The Judicial Branch of Arizona in Maricopa County invites your interest in the position of Court Commissioner.
The Judicial Branch of Arizona in Maricopa County is accepting applications for appointment as a Court Commissioner. One or more appointments may be made from this recruitment. This is a full-time Judicial Officer position, although part-time assignments may arise at the discretion of the Court. Commissioners may be assigned to the "24-hour" Initial Appearance Court, Regional Court Centers and various other departments of the Court, including Criminal, Civil, Family, Juvenile, Probate & Justice Courts. The Court may also create a list of qualified applicants from which vacancies may be filled without additional announcement or recruitment.
Salary for the position will be established by the Presiding Judge. It is currently set at ninety percent of the salary of a Superior Court Judge. Fringe benefits include medical and dental insurance, life insurance, paid sick and vacation time, ten paid holidays, and participation in a state sponsored retirement program. Commissioners serve at the pleasure of the Presiding Judge and are subject to periodic assessment through a judicial performance review program administered by the Judicial Branch of Arizona in Maricopa County. The Superior Court operates from a number of locations throughout Maricopa County.
Applicants may obtain the application form and instructions by going to:
Application materials must be received no later than 3:00pm on Friday, December 29, 2017 at:
Judicial Branch Human Resources
101 West Jefferson Street
East Court Building, 3rd Floor, Suite B
Phoenix, Arizona 85003.
Applicants who have applied previously will need to re-apply to receive consideration.
For additional information, contact Valerie Quintana at 602-506-0075 or email@example.com
Candidates for this position must be a United States citizen, a duly licensed member of the State Bar of Arizona, and a resident of the State of Arizona for a period of not less than five years immediately preceding his or her appointment. Applicants need not be a resident at the time of their application, however, under A.R.S. 12-211 (B) must be a resident of Maricopa County when appointed.
Commissioners serve from time to time as judges pro tempore in the course of their regular duties. The Arizona Constitution, Article VI, §22 requires that judicial nominees must be at least 30 years of age, of good moral character, and admitted to the practice of law in and a resident of the State for five years immediately preceding appointment.
IT IS THE POLICY OF THE JUDICIAL BRANCH OF ARIZONA IN MARICOPA COUNTY NOT TO DISCRIMINATE IN ANY EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES