The Traffic/Civil Divisions handles violations under both the Colorado Revised Statutes and the Denver Revised Municipal Code. Traffic matters include speeding, no drivers' license and illegal lane change as well as other related traffic infractions. Civil matters are adjudicated following the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure (CRCP) and include both civil and small claims.
The General Sessions Division handles violations such as shoplifting, prostitution and domestic violence, as well as Health, Building, and Animal Code. The criminal Division handles Driving Under Restraint, Driving Under the Influence of Drugs/Alcohol. Third Degreee Assault and many Drug and Moving violations.
The Probation Department supervises over 4,100 defendants on probation for misdemeanor and municipal ordinance convictions. The Judicial Assistants provide support to the Probation department in an effective, efficient and accurate manner while providing excellent and respectful customer service to all individuals regardless of their diverse background, experience, style or ideas.
The Denver County Court is dedicated to providing effective and convenient services to the citizens of the City and County of Denver. Denver's third branch of government is comprised of 17 judges, 15 magistrates and approximately 245 staff members overseeing the judicial needs for criminal, municipal ordinance violations, civil, small claims, traffic, warrants and bonding. The Denver County Court administers justice fairly and impartially when municipal ordinances and misdemeanor statutes are violated in the City and County of Denver. The Court also resolves disputes between citizens when actions are filed in its Civil Division.
- Performs court specific, technical clerical office support work processing all incoming civil filings, adult, juvenile, criminal, ordinance violations, traffic and parking summonses; Coordinates and purges cases in cooperation with the City Attorney's Office, District Attorney's Office and court division staff. Performs court specific, technical clerical office support work processing all incoming adult and juvenile probationers.
Reviews and evaluates forms, applications, computations, documents, and/or other information to determine accuracy, completeness, acceptability, or compliance based on extensive knowledge of court policy, procedures and legal practices.
Maintains court records; certifies and seals court documents.
Answers phone calls daily, providing information to customers; screens telephone calls, transfers calls, takes messages, and returns phone calls as necessary.
Utilizes a computer to input information/data and to create, edit, compile, manipulate, and retrieve files and/or databases and creates reports.
Will work 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Traffic/Civil and Criminal/General Sessions. Probation department hours vary between 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Required Education (must be demonstrated on application/resume):
Graduation from High School or possession of a GED Certificate.
Required Experience (must be demonstrated on application/resume):
At least two (2) years of clerical¹ experience.
Equivalency: A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted to meet the minimum requirements.
1. Clerical - Occupations in which workers are responsible for internal and external communication, recording and retrieval of data and/or information and other paperwork required in an office. Includes: administrative assistants, bookkeepers, clerk-typists, secretaries, stenographers, court transcribers, messengers, hearing reporters, statistical clerks, dispatchers, license distributors, payroll clerks, office machine and computer operators, telephone operators, legal assistants, cashiers, toll collectors, and kindred workers. Experience in food service, skilled or semi-skilled trades and/or retail sales is not considered clerical experience.
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Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the completion of a background check, part of which is a criminal history. Position requires employee to acquire and maintain CBI database access as a condition of employment.
The Probation, Traffic/Civil and Criminal/General Sessions Divisions of the City and County of Denver's County Court are seeking a Judicial Assistant I.