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Specialist Job Description
Job Series:  Specialist
FLSA status: Exempt
OCC Group: Administrative Services and Related
Job code: R57100
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed 09/16/2008.
 
CONCEPT OF CLASS
Performs specialized professional functions for the court or specialized case processing functions, such as probate registrar or water clerk functions.
 
DISTINGUISHING FACTORS
Positions in this classification are distinguished from other classifications by the concentration on specialized professional functions for the court or specialized case processing functions, such as probate registrar or water clerk functions.  Specialists spend 50% or more time on a specialized function such as those mentioned above. May require occasional travel. A district may utilize up to 5% of the total non-Judicial Officer staff allocation in the district for Specialist positions, rounded to the nearest full FTE, excluding the appellate courts. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
To be established at the local district.
  
LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for one's own work product and may provide leadership, guidance, assistance, or mentorship to coworkers, volunteers, or interns. May include formal supervision of less than three subordinates, or lead responsibilities including scheduling of work, instructing in work methods, and reviewing work products for a work group.   
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the locally established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described below satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.
 
MINIMUM EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from high school or equivalent and three years of office, legal, or court experience. An apprenticeship in the Colorado Judicial Department Professional Development Program in the specialized area may substitute for one year of the required experience.
OR
 
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in business, public or court administration or related field from a four-year college or university and one year of office, legal, or court experience.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk. The employee frequently is required to stand; sit; reach with hands and arms; and perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and high precarious places. Occasionally handles emergency or crisis situations; frequently subject to interruptions, and multiple calls and inquiries. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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