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

Judicial Specialist 2

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Judicial Specialist 2


$33,987.20 - $49,857.60 Annually


Iowa City - 52240 - Johnson County, IA

Job Type



444 Judicial

Job Number



5/10/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Kim Montover, 319-499-9220

To Apply

All applicants must complete the "Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment". Resume and Cover Letter may be included. Send completed application and supporting documents to: Clerk of District Court, Attn: Kim Montover, 417 S Clinton St., Iowa City, IA 52240 - OR email to Application forms are available 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.


Judicial Specialist 2 position with the Johnson County Clerk of District Court office in Iowa City, 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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