Salary Range EO35
This position serves as Justice-of-the-Peace of a district within Douglas County and has jurisdiction of certain crimes committed or triable within the County; serves as a department head/judge of a Justice Court and plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates the activity of that Court as prescribed by Oregon Revised Statutes. This is an elected position and as such is directly responsible to the electorate.
EXAMPLES OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES
(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples.)
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7. Perform marriages.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIRED BY THIS POSITION
Knowledge of: Thorough knowledge of laws, practices, and procedures appropriate to Justice Court operations; reasonable knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques of effective administration including public relations, personnel management, and fiscal management to develop, implement and evaluate programs. Ability to:
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Qualifications - Qualifications for the position are established in Oregon Revised Statute 51.020, 51.240, 51.250.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS OF THIS POSITION
This classification is elected by and serves at the pleasure of the electorate.
The Justice-of-the-Peace exercises supervision over departmental employees delegating responsibility orally or in writing with final responsibility for work performed by the department.
Work is performed within established department policy and procedures; federal, state, and county statutes, rules, regulations, guidelines, ordinances; criminal codes, Rules of Professional Ethics; court procedures and rules; Oregon Court of Appeals and Supreme Court case precedents, Bar Association reference material and accepted procedures within legal profession. Incumbent has to remain current on guidelines and uses experience and seasoned independent judgment in interpreting and choosing appropriate ones. As department head, establishes or revises departmental policies and procedures.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Regular and consistent attendance is required. Work is performed in an office and courtroom environment; work is generally sedentary and requires hearing voice conversation, keyboarding, sitting, standing and walking. A reasonable amount of driving is required.