Judicial Technician II - Term-Limited Temporary

King County   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
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Posted on March 30, 2021



The responsibilities of this classification include performing a variety of different tasks in support of the daily operations of the Court. Primary work assignments will be providing support in numerous divisions within the Court Operations Department.  Incumbent maintains databases and performs a wide range of support duties where needed within the department. 
 Who may apply:  This position is open to all qualified applicants.    
 Work location
:  This position is based at the King County Courthouse, 516 Third Avenue, Seattle, Washington.  The incumbent may be required to work at other facilities as assigned.
 Work schedule and terms
:  This at-will Term-Limited Temporary position is hourly (overtime-eligible) and subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.  This position works a 35-hour work week schedule. The workweek for this position is normally Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  This position is eligible for benefits.
Additional materials required:
  Please include a resume and cover letter describing how you meet or exceed the requirements for this position.  These materials are supplemental to your application.  You must still completely fill out the on-line application with your relevant education and work experience. Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you include relevant information only on the resume or cover letter, or if you reference "see resume" on your application.
 Please note that you can attach multiple documents to your application.  Your options are:
 1) Copy and paste one or more documents into the text resume section of the application.
 2)  Attach multiple documents/files in the resume attachment section. 

Job Duties

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:  The following duties are not intended to represent the entire functional capacity of the position at the task level:

  • Analyze and interpret reports and applications necessary to manage pending cases.

  • Research specialized or technical information. Provide general and detailed information to internal and external customers. May provide training on procedural matters and may make formal presentations. 

  • Notify parties of case status; explain various legal programs, policies and procedures and ramifications for non-compliance. Research and interpret policies, procedures, state and local court rules, statutes and other relevant sources to provide program-specific information relating to technical services to customers. 
  • Perform administrative duties as assigned. Identify priority and/or time-sensitive matters. 
  • Coordinate calendar coverage, work with court volunteers and provide administrative support to judicial officers.

  • Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

Must have at least one year of experience in court processes. Associate's degree and three years' work experience in court procedures and processes is preferred. Independent judgment and the ability to maintain confidentiality are required. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. Must be flexible and able to deal with competitive demands and high volume workload. Experience working with a diverse population and dealing with difficult customers is required. Must be proficient with various computer software applications including Microsoft Office programs. Must have the ability to handle sensitive case information in a fast paced court environment.

Supplemental Information

Special requirements:  Finalists must have successfully passed a criminal background check and reference check.  Must possess a valid Washington State driver's license or be able to travel throughout the County by alternate means.
 Selection process
:  Application materials will be screened for qualifications and the most competitive candidates will be invited for interviews.
 Union membership:
  This position is not represented by a union.
 If you have questions regarding this position, please call King County Superior Court Human Resources at (206) 477-1536.

King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being.  Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page.

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy.  If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails.  Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.
NOTE:  Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position. Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.
For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.

This application requires an attached resume and cover letter, in addition to the completed application form. If you do not attach a resume and a cover letter your application will be incomplete and will not be considered. Have you attached a resume and a cover letter?
  • Yes
  • No
Please indicate your highest level of educational attainment.
  • Did not graduate from high school or obtain GED
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Some college
  • Associate's or technical degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree or higher
How many years of experience do you have working with court processes and procedures?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • At least one year but less than three years
  • At least three years but less than five years
  • At least five years but less than ten years
  • Ten or more years

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