State of Nebraska Clerk Magistrate II in Dakota City, Nebraska

Clerk Magistrate II


$47,629.32 Annually


Dakota City, NE

Job Type



Supreme Court (Court Administrator)

Job Number



10/26/2017 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits


The Administrative Office of the Supreme Court is accepting applications for a Clerk Magistrate II for Dakota County Court. This is highly responsible administrative and managerial work under the general direction of the presiding county judge, in the operation of multiple county courts in a judicial district OR in a county court with a total annual caseload of 3,500 to 7,000 (averaged over the last three years). May include limited judicial functions involving non-contested matters as assigned by the presiding county judge.

Examples of Work

Assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of court staff including clerical and financial functions; assists in preparing court budgets; serves as liaison with other courts and other government agencies, the local bar and the local news media. Work may include duties of a courtroom clerk or registrar, performs the supervisory functions of hiring, monitoring and evaluating work performances and the taking of any required disciplinary action concerning the court staff and the maintenance of all personnel records of the court staff.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in public/business administration, court administration, or related field. Five years of progressively responsible experience in court administration or experience in another law-related setting, including some supervisory experience. With the minimum of high school degree or equivalent, experience working in a court system may be substituted for higher education on a year-for year basis.

OTHER: To successfully complete the original provisional period and become a permanent employee, all employees in this position must complete JUSTICE training within six months from the date of hire and demonstrate proficiency in knowledge and use of the court computer system.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of office practices and procedures; experience demonstrating strong management skills; demonstrated ability to maintain effective working relationships with personnel at all levels; ability to implement decisions and communicate orally and in writing effectively, and maintain a high order of discipline and responsibility as a representative of the court system. Ability to travel.