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Employment Type:
Part time
Job Category:
Part-Time Bailiff
North Dakota Supreme Court | Fargo, North Dakota
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Job Description

General Summary or Purpose

Persons interested in this position may call (701) 328-4216 or email rbarnaby@ndcourts.gov to put your name on a contact list. If emailing, you will need to include your first and last name, phone number, city and county of physical residence.

This position is responsible for maintaining the custody of, monitoring, and attending jurors' needs for court trials and assisting the court as directed.

This is an intermittent position with no guarantee of hours.

Major Responsibilities & Essential Functions

* Prepares the jury deliberation room for jurors with the items they will need, such as beverages, note taking materials and other items allowed and provided by the assigned clerk.
* Welcomes jurors and re-assembles jurors after recesses, at mealtimes, and when they return to the court for the next day of jury duty. Jurors must not be left unattended.
* Escorts jurors to and from the courtroom and for mealtimes or other events.
* Remains with jurors in the courtroom and attends to their needs.
* Communicates any concern or misbehavior of the jurors to the assigned clerk.
* During recesses, monitors the restrooms and corridors to prevent contact by jurors with counsel, litigants, witnesses, and spectators.
* Creates a pleasant and comfortable atmosphere while not discussing the case, commenting or answering questions that might influence the jury.
* Performs other duties of a comparable level or type.

Minimum Qualifications & Certification or Licensing Requirements

Requires a United States citizenship and physical residence within the judicial district served, unless physical residence is waived by the presiding judge of the judicial district.

Knowledge, Skill, & Physical Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Courteous and cooperative.
* Understands, reads, and relays instructions.
* Manages and monitors a group of people.
* Follows and requires others to follow set rules.
* Keeps information confidential.
* Interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all levels of the public.

Physical Requirements:

* The essential functions of the job typically require: sitting, standing, walking, talking, hearing, seeing, feeling, reaching, and fingering requirements or other reasonable methods that accommodate an individual in completing the essential functions of the job.
* Physical requirements can typically be characterized as Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.