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Magistrate - Greensville

  • 494453
  • 100 NORTH 9TH STREET , Downtown, RICHMOND, Virginia, United States, 23219-2334
  • Magistrate System
  • Administrative Services
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Closing at: Feb 10 2023 at 23:55 EST
  • Supreme Court

Title: Magistrate - Greensville

Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience

Agency: Supreme Court

Location: Greensville County Territory

Agency Website: www.vacourts.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Commonwealth of Virginia has an opening for a Magistrate position in Magisterial Region 3. A Magistrate is an independent judicial officer appointed by the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia. Region 3 is comprised of the Counties of Amelia, Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Charlotte, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Surry, Sussex, and the Cities of Colonial Heights, Emporia, Hopewell and Petersburg. The Magistrate may be required to work throughout the region. The Magistrate’s initial assignment will be in Greensville. The Magistrate must possess a fundamental working knowledge of Virginia ordinances and laws, and have a demonstrated ability to impartially and efficiently apply that knowledge in the resolution of legal issues.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

— Conducting neutral and impartial hearings relating to searches, arrests, bail, temporary detentions, and civil issues
— Conducting legal research and analysis
— Ascertaining facts and applying them to relevant legal principles
— Maintaining order and decorum in highly charged, sensitive circumstances
— Receiving and accounting for money

Minimum Qualifications

—Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education
—Excellent English speaking, listening, and writing skills
—Strong interpersonal skills
—Computer proficiency

Preferred Qualifications:

—Preference for prior legal system experience
—Law degree or Virginia State Bar license a plus

Special Instructions: 

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

A fundamental knowledge of Virginia civil and criminal law and the judicial system is essential. Therefore, relevant legal experience, training, or education, including membership in the Virginia State Bar, is a plus.

The successful candidate must be a citizen of the United States and either be or become a resident of Virginia prior to appointment. Candidates must meet all of the qualifications of a magistrate under Va. Code § 19.2-37. The Canons of Conduct for Virginia Magistrates applies to this position. See http://www.courts.state.va.us/courtadmin/aoc/mag/resources/canons.pdf

If not currently certified as a magistrate, the successful candidate must attend an intensive four-week training course and successfully pass a certification process that includes a written examination and extensive on-the-job training. The successful candidate will be required to sign a training repayment agreement, which will require the magistrate to reimburse, pro-rata, the Office of the Executive Secretary for the cost of providing training in the event that the magistrate leaves employment during training or within two years of completing training.

This is a full-time position. The work schedule has rotating shifts that include weekends and holidays. This position offers a competitive benefits package, which includes vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, retirement benefits, life insurance, deferred compensation, and short-term and long-term disability.

State application, resume, and cover letter required.

STATE APPLICATION MUST BE FULLY COMPLETED IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

If you have your unofficial transcript (s), please upload it under Applicant Documents.

Applicants must apply online; we do not accept documents via mail or email. Only interviewed applicants will be notified of the filling of the position. No phone calls or e-mails regarding application status.

Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – Employment at an agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia, may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Learn more to see whether you might qualify! https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

The Virginia Judicial System is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. Applicants who need accommodations for an interview should request this in advance by emailing humanresources@vacourts.gov. All candidates are subject to a criminal history background check before being offered employment.

Contact Information:

Name: Curt Crostic

Phone: NO PHONE CALLS REGARDING APPLICATION STATUS.

Email: humanresources@vacourts.gov

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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