New job Court Marshal in Colorado
Company : City of Lakewood, CO
Salary : $57,034 - $79,768 a year
Location : Colorado
City of Lakewood's Statement of Excellence
The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation, customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people, citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance, and importance.
Performs Court Marshal duties, including the operation of security equipment including a magnetometer, X-ray, and hand-held wands, transporting prisoners, serve subpoenas, citations and other orders to persons involved in Court cases, effecting arrests within the Municipal Court area, handling firearms with proficiency and safety, dealing with potentially dangerous situations.
Major Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities
(This job description does not intend to list every function of the position.)
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Maintain order and provide security for all sessions in the courtroom and hallways of Municipal Court.
Operate Court security equipment. Screens individuals who enter Court area and the Public Safety Center.
Answer incoming phone calls in reference to warrants and prisoners.
Arrest persons on active warrants.
Assist Lakewood Police Fugitive section by transporting felons from detention facilities to Jefferson County Jail.
Backup/assist police in non-emergency or emergency situations until arrival of police.
Investigate bad checks written to Municipal Court.
Deliver paperwork to District Court, and/or Public Defenders' Office.
Enter in court computer all Lakewood Municipal Court warrants; enter into CCIC all restraining orders and area of restriction orders from the Lakewood Municipal Court.
Provide information or assistance in apprehending suspects with other law enforcement agencies.
Receive bond payments as an agent for the court; prepare paperwork.
Serve subpoenas, citations or restraining orders to persons called into Municipal Court as witnesses or defendants.
Execute municipal warrants within the City of Lakewood.
Transport prisoners in custody on Lakewood Municipal violations, and felony holds, to and from Municipal Court, county jails, and detention facilities.
Operate NCIC/CCIC computer; update criminal histories, run driver's license histories.
Warrants: Proofread new warrants, update information in warrant files, cancel active warrants when party appears or is arrested.
Performs work that requires regular and reliable attendance and the ability to follow supervisor's instructions.
Operate a law enforcement vehicle safely in non-emergency situations
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must be able to interact with others in a positive manner.
Requires regular and prompt attendance.
IMPORTANT JOB FUNCTIONS
Run NCIC/CCIC criminal history on all penal summonses cited into Municipal Court.
Receives general supervision from the Chief Court Marshal.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Current Colorado P.O.S.T. certification.
Valid driver's license and good driving record.
Evidence of continuing education or training in law enforcement field.
Bi-lingual (Spanish-speaking) is a desirable qualification.
Two years law enforcement experience.
KSA's and Physical/Mental Reqs
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to qualify with duty weapon (.357 Magnum, 9 mm, .40, or .45).
Ability to read and understand departmental policies, rules, instructions, laws and ordinances.
Ability to carefully observe situations in the courtroom, hallways, magnetometer and surrounding environment, especially when transporting prisoners.
Ability to understand and follow written and oral direction.
Knowledge of the use and care of firearms and the ability to understand and use appropriate levels of force, based on specific circumstances.
Integrity and the ability to handle confidential information.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
Ability to remain alert at all times.
Must be able to be assertive and exert control over belligerent, distressed or abusive persons, when necessary.
Ability to control prisoners individually and in groups and deal with them on a fair and impartial basis.
Knowledge of Federal, State, and County codes and ordinances relating to law enforcement.
Ability to pass a polygraph examination, oral board interview, psychological examination, pre-placement physical, and physical abilities test.
Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with others from diverse economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
Requires attending in-service training, as well as classes in particular subjects at the Lakewood Police Academy that are relevant to the Court Marshal position and as determined by the Chief Court Marshal.
Sound judgment and ability to recognize situations of potential danger.
Ability to handle abuse, both verbal and physical, when dealing with hostile suspects and others encountered in antagonistic environments.
Computer skills and knowledge of software programs.
Awareness of safety and ability to maintain a safe position when dealing with prisoners.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Lifting and Carrying
Ability to lift/move objects weighing up to 20 pounds from one location to another, e.g., files, paper, equipment. Performs work that requires keyboarding skills, sitting for extended periods of time, bending, stooping, reaching, standing at magnetometer and walking to various locations throughout the Public Safety Building and outlying areas.
Pushing and Pulling
Ability to push and pull when apprehending suspects and applying baton or handcuff maneuvers when situation warrants.
Ability to effectively apply physical control methods, i.e., Koga, baton, and handcuffing techniques. Ability to control prisoners when necessary.
Balance and coordination, especially while using force techniques that exceed that seen in normal standing and walking.
Muscular endurance and strength to physically separate individuals who are fighting or preparing to fight.
Cardiovascular endurance (stamina, aerobic fitness) in order to pursue suspects, if needed, or deal with belligerent, antagonistic, aggressive individuals in the courtroom and surrounding areas.
Employee must be able to hear and remain alert to the potential for hazardous or dangerous situations, as well as hear audible signals from radio and office equipment.
Employee uses vision to observe courtrooms and hallways in the Municipal Court, as well as when driving to pick up or deliver prisoners.
Must be able to remember and understand policies, rules, instructions, laws and ordinances pertinent to the job
Must be able to read, write and speak in order to communicate with Judges, co-workers, prisoners and the general public. Uses voice to control volatile and potentially dangerous situations in the courtroom and surrounding environment.
Must be able to assess hazardous or harmful situations and adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action, giving due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances of each situation.
Hazardous conditions due to exposure or contact with persons infected with highly contagious diseases.
A supervisor is available to resolve unusual work problems.
Works under established policies and procedures.
Hazardous conditions due to combative arrestees, defendants, and/or witnesses and from the risk of being attacked physically or with a weapon.
Work involves threat of physical violence, negative public reaction to enforcement duties, required
overtime work, and late night calls from Lakewood Police Records Section.
Contact with enforcement personnel from other jurisdictions and other units of the City government.
Work involves exposure to verbal abuse and risk of serious injury or loss of life.
Work involves coordinating demands from several differing entities within the court system.
Hazardous conditions due to transportation of prisoners in adverse weather conditions.
Telephone/cellular phone/portable phone
City Marshal's vehicles (sedans)
Magnetometer and x-ray machine
Hand-held metal detector
Handcuffs, leg irons, and restraining belts
Conducted Energy Weapons (CEW)/Tasers
Aerosol Pepper projector
ASP collapsible baton
The City of Lakewood is committed to providing a competitive Benefits Package for our employees. Employees may elect to cover themselves and may also cover qualified dependents and civil union partners. Children may be covered through the end of the year in which they turn age 26, regardless of their dependent status, marriage status, or if they have access to insurance through their employer.
Employees and the City of Lakewood share in the cost of health care coverage. Please review the last page of this summary for a breakdown on the cost to employees for the 2021/22 plan year (April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022).
Following is a brief summary of the benefits the City of Lakewood offers:
Cigna High-Deductible Health Plan with a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
Kaiser Permanente High Deductible Health Plan with a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
Delta Dental Enhanced PPO
Vision Service Plan (VSP)
Employees are covered for 1.5 times their annual base salary in life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment, up to a maximum of $500,000 (the minimum benefit is $50,000). The City pays the cost of this coverage.
Our pension fund is a social security replacement, money purchase plan. Mandatory employee contribution is 9.8% of gross base salary; City contribution is 11.8% of gross base salary.
Full-time employees earn 8 hours per month.
Part-time employees earn 6 hours per month.
Full-time employees with less than five years of service earn 8 hours per month.
Part-time employees with less than five years of service earn 6 hours per month.
2021 Holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
THE FOLLOWING ARE ADDITIONAL BENEFITS THE CITY OFFERS
- FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS (FSA)
- DEFERRED COMPENSATION
- VOLUNTARY LIFE INSURANCE
- EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)
- SHORT TERM DISABILITY
- LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD)
- INJURY LEAVE
- FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE (FMLA)
- MILITARY LEAVE
- JURY DUTY
- TUITION ASSISTANCE
- CREDIT UNION
- RECREATION FACILITIES
- Employees are eligible for free general admission into the City’s recreation centers, swimming pools and Bear Creek Lake Park.
- WELLNESS PROGRAMS
- VALUE ADDED BENEFITS
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $57,033.60 - $79,768.00 per year