New Job Court Support Specialist* In Nevada

Court Support Specialist*
Court Support Specialist*

Court Support Specialist*

Company : City of Henderson, NV
Salary : $27.16 - $31.10 an hour
Location : Nevada

Full Description

Position Overview

  • This recruitment is open to the first 150 qualified applications received by the Human Resources Department, and will close without notice once that number has been reached.

The City of Henderson announces an examination to create an eligibility list and to fill one (1) vacancy for the classification of Court Support Specialist in the Municipal Court. The eligibility list may be utilized to fill vacancies for this classification for up to one (1) year.

Under general supervision, performs specialized clerical work and courtroom duties of routine difficulty in support of the Municipal Court; and performs related duties as assigned.

Henderson Municipal Court is seeking a highly engaged individual with general clerical experience-preferably from a criminal justice agency. The ideal candidate will have a good attitude, be collaborative, actively contribute to a positive team environment, and be comfortable with a rapidly changing environment. The Court seeks an individual that is comfortable interacting with court users in the courtrooms or in a customer service capacity.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school or the equivalent
  • Three (3) years of full-time experience performing responsible clerical duties involving contact with the public and providing extensive customer service
  • Proficiency in keyboarding sufficient to type 45 net words per minute
  • Must pass a nationwide fingerprint-based record check, and a wants/warrants check
  • Must complete Security Awareness and National Crime Information Center (NCIC)/Nevada Criminal Justice Information System (NCJIS) certification within six months of hire/transfer and recertified every two years. Must maintain certifications in NCIC/NCJIS as a condition of continued employment
  • Desirable: Two (2) years of full-time clerical experience in a legal setting or criminal justice agency
  • Desirable: College coursework in criminal justice
  • Desirable: Bilingual proficiency in verbal and written communications

Required Documents/Assessment Information
1) Completed Employment Application

Written Examination with Typing Test* (Weighted 50%) - Wednesday, December 08, 2021
(Best Qualified Candidates)
  • Candidates will be required to pass the typing portion of the written examination based on the number of net words per minute (WPM) listed in the minimum qualifications. There are free practice typing tests online if you would like to gauge your speed and practice prior to the assessment date. However, you must pass the test we administer, and we will utilize the score you receive from our exam.

Oral Review Board Interview (Weighted 50%) -Tuesday, December 14, 2021
(Top Scoring Candidates)

Selection Interview -Thursday, December 16, 2021
(Top Scoring Candidates)

All applicants will be notified by email or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing of this announcement.

If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, you will be required to self-schedule through the City of Henderson's online application system. Please check your email/text messages on a regular basis after submitting your application for complete instructions, which include where and when to report.
Selection Process

The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best-qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. It is the responsibility of the candidate requiring accommodation to contact the Human Resources Department in writing prior to the close of the recruitment.
Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a medical/physical examination including a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements. The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards.
*Note to Current Employees*
Probationary full-time, part-time, and temporary employees who have worked at least three (3) continuous months with the City may apply for this recruitment. Candidates successfully completing the testing will be placed on a separate hire list. If the vacancy is not filled through promotion by full-time employees, the next opportunity for placement will be to hire qualified probationary full-time, regular part-time, and temporary employees.

Teamsters Contract Benefits Summary


  • Health Insurance: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision.
  • Employer paid Long Term Disability.
  • Employer paid Term Life Insurance - $75,000 Life Insurance on employee.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Medicare – Employee and City each pay 1.45%.


  • Employer paid Membership in the State of Nevada Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).
  • No Social Security tax on employee's wages.
  • Retirement Health Savings (RHS) program.


  • The City provides a clothing and personal effects allowance for employees required to wear a uniform.
  • A shoe allowance is provided on an annual basis to those employees required to wear safety shoes.


  • Vacation
    • Employee credited with 19 hours of annual leave at the end of the first six (6) months of employment. Annual leave will accrue from month 7 to month 12 at 3.167 hours per month (total 38 hours first year of employment).
    • Accrued at 9.5 hours per month after first year through fifth year; 12.67 hours per month sixth through twelfth year; 15.83 hours per month upon completion of twelfth year and beyond.
  • Sick Leave
    • Accrued at 9.5 hours per month from date of hire.
  • Bereavement Leave
    • Three consecutive days of leave, with pay, per occurrence, to attend funeral for immediate family member; increased to one work week when funeral is held 400 statute miles or more from City of Henderson.
  • Holidays
    • 12 paid holidays per year.
    • Two (2) floating holidays per year.


  • Four day, 9.5 hour work day, 38 hour work week.
  • Three day, 12 hour work day, 38 hour work week for certain positions.


  • IRC 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • IRC 401A Deferred Compensation Plan (new/re-hired employees only)
  • IRC125 Plan Flexible Benefits Plan
  • Cancer/Catastrophic Illness, Accident, Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Supplemental Term Life Insurance
  • Legal Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Identity and Credit Protection
  • Employee Network Membership

Revised 07/18