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The Newark Municipal Court is seeking to hire a qualified individual for the full time position of Deputy Court Administrator. Applicants must have excellent customer service and organizational skills, be detail oriented and able to self-motivate.

Applicants with experience in aspects of court administration including a working knowledge of Zoom, ATS/ACS, MACS, PCSAM and PageCenter are preferred.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, case processing, determining probable cause, data entry and all phases of case management. The DCA interacts with and answers inquiries from litigants, attorneys, law enforcement officers, employees and the public. Candidates must be willing to work an evening shift Monday thru Friday, 11am-7pm. Court hours are 8:30am to 7pm. Shifts may vary depending on needs of the Court.


All newly appointed deputy municipal court administrators, who are not certified municipal court administrators pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2B:12-11 et al., must obtain conditional accreditation within six (6) months of the date of appointment and must obtain full accreditation within three (3) years of the date of appointment.


Pursuant to Section 2:14-1 of the Newark Administrative Code, all persons newly hired must be or become a bona fide resident of the City of Newark. Bona fide resident means having a permanent domicile within the City and one which has not been adopted with the intention of again taking up or claiming a previous residence acquired outside the City limits.

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