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Position Description


(Full-time, and Part-time)

SALARY: Full-time (A-Status): $ 6809.22 Monthly

Part-time (C-Status): $ 151.98 Half-day

OPENING DATE: 09/22/2016

CLOSING DATE: Continuous


TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity

This position may close at any time based on needs of the Court.

Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly.

Los Angeles Superior Court is seeking dynamic, well-qualified, and highly-motivated individuals to fill full-time (A-Status), and Part-time (C-Status) Court Interpreter - American Sign Language (ASL) positions.

Los Angeles Superior Court is the largest unified trial court in the United States with nearly 600 courtrooms presided over by 550 bench officers and 4,500 full-time employees. The Court has 38 Court locations, serving 88 cities, and 118 law enforcement agencies countywide.

Under supervision, Court Interpreter - American Sign Language (ASL) performs a wide variety of ASL interpretation services, in person or via remote videoconferencing, for Los Angeles Superior Court. Incumbents provide interpretation services for hearing-impaired jurors in non-courtroom settings, such as orientation and jury deliberation, as well as provide language access services to deaf and/or hard-of-hearing persons as mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

For a detailed job description, please click here. Please note the requirements in the job description may vary from the requirements in the bulletin. Applicants must meet requirements stated in this bulletin.

BENEFITS (full-time)

* Choices Benefit Plan - Benefits may be purchased using a tax free monthly benefits allowance between $757.46 - $1,632.60 (based on number enrolled in medical coverage). If the monthly cost of the benefits selected is less than the monthly allowance, the employee receives the difference as additional taxable pay. Medical, dental, disability, life and AD&D insurance, and health and dependent care spending accounts are available in Options.
* Deferred Compensation Plan (457) - Optional tax-deferred income plan that includes a County match of up to 4% of employee's salary.
* Vacation - All permanent employees and other designated categories of employees are eligible to earn paid vacation based on years of service. Vacation time may not be used during the first six months of employment.
* Sick leave - Depending on the length of service and employment categories, up to one day of full pay per month of service is accrued monthly for qualifying service.
* Holidays - 13 days per year
* Bereavement leave
* Retirement Plan - A retirement plan is provided to full-time, permanent employees.
* The Commuter Benefit Plan (CBP) - Allows employees to pay for eligible public transit expenses using pre-tax dollars (up to IRS limits).

The information contained herein concerning the benefit package available to incumbents in this classification is based on an employee's appointment to a full-time, permanent position in the Court in this classification. The specific benefit package any individual employee may receive is subject to change based on that employee's particular employment status and payroll title. For questions regarding benefits, contact the Court's benefit unit at (213) 633-0391 or (213) 633-0395.


Possession of a valid certificate as a "Certified Court Interpreter" for American Sign Language (ASL) issued by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California.


A valid California Class "C" driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

If you are not a certified or registered interpreter, please visit the California Courts website at http://www.courts.ca.gov/programs-interpreters.htm for more information.


Qualifying evaluation of certification and submitted application.


Applications may only be filed online. To learn how to apply online, please access the Online Employment Application Guide. Los Angeles Superior Court reserves the right to verify all submitted documentation prior to appointment. The Court will only consider completed applications submitted and will reject incomplete applications. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application.To facilitate the full and proper consideration of your work experience, clearly specify what professional experience meets the required job qualifications. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience for each position.

Please provide a current and accurate email address for the Court to communicate with you about this job opportunity. Human Resources staff will notify all applicants of their application status via email. We recommend that you add info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book to avoid the notification being filtered as spam mail.

Los Angeles Superior Court is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the recruitment process can contact the email address provided below. For additional employment information, please click here.

Questions regarding this posting may be emailed to mpenate@lacourt.org.


We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. Applicants who successfully pass the examination part will be placed on an eligible list good for one year and other vacancies may be filled using this list.

Exam No.: R9560A

COURT INTERPRETER - American Sign Language (ASL)

Applications may be submitted online at www.lacourt.org

OR via the HR computer kiosk at

Los Angeles Superior Court

Human Resources Administration

111 N. Hill Street, Room 203

Los Angeles, CA 90012