City of Surprise Human Resources
City of Surprise Human Resources
 
 
 
 
 
 

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City of Surprise, Arizona

CITY OF SURPRISE
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

JUDGE PRO TEMPORE

POSITION: Part-time temporary assignment – 2 year term

HOURLY: $60.72 per hour on an on-call basis
APPLICATION PERIOD: CLOSED
OPPORTUNITY: Open Competitive

JOB ELEMENTS:

  • Adjudicates misdemeanor, criminal traffic, civil traffic and city code violations.
  • Presides over initial appearances, arraignments, pre-trial conferences, civil traffic hearings, probation violation hearings, restitution hearings, jury and non-jury trials, and sentencings.
  • Reviews and grants search warrants.
  • Conducts hearings on petitions for orders of protection, injunctions prohibiting harassment, and issues court orders.
  • Reviews and signs criminal complaints.
  • Researches, explains and applies laws, rules and regulations.
  • Assists the Presiding City Judge in administering court policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Participates in judicial education as required.
  • Performs other related work as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
This position requires a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited Law School and Arizona State Bar membership in good standing for a minimum of five (5) years.

Be free from any discipline by any State Bar or State Supreme Court for a period of ten years prior to appointment. For further information please see Surprise Municipal Code http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=14275 Sec. 30-3.
APPLICATION PROCESS:
The top candidates will be invited to participate in a comprehensive interview, assessment and selection process that includes a panel review by a Special Judicial Officer Selection Committee.
Please click on the link below to download a copy of the employment application. Please mail the original application, five (5) copies and a current resume in an envelope to the address on the application.

Download Application - .doc file

Download Application - .pdf file

DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS, ANY APPLICANT REQUIRING ACCOMMODATION FOR A DISABILITY SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.

The City of Surprise is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce.


Human Resources Department
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed on City Holidays.
16000 N Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, AZ 85374

 Phone: 623.222.3500
Fax: 623.222.3501
TTY: 623.222.1002


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