JUDICIARY OF THE U. S. VIRGIN
INTERNAL and EXTERNAL POSTING
Location: St. Thomas-St. John District
Division: Honorable Henry V.
Number of Vacancies: 1
February 20, 2019
Nature of Work
Essential Functions: (Any
one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples
cover all the duties which may be performed)
and processes various legal documents and correspondence requiring the
application of complex clerical procedures and a comprehensive knowledge of
court rules and terminology.
screens, and routes incoming telephone calls and callers and takes complete and
accurate messages; screens mail; schedules matters for hearing and maintains
the judge's personal calendar; makes travel arrangements, arranges meetings and
maintains a schedule for use of a courtroom.
and examines case files and makes certain motions have been disposed of and
case is at issue prior to trial or hearing; may maintain logs, records and
files pertaining to the status of cases and courtroom activities.
calendars for the judge; insures that all files are complete and available for
a variety of confidential, technical, and general clerical tasks, and minor
administrative work for the judge; takes and transcribes hand and machine
the scheduling of arraignments, preliminary hearings, pre-trial conferences,
trials, motions, and other matters, taking in consideration the complexity of
cases, number of cases and attorneys and required time factors; notifies
attorneys and parties of settings, contacting by telephone or mail as
necessary; works out conflicts concerning dates and length of time required;
records data in permanent records; resets cases as necessary.
jury trial calendar and alternate dates as required; coordinates juror
activity; coordinates with jury manager.
on judge's instruction, prepares a variety of orders, such as, hearing date,
mediation order, discovery order, trial date, psychiatric evaluation,
dismissal, entry of default, summary judgment order, criminal pretrial order,
withdrawal order, expungement order, memorandum opinion and compel discovery
assigned as judicial secretary for Presiding Judge Emeritus, manages chambers,
coordinates the academic and cultural awards endowment, organizes judge's
records for archival purposes, serves as liaison for special volunteer
assistance to other judges, General Counsel's Office and Administrator of Courts;
schedules appearances and appointments.
duties as assigned or required.
Skills and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of legal terminology and
Considerable knowledge of the rules of court,
civil and criminal procedure.
Considerable knowledge of business English,
spelling and punctuation.
Considerable knowledge of office practices,
procedures, equipment and standard clerical techniques.
Ability to understand and carry out moderately
complex oral and written instructions.
Skill in taking and transcribing from hand or
machine dictation, if required by the position.
Ability to effectively work under pressure,
manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with a high attention to detail and
High degree of confidentiality, camaraderie and
Proficiency in the use of standard office
equipment, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook); and automated
Licensure and Certification: None
Human Resources Division
P.O. Box 70
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin
Tel: (340) 774-6680 = Fax:
(340) 774-2258 = TTY: (340) 693-4118
that do not include the requested documents will not be considered. The judiciary will only contact applicants
selected for interviews. Any applicant
who needs a reasonable accommodation shall advise the Court's ADA Coordinators.