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Tipstaff - Armstrong County Court of Common Pleas

Kittanning, PA
This position is a casual part-time position at 1 to 3 days per month during jury selection and court trials.

Overall Objective of the Job:

To escort and assist jurors during juror selection process and trials; to serve as liaison between judges and jurors.
Essential Functions of the Job may include but are not limited to:
Meets and greets jurors upon arrival at the courthouse; assists jurors in registration and finding seats; receives juror complaints and where possible corrects problems to ensure juror convenience; escorts jurors in and out of courtroom; informs Judges of juror readiness; arranges for meals and makes telephone calls for jurors; attends to any other details while jurors are in court; maintains juror security, secrecy and integrity during jury deliberations; Tipstaff/Court Crier calls court into session in the morning and following recesses and lunch; assists with sequestration process when necessary by providing around-the-clock coverage of jurors, etc.

EDUCATION/TRAINING: High School diploma or equivalent.
WORK EXPERIENCE:  No experience required; however, experience working within the court system helpful.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, disability, or any other legally protected status.
For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.

The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.

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