POSITION:               Legal Assistant to Staff Counsel II
SALARY:                  $4,956 – $6,021 per month
JOB OPENING:       5637


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 basis.


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 July 29, 2022. 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: $4,956 – $6,021 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 per month reimbursement for qualifying commuting costs
  • 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

The Commission on Judicial Performance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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