Company: Oklahoma Northern District Courts
Posted on: September 13, 2020
Courtroom Deputy Employment Type: Full-Time, Permanent Location:
Tulsa, Oklahoma Area of Consideration: Open to All Qualified
Applicants Grade/Annual Salary Range: CL 26/01 - CL 27/61, $46,600
- $83,210 (depending on qualifications & experience)
Opening Date: September 4, 2020 Closing Date: Open Until Filled (to
ensure consideration, apply by September 25, 2020) Anticipated
Report Date: November 9, 2020 Position Overview: This position is
in the Clerk's Office. The incumbent will perform the full
range of courtroom deputy duties for either an Article III Judge or
a Magistrate Judge. The position reports directly to the Chief
Deputy Clerk. Candidates should be mature, responsible, and poised,
and possess tact, diplomacy, good judgment, analytical skills,
initiative, a positive work attitude, and a commitment to public
service. Representative Duties: Assists with the management of
judge's cases by calendaring and regulating their movement;
monitoring filing of pertinent documents and timely responses to
judicial orders; and, setting dates and times for hearings, trials
Keeps judge and immediate staff informed of case progress.
Attends court sessions and assists with orderly flow of proceedings
including, but not limited to, setting up the courtroom, assuring
presence of all necessary participants, and managing exhibits.
Takes notes of proceedings and rulings and prepares minute
Drafts orders as directed.
Informs jury department of upcoming trials, need for jurors,
Assists judge and parties in jury selection and compiles records of
jury selection and attendance.
Acts as liaison between the Clerk's Office, the bar, and
the judge to ensure cases proceed smoothly.
Serves as a source of information on scheduling conferences,
hearings, trials, and other case processes.
Performs backup duties for other Article III and Magistrate Judges
courtroom deputies, as required.
Performs other Clerk's office duties, as assigned. Required
Qualifications: Must be a United States citizen or eligible to work
in the United States.
Must be a high school graduate, or equivalent.
For CL-26, must possess a minimum of at least one year of
specialized experience equivalent to work at the CL-25 level. For
CL-27, must possess a minimum of two years of specialized
experience with one-year equivalent to work at the CL-26.
Must have solid computer skills.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication and
Must be well organized, detail-orientated, and self-motivated.
Must be dependable and have a strong work ethic.
Must display a pleasant and positive attitude and be service
orientated. Specialized experience is defined as progressively
responsible clerical or administrative experience requiring the
regular and recurring application of clerical procedures that
demonstrate the ability to apply a body of rules, regulations,
directives, or laws and involve the routine use of specialized
terminology and automated software and equipment for word
processing, data entry or report generation. Such experience is
commonly encountered in law firms, legal counsel offices, banking
and credit firms, educational institutions, social service
organizations, insurance companies, real estate and title offices,
and corporate headquarters or human resources/payroll operations.
Court Preferred Qualifications: Prior courtroom experience and
knowledge of courtroom procedures.
Experience using a Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF)
Experience using Microsoft Office products.
Bachelor's Degree. Job Requirements: Must exhibit the
highest standards of excellence, integrity, and customer service,
and display, at all times and to all persons, a courteous,
professional and cooperative attitude.
Must have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Must have the ability to take initiative and work successfully and
collaboratively in a team-based environment where accuracy and
attention to detail and procedure is critical.
Must have the ability to work calmly under pressure, handle
multiple tasks simultaneously, and adapt easily to change.
Must have the ability to analyze problems and assess the practical
implications of alternate solutions.
Must have the ability to prioritize tasks and work assignments and
consistently meet deadlines and targeted goals.
Must have the ability to learn, understand, and use the
Court's software programs.
Must have the ability to learn, understand, and apply data quality
Must have the ability to learn and apply a body of rules,
regulations, directives or laws.
Must have the capacity to employ one's knowledge, skills,
and abilities in the resolution of problems. Benefits: A generous
benefits package is available which includes a minimum of 10 paid
holidays; paid annual and sick leave; health, life, and long-term
care insurance benefits; flexible benefits, a retirement plan, a
Thrift Savings Plan(4014K), and wellness and employee assistance
programs. For more information, please click here. Also, the
Federal Courthouse has an onsite fitness center and parking is
provided. Conditions of Employment: Applicants must be United
States Citizens or eligible to work in the United States. Judiciary
employees serve under excepted appointments, are considered
"at-will", and serve at the pleasure of the
court. All court employees are required to adhere to a Code of
Conduct which can be reviewed here. A background investigation,
including an FBI fingerprint and criminal records check, will be
conducted. The selectee will be hired provisionally pending
successful completion of the investigation and receipt of a
favorable suitability determination. Investigate updates are
required every five years. Court employees are required to use
Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) for payroll direct deposit. If hired
at a lower level, promotion to a higher level, budget allowing and
when determined qualified, could occur without further competition.
General Information: Only applicants selected for an interview will
be contacted. If selected for an interview, any related expenses
will not be reimbursed. The Court reserves the right to modify the
conditions of this vacancy announcement or withdraw it without
written or other notice. More than one vacancy may be filled under
this announcement. The United States District Court is an Equal
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Keywords: Oklahoma Northern District Courts, Tulsa , Courtroom Deputy, Other , Tulsa, Oklahoma
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