Job Series: Court Judicial Assistant
FLSA status: Exempt
OCC Group: Administrative Services and Related
Job code: R57200
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed 7/1/2002.
CONCEPT OF CLASS
Supervises clerical, account clerk, and/or administrative assistant subordinates in the Colorado Judicial Department.
Positions in the Supervisor I classification are distinguished from lower level classifications by time spent on supervisory responsibilities of 3 or more full-time equivalent subordinates. Incumbents in this classification must spend 50% or more time on supervisory responsibilities. The average district ratio of case processing and or technical staff to supervisor should be 10 to 1. Supervisory activities are defined as: establishes expectations, checks work product, provides training, conducts performance evaluations, coaches and guides staff, participates in the hiring and termination of staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
To be established at the local district.
Examples of work:
Supervises staff by guiding, coaching, mentoring, establishing expectations, checking work product, assists in hiring and disciplining staff, assists in developing policy and procedures, schedules staff, monitors and approves leave, and ensures subordinates have the tools necessary to perform the job. May require occasional travel.
Directly supervises 3 or more full-time employees in a unit. Supervisory decisions are made in accordance with the Judicial Branch's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems, and will consume 50% or more of the incumbent’s time.
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 four years of legal, court or other related administrative experience and completion of a management apprenticeship in the Colorado Judicial Department Professional Development Program.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in business, public, or court administration or related area and two years of legal, court or supervisory experience required. As a condition of continued employment, employees must complete the Colorado Court Academy and a management apprenticeship within the first two years of employment.
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.
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.