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  •  POSITION TITLE:   Court Bailiff
    DEPARTMENT:    Police

    SALARY:   $23.42
    OPEN: 11/02/2022
    CLOSE: Open Until Filled 


    Anyone interested in this position should submit the following as attachments when applying online:
                 Cover letter
                 Updated personal resume`

    Roy City is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. If you have special needs please call (801) 774-1000. The Human Resource Office will provide reasonable accommodations for any applicant during the examination and selection process.


    Performs narrowly focused law enforcement duties related to court room and court management personnel security.

    Works under the general supervision of the Administrative Sergeant or their designee.

    May provide close to general supervision to less experienced bailiffs while in training or on a case-by-case basis. May functions as the Officer in Charge (OIC) in the absence of a higher-ranking officer or by assignment.

    Court Security/Warrants:
    Maintains order and security in courtroom and guards the judge and jury. Provides security for court area by responding appropriately to any suspicious behavior by any person entering the court or adjacent areas. Exercise the practical judgment necessary to cope with unusual situations on an emergency basis.

    Unlocks and check courtroom for security. Monitors all persons entering the court area and operates the hand-held scanner and the walk-through metal detector. Collects and retains unauthorized firearms from persons entering courtroom.

    Enforces courtroom rules of behavior. Announces entrance of judge. Relays messages from jurors to Court and/or families. Carries documents from defendants to the judge. Reports need for police or medical assistance to the Dispatch Center. Takes custody of sentenced or arrested person in the Courtroom and arranges for transportation to the Correctional Facility.

    Provides jury escort to restaurant and other areas outside of courtroom to prevent jury contact with public.

    Serves warrants and subpoenas. Locates fugitives.

    Serves processes, notices, summons and subpoenas and keeps records of dispositions; escorts prisoners to and from county jail or from one location to another; subdues unruly prisoners when necessary.

    Completes comprehensive reports of daily activities and enforcement actions as required.

    Cleans and maintains assigned firearms and vehicles and other special equipment.

    Performs ongoing public relations to enhance the image of the department within the community.

    Performs related duties as required.


    1. Education and Experience:
              A. Graduation from high school; plus successful completion, at a minimum, the Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training Special Function Officer (SFO).
              B. Essential Functions Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Working knowledge of Roy and its street systems; modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques and equipment; applicable Federal, State, County, and City laws and ordinances and departmental rules and regulations; Some knowledge of hazardous waste classifications and emergency procedures related to control, containment and confinement; principles of law enforcement administration; investigative procedures and practices; legal liabilities associated with arrest and law enforcement; court room procedures and laws of evidence.

    Skill in the use of firearms, the operation of police vehicles and other specialized equipment including, police batons and restraining devices.

    Ability to react effectively in emergency and stress situations; ability to exhibit imagination, initiative and problem-solving capability in coping with a variety of law enforcement situations; ability to follow standard safety practices and procedures common to law enforcement work; perform work requiring good physical condition; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public.

    1. Special Qualifications:

    Must be clear of a prior criminal record. Must possess a valid Utah State Driver's License. Must maintain firearm proficiency. Must maintain special function officer, or, law enforcement certification by completing annual training requirements (40 hrs.).

    1. Work Environment:

    Functions of the position generally performed in a controlled environment, but subject to all seasonal and weather extremes. Some travel. May pose a high degree of hazard uncertainty. Physical readiness essential to effective job performance. Various levels of mental application required, i.e. memory for details, emotional stability, discriminating thinking, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills.