Court Marshal - Part Time 24 hours Tuesday - Thursday

Des Moines Municipal Court   Des Moines, WA   Part-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on September 12, 2022
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Under the direction of the Judge, Director of Court Administrations, perform transporting
of prisoners and handling security in the courtroom. The Court Marshal acts as the court’s
liaison with defendants, jurors, attorneys and general public, to insure efficient and secure
operation of the court.

Operate an electronic walk-through metal detector and hand held screening device to
determine if persons entering public buildings are carrying or wearing weapons or
other prohibited items. Screen all individuals, without exception, when they enter the
court area facility. Perform hand searches of bags, briefcases, and other carry-in items to identify illegal items. Refuse entry into buildings if necessary to protect the public health, welfare or safety. Identify individuals who may be loitering or disturbing the peace or who have no lawful business to conduct in the building. Observe courtroom proceedings and intervene to prevent escalation of problem situations, using human relation skills when possible. Patrol courtrooms, buildings, and other areas to discourage unacceptable and unlawful behavior in and around assigned areas. Maintain order and provide security for the judge, court staff and public in the courtroom. Respond to emergency situations in the Municipal Court and other city facilities as requested.