Municipal Court Judge
Are you a professional, thoughtful jurist who thrives in a courtroom environment? Are you innovative and interested in interpreting and shaping the law in collaboration with others? If yes, then working as the Municipal Court Judge for the City of Spring Hill’s widely respected Municipal Court might be the perfect career opportunity for you!
Duties and Responsibilities:
The municipal judge shall have the power to administer the oaths and enforce due obedience to all orders, rules and judgments made by him, and may fine or imprison for contempt committed in court or for failure to obey process issued by him, in the same manner and to the same extent as the district court. The municipal judge shall have the power to hear and determine all cases properly brought before him, to grant continuances, to sentence those found guilty to a fine or confinement in jail, or both, to commit accused persons to jail in default of bond, to determine applications for parole, to release on probation, to grant time in which a fine may be paid, to correct a sentence, to suspend imposition of a sentence, to set aside a judgment, to permit time for post-trial motions and to discharge accused persons. (K.S.A. Supp. 12-4106)
The Municipal Judge is a part-time appointed position. The starting annual salary is $14,400 paid monthly at the rate of $1,200.
All candidates must submit an application, cover letter and resume detailing their qualifications to the Human Resources Manager, for first review by no later than Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 5:00pm.
Complete our online application and upload your cover letter and resume
Send completed application, cover letter, and resume to: Human Resources
City of Spring Hill
401 N. Madison
P.O. Box 424
Spring Hill, KS 66083-0424