Legal Research Attorney – Final Filing Date of Thursday, May, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
*Resumes will not be accepted in-lieu of a complete application packet. A complete application packet includes the Court Employment Application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire.
All application materials will be reviewed after the final filing date to determine if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified applicants will be invited for further evaluation. Depending on the number of applications received, the next steps may consist of application review, written test, performance or practical exam, panel oral exam, oral interview, or any combination thereof.
The Court will establish a list by ranking candidates based on the examination process. This eligibility listing generally remains active for up to one year and is used to fill the current vacancy and future vacancies in the same classification. The Court reserves the right to modify the selection/examination process.
Applicants selected for hire will be required to provide verification of employment eligibility or authorization to legally work in the United States.
Applicants who are offered employment must pass a fingerprint background check. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture to employment rights.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all persons regardless of their race, ethnic background, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age or disability. Napa County Superior Court provides reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities upon request. Please contact the Court Human Resources Department at Human.Resources@napa.courts.ca.gov
The starting salary is usually the first step of the salary range.
An applicant hired by the Court must complete a twelve month probationary period.
Retirement - Court employees receive retirement benefits through the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), under the County of Napa ‘s contract. The specific plan depends on the employee’s hire date and the rules under the Public Employees Pension Reform Act (PEPRA). The plans have reciprocity with all State PERS and County 1937 Act Retirement System agencies. Napa Superior Court employees do not participate in Social Security, but are required to withhold Medicare contributions.
Holidays - 12 days per year
Vacation - 12 days per year
Sick Leave - 12 days per year
Health Insurance - Generous percentage of employee cost paid by the court
Dental Insurance - Premiums fully paid by the court
Life Insurance - $40,000 paid by the Court. Employee may purchase additional insurance (up to 3 times their salary or $200,000 whichever is lower) at their own expense at a very reasonable group rate.
Benefits prorated for part time employees