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JUDICIARY OF THE U. S. VIRGIN ISLANDS



Deputy Marshal I

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL POSTING

Location: Office of the Virgin Islands Marshal

Division: St. Thomas/St. John and St. Croix Districts

Number of Vacancies: Multiple

Promotion Potential?: Yes

Salary: $14.28 - $24.57 per hour

Requirements: Graduation from high school (or its equivalent) and three to six months in law enforcement or military training. Special consideration is given for relevant educational experience and training. Current driver's license valid in the U.S. Virgin Islands and certification of completion or ability to complete training at the Virgin Islands Police Academy is required. Periodic recertification in the use of a firearm is mandatory. Must be at least age 21.

Required Documents: Cover letter, Employment Application, resume and other relevant documents

Opened: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Closes: OPEN UNTIL FILLED; CONTINUAL RECRUITMENT (Start date dependent upon completion of VIPD Training Academy.)

Nature of Work

This is responsible entry level work involving the service of summonses, subpoenas, warrants of arrest, and other civil process over the geographical area served by the Judicial Branch of the Virgin Islands. Work involves responsibility for the performance of duties which serve to notify parties of pending court actions. Work also involves picking up and transporting individuals and court officials and providing security for them and when assigned, maintaining order in court. Work is performed under supervision and is in accordance with standardized procedures. Review of work is through conferences and on the basis of results obtained.

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)

         Serves summonses, subpoenas, orders, and other court process issued by the Clerk of the Court directing parties to appear in court at a certain time or to comply with orders of the court.

         Travels over wide area served by the court in order to accomplish notification of parties and deliver instruments.

         Keeps a log of papers received and those served.

         Makes inquiries of people and checks various reference sources in order to ascertain the whereabouts of an individual to accomplish service of process.

         Escorts court employees when making bank deposits.

         Attends sessions of the court when so assigned to maintain order and decorum and provide protection to court personnel, jurors, lawyers, witnesses, and court visitors.

         May have to perform functions of Court Security Officers, as necessary.

         Other duties as assigned or required.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

         Some knowledge of a variety of legal documents designed to achieve notification of parties and compliance with court orders.

         Some knowledge of the methods of meeting and tactfully dealing with the public.

         Some knowledge of the geography of the U.S. Virgin Islands or the ability to acquire such knowledge.

         Some knowledge of court proceedings.

         Ability to speak effectively and communicate.

         Ability to interview and question individuals.

         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all persons contacted during the course of work.

         Ability to keep simple records.

         Skill in the operation of a motor vehicle and two-way radio.

         Skill in the use of a firearm, handcuffs, pepper spray, and baton.

Working Conditions

Work is performed primarily in the field, an automobile or courtroom. May encounter hostile individuals when serving court documents or making an arrest. Must be able to physically restrain abusive or threatening individuals.

Physical Demands

Extended periods of sitting in a vehicle, walking and standing in a courtroom. May be required to transfer items less than 25 pounds, such as, papers and files.

Qualifications (Any combination of training and work experience which indicates possession of the knowledge, abilities and skills listed above. An example of an acceptable qualification for this position is:)

Graduation from high school (or its equivalent) and three to six months in law enforcement or military training. Special consideration is given for relevant educational experience and training.

Licensure and Certification

Licensure: Possession of a current driver's license valid in the U.S. Virgin Islands is required.

Certification: Certification of completion of training at the Virgin Islands Police Academy is required. Periodic recertification in the use of a firearm is required.

Other Requirements: Must be at least age 21.

Judicial Branch Administrative Office Judicial Branch Administrative Office

Human Resources Division Human Resources Division

P.O. Box 70 P. O. Box 929

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00804 Christiansted, VI 00821

Tel: (340) 774-6680 Tel. (340) 778-9750

Fax: (340) 774-2258 Fax: (340) 713-6605

TTY: (340) 693-4118 TTY: (340) 693-4118

E-mail: colleen.clendinen@vicourts.org E-mail: nissa.bailey@vicourts.org

Submissions that do not include the requested documents will not be considered. The Court will only contact applicants selected for interviews. Any applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation shall advise the Court's ADA Coordinators.

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