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Judicial Clerk IV - Honolulu, O`ahu

  2024-04-22     Hawaii DOT     Honolulu,HI  
Description:

Salary: $4,038.00 Monthly

Location : Honolulu

Job Type: Various

Job Number: 24-001JCK

Department: 1st Circuit

Opening Date: 01/14/2024

Closing Date: Continuous

Position Specific Description

Recruitment Number 24-001JCK, Judicial Clerk IV, SR-16, Honolulu, O`ahu.
Summary of Duties

Supervises and participates in the performance of the full range and variety of court clerical and customer service work in the preparation, processing, and maintenance of court records for a division within the Circuit, District, Family, Land/Tax Appeal or Appellate Courts; and performs other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualification Requirements

Education Requirement: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Excess experience of the type described below or work experience requiring the ability to read and comprehend and apply written directions or a high degree of verbal skill may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

General Experience: Two (2) years of general clerical work experience.

Specialized Experience: One and one-half (1-1/2) years* of work experience in a court, legal, criminal justice, law enforcement, or corrections setting, which included the examining, preparation and/or processing of legal forms and documents.

*For Judicial Clerk IV, at least one (1) year of the Specialized Experience must be comparable to that performed at the Judicial Clerk III level.

Supervisory Aptitude: Applicants for the Judicial Clerk IV level must have demonstrated supervisory aptitude. Supervisory Aptitude is the demonstration of potential or aptitude for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects; by serving as a group or team leader, or in similar work in which opportunities for demonstrating supervisory capabilities exist; by completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential.

Skill Requirement: Applicants must possess the ability to type 40 net words per minute.

The applicant's proficiency may be evaluated by the appointing authority. Failure to meet the proficiency requirements may result in suspension of the applicant's eligibility. The Judiciary's Human Resources Department reserves the right to test an applicant when there is evidence that the applicant does not meet the proficiency requirements for the class for which the applicant applied.

Substitutions Allowed:

Substitution of Education for General Experience:

Education at an accredited college or university may be substituted on the basis of 15 semester credits for six (6) months of General Experience up to a maximum of two (2) years.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

1. Education at an accredited college or university in a paralegal, legal studies, law program, ora closely related field may be substituted on the basis of fifteen (15) semester credits for six (6) months of Specialized Experience up to a maximum of one (1) year.

2. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Political Science, or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of Specialized Experience.

Selective Certification Requirement - Driver's License: For certain positions, applicants must possess a current and valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle.

Qualification for Firearms (Lautenberg): For certain positions, applicants must be qualified to possess firearm or ammunition in accordance with state and federal laws, e.g., no misdemeanor or felony domestic violence conviction.
Supplemental Information

Any additional information may be attached to your online application, submitted by email to ...@courts.hawaii.gov, or mailed to the following address: Hawai`i State Judiciary, Human Resources Department, 426 Queen Street, First Floor, Honolulu, Hawai`i 96813.

Education: If you are using education as a substitute for experience, you must submit a copy of your transcript(s) or diploma(s) at the time of application. If you are selected for a position, we will request an official transcript (not a copy) at a later date. The official transcript must indicate completion of the training and/or the awarding of the appropriate degree.

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Civil service employees are eligible for a range of benefits, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • 13 paid holidays each year, and 14 during election years
  • 21 vacation leave days per year
  • 21 sick leave days per year
  • Reasonable time off with pay for jury or witness duty, death in the family, for certain military duty, and for donating to the Blood Bank
  • Employer contribution to premiums for enrollment in the state sponsored medical, drug, vision, and adult dental plans
  • Free life insurance policy for employees and retirees
  • Deferred compensation retirement savings plan
  • State retirement plan for eligible employees

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The above benefits are subject to modification or termination due to changes in statutes, collective bargaining provisions, and/or policies, etc. This summary does not constitute a legal document or contract. Benefits may vary by type of employment and employment conditions.

01

Temporary Positions: Do you want to be considered for temporary positions?
  • Yes
  • No


02

Driver's License: For certain positions, applicants may be required to have a driver's license to operate a motor vehicle.
Do you have a current driver's license to operate a motor vehicle?
  • Yes
  • No


03

Typing Skill Requirement: Applicants must possess the ability to type 40 net words per minute. Are you able to type 40 words per minute?
  • Yes
  • No


04

Education Requirement: Do you have a High School diploma or equivalent?

Excess experience of the type described below or work experience requiring the ability to read and comprehend and apply written directions or a high degree of verbal skills may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
  • Yes
  • No


05

General Experience Requirement: In addition to graduation from high school or equivalent, this position requires two (2) years of general clerical work experience.

Do you have two (2) years of general clerical work experience?
  • Yes
  • No


06

Specialized Experience Requirement: In addition to graduation from high school or equivalent and two (2) years of general clerical work experience, this position requires one and one-half (1-1/2) years of work experience in a court, legal, criminal justice, law enforcement, or corrections setting, which included the examining, preparing and/or processing of legal forms and documents. At least one (1) year of that experience must have been comparable to the Judicial Clerk III level.

Have you worked in a court, legal, criminal justice, law enforcement, or corrections setting for at least six (6) months?
  • Yes
  • No


07

If you answered "Yes" to the question above, please provide the following information for EACH position where the primary function of your job involved examining, preparing and/or processing legal forms and documents.

1) Employer name
2) Official job title
3) Dates of employment (From: Month/Year, To: Month/Year)
4) Number of hours worked per week;
5) A detailed description of the kinds of legal forms and documents you worked with and the extent of your involvement in examining, preparing and/or processing these legal forms and documents.

Note: Do NOT use vague terms such as "legal documents" to describe the forms and documents you worked with.

08

Educational Substitutions: If you will be substituting your education for experience, please provide the name of the college, the degree received and major, and/or the total number of credits you completed.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Before submitting your application, be sure to review your application for completeness and accuracy. Your examination score will be based on the information you have provided on your application and this supplemental questionnaire. Therefore, it is important that you provide the name of your employer, your official job title, dates of employment (from-to, month/year), hours worked per week, and a detailed description of your duties for each job listed on your application. Failure to provide sufficient detailed information may result in your application being rejected or receiving a lower score.

Do not submit an online or hard copy resume in place of the application or supplemental questionnaire. If you choose to submit a resume with your application, be sure the name of your employer, your official job title, dates of employment (from-to, month/year), hours worked per week, and a detailed description of your duties are indicated in the resume.
  • I have read the above statement and understand that failure to provide sufficient detailed information may result in my application being rejected or receiving a lower examination score.


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