Human Resources

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

 JEROME COUNTY

JOB DESCRIPTION


The Jerome County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Driver’s License Administrator. This position is full time (40 hours per week). Starting salary is $15.00. Position carries full County benefits.

Responsibilities include: issuing ID Cards, Driver’s Licenses, Concealed Weapons Permits and various other ID cards; answering phones; general office duties; revenue reconciliation to reports each day; ordering Driver’s License supplies; attending trainings when offered and applicable; and other duties as assigned.

Hours are 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday thru Friday, paid holidays off.

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 JEROME COUNTY

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE:  Administrative Assistant/Planner                           LAST UPDATE:  September 19, 2022

 

DEPARTMENT:  Planning & Zoning                                         SALARY:   Starting at $17.00/HR and up 

MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission at Jerome County Planning and Zoning office is to serve our citizens by providing timely and thorough information for development and land use inquiries and projects. We seek to provide an environment that educates, as well as recognizing and rewarding employees for their contributions. 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Performs independently under the general supervision of the Administrator and Assistant Administrator.

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 JEROME COUNTY

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE:  Case Assistant/Receptionist                         LAST UPDATE:  August 17, 2022

DEPARTMENT:  Prosecuting Attorney’s Office               SALARY:  Starting at $16.00/hr

MISSION STATEMENT

The successful candidate must possess the ability to work closely with co-workers and the public, both in person and on the phone. Manage a legal caseload, starting with infractions ant then later expanding into felony and misdemeanor work. Must be able to work independently and interface with a diverse groups of people, including elected officials, courthouse staff, legal offices, State and local law enforcement, probation and parole, victims of crimes, and/or citizens; must have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding the workplace.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Performs independently under the general supervision of the Jerome County Prosecutor.

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JEROME COUNTY

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE:  Law Clerk                                         LAST UPDATE:  August 22, 2022

 

DEPARTMENT:  Clerk’s Office                            SALARY:   $65,000-$66,000/yr

 

MISSION STATEMENT

 

This is a full time position as Law Clerk for the Honorable Rosemary Emory. You must have the below qualifications to apply for this position. Judge Emory is a district judge in Idaho’s Fifth Judicial District, chambered in Jerome, Idaho. She also travels to the Gooding County and Twin Falls Courthouses on a regular basis. 

 

The Clerkship is for a term of one to two years. Law clerks will obtain experience writing and editing judicial opinions, conducting research on a variety of legal topics, and observing courtroom proceedings. This is a writing intensive position, and the clerk can expect to draft and edit numerous decisions and judgments. Law clerks must have a basic understanding of procedural rules in criminal law and civil law. Work is performed in an office and courtroom setting. 

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Performs independently under the general supervision of Jude Rosemary Emory.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

*        Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university; 

*        Either have taken or be scheduled to take a bar exam;

*        Basic knowledge of Court services, laws, legal codes, legal databases (WestLaw), court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the political process;

*        Understanding of current office practices and procedures, data entry and record keeping; 

*        Excellent skills in English grammar, spelling, punctuation, composition, BlueBook and Chicago Style Citations; 

*        Skill and Ability to: 

o   Research and identify essential information pertinent to a case or a judge’s request; 

o   Analyze and apply the law to specific facts; 

o   Prepare legal documents; 

o   Speak clearly and communicate accurate information to others; 

o   Use English to communicate effectively with others; 

o   Proficiently operate computers, software programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, or similar office software to create documents and other materials, maintain information, and generate reports; 

o   Listen carefully to, understand, and effectively communicate through oral, written, and interpersonal communication channels; 

o   Follow verbal and written instructions; 

o   Work independently and exercise initiative, with general guidance and supervision; 

o   Use good judgment to make sound and reasonable decisions and recommendations;

o   Maintain a professional demeanor at all times; 

o   Maintain confidentiality; 

o   Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; 

o   Demonstrate integrity and ingenuity in the performance of assigned tasks and solving problems; 

o   Perform all duties in accordance with County policies and procedures with regard for personal safety and that of other employees and the public 

o   Successfully pass a drug test and background investigation relevant to the position and remain in good standing for the duration of employment with the County.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

ESSENTIAL

*        Prepare criminal sentencing bench memoranda and jury instructions;

*        Draft or proofread judicial decisions in various areas of criminal and civil law including, motions to suppress, motions to reconsider, motions for summary judgment, petitions for post-conviction relief, and petitions for judicial review; 

*        Research legal issues to assist the judge in applying the law to cases and motions before court;

*        Confer with Judge Emory regarding legal questions, construction of documents, and granting of orders;

*        Keep abreast of changes in the law and inform Judge Emory when cases are affected by such changes; 

*        Review dockets of pending litigation to ensure adequate progress; 

*        Help troubleshoot technical difficulties in the courtroom; 

*        Meet deadlines and prioritize tasks; 

*        Communicate and coordinate regularly with appropriate co-workers to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of court operations and activities; 

*        Retain accurate and complete document files and correspondence for cases; 

*        Maintain strict confidentiality in all cases; 

*        Assist other department and County employees as needed or requested; 

*        Perform all work duties and activities in accordance with County policies, procedures, and safety practices;

*        Engage in active discussion with Judge Emory on issues before the court; 

*        Help train incoming law-clerk;

*        Perform other duties as assigned.

Please email the following application materials to: remory@co.jerome.id.uslawclerk@co.jerome.id.us with “Law Clerk Application” in the subject line:

1.      Cover Letter

2.      Resume

3.      Transcript and Class Rank

4.      Writing Sample (maximum 10 pages)

5.      References (3)

6.      Letters of recommendation (Optional)

 

Accepting applications until the position is filled. 

Veteran’s preference. If you are a veteran, please provide a copy of your DD214.

 

 Applications are also available at the Jerome County Judicial Annex, 233 West Main St., Jerome, Idaho or can be found on the county web site www.jeromecounty.id.us – you can mail or deliver your application to the Jerome County Prosecutor’s Office at the address above.

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