CLOSING DATE: Application must be received no later than October 30, 2017.
The City Judge is responsible for presiding over a variety of hearings, including criminal misdemeanor and traffic arraignments, juvenile alcohol, driving and curfew arraignments, criminal jury and non-jury trials, protective order hearings, pretrial conferences and motion hearings.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants are required to complete the online process. You must also complete the supplemental questionnaire and insert it as an attachment to your online application. Additionally, you must attach a resume in the resume section of the online application.
Kathleen Broman, Sr. Human Resources Analyst (480)350-8204
This position is FLSA Exempt - ineligible for overtime compensation and/or compensatory time.
Pursuant to Tempe City Code Sec. 2-26(b), the initial length of term in office shall be two (2) years and subsequent terms shall be a maximum of four (4) years.
A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and member of the State Bar of Arizona in good standing for a minimum of five years is required.
A minimum of five years’ increasingly responsible experience as a practicing attorney. Experience in criminal law and trial practice is preferred. Preference will be given to those candidates who have served as a judicial officer in a limited jurisdiction court.
Passing an FBI background investigation is required. If requesting veteran’s preference, the appropriate DD214 must be attached at the time of application.
The Tempe Municipal Court a limited jurisdiction court in Maricopa County. It is one of 172 limited jurisdiction courts in Arizona and is the fifth largest Municipal Court in the State in terms of case volume. The Court has three judges, two Commissioners and 34 staff positions.
Tempe Municipal Court is committed to providing the community with an independent judiciary that serves the publi...c by the fair and impartial administration of justice resulting in the enhancement of public trust and confidence in the court system.