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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Judicial Specialist 2 in Vinton, Iowa

Judicial Specialist 2

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Judicial Specialist 2


$33,987.20 - $49,857.60 Annually


Vinton - 52349 - Benton County, IA

Job Type



444 Judicial

Job Number



1/25/2021 4:30 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Julie Hessenius, at 319-472-2766

To Apply

For consideration all applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed "Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment" to: Clerk of District Court

ATTN: Julie Hessenius

111 East 4th ST

Vinton, IA 52349

Or email to Julie Hessenius, at

. Application and additional information for Employment can be found at:

Job Description

This is a non-merit position with the Iowa Judicial Branch. Candidates must follow the instructions in the "To Apply" section.

Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise.

Serving the people of Iowa, the Iowa Judicial Branch is dedicated to our mission... "The Iowa Judicial Branch dedicates itself to providing independent and accessible forums for the fair and prompt resolution of disputes, administering justice under law equally to all persons." To learn more about the Iowa Judicial Branch and our career opportunities please visit our career page located at or copy this link into an internet browser


Judicial Specialist 2 position with the Clerk of District Court office in Vinton, IA .

Starting Annual salary $33,987.20; Bi-weekly salary $1,307.20 / Hourly wage $16.34, plus State of Iowa Benefit Package.


Under general supervision, performs customer service, clerical, paralegal tasks and/or administrative work necessary for: maintenance and processing of court records, maintenance of case assignments and scheduling, maintenance of proper courtroom decorum and assisting the judicial officer(s) to achieve the efficient operation of the court. The Judicial Specialist will be assigned to a limited number of functions and will be trained to gradually obtain the knowledge and capability of performing more complex duties. Position may include occasional weekend and holiday hours worked.

Judicial Branch Number:D6 13315-001

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited high school (or High School Equivalency) and two (2) years of successful completion of accredited post high school education in business, paralegal, computer, legal assistant or related program.

Two (2) years of professional office experience in business, court or legal work or a related area with one (1) year of the experience involving customer service.

At the discretion of the appointing authority additional years of experience may be substituted for the required post high school education. Or, the successful completion of additional years of education (i.e., Bachelor’s Degree) may be substituted for years of experience on the basis that successful completion of thirty (30) semester hours or academic equivalent equals one year of experience. Education cannot be substituted for customer service experience.

*Candidates with the National Career Readiness Certificate preferred. Testing is available at all IowaWORKS locations and results are available immediately.

Final candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

The Iowa Judicial Branch is an E-Verify employer.


State of Iowa


444 Judicial


Iowa Judicial Branch Building1111 E Court AveDes Moines, Iowa, 50319


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