POSITION: Legal Assistant to Staff Counsel II
SALARY: $5,080 – $6,172 per month
JO #: 5855


The Commission on Judicial Performance is the independent state agency responsible for investigating
complaints of judicial misconduct and for disciplining judges.

This position provides clerical, legal secretarial, and administrative support to staff counsel and the commission
office, including typing, editing, and proofreading documents; establishing and maintaining hard copy and
electronic files and records, scanning documents, and data entry; and assisting with preparation for commission
meetings. This position also provides other office support work as required, including furnishing information to
the public and complainants, and screening and processing incoming mail and complaints in accordance with
detailed procedures. This position requires adhering to strict confidentiality guidelines.

Equivalent of a high school education and two years of general secretarial or legal processing experience.
Additional directly related college-level education may be substituted for the experience on a year-for-year

Knowledge of Microsoft Word and standard administrative office practices and procedures, including filing,
business letter writing, and the standard format for correspondence and other documents; and correct business
English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in English, verbally and in writing, with attorneys,
judges, commission staff, and the public; operate standard office equipment, such as personal computers, multi-
line telephones, copiers, scanners, and fax machines; use standard and custom computer applications; perform
detailed work with a high degree of accuracy; establish and maintain hard copy and electronic files and records;
accurately type and transcribe; and maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.

This position requires completion of an application form, a resume, and a letter, expressing your interest in and
highlighting any experience that you deem particularly relevant to this position. Please apply by March 3, 2023.
This position will remain open until filled.
Request a printed application from:
Commission on Judicial Performance
455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 14400
San Francisco, California 94102
(415) 557-1200
(415) 865-4272 Telecommunications Device for the Deaf
Or, see website at http://www.courts.ca.gov.

Salary range: $5,080 – $6,172 per month
The Commission on Judicial Performance offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Health/Dental/Vision benefits program
  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year
  • Choice of Annual Leave or Sick/Vacation Leave
  • 1 personal holiday per year
  • Up to $130 transit pass subsidy per month
  • Pre-Tax Parking Savings Program
  • CalPERS Retirement Plan
  • 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • FlexElect Program

To apply for this job please visit www.courts.ca.gov.

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