Court Liaison

  • 008218

SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, schedules depositions and testimonies for State Attorney’s Office, Public Defender’s Office, and private attorneys; process subpoenas for depositions, testimony, trials, and other court related hearings; maintains record of all scheduled court related appearances and verify that personnel appear as scheduled; and performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
  1. Acts as liaison between police department and Clerk of Courts and State Attorney’s Office.
  2. Serves subpoenas in accordance with department directives.
  3. Assists prosecutors and defense attorneys in coordinating access to relevant police appearances.
  4. Maintains a log of the receipt and return of issued subpoenas.
  5. Instructs new and current officers regarding changes in department policies.
  6. Oversees the completion of overtime slips to ensure officer is entitled to compensation according to policy.
  7. Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge of legal system, department policy and procedures related to duties.
  • Knowledge of computer programs and various software applications.
  • Skills in customer service.
  • Skills in typing and/or word-processing, record keeping and correspondence.
  • Ability to communicate effective, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize work and determine priorities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:Work involves detailed analysis and document review and preparation in an office setting. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, sit, lift light objects (up to 10 pounds), and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid state of Florida driver’s license is required.

FLSA Code: Non Exempt
Last revision date: October 2006
Overtime: Yes
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