Okanogan County District Court
The office of the Okanogan County District Court is accepting applications for the full-time position of Legal Process Assistant III. Beginning salary is $2846 per month. This is a union position with excellent benefits, which include vacation and sick leave, medical and dental insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid holidays.
Scope of Responsibility: Under the general supervision
of the Court Administrator and District Court Judges; this position performs
tasks in cases involving the safety and freedom of case participants in
support of the Court. Individuals assigned to this classification are
advanced journey level in the Legal Process Assistant series. This class may
be distinguished from the II level by the range, difficulty and demanding
nature of the work performed and the exercise of a significant degree of
independent judgment and responsibility. Individuals are expected to perform
assigned duties with only general supervision being provided by management
personnel. They possess knowledge of the work, performed by the Legal
Process Assistant I and II positions.
The margin for error is minimal. Substantial liability exposure exists for the County in the course of employee's decisions and action on the cases managed.
Independent discretion is given to employees within office policy parameters when conducting case analysis. Employees routinely interview defendants over the telephone or in person to obtain needed information about their case. They evaluate the status of a case and determine the next appropriate action.
- Requires knowledge of the field of assignment sufficient to perform thoroughly and accurately the full scope of responsibilities as illustrated by examples in the above description of duties.
- High School diploma or the equivalent.
- Keyboarding efficiently at 45 wpm.
- Ability to learn proprietary software.
- Knowledge of courts and justice system including legal terminology and documents.
Please submit a letter of interest, resume and completed
Okanogan County Application for Employment
PO Box 980
Okanogan, WA 98840
Applications mst be received by 5:00 pm on August 14, 2020. Please contact Human Resources at (509) 422-7169 should you have any questions.