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Judicial Assistant

Rockdale County Magistrate Court

Posted: Aug. 20, 2018

End Date: Sep. 30, 2018

This position provides administrative and judicial assistance to the Chief Magistrate Court Judge and clerical and administrative support, as directed by the Judge, within the Magistrate Court Department. 
  • Maintains judge’s monthly and daily itinerary, schedules dates and times for hearings, motions and trials.  Sets schedule and publishes court calendar.
  • Develops, monitors and evaluates department budget. Prepares payroll and expense reports, budget amendments and vendor orders and vouchers.
  • Acts as liaison between the judge, elected officials, department heads, county officials, attorneys, litigants, staff and the general public.
  • Arranges conferences and makes travel arrangements.
  • Prepares correspondence, memos and other documents.
  • Performs clerical support as directed by the Judge.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, operations, and functions of Rockdale County and knowledge of the applicable county, state, and federal laws.
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and documents.
  • Knowledge of court procedures, practices and operations.
  • Skill in operating modern office equipment.
  • Skill in using independent judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected and appointed officials, employees and the general public.
  • Ability to organize and have acute attention to detail and accuracy in the performance of tasks.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with high expectations for competency, time management and professionalism.
  • Ability to assemble and convey information, orally and in writing, in a concise, clear and effective manner.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to operate a GCIC computer.
  • Ability to use tools or equipment requiring dexterity.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments.



  • Bachelor’s degree in paralegal, criminal justice, business administration or related field.
  • Three (3) years of related experience.
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.