The purpose of this job announcement is to publicize a vacant judgeship position through the Utah State Courts. As stated in the job description, you MUST apply for this position by going to the Utah State Court’s website at www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs. The deadline for applications has been extended to Monday, February 4th 2019 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Amy Hernandez, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or more information, email email@example.com DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THIS WEBSITE
Primary responsibility is to preside over and hear criminal and traffic cases and perform other judicial duties, as defined by statute and the State Judicial Council.
As appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council, incumbent is exempt from the career service system and may only be removed from office in accordance with procedures set forth in Utah Code.
Upon completion of an initial term, each judge shall be subject to an unopposed retention election as set forth in Utah Code, Section 20A-12-201. The length of each subsequent term of office following the
date of election is six years beginning the first Monday in January.
As per Utah Code (Section 78A-7-206), a full-time justice court judge’s salary may not be set at less than 50% nor more than 90% of a district court judge’s salary.