Employment Opportunity Announcement -- Elko Justice/Municipal Court

 JUNE 5, 2017






POSITION: Court Bailiff


HOURLY SALARY: Step 1 22.6778 Salary will be set within this


Step 2 23.3580 range depending on applicant’s


Step 3 24.0589 education, background and prior


Step 4 24.7808 experience


Step 5 25.5239


Step 6 26.2895


Step 7 27.0785


Step 8 27.8910


Step 9 28.7276


Step 10 29.5894


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications for this position shall be accepted until


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 4:30 pm.


Opening immediately for a full-time Court Bailiff to provide security for the Elko Justice / Municipal


Court. Bailiff will assist the Judges and will provide security during criminal, civil, small claims,


eviction and protection order hearings. Bailiff will be responsible for:


- Monitoring the Court’s video surveillance system


- Maintaining general order and decorum in the courtroom


- Ensuring compliance with court dress code and other requirements


- Summoning litigants from the hallway when their case is called


- Assisting the clerk in the distribution of paperwork to defendants appearing before the


Court and ensuring that necessary paperwork is filled out correctly by the parties


- Arranging with the Sheriff’s Office for the transport of persons in custody to and from the


jail for hearings


- Taking persons into custody if required


- Assisting the Elko County Sheriff’s Deputies with screening at the front entrance to the


courthouse, when assistance is needed, and when so directed by the Judges or Court




- Performing drug testing as needed for litigants or other parties (when so directed by the




- Maintaining the security of the hallway and lobby areas of the Court


- Setting up and operating the court video conference system, court presentation system


and other technological systems in the courtroom


- Serving as the evidence custodian for the Elko Justice / Municipal Court, and as such,


ensuring that evidence submitted to the Court is properly safeguarded, stored and




- Completing referrals to alcohol monitoring, drug testing and other services for the Court


and monitoring, tracking and keeping detailed reports of all persons referred to these


mandated court services


- Serve as the point of contact with the Court’s contracted service providers (alcohol


monitoring and drug testing)


- Attend the offsite Victim Impact Panel class in March and September of each year to assist


with breathalyzer and other security needs


- Validate warrants issued by the Elko Justice / Municipal Court


- Assist the Judges and Court Administrator in the preparation and submission of grant




- Coordinate closely with the other bailiff employed by the Court (including alternating


vacation and time off requests) to ensure that the security needs of both Court


departments are being met


- Arrange for security coverage in the absence of the Court’s two bailiffs, as needed


- Assist other Justice / Municipal Court staff in the completion of various office and clerical


duties, including preparing orders and other documents as directed by the Judges or Court




- Attend all necessary trainings to maintain a current Nevada P.O.S.T. certification and any


other court trainings that are mandated by the Judges or Court Administrator


- Other duties as directed by the Judges or Court Administrator


The ideal applicant will have a strong presence and the ability to be assertive with persons


that are upset, distraught and emotional without the need for direction from the Court. The


successful applicant must be willing to be a team player and fully participate in the


functions and responsibilities of a busy and demanding office. This position requires a


minimum category II peace officer certification and prior completion of a P.O.S.T. academy


would be PREFERRED with prior law enforcement experience a PLUS (However, the


Court will also consider applicants that are willing to complete a P.O.S.T. academy).


Excellent benefits package, including contribution to the public employees retirement


system, county paid employee medical, dental and vision insurance.


Any offer of employment extended to the successful applicant is contingent upon: 1)


Applicant being at least 21 years of age and a U.S. citizen; 2) Successful completion of a


Nevada P.O.S.T. academy, 3) High school graduation or G.E.D., 4) Medical exam to


determine fitness for duty; 5) Full background check (including psychological evaluation


and lie detector test). See NRS 289.510 and NAC 289.110 for additional information.


Interested applicants should hand deliver a completed application packet, resume and


cover letter to the Elko Justice/Municipal Court (to the attention of the Court Administrator,


Randall Soderquist) no later than June 14, 2017 at 4:30 pm. Interviews for this position


will occur on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Carlin Justice Court & Municipal Court

  • 775-754-6321
  • 775-754-6893

Elko Justice Court & Municipal Court

  • (775) 738-8403
  • (775) 738-8416

Wells Justice Court & Municipal Court

  • (775) 752-3726

Eastline Justice Court & West Wendover Municipal Court

  • (775) 664-2305
  • (775) 664-2979

District Court Dept. I

  • (775) 753-4601
  • (775) 753-4611

District Court Dept. II

  • (775) 753-4602
  • (775) 753-4611

Family Court

  • (775) 738-1551
  • (775) 738-5060

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