Court Commissioner, Superior Court in Mohave County
Full-time 40 hours per week; benefits eligible position.
The Superior Court in Mohave County is accepting applications for appointment as a Court Commissioner. The selected Commissioner serves at the pleasure of the Presiding Judge and is subject to assignment in various case types including but not limited to: criminal arraignments, drug court, juvenile delinquency and dependency matters and Title IVD Work. It is anticipated the commissioner will work in Kingman but could be assigned to other locations.
A candidate for this position must be a United States Citizen, a duly licensed member of the State Bar of Arizona and shall have engaged in the active general practice of law and been a resident of the State of Arizona, for a period of not less than five years immediately preceding his or her appointment. Applicants need not be a resident at the time of their application, however, under A.R.S. 12-211 (B) must be a resident of Mohave County when appointed. Achievement or distinction in various areas of the law and litigation consistent with the duties of this position is desirable. Applications will be screened and selected candidates will be interviewed by a Special Judicial Officer Selection Commission and referred to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court. The Presiding Judge will make the appointment.
Commissioners serve from time to time as judges pro tempore in the course of their regular duties. The Arizona Constitution, Article IV, §22 requires that judicial nominees must be at least 30 years of age, of good moral character, and admitted to the practice of law in and a resident of the State for five years immediately preceding appointment. Article VI, §37 requires that a nominee shall be under 65 years of age at the time of appointment.
Salary for the position will be established by the Presiding Judge but shall not exceed 90% percent of the salary of a Superior Court Judge. The entry-level salary is expected to be at least $119,506.09 equivalent to 80% of the salary of a Superior Court Judge. Note: Commissioners are required to file an annual financial disclosure statement. Additionally, the Court Commissioner will be enrolled in either the Arizona Elected Officials Defined Contribution Plan (EODC) or the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
To apply, submit the original completed Special Judicial Officer Application, cover letter of interest and resume to the address listed below. Applications must be received by Superior Court Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. on June 13, 2019. Visit www.mohavecourts.az.gov for application materials or call 928-718-4928.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
SUPERIOR COURT HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
P.O. BOX 7000
401 E. SPRING STREET
KINGMAN, ARIZONA 86402
HR Manager, Superior Court in Mohave County
Contact us at:
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401 E. Spring Street
P.O. Box 7000
Kingman, AZ. 86402
Call: (928)718-4928 or extension 4470 or 4928
Fax: (928) 753-8908
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