October 24, 2021

Employment FAQs

1. What kind of employment opportunities does The Superior Court of California, County of Stanislaus offer?

The Court has the following job classifications:
Accountant, Administrative Assistant, Application Developer, Assistant Calendar/ADR Coordinator, Assistant Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Court Investigator, Court Reporter, Court Reporter Coordinator, Courtroom Clerk Coordinator, Courtroom Clerk I, Courtroom Services Manager, Director of Family Court Services, Director of Human Resources, Executive Assistant, Executive Officer/Jury Commissioner, Family Law Facilitator, Fiscal Analyst, Fiscal Services Clerk, Fiscal Services Manager, Fiscal Services Technician, Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources Technician, Information Technology Analyst, Information Technology Manager, Interpreter, Interpreter Coordinator, Legal Clerk I/II/III and IV, Principal Application Developer, Probate Examiner, Research Attorney, Self-Help Attorney, Senior Accountant, Senior Application Developer, Senior Human Resources Generalist, Senior Information Technology Analyst, Superior Court Commissioner, Supervising Court Reporter, Supervising Courtroom Clerk, Supervising Legal Clerk I, II and III and Support Services Assistant.

2. Where do I learn about current opportunities?

Employment opportunities are posted in Human Resources, Room 207 of the courthouse, as well as on our website, under Employment Opportunities.

3. What is an interest card?

An interest card is completed by an applicant who is interested in a position that is not currently open.  For instance, if an applicant is interested in applying for Legal Clerk, but the recruitment is not open, he/she can complete an online interest card for the position and when the recruitment opens, the applicant will be notified via email. To complete an interest card, please go to the Employment Opportunities page and click on Job Interest Card.

4. How do I apply for a position with the Court?

When a recruitment is open, applicants may submit an online application via the Court’s website on the Employment Opportunities page.  The Court no longer accepts paper applications.

5. What do I do if I have difficulty applying online?

The Court contracts with Government Jobs for the online application process. Applicants can contact Government Jobs directly at (855)524-5627 for assistance.

6. Can I just send in my resume?

No, the Court does not accept resumes in lieu of applications. You must complete an online application in order to be considered for a position. You may upload a resume along with your application but if your application is not complete, you may not qualify for the recruitment.

7. What happens after I submit my application(s)?

All applications will be screened after the final filing date. All applicants will be notified of their status by email.

8. What is an eligibility list?

Eligibility lists are lists of qualified applicants for a position.  When a person participates in the recruitment process and receives a passing score on the examination/interview, his/her name is put on an eligibility list in score/rank order.  Then, when an opening occurs for that position, applicants are interviewed based on score/rank order.  Eligibility lists are valid for approximately six (6) months to one (1) year.

9. If I am selected for a position, will I be a Stanislaus County employee?

No, Court employees are not Stanislaus County Employees. The Court is its own employer; if you are selected, you are an employee of The Superior Court of California, County of Stanislaus.

10. Do Court employees receive benefits?

Yes. Some of the benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Retirement, Deferred Compensation, Paid Holidays, Vacations and Sick Leave.

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