District Court Clerk I (Lautenberg) - Wailuku/Kahului, Maui

May 09 2024
Hawaii State Judiciary |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description
Position Specific Description

Recruitment Number 23-200JCK, District Court Clerk I (Lautenberg), SR-15, Wailuku/Kahului, Maui.

Summary of Duties

Authors the official court record in a court of limited jurisdiction for District Court traffic and criminal arraignment or civil small claims court proceedings; prepares documents ordered by the court; and performs other 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 skills may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

Specialized Experience: One (1) year of work experience in a court or legal setting, which included the preparation and/or processing of legal forms and documents in court proceedings.  

Skill Requirement: Applicants must possess the ability to type at a rate of 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 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 Specialized Experience:

1. Education at an accredited college or university in a paralegal, legal studies, law program, or a 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.  

Qualification for Firearms (Lautenberg):  For these 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 [email protected], 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.