Portage County is looking to hire a Family Court Commissioner.
Summary of Position:
The Family Court Commissioner (FCC), as part of the Portage County Circuit Court Family Court, will provide Portage County residents and the Court with family court services as outlined in state statute.
FCC will provide judicial offerings and hearings in divorce actions, post-judgment divorce actions, paternity cases, compel support actions, domestic abuse cases, harassment cases, mediation, and public information.
FCC will provide accurate procedural information and perform the essential functions of his/her job proficiently so as to ensure responsiveness, availability, and efficiency to Portage County residents needing the services of the FCC.
This incumbent is on call, 24/7 every six weeks for a week to review warrantless arrests over the weekend and to sign warrants.
Family Court Commissioner also presides over Truancy Court; Monday Intake Court as needed; and covers Chapter 51 Probable Cause Hearings; Chapter 48 Temporary Physical Custody Hearings; Chapter 55 Emergency Protective Placements Hearings for the Courts as requested.
Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited law school; Membership in the State Bar of Wisconsin in good standing, and have been licensed to practice law, in any state, for a minimum of three years immediately before appointment
Five years of public or private law practice preferably involving family law; managerial experience is preferred, but not required.
For a full position description, email HR at: HR@co.portage.wi.us
Portage County provides a robust benefit package, which includes:
State of Wisconsin Retirement Plan
Health insurance- your choice of two health plans- (Health Savings Account associated with the High Deductible Health Plan with a County contribution or a Traditional PPO plan)
Flexible spending account
Life insurance- premium paid by the County
Long term disability insurance- premium paid by the County
457B Deferred Compensation Plan
Portage County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Learn more about the Portage County (Stevens Point, WI) at: https://www.everythingpointshere.com