Court Bailiff

City of Casper Casper, WY
Class Summary

Assigned to: Municipal Court

(Variable schedule based on Court needs)

Incumbents are responsible for providing clerical support and security to the courthouse, staff, judges, defendants and spectators. Responsibilities may include assessing threats; removing disruptive individuals; taking individuals into custody; entering and retrieving data from a database; copying documents; and entering citations. Receives general supervision from the Municipal Court Manager.

Typical Class Essential Duties

1. Provides armed security for a courtroom including assessing possible threats; removing disruptive individuals; and taking individuals into custody.

2. Enters information into applicable databases and/or other computerized systems to collect and maintain records and information in an assigned area of responsibility.

3. Identifies individuals in custody with a scheduled video and/or physical court appearance and coordinates their transportation needs.

4. Collects and reports information on outstanding warrants and warrant services.

5. Assists with juvenile offenders including monitoring compliance with court orders, requesting warrants for non-compliant juveniles and monitoring case completions.

6. Maintains all record and background checks including compliance with Federal and State laws, and municipal court policies.

7. Provides general clerical support by copying documents, filing, entering data, and providing customer service.

8. Represents the City of Casper by responding to the public, citizens, its employees, and others in a prompt, professional, and courteous manner while continuously maintaining a positive customer service demeanor.

9. Follows all City safety procedures. Reports all accidents/incidents immediately to supervisor.

10. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Knowledge (position requirements at entry):

Knowledge of:

* Security procedures, methods, and equipment.

* Modern office procedures.

* Customer service principles.

Abilities (position requirements at entry):

Ability to:

* Enforce Federal and State laws, and city ordinances.

* Act quickly and calmly in emergencies and stressful situations.

* Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and recommend solutions.

* Operate a variety of modern office equipment and tools.

* Maintain a neat and professional appearance.

* Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

* Follow written and verbal instructions and direction.

* Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Skills (position requirements at entry):

Skill in:

* Providing customer service.

* Assessing and responding to threats.

* Providing security to a facility and its occupants.

* Operating in a courteous, knowledgeable and tactful manner with customers, staff and the general public.

* Oral and written communication, sufficient to exchange or convey effective information and to receive work direction.

* Operating modern office equipment, software and operating systems/applications.

Training, Experience & Certifications

Training and Experience (positions in this class typically require):

* Minimum of one year experience in law enforcement or security.

* Previous experience working for a detention center or in court room security preferred.

* P.O.S.T. certified within the last year or training in detention, command and control, deadly force and less-than-deadly-force preferred.

* Associate's degree in criminal justice, legal studies, or a related field preferred.

Licensing and Certification Requirements (positions in this class typically require):

Licensing Requirements:

* Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Wyoming Driver's License.

* Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Wyoming Concealed Firearm Permit.

Supplemental Information & Physical Requirements

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must utilize direct deposit for payroll purposes.

Employment with the City of Casper is contingent upon a successful polygraph tes, background screen and pre-employment drug test. Applicants who have failed a pre-employment screen or have been terminated from the City of Casper are ineligible for employment consideration for 12 months. You will become eligible for consideration 12 months from the date of your incident (pre-employment screen or termination).

Driving records are required for all new employees regardless of the position's driving requirements. If the employee has not held a Wyoming driver's license for the last three years, the employee must provide at their own initiation and expense a driving record from their previous state(s) of residence.

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, including the human body.

Incumbents may be subjected to exposure and risk in working with hostile, resistant, and unstable persons. The nature of duties involves constant mental and visual attention, and potential personal danger.

Driving Requirements:

For driving essential positions, employment with the City of Casper is contingent upon a satisfactory driving record. A driving record that reflects any of the following criteria is considered unsatisfactory:

1) Convicted of three (3) or more moving violations within the previous 36 months (three separate, individual incidents);

2) Convicted of two (2) or more moving violations within the previous 12 months (two separate, individual incidents); OR

3) An Administrative Suspension of a drivers' license, a conviction, or any form of deferred prosecution, within the previous 36 months. The following are examples of violations which may result in an administrative suspension, conviction or deferred prosecution:

* Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol;

* Leaving the scene of an accident;

* Fleeing to avoid arrest;

* Reckless Driving;

* Homicide or assault by motor vehicle; and

* Driving without auto insurance [only for employees driving personal vehicles for an entity's business.

If you have questions regarding the background screen, pre-employment drug test or driving record, please contact the Human Resources Office at (307)235-8344 prior to accepting a job offer.