Court Attendant Bailiff

County Of Racine, Wisconsin Racine , WI 53403

Posted 2 months ago

Basic Function

To represent the court system in a professional manner; to be courteous and friendly, respond to all concerns, questions and requests in such a manner so that the user of the court system remembers the experience in a positive way, to perform those duties which insure the smooth handling of all court proceedings.

Essential Duties

  • Prepare the courtroom for morning and afternoon sessions

  • Checks in parties for court proceedings

  • Stops people from entering courtroom during closed sessions

  • Reports security violations or suspicious items to Sheriff's Office or other appropriate personnel

  • Reports need for police or medical assistance to sheriff's office if necessary

  • Assists judges in coordinating court proceedings

  • Acts as a liaison between judges, parties, attorneys and witnesses

  • Enforces courtroom rules of behavior and warns persons not to disturb court procedure

  • Checks courtroom security and cleanliness and assures availability of supplies

  • Responds to questions from the public in a courteous and service-oriented manner.

Supervision Received

Receive direct supervision from Jury Coordinator; general supervision from the Clerk of Circuit Court and Administrative Deputy. Qualifications

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

  • Some knowledge of the court system

  • Some knowledge of the Criminal Justice System

  • Skilled in listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate

  • Skilled in identifying the nature of problems

  • Prompt and regular attendance

  • Ability to establish and maintain good work relationships with judges, jurors, court staff, public officials, and citizens of the community

  • Ability to speak clearly so that it is understandable to listener

  • Ability to concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task over a period of time

  • Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong

This description has been prepared to assist in properly evaluating various classes of responsibilities, skills, working conditions, etc., present in the classification. It is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and characteristic levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Nor is it intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.


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Court Attendant Bailiff

County Of Racine, Wisconsin