ABOUT THE JUDICIAL BRANCH:
The Judicial Branch of Arizona in Maricopa County is seeking an accomplished and motivated Bailiff to join one of the largest, most innovative and progressive trial courts in the nation. In this role, high importance is placed on the individual who will embrace our mission and committing themselves to and believing in our vision of excellence and the principles inherent in the Rule of Law...every person, every day, every time.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Bailiff provides coordination of courtroom proceedings and performs a variety of legal and clerical duties related to the performance of the divisions within the Superior Court.
Positions may be assigned based on availability and locations may vary throughout Maricopa County in the following departments:
Criminal - The Criminal Department is responsible for the adjudication of all felony offenses charged by the State of Arizona that are alleged to have been committed within Maricopa County. This is accomplished through a number of unique calendars and assignments that have been developed to improve the efficient and just resolution of criminal cases in this Court.
Family – The Family Department has jurisdiction over dissolution, legal decision making (custody), child support, parenting time, paternity, maternity, and other domestic relations matters. The judicial officers assigned to Family Court adhere to the Rules of Family Law Procedure and Title 25 of the Arizona Revised Statutes. Family Court offers several innovative programs to assist parties in resolving disputes.
Juvenile - The Juvenile Department has exclusive original jurisdiction over children and youths, seventeen (17) years of age and under, who violate any federal, state or municipal law, and any child who is abused, neglected or dependent. Some of the matters heard in Juvenile Court include delinquency cases in which a youth is charged with a crime or a status offense; dependency cases in which a child has been abused or neglected by a parent or other person with care, custody or control of the juvenile; guardianship cases to determine legal guardianship of a child and severance and adoption cases.
Civil/Tax – The Civil Department has jurisdiction over cases that involve legal conflicts among individuals, businesses, corporations, partnerships and governmental entities. Most civil cases are the result of personal injury, property damage, medical malpractice and contract disputes. The Tax Department has jurisdiction over disputes anywhere in the state that involves the imposition, assessment or collection of a tax. The Court adjudicates cases involving state taxes, municipal sales taxes and property taxes as well as appeals from the Property Oversight Commission.
Probate/Mental Health – The Probate and Mental Health Department has jurisdiction over trusts, estates, and protective proceedings. The Probate department oversees the informal and formal administration of decedent's estates. The Mental Health department is responsible for civil commitments, where an individual with symptoms of severe mental illness is court-ordered into treatment in a hospital. Orders are established for those found to be a danger to themselves or others, or persistently or acutely disabled or gravely disabled.