POSITION TITLE: SUPERVISING COURT INTERPRETER
$8,101.30 Monthly $97,215.60 AnnuallyWORK LOCATION:
Various positions available throughout LA County (see all our locations)FILING PERIOD:
1/24/2019 - Continuous EXAM NUMBER:
Open Competitive Job Opportunity This position may close at any time based on the needs of the Court.
Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly.
ABOUT THE COURT
Los Angeles Superior Court is the largest unified trial court in the United States. Its 580 judges and commissioners work in one of the 40 facilities within the Court's 12 judicial districts and are supported by more than 4,500 full-time Court employees. The Court has an annual budget of more than $855 million. Located in Southern California, Los Angeles County is geographically one of the nation's largest counties, covering 4,084 square miles and, with over 10,400,000 residents, is also one of its most populous counties.
FOCUS ON EMPLOYEE SAFETY AND WELLBEING
Court employees are considered disaster service workers under California Government Code section 3100 and are needed to deliver the statutorily mandated, time-sensitive and emergency services in times of local, state, and national emergencies. The Court takes its responsibilities for ensuring a safe workplace and providing essential public services to those who are required to come into a courthouse seriously; including its legal and ethical obligations to protect the workforce, justice partners, and the public from COVID-19. The Court has implemented various policies and protocols to protect the health and safety of its employees while delivering statutorily mandated essential services. This includes implementing technology to facilitate remote appearances for court users and expanding telework opportunities for employees.ABOUT THE POSITION
Supervising Court Interpreters are required to oversee and travel to multiple court locations throughout Los Angeles County.
Incumbents are responsible for supervising, scheduling, and evaluating the work of court interpreters to ensure that the Court provides quality language services to limited English proficient court users efficiently in court proceedings. Incumbents monitor courtroom language requirements and redeploy interpreters throughout the day, as necessary, to meet the needs of the Court. Incumbents are responsible for working with their assigned interpreters to build and maintain a service-oriented, team environment that meets the needs of the Court and the public it services. Incumbents are expected to administer policies, methods, and processes to deliver high quality language services, efficiently and cost-effectively. Incumbents handle highly sensitive, complex issues and/or situations and are expected to maintain the confidentiality of these matters.
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. Please note the requirements in the job description may vary from the requirements in the bulletin. Applicants must meet requirements stated in this bulletin. TELEWORK OPPORTUNITIES
This position is not eligible for telework opportunitiesBENEFITS (full-time):
For questions regarding benefits, contact the Court's benefit unit at ***** or *****. SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
- Choices Benefit Plan - In addition to your salary, benefits may be purchased using a Court tax-free benefit allowance provided to employees that may range between $971.68 - $2094.29 (based on number enrolled in medical coverage). If the cost of the benefits selected is less than the allowance, the employee receives the difference as additional taxable pay. Medical, dental, disability, life and AD&D insurance, and health and dependent care spending accounts are available in Choices.
- Deferred Compensation Plan (457) - Optional tax-deferred income plan that includes a County match of up to 4% of employee's salary.
- Vacation - All permanent and other designated categories of employees are eligible to earn paid vacation based on years of service. Vacation time may not be used during the first six months of employment.
- Sick leave - Depending on the length of service and employment categories, up to one day of full pay per month of service is accrued monthly for qualifying service.
- Holidays - 13 days per year.
- Bereavement leave
- Retirement Plan - A retirement plan is provided to full-time employees.
- The Commuter Benefit Plan (CBP) - Allows employees to pay for eligible public transit expenses using pre-tax dollars (up to IRS limits).
To qualify, you must meet the following selection requirements at the time of filing:
- A current, valid certificate as a certified or registered* Court Interpreter issued by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California; -AND-
- Three years of full-time interpreting in a legal environment, one year of which must have been in a State and/or Federal Court; -AND-
- A valid California Class C driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
To learn more about this amazing opportunity and for information on how to become a certified or registered Court Interpreter, please visit the Judicial Council of California website at http://www.courts.ca.gov/programs-interpreters.htm
Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek. Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience. No additional credit is given for overtimeSPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:All applicants must be able to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to beginning employment with the Court.
You are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 2 weeks after you:
Individuals with a medical condition that prevents them from getting a vaccine, as verified by their medical provider, or those with a confirmed sincerely held religious belief that prohibits them from receiving a vaccine, may request to be excused from this vaccination requirement as a reasonable accommodation to their medical condition or religion. The Court will review requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis consistent with its existing procedures for reasonable accommodation requests.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
- Received a Johnson & Johnson (J&J)/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, or
- Received a second dose of a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, or
- Finished the series of a COVID-19 vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization [WHO]
- Experience supervising a team, preferably for a public entity
- Familiarity and understanding of daily court operations, policies, and procedures
- Ability to handle conflict with tact and diplomacy
- Experience working in a confidential environment handling sensitive information
- Comfortable with computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Outlook; and comfortable with learning new systems
- Knowledge of California Trial Court Act and other applicable laws
Qualifying evaluation of certification, training and experience based upon submitted application materials.APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Applications may only be filed online. To learn how to apply online, please access the Online Employment Application Guide
. Los Angeles Superior Court reserves the right to verify all submitted documentation prior to appointment. The Court will only consider completed applications submitted, along with the required documents, and will reject incomplete applications. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application. To facilitate the full and proper consideration of your work experience, clearly specify what professional experience meets the required job qualifications. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience for each position.
Please provide a current and accurate e-mail address for the Court to communicate with you about this job opportunity. Human Resources staff will notify all applicants of their application status via e-mail. We recommend that you add ***** to your SAFE SENDERS list to avoid the notification being filtered as spam mail.
Los Angeles Superior Court is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the recruitment process can contact the email address provided below. For additional employment information, please click here
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WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. Applicants who successfully pass each (and all) examination part(s) will be placed on an eligible list that will remain active for approximately one year.
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Exam No.: R9888E
Supervising Court Interpreter
Applications may be submitted online at www.lacourt.org
OR via the HR computer kiosk at
Los Angeles Superior Court
Human Resources Administration
111 N. Hill Street, Room 203
Los Angeles, CA 90012