Job Openings

Magistrate Court - Part Time Magistrate Judge

DAWSON COUNTY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
1.1.2.1 Internal Competitive
1.1.2.2 Open Competitive

Job Title: Part-time Magistrate Judge
Annual Salary: $17,718.00
Status: Part-Time/Appointed
 

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL 5:00 P.M.  JANUARY 24, 2018

Job Summary:
The part-time Magistrate Judge will exercise the jurisdiction and powers of a Magistrate Judge as defined in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated 15-10-2. These duties will include the hearing of applications for and the issuance of arrest and search warrants, First Appearance, Committal, Civil, and County Ordinance Hearings; and any other duties as assigned by the Chief Magistrate.

Job Requirements:
Pursuant to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated 15-10-22 (a), each applicant shall have been a resident of Dawson County for one year preceding the beginning of the term of office and shall as of such date be at least 25 years of age and shall possess a high school diploma or its equivalent.

The preferred applicant will possess either a Juris Doctorate or Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Pre-law or related field. The preferred applicant shall have five years’ experience working in a criminal justice or judicial setting; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of a Magistrate Judge. Applicant must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Applications are available in the County Administration office and here. Applications may be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Human Resources Department, 25 Justice Way, Suite 2233, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  All applications submitted are subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.

Dawson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.