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Status:  Contractual

Education and Experience:  Associates degree in criminal justice or related field.  Experience working in court or law enforcement preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:  This position performs a variety of security and clerical tasks to assist the magistrate and/or judge conducting arraignments.  Duties include handcuffing and escorting prisoners to and from detention.  Check in persons appearing for arraignment, move files from courtroom to the clerks office.  Prepare advice of rights, waivers of arraignments, court-appointed attorney applications and related paperwork.  Enter case information, produce notices, bonds, bench warrants and related paperwork in case management system.  Perform clerical duties such as making copies, filling out forms and filing.  Operate courtroom equipment and maintain order in the courtroom.  Must be able to interact objectively and communicate effectively with persons from diverse demographic and socio-economic backgrounds and with widely divergent levels of educational attainment and communications skills.

Shift and Hours of Work:  Monday and Thursday, approximately 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Physical Requirements:  This position requires the individual, with or without accommodation, to walk, stand, sit, speak, hear, listen, bend, lift, carry, enter data and operate office equipment.  Individual must be able to physically control inmates moving to and from different locations in court.

Selection Process:  Applicants selected for interview will be evaluated for required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Criminal history, L.E.I.N. and S.O.S. record checks will be conducted, and a signed release required for previous and current employment work records.

TO APPLY:  Submit a 54-A District Court Employment application*, resume and letter of interest to:

Mary K. Kelly, Deputy Court Administrator
54-A District Court
124 W. Michigan Ave, 6th Floor
Lansing, MI   48933

*The application form is below.  Applications must be downloaded and mailed to the above address, emailed to mary.kelly@lansingmi.gov, or faxed to (517) 483-4478.  Note:  applications received without a resume and cover letter will not be considered.  If you need a disability related accommodation, please call the District Court at (517) 483-4443.


DOWNLOAD APPLICATION: 54-A District Court Employment Application

The 54-A District Court is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its policies or practices on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, height, weight, arrest record or handicap of any individual.

54A-District Court
6th Floor City Hall
124 W Michigan Ave
Lansing ,MI 48933
(517) 483-4433

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.