applicable personnel rules concerning court interpretation; convey accurately, not editing, summarizing, adding meaning or omitting; interpret accurately and remain impartial in some adversarial and emotionally charged situations; conduct ongoing research into variations in terminology and usage of specified language; interact professionally and cooperatively ; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with individuals from varying socioeconomic backgrounds; and use office equipment, including computer, telephone and copiers. This is a full-time (40 hours per week), non-management position. This position requires a one-year probationary period This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Open Until Filled
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Part Time
Salary Range $36.74 - $44.66 Job Description The Superior Court is accepting applications for the position of Court Interpreter (Cantonese), Pro Tempore . Under general supervision of the Interpreter Services Manager, the Court Interpreter (Cantonese), Pro Tempore provides an essential public service, giving assistance to LEP (Limited English Proficiency) parties; performs a wide variety of language interpretation activities for the court and for parties to proceedings, other court personnel and the public; and performs other related duties as assigned. The Court is planning to hirea Court Interpreter (Cantonese), Pro Tempore . This position may be assigned to work in any court location, including Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, Hayward, Oakland, Dublin and San Leandro. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Interprets from and into English and the applicable non-English language using simultaneous and consecutive modes at court proceedings and for other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 2. Makes sight translations for the benefit of the court of documents including, but not limited to, court petitions, reports, waivers, felony disposition statement forms, and other documents. 3. Interprets for judges, attorneys, court staff, and other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 4. Interprets between languages in court proceedings. 5. Brings to the court's attention any items that may impede the interpreters' performance. 6. Researches and understands legal terminology used in court and functions of the court. 7. Receives daily calendar assignments from the Trial Court Interpreter Coordinator or Supervisor and accurately completes daily activity logs, or other documentation as required. 8. Performs other language interpretation duties as assigned, such as providing general court information at an information counter to the non-English speaking public and processes documents related to interpretation. 9. Performs other job related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications To be eligible for part-time intermittent employment, interpreters must be in compliance with the employment eligibility provisions set forth in Government Code Section 71802, in addition to the following: Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as a "Certified Court Interpreter" issued by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California, or registered as a Court Interpreter by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California. LICENSE A valid California Class "C" driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Job Posting End Date Open Until Filled
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Part Time
Salary Range $36.74 - $44.66 Job Description The Superior Court is accepting applications for the position of Court Interpreter (Mam-Mayan), Pro Tempore . Under general supervision of the Interpreter Services Manager, the Court Interpreter (Mam-Mayan), Pro Tempore provides an essential public service, giving assistance to LEP (Limited English Proficiency) parties; performs a wide variety of language interpretation activities for the court and for parties to proceedings, other court personnel and the public; and performs other related duties as assigned. The Court is seeking to hire a Mam-Mayan Court Interpreter Pro Tempore. This position may be assigned to work in any court location, including Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, Hayward, Oakland, Dublin and San Leandro. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Interprets from and into English and the applicable non-English language using simultaneous and consecutive modes at court proceedings and for other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 2. Makes sight translations for the benefit of the court of documents including, but not limited to, court petitions, reports, waivers, felony disposition statement forms, and other documents. 3. Interprets for judges, attorneys, court staff, and other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 4. Interprets between languages in court proceedings. 5. Brings to the court's attention any items that may impede the interpreters' performance. 6. Researches and understands legal terminology used in court and functions of the court. 7. Receives daily calendar assignments from the Trial Court Interpreter Coordinator or Supervisor and accurately completes daily activity logs, or other documentation as required. 8. Performs other language interpretation duties as assigned, such as providing general court information at an information counter to the non-English speaking public and processes documents related to interpretation. 9. Performs other job related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications To be eligible for part-time intermittent employment, interpreters must be in compliance with the employment eligibility provisions set forth in Government Code Section 71802, in addition to the following: Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as a "Certified Court Interpreter" issued by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California, or registered as a Court Interpreter by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California. LICENSE A valid California Class "C" driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Job Posting End Date Open Until Filled
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Part Time
Salary Range $36.74 - $44.66 Job Description The Superior Court is accepting applications for the position of Court Interpreter (Mandarin), Pro Tempore . Under general supervision of the Interpreter Services Manager, the Court Interpreter (Mandarin), Pro Tempore provides an essential public service, giving assistance to LEP (Limited English Proficiency) parties; performs a wide variety of language interpretation activities for the court and for parties to proceedings, other court personnel and the public; and performs other related duties as assigned. The Court is seeking to hire a Mandarin Court Interpreter Pro Tempore. This position may be assigned to work in any court location, including Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, Hayward, Oakland, Dublin and San Leandro. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Interprets from and into English and the applicable non-English language using simultaneous and consecutive modes at court proceedings and for other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 2. Makes sight translations for the benefit of the court of documents including, but not limited to, court petitions, reports, waivers, felony disposition statement forms, and other documents. 3. Interprets for judges, attorneys, court staff, and other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 4. Interprets between languages in court proceedings. 5. Brings to the court's attention any items that may impede the interpreters' performance. 6. Researches and understands legal terminology used in court and functions of the court. 7. Receives daily calendar assignments from the Trial Court Interpreter Coordinator or Supervisor and accurately completes daily activity logs, or other documentation as required. 8. Performs other language interpretation duties as assigned, such as providing general court information at an information counter to the non-English speaking public and processes documents related to interpretation. 9. Performs other job related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications To be eligible for part-time intermittent employment, interpreters must be in compliance with the employment eligibility provisions set forth in Government Code Section 71802, in addition to the following: Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as a "Certified Court Interpreter" issued by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California, or registered as a Court Interpreter by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California. LICENSE A valid California Class "C" driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Job Posting End Date Open Until Filled
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Part Time
Salary Range $36.74 - $44.66 Job Description The Superior Court is accepting applications for the position of Court Interpreter (Spanish), Pro Tempore . Under general supervision of the Interpreter Services Manager, the Court Interpreter (Spanish), Pro Tempore provides an essential public service, giving assistance to LEP (Limited English Proficiency) parties; performs a wide variety of language interpretation activities for the court and for parties to proceedings, other court personnel and the public; and performs other related duties as assigned. This position may be assigned to work in any court location, including Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, Hayward, Oakland, Dublin and San Leandro. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Interprets from and into English and the applicable non-English language using simultaneous and consecutive modes at court proceedings and for other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 2. Makes sight translations for the benefit of the court of documents including, but not limited to, court petitions, reports, waivers, felony disposition statement forms, and other documents. 3. Interprets for judges, attorneys, court staff, and other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 4. Interprets between languages in court proceedings. 5. Brings to the court's attention any items that may impede the interpreters' performance. 6. Researches and understands legal terminology used in court and functions of the court. 7. Receives daily calendar assignments from the Trial Court Interpreter Coordinator or Supervisor and accurately completes daily activity logs, or other documentation as required. 8. Performs other language interpretation duties as assigned, such as providing general court information at an information counter to the non-English speaking public and processes documents related to interpretation. 9. Performs other job related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications To be eligible for part-time intermittent employment, interpreters must be in compliance with the employment eligibility provisions set forth in Government Code Section 71802, in addition to the following: Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as a "Certified Court Interpreter" issued by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California, or registered as a Court Interpreter by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California. LICENSE A valid California Class "C" driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Job Posting End Date Open Until Filled
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Part Time
Salary Range $36.74 - $44.66 Job Description The Superior Court is accepting applications for the position of Court Interpreter (Tagalog), Pro Tempore . Under general supervision of the Interpreter Services Manager, the Court Interpreter (Tagalog), Pro Tempore provides an essential public service, giving assistance to LEP (Limited English Proficiency) parties; performs a wide variety of language interpretation activities for the court and for parties to proceedings, other court personnel and the public; and performs other related duties as assigned. T he Court is seeking to hire a Tagalog Court Interpreter Pro Tempore. This position may be assigned to work in any court location, including Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, Hayward, Oakland, Dublin and San Leandro. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Interprets from and into English and the applicable non-English language using simultaneous and consecutive modes at court proceedings and for other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 2. Makes sight translations for the benefit of the court of documents including, but not limited to, court petitions, reports, waivers, felony disposition statement forms, and other documents. 3. Interprets for judges, attorneys, court staff, and other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 4. Interprets between languages in court proceedings. 5. Brings to the court's attention any items that may impede the interpreters' performance. 6. Researches and understands legal terminology used in court and functions of the court. 7. Receives daily calendar assignments from the Trial Court Interpreter Coordinator or Supervisor and accurately completes daily activity logs, or other documentation as required. 8. Performs other language interpretation duties as assigned, such as providing general court information at an information counter to the non-English speaking public and processes documents related to interpretation. 9. Performs other job related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications To be eligible for part-time intermittent employment, interpreters must be in compliance with the employment eligibility provisions set forth in Government Code Section 71802, in addition to the following: Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as a "Certified Court Interpreter" issued by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California, or registered as a Court Interpreter by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California. LICENSE A valid California Class "C" driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Job Posting End Date Open Until Filled
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Part Time
Salary Range $36.74 - $44.66 Job Description The Superior Court is accepting applications for the position of Court Interpreter (Vietnamese), Pro Tempore . Under general supervision of the Interpreter Services Manager, the Court Interpreter (Vietnamese), Pro Tempore provides an essential public service, giving assistance to LEP (Limited English Proficiency) parties; performs a wide variety of language interpretation activities for the court and for parties to proceedings, other court personnel and the public; and performs other related duties as assigned. The Court is planning to hirea Court Interpreter (Vietnamese), Pro Tempore . This position may be assigned to work in any court location, including Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, Hayward, Oakland, Dublin and San Leandro. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Interprets from and into English and the applicable non-English language using simultaneous and consecutive modes at court proceedings and for other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 2. Makes sight translations for the benefit of the court of documents including, but not limited to, court petitions, reports, waivers, felony disposition statement forms, and other documents. 3. Interprets for judges, attorneys, court staff, and other court-related departments at the direction of the court. 4. Interprets between languages in court proceedings. 5. Brings to the court's attention any items that may impede the interpreters' performance. 6. Researches and understands legal terminology used in court and functions of the court. 7. Receives daily calendar assignments from the Trial Court Interpreter Coordinator or Supervisor and accurately completes daily activity logs, or other documentation as required. 8. Performs other language interpretation duties as assigned, such as providing general court information at an information counter to the non-English speaking public and processes documents related to interpretation. 9. Performs other job related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications To be eligible for part-time intermittent employment, interpreters must be in compliance with the employment eligibility provisions set forth in Government Code Section 71802, in addition to the following: Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as a "Certified Court Interpreter" issued by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California, or registered as a Court Interpreter by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California. LICENSE A valid California Class "C" driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Job Posting End Date Open Until Filled
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Part Time
Salary Range $29.92 - $29.92 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position Court Attendant, Per Diem.Under general supervision, Court Attendants, PerDiemsmonitorthe courtroom to ensure that the order and silence are maintained in and near the courtroom; ensures the security of the courtroom and the integrity of the jury; provides assistance to judicial officer, court staff, attorneys, jurors, litigants and members of the public; and performs other related duties as assigned. A Court Attendant, Per Diem, is a temporary non-benefited, non-management and represented position that is assigned court-wide on a services-as-needed basis. The work hours will vary based on the temporary staffing needs of the Court.Employees may be assigned to work a half-day or full-day. The current rate of pay for a Court Attendant, Per Diem, is $29.92 hourly. Vacancies will be filled at various court locations throughout Alameda County. Successful applicants will be offered, based on exam performance, a part time position of Court Attendant, Per Diem. Employees appointed to a position of Court Attendant, Per Diem, must be willing to travel and work throughout any of the court locations within the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Monitors the courtroom to ensure that the order and silence are maintained in and near the courtroom; monitors persons in the courtroom to ensure non-disruptive behaviors; serves as courtroom crier; and prevents persons from entering or leaving courtroom as required by procedure or as instructed by a judicial officer. 2. Secures and inspects courtroom; and alerts the judicial officer and/or sheriff personnel to any possible security problems in or near the courtroom. 3. Takes custody of jurors during deliberations and lunch; acts as a liaison between jurors and judicial officer; and ensures integrity of the jury by maintaining order and isolation from the public and compromising situations. 4. Performs general clerical duties; answers telephones and assists callers; sorts and distributes mail, including jury mail; schedules appointments; runs official errands; makes copies; transports documents between courtroom and clerks' office; scans, sorts and files documents; records statistics; updates judges' libraries, as needed; and moves furniture, files and other objects as instructed. 5. Provides general information and assistance to the memebrs of the public and attorneys in person and by telephone; assist attorneys with exhibits; and serves as liaison between judicial officers, court staff, attorneys, jurors, witnesses, litigants and members of the public. 6. Prepares the courtroom; conducts inventories of equipment; obtains and prepares equipment, including audio visual, video recording and listening devices; orders and distributes supplies. 7. Operates a computer for checking cases, accessing email, printing department calendars, maintaining files and forms, providing daily status reports and completing electronic timesheet; reviews accuracy of scanned documents; assists the court by gathering case related information from litigants, victims and witnesses. 8. Locates, retrieves and assists in organizing materials in files. 9. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications (May be met in either one of two options.) Either Option I Experience: Equivalent to two years of full-time clerical and security services experience in a courtroom, corrections, public safety, probation and/or private security company that includes heavy and direct contact in person with customers or the public. Or Option II Education: Successful completion of 30 semester units or 45 quarter units of course work in criminal justice administration, law enforcement administration or legal studies from an accredited college or university. And Experience: Equivalent to one year of full-time clerical and security services experience in a courtroom, corrections, public safety, probation and/or private security company that includes heavy and direct contact in person with customers or the public. DESIRED REQUIREMENT: Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. is desirable. Knowledge of legal terminology and court procedures; customer service practices; problem solving; conflict resolution techniques; modern office procedures and equipment, including hardware and software computer programs, scanner, fax machine, copier and recording equipment. Ability to maintain order and silence in a courtroom; assist judicial officers, attorneys and other personnel; understand and execute oral and written instructions; operate modern office equipment, including copier, scanner, fax machine and recording and visual presentation equipment; retrieve and interpret information on a computer screen; demonstrate proficiency using a computer, including keyboard and mouse; observe situations and determine appropriate courses of action; use good judgment and interpersonal skills to mediate and diffuse disputes in the courtroom; listen carefully to note pertinent information; communicate effectively; remain calm in a demanding and stressful work environment; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with judges, attorneys, staff and the public; and maintain confidentiality. This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Open Until Filled
Superior Court - Alameda County Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Full Time
Salary Range $93,038.40 - $112,985.60 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position of Child Custody Recommending Counselor(Family Law). Under direction, the Child Custody Recommending Counselor (Family Law) acts as a mediator between parents or other guardians regarding disputes of custody and visitation of their children; reports the agreements or recommendations to the Court; and performs other related duties as assigned. The current job vacancy is assigned to Family Court Serviceswithin the Family Division, located at the Hayward Hall of Justice. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in this classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Mediates disputes between parents regarding custody and visitation of children; consults with attorneys regarding the case; interviews children and other family members; and consults with other involved professionals regarding the case. 2. Writes or reports agreements; makes recommendations when there is no agreement between parents; and testifies in court and/or consults with judicial officers and attorneys regarding agreements or recommendations. 3. Provides counseling to parents on general issues regarding co-parenting, and conducts orientation and education classes for parents. 4. Counsels and assesses couples regarding pre-age marriages; interviews parents of minors; makes recommendation to the court; mediates and evaluates contested guardianships referred by the Probate Court and other brief assessments as requested by the Court. 5. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Experience: The equivalent to two years of full-time experience in counseling, psychotherapy or both, preferably in family conciliation court and with the ethnic population to be served. And Education: Possession of a Master's from an accredited college and/or university in social work, marriage, family and child counseling or other behavioral sciences substantially related to marriage and family interpersonal relationships. Or Possession of a Ph.D degree from an accredited college and/or university in psychology. Desirable Qualifications : Possession of a license issued by the State of California as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage, Family and Children Therapist (MFT) or Clinical Psychologist. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Knowledge of Court system of California and the procedures used in family law cases; resources in the community to which clients can be referred for assistance; adult psychopathology and the psychology of families; child development, child abuse and clinical issues relating to children; effects of divorce and domestic violence on children; child custody research sufficient to enable a counselor to assess the mental needs of children; principles and techniques of counseling; clinical interviewing and mediation techniques; practices and techniques of psychological assessments; family systems theory; problem-solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques; crisis intervention methods and techniques; cultural diversity issues; correct English usage, punctuation, spelling and grammar; personal computers and word processing software; domestic violence and substance abuse issues. Ability to obtain, interpret and evaluate information regarding family behavior from various sources and make recommendations; communicate emphatically, neutrally and clearly with clients under stressful situations; use communication, listening and problem solving skills to assist culturally diverse parties in accepting or finding solutions; recognize dysfunctional interaction patterns; prepare clear and concise written reports for use in litigation; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, attorneys, judges, the public and other professionals; determine pertinent aspects of cases and recommend useful interventions; maintain flexibility in managing an unpredictable workday; meet established deadlines in a timely manner; use manuals, codes or written guides as applicable; exercise sound judgment in making recommendations to parties or the Court; exercise sensitivity toward cultural issues; effectively manage situations where clients may be angry, upset, fearful or hostile; remain calm and exercise patience in working with parties under stressful situations; operate modern office equipment and personal computers and use specified computer applications, including word processing and spreadsheets as applicable. This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Open Until Filled
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Full Time
Salary Range 100,588.80 - 122,220.80 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position ofFacilities Project Manager.Under general supervision, theFacilities Project Manager provides project management, coordination, liaison, inspection and contract administration for the design, construction and modification of Court facilities and structures; serves as the primary point of contact for customers, contractors, and stakeholders while managing all phases of a project including budget, scheduling, controls and client relations; assists with facility operations and maintenance program in all court facilities throughout the county, when needed; and performs other related duties as assigned. This recruitment will remain open and will accept applications continuously. Initial review of applications will occur on April 19, 2022. Subsequent review of applications and interviews will be held on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES: The Facilities Project Manager is a professional-level class that reports to the Facilities & Emergency Services Manager and is responsible for the direction and coordination of a team of service providers related to a particular project. Incumbents in this class understand how to structure a team, schedule the work, establish the budget, negotiate the project requirements and scope with the end user, and oversee and report project progress. The Facilities Project Manager is responsible for one or more small and/or moderate sized projects and may be responsible for some part of a single larger project under direction. This class is distinguished from the lower-level class of Facilities Specialist in that the latter is paraprofessional whereas this class is a professional level class. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Participates in the coordination and preparation of architectural design work, including developing program requirements, procurement of consulting architects and engineers, preparation of functional and space programs for building projects, production of plan layouts, schematic, preliminary plays, working drawings, specifications, and cost estimates and associated project approvals within and outside the Court. 2. Participates in the conduct of field investigations to obtain data, measurements and information needed to draft or design details for alteration or new construction projects. 3. Confers with State and County departments to establish building and space requirements; participates in the preparation of feasibility studies and reports; advises on feasibility of projects; makes recommendations based on findings; and maintains ongoing communications with customers. 4. Defines project goals and objectives; under direction, develops project scope, budget, funding and schedule; and finalizes cost estimates. 5. Manages projects from planning through construction phase and warranty period. 6. Oversees the bid, proposal, and purchase recommendation process for projects including solicitation and review of proposals. 7. Administers contracts and manages consultants or contractors. Evaluates performance of contractors and assists in development of contracts and specifications. 8. Assures that project program and conceptual design meet code requirements, architectural standards, the State's needs, and are compatible with master plans. 9. Tracks and monitors all project activities; inspects or reviews work under construction to make sure that new construction and alteration work begin performed by contractors complies with plans, specifications and codes. 10. Prepares budget reports and cost control analyses; responsible for keeping projects within approved budgets and on their approved schedule; analyzes claims and recommends approval of consultant and/or contractor payment. 11. Regularly reports project status to Senior Management and customers regarding status and issues; and manages customer satisfaction. 12. Oversees project staff and/or contractors and attends meetings at various sites. 13. Responsible for maintaining and developing positive working relationships with internal customers and external contractors/vendors, and county, state and local agencies. 14. Assists with facility operations and maintenance program including, the coordination of facilities maintenance, repairs, facilities renovation, moves, salvage, and routine and major maintenance of Court buildings. 15. May supervise, direct, review, and train staff. 16. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in architecture, civil, construction management, engineering (civil, structural, mechanical or electrical) or a closely related field. And Experience: The equivalent to two years of full-time, progressively responsible experience as a project manager in the areas of construction or design management, architecture or related fields. Additional qualifying full-time experience described may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. One year (2,080 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units. Knowledge of cost estimating and cost control techniques; methods and practices of budget preparation and management; government purchasing and bidding policies, practices and procedures; professional services contracting; computer technology, including project management systems and software; principles and practices of architectural design; relevant regulations and state and local codes pertaining to judicial branch facilities; materials and methods used in building construction projects; safe work practices; planning principles related to environmental law, zoning and development; key issues of public safety and procedural laws related to abatement and handling of asbestos and other hazardous materials; structural, mechanical and electrical engineering as related to buildings. Ability to communicate effectively and present information both orally, and in writing, with both technical and non-technical audiences; demonstrate a strong customer service orientation and a commitment to innovation and creative problem solving; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse group of people; prepare and deliver effective presentations to executive management, the public and a variety of audiences; write clear, concise reports and technical descriptions; plan, organize, and coordinate a variety of programs and services; plan, organize and implement projects; plan, manage, and deliver multiple projects; analyze problems, develop effective solutions and prepare cost estimates; organize and coordinate the various elements of a major project; manage the work of project consultants and staff working on a project; adapt to changing priorities; organize own work, set priorities and meet critical schedules and deadlines; evaluate the work of consultants, contractors and others; keep abreast of current technology trends and developments in the field of architecture; work effectively independently and as a member of a team; exercise sound independent judgment within general policy guidelines; use standard business computer applications; coordinate with consultants in design and construction projects; detect errors and discrepancies in contract plans and specifications; use computer-aided drafting programs, such as AutoCAD, to do architectural design; create and produce project and technical documentation; recommend and implement policies and procedures; logically conceptualize and/or analyze user requirements, including evaluating user requirements and finding creative application solutions that consider short and long-term user needs and systems interdependencies; advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills for fixing minor maintenance issues; handle tools and equipment to perform minor maintenance repairs. This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Job Posting End Date Open Until Filled
Superior Court - Alameda County Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Full Time
Salary Range $47.34 - $57.46 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position of Court Reporter. Under direction, Court Reporter stenotypes a verbatim record of court proceedings; reads notes as requested; prepare transcripts; and performs other related duties as assigned. A Court Reporter is a full-time, non-management position, with benefits. Employees are paid an hourly rate within the prescribed salary range noted above. Possession of a current license in good standing issued by the State of California, Department of Consumers Affairs Certified Shorthand Reporters Board is required. National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) certification or other real time reporting certifications are highly desired. Vacancies will be filled at various court locations throughout Alameda County. Employees appointed to a position of Court Reporter must be willing to travel and work throughout any of the court locations within the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Reports verbatim proceedings of all necessary judicial and court matters using stenographic equipment or computer-aided technology (CAT) with Real-time capability; reads back all of the official court record upon request. 2. Meets transcription deadlines in accordance with California Rules of Court and Penal Code 869e and 1203.01 and other applicable statutes as may be required; prepares certified transcripts as requested by judicial officers, attorneys and the public in a timely manner. 3. Maintains an accurate record of daily proceedings; and stores paper and electronic notes according to policy guidelines. 4. May provide secretarial support to the judicial officer; and types or prepares judicial documents, including judgments, decisions and jury instructions upon request. 5. May provide court reporter services in other courtrooms throughout Alameda County when regularly assigned court is not in session or due to operational necessity. 6. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: Possession of a current license in good standing issued by the State of California, Department of Consumers Affairs Certified Shorthand Reporters Board. Knowledge of basic legal, medical and other terminology required for court proceedings; courtroom procedures and protocol; English usage, grammar, punctuation and spelling; transcript production procedures and practices; and personal CAT system. Ability to write shorthand at a minimum of 200 words per minute with 97.5% accuracy; work independently; plan and organize work to meet statutory and non-statutory deadlines; prepare and deliver Court mandated and/or appeal transcripts and extensions within statutory timeframes, formatted in conformance with statutory requirements; establish and maintain effective working relationships with judges, staff, attorneys and the public. LICENSE: A valid California Class "C" driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out essential job functions. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Must own and maintain appropriate equipment for transcription of court proceedings. This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Job Posting End Date Open Until Filled
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Full Time
Salary Range $115,752.00 - $150,425.60 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the positions ofSoftware Analyst/Senior Software Analyst (IT Infrastructure / Windows Servers, Microsoft 365 Cloud & Network Engineer) . The current job vacancy is assigned to the Infrastructure Services Team within the Office of Information Technology Division, at the East County Hall of Justice, located in Dublin, California. The Division may fill the vacancy at the level of a Software Analyst or Senior Software Analyst. Software Analyst Salary Range: $104,852.80 - $136,177.60 Senior Software Analyst Salary Range: $115,752.00 - $150,425.60 Infrastructure Services The Court’s Infrastructure Services Team is responsible for building, designing, securing, implementing, managing, and supporting the Information Technology Infrastructure for the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda. Infrastructure Services include both physical and virtual technologies in key areas including: Directory Services, Network Services, Hyperconverged Services, Voice Services, Hybrid Cloud, Operating Systems, Database Management Systems, Data Protection, and Cybersecurity. Under direction, Senior Software Analystsdevelop specifications for complex systems architects the deployment of system software; defines the logic, writes the programs, develops test plans, and tests systems; provides direction and guidance to other technical staff performing these operations; assumes responsibility for the support of designated systems; analyzes system logs and to prepare technical reports; and performs other related duties as assigned. TheSenior Software Analystperforms advanced level analysis duties. Incumbents are responsible for developing, evaluating, modifying and maintaining complex systems.Senior Software Analysts are competent to work at the highest technical level on all phases of the systems. Senior Software Analysts may have lead responsibility for systems programming and analysis, including providing training, direction, and guidance to others. This class is distinguished from the lower-level class of Software Analyst in that the former is responsible for operating system software such as routines supporting multi-programming, telecommunications and file management whereas the Senior Software Analysts assist with business applications software programming, such as case management applications. Under direction, aSoftware Analystinvestigates, analyzes and to evaluate systems which serve as the platform for security, communications, application development and system performance monitoring and tuning; designs the implementation of systems software in a way that will improve the efficiency of both the technical staff and end-user community; develops logic, writes and tests systems defined by higher level software programmers; enhances, installs and tests vendor supplied utilities and software packages; assists in the development and modification of relatively complex software; writes operations manuals and guides; and performs other related work as assigned. TheSoftware Analystperforms entry to journey-level infrastructure support and analysis duties. Software analysts are competent to work on most phases of infrastructure systems programming on their own and only require general direction for the balance of the activities.This class differs from the Systems Analyst class in that Software Analysts work with packaged systems software that run beneath business applications. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Develops programs that deal with the overall management of system activities such as task management, file management, application distribution and access methods, database management, network resource management or the system-wide implementation of complex software packages, such as Citrix and VOIP. 2. Maintains currently installed versions of the operating system software through the application of vendor supplied "fixes" and through custom coding where possible. 3. Maintains system documentation for installed system software. 4. Plans, generates and installs new releases of operating systems (as opposed to business application) programs and other vendor supplied server software. 5. Enhances, installs and tests vendor supplied utilities and software packages; develops utilities and ad hoc service routines; and maintains vendor supplied utilities and software packages. 6. Plans, writes, tests and implements extensions and corrections to the systems software that supports the application development platform, the data network or the voice network. 7. Designs complex software systems; enhances complex software systems; and codes and tests software programs. 8. Provides direction and guidance to software analysts. 9. Provides technical information and assistance to application programmers and systems analysts in the use of system software related to web services, in-house software development tools, remote access using Citrix, software utilities, database management systems such as Informix, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and other software packages, such as Crystal Reports, Citrix and Vision App. 10. Prepares technical reports relating to the analysis of software systems. 11. Monitors and tunes the performance of systems components, and plans for timely capacity upgrades. 12. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Senior Software Analyst Minimum Qualification: Either Option I Experience: The equivalent to two years of full-time experience in the class of Software Analyst in the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda classified service performing similar duties. Or Option II Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field from an accredited college or university. Additional experience in software analysis and programming, windows analysis, database software administration and/or programming, implementation and utilization of active directory and other application delivery mechanisms may substitute for education on a year-to-year basis. And Experience: The equivalent to two years of recent full-time increasingly responsible experience in software analysis and programming and/or windows analysis and programming, the implementation and utilization of active directory and other application delivery mechanisms. Software Analyst Minimum Qualifications: Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field from an accredited college or university. And Experience: The equivalent to two years' of recent full-time increasingly responsible experience in computer programming, including software programming and analysis. Experience must include implementing packaged systems software, applying system patches and software upgrades. Desired Qualifications for Sr. Software Analyst and Software Analyst: Expertise with Windows Server Administration and Support including On-Premise and Cloud resources with proficiency in PowerShell and automation. Demonstrated ability to design, deploy, and manage Microsoft Active Directory Infrastructure, Schemas, Microsoft Azure, Azure AD, and Microsoft 365 solutions. Experience leveraging and knowledge of ITIL / ITSM best practices. Experience managing and maintaining VMWare vSphere, Nutanix, NetApp ONTAP 9, or other related physical and virtual infrastructure or hyper-converged technologies. Knowledge of Information Security best practices and infrastructure hardening. Ability to apply principals and techniques of design (Sr Analyst), implementation, analysis, troubleshooting, critical thinking, and customer service for on-premise and cloud infrastructure technologies. Technical Expert with core infrastructure technologies including: DNS, DHCP, SFTP, AD, 2FA/MFA, SSO, GPO, BGP. Senior Software Analyst - Knowledge of principles and methods of computer software programming and systems analysis; principles and methods of computer applications programming; principles of computer operating systems design; Windows operating system and active directory or Unix and Linux operating systems; methods of program problem analysis and resolution; data organization and access methods in computerized systems; principles of database management systems; principles of effective oral and written communication; application access and application delivery strategies such as Citrix. Senior Software Analyst - Ability to solve complex software programming and systems design problems from relatively minimal diagnostic information; apply the principles of software programming and design to a variety of situations; develop complex software systems, interpret and evaluate existing software systems and enhance them for efficiency; develop software programs and modify them for efficiency; evaluate hardware and software systems and make recommendations for conversion to new systems if appropriate; plan for and install new software systems; plan for and install new releases to vendor supplied software; enhance vendor supplied software packages and utilities to suit the Court's operating environment; gather and analyze data, draw sound conclusions, and prepare clear and concise reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, the public and others encountered in the course of work; and identify crucial information for the use of other technical staff in related areas of expertise. Software Analyst - Knowledge of principles and methods of operating system software programming and systems analysis; principles and techniques of applications programming; methods of program problem analysis and correction; windows operating system and active directory or Unix and Linux operating systems; principles and use of terminal services; computer equipment, hardware and software used by the court; techniques and methodologies for software development life cycle; principles of Project management; correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation. Software Analyst - Ability to apply the principles of software programming and design to a variety of situations; develop software programs; interpret and evaluate existing software programs and enhancing them for efficiency; give guidance and technical assistance to developers and desktop and network support staff; establish and maintain effective working relationship with court staff, members of the public and others encountered in the course of work; organize work and set priorities to complete assigned project responsibilities efficiently and effectively within deadlines; exercise sound independent judgment and decision making within general policy guidelines; analyze problems and develop effective solutions; manage multiple and changing priorities; use tack and diplomacy when dealing with sensitive, complex and/or confidential issues and situations; maintain confidentiality of Court documents and records; communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing; keep technical skill current to meet continuing software development assignments; work effectively independently and as a member of a team. This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Open Until Filled
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Full Time
Salary Range 104,852.80 - 136,177.60 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position ofInformation Technology (IT) Project Manager.Under general supervision, theIT Project Managercoordinates the implementation of stakeholder requirements for computer systems and ensures that multiple projects deliver on time, within budget, and to stakeholder specifications. In addition, incumbents in this position manage the implementation of automated solutions for the enterprise, client/server and desktop computer systems, and network needs of the clients. This recruitment will remain open and will accept applications continuously.Initial review of applications will occur on March 7, 2022.Subsequent review of applications and interviews will be held on an ongoing basis untilthe positionis filled. The current job vacancy isassigned to the Office of Information Technology (OIT) at the East County Hall of Justice, located in Dublin, CA. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Plans and oversees IT projects to completion: Identifies scope and objectives; identifies deliverables and establishes schedules and timelines; identifies project resources and skill level of necessary resources; assigns work to the project team; monitors budget constraints and client satisfaction levels 2. Provides technical advice and recommends policies, procedures, enhancements, and acquisition of hardware, software, and services to clients; advises on project feasibility and recommends solutions 3. Plans, designs, builds, tests, implements, maintains, and enhances complex business systems 4.Convenes with stakeholders to establish production goals, priorities, and major work schedules for information technology projects 5. Meets with clients to discuss the status of projects: including timelines, schedules, and resources 6. Develops and obtains agreement on service-level agreements 7. Meets with customers, vendors, and technical staff to identify problems and potential solutions in order to facilitate the resolution of problems, revises project plans document changes 8. Develops cost and budget analyses; determines long-range project staff requirements. 9. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduation from college with a Bachelor's degree in a field related to computer science, Information technology, business management, or equivalent experience. And Experience: Two years of experience in one of the following areas: technical project management, system analysis, IT engineering, IT support specialist, programming, data analysis, database administration. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of technical project management; Organization and elements of an information technology department; Software used to manage projects; Application development life cycle; Business system applications used in customer departments; Principles and techniques of software and system quality assurance and control; Principles and practices of technical problem solving; Team dynamics and team building; Principles, practices, and techniques of customer service; Design, installation, and maintenance of enterprise, network, distributed, client/server, and desktop computer systems; Principles and practices of producing project and technical documentation Ability to: Coordinate multiple projects and schedules; Understand information technology systems and methodologies; Define problems and develop alternative solutions; Work effectively with customers and executive management; Promote and maintain a team environment; Maintain effective working relationships with other staff and customers; Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; Make technical oral presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Open Until Filled
Superior Court - Alameda County Alameda, California, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Full Time
Salary Range $26.28 - $31.34 Condition of Employment All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here . Job Description The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position of Court Attendant. Under general supervision, Court Attendants monitor the courtroom to ensure that order and silence are maintained in and near the courtroom; ensures the security of the courtroom and the integrity of the jury; provides assistance to judicial officer, court staff, attorneys, jurors, litigants and members of the public; and performs other related duties as assigned. Vacancies will be filled at various court locations throughout Alameda County. Employees appointed to a position of Court Attendant must be willing to travel and work throughout any of the court locations within the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES: A Court Attendant is a non-sworn classification that provides courtroom support to judicial officers and courtroom clerks. This position is also responsible for performing general and routine security-related duties in and near a courtroom including advising the public of acceptable courtroom decorum. This classification is distinguished from Deputy Sheriffs in that the latter have direct responsibility for physical restraint of prisoners and disruptive persons protecting life and property and apprehending criminal violators. Example of Duties NOTE: The following are duties performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all listed duties. 1. Monitors the courtroom to ensure that the order and silence are maintained in and near the courtroom; monitors persons in the courtroom to ensure non-disruptive behaviors; serves as courtroom crier; and prevents persons from entering or leaving courtroom as required by procedure or as instructed by a judicial officer. 2. Secures and inspects courtroom; and alerts the judicial officer and/or sheriff personnel to any possible security problems in or near the courtroom. 3. Takes custody of jurors during deliberations and lunch; acts as a liaison between jurors and judicial officer; and ensures integrity of the jury by maintaining order and isolation from the public and compromising situations. 4. Performs general clerical duties; answers telephones and assists callers; sorts and distributes mail, including jury mail; schedules appointments; runs official errands; makes copies; transports documents between courtroom and clerks' office; scans, sorts and files documents; records statistics; updates judges' libraries, as needed; and moves furniture, files and other objects as instructed. 5. Provides general information and assistance to the members of the public and attorneys in person and by telephone; assist attorneys with exhibits; and serves as liaison between judicial officers, court staff, attorneys, jurors, witnesses, litigants and members of the public. 6. Prepares the courtroom; conducts inventories of equipment; obtains and prepares equipment, including audio visual, video recording and listening devices; orders and distributes supplies. 7. Operates a computer for checking cases, accessing email, printing department calendars, maintaining files and forms, providing daily status reports and completing electronic timesheet; reviews accuracy of scanned documents; assists the court by gathering case related information from litigants, victims and witnesses. 8. Locates, retrieves and assists in organizing materials in files. 9. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Option I Experience: Equivalent to two years of full-time clerical and security services experience in a courtroom, corrections, public safety, probation and/or private security company that includes heavy and direct contact in person with customers or the public. Or Option II Education: Successful completion of 30 semester units or 45 quarter units of course work in criminal justice administration, law enforcement administration or legal studies from an accredited college or university. And Experience: Equivalent to one year of full-time clerical and security services experience in a courtroom, corrections, public safety, probation and/or private security company that includes heavy and direct contact in person with customers or the public. Knowledge of legal terminology and court procedures; customer service practices; problem solving and conflict resolution techniques; modern office procedures and equipment, including hardware and software computer programs, scanner, fax machine, copier and recording equipment. Ability to maintain order and silence in a courtroom; assist judges, attorneys and other personnel; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; operate modern office equipment, including copier, scanner, fax machine and recording equipment; retrieve and interpret information on a computer screen; and demonstrate proficiency using a computer, including keyboard and mouse; observe situations and determine appropriate courses of action; use good judgment and interpersonal skills to mediate and to diffuse disputes in a courtroom; listen carefully to note pertinent information; communicate effectively orally; remain calm in a demanding and stressful work environment; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with judges, attorneys, staff and the public; and maintain confidentiality. This position includes a one-year probationary period. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of fingerprint check and the provision of appropriately identifying documents to certify eligibility to work in the United States. Hiring Process The hiring process will include the following components: An initial screening of all application materials receivedincluding a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume does not substitute for completing the application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. A review of the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to select the best-qualified candidates for the oral panel interview process. An oral interview that will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. The Court reserves the right to change the components of the examination process and may limit the number of candidates invited to the oral interview process to include only the best-qualified candidates should there be a large applicant pool. The application and supplemental questionnaire are used to evaluate the candidate's qualifications. If you are interested in the opportunity it is recommended that you submit your application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible since this recruitment may be closed at any time should the Court receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants. If you require accommodation in the examination process because of disability, please call (510) 891-6021 to discuss. Open Until Filled