Position Filled - 2/16/22

Mariposa County logo smSuperior Court of the County of Mariposa State of California 
is accepting applications for this position 

Executive Assistant

SALARY: $70,821.92 – 86,080.80/year
$5,901.71 - $7,173.26/month

(One position - open until filled)

January 20, 2022 - Looking for a career opportunity? Consider the local court system where you would assist in planning, organizing, and directing all or a significant part of the Court’s non-judicial activities and operations as an Executive Assistant. This position is full time and offers benefits.

Please note: There is currently one upcoming vacancy to be filled at this time

Under general direction of the Court Executive Officer, assists in planning, organizing and directing all or a significant part of the Court’s non-judicial activities and operations and, upon request, assists in providing judicial support services. Acts for the Court Executive Officer during absences. This position provides direct support to the Court Executive Officer and Judicial Officers and, under the direction of the Court Executive Officer, is responsible for program development and coordination, directing strategic initiatives of the Court and planning for Court activities in both operations, administrative and judicial support areas of the Court. This position is distinguished from the Court Supervisor in that the latter is responsible for one or more functions of operational units of the Court. This position has overall management authority and responsibility for all non-judicial operations of the Court and is distinguished from the Court Executive Officer position in that the latter has overall administrative authority of all Court operations, including judicial and non-judicial. This position exercises direct and indirect supervision over the Administrative Assistant position and may assist in the supervision and management of workload and clerk staff in the absence of the Court Supervisor and Court Executive Officer.

This position is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Court Executive Officer.


  • Assists the Court Executive Officer in planning, organizing, directing, and reviewing the non-judicial operations and administration of the court.
  • Assists the Presiding Judge and other judges in establishing and implementing rules, policies, and procedures and provides judicial support services upon request.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of management systems, information and record keeping systems and related management controls.
  • Manages assigned staff, directly and through subordinate supervisors, performs a broad range of general supervisory, training and personnel duties.
  • Coordinates the activity of the assigned functions with other county departments, state, and local agencies, the public and media.
  • Upon request, develops policies and procedure to carry out some or all of the non-judicial functions of the Court or a major program area.
  • Reviews, evaluates and interprets anew legal requirements, laws, and legislation affecting Court programs and develops procedures to carry forward changes.
  • Provides a wide variety of records, report, correspondence, contracts and related written materials.
  • Conducts strategic initiatives of the Court.
  • Assists in the planning and organization of the fiscal operations and functions of the court including, but not limited to, statistical research and analysis, budget preparation, financial planning, audits, processing and balancing of financial documents, preparation of accounts payable/receivable and transfers between accounts, purchasing, payroll, revenue accounting and collections.
  • Represents the Court Executive Officer and Judicial Officers as assigned.

Performs related duties and responsibilities as directed.


A Bachelor’s degree in court administration, public or business administration or a closely related field. Increasingly responsible management or supervisory experience in a court or legal setting may be substituted for college education.

Four years of responsible administrative and secretarial experience in a variety of administrative areas which has included compilation and analysis of financial or budgetary data. At least two years of the four years experience must include work in an administrative, supervisory, or paralegal position.

Knowledge of:
  • Principles, practices, organization, and functions of Superior Court administrative systems, including knowledge of programs, services and procedures.
  • Basic bookkeeping and accounting practices.
  • Legal responsibilities, functions, and procedures of the Court in all areas of the law.
  • Clerical, financial, and legal record keeping practices.
  • Public and community relations.
  • Legal terminology, forms, and procedures.

Ability to:

  • Carry out all administrative clerical duties required by the Judicial Officers or Court Executive Officer.
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
  • Establish and persuasively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Plan, direct, and supervise the work of subordinate employees.
  • Analyze codes, legislation, and procedures and determine the impact on Court operations.
  • Comprehend the relationship of a wide variety of court procedures and policies.
  • Ensure that assigned projects are completed in a timely manner.
  • Establish and maintain professional and cooperative working relationships with judicial officers, governmental officials, supervisors, employees, clients, county departments and criminal justice agencies.

In order to assist us in the selection process, please be sure your application includes a copy of your resume, which describes your educational training, as well as your relevant work experience.

The selection process will begin with a review of the application and resume to determine whether minimum qualifications are met.

If you meet the minimum qualifications, a competitive evaluation of education, training, and experience will be performed.

Employment is subject to a background, credit check, and a Live Scan. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment. Information presented on employment applications, resumes and attachments, and during the selection process, is subject to verification. Employees are prohibited from engaging in activities which conflict with the interests of the Superior Court of California, County of Mariposa.

The information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract or offer of employment, and these provisions are subject to change.

HOW TO APPLY: To be considered for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by February 4, 2022, however this position will remain open until filled.

To obtain Mariposa Superior Court’s employment application, please visit our website at: https://mariposa.courts.ca.gov... app.pdf

Mariposa Superior Court’s Website: https://www.mariposa.courts.ca.gov

Please contact:

Judicial Council of California
Human Resources
Attn: Taylor Wolgamott
2850 Gateway Oaks Drive
Sacramento, CA 95833
Tel: 916-643-6910

Please email, mail, or deliver a hard copy of the employment application and resume to:

Judicial Council of California
Human Resources
Attn: Taylor Wolgamott
2850 Gateway Oaks Drive
Sacramento, CA 95833

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For more information and application visit: https://www.mariposa.courts.ca.gov/general-information/employment