Jobs Magistrate Appointing Commission Member

Board of Supervisors

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Courthouse: 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs

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The Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors is looking to appoint one (1) member to the Magistrate Appointing Committee. 

Each county has a magistrate appointing commission to appoint magistrates and to assist with the selection of district associate judges, associate juvenile judges and associate probate judges.

Each commission is composed of a district court judge designated by the chief judge of the judicial district, two attorneys elected by the bar of the county, and three members appointed by the board of supervisors of the county.

To read more about this position and others, visit this Guide to Iowa's Court System

Essential Functions

- Appoint magistrates

- Assist with the selection of district associate judges, associate juvenile judges, and associate probate judges. 

Essential Knowledge, Experience, and Ability

- Must not be a Lawyer or Law Enforcement Officer.

- Must be willing to serve a 6-year term. 

I chose to work for Pottawattamie County because I knew it could be a place where I could spend the rest of my career.  They provide great benefits and are very competitive with wages.

Matt, Jail Maintenance Worker II
Buildings and Grounds
6 Years with Pottawattamie County