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Career Details :: Bailiffs
Maintain order in courts of law.
No previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, a person can become a general office clerk even if he/she has never worked in an office before.
These occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate. Some may require a formal training course to obtain a license.
Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few days to a few months of training. Usually, an experienced worker could show you how to do the job.
- Maintains order in courtroom during trial and guards jury from outside contact.
- Checks courtroom for security and cleanliness and assures availability of sundry supplies for use of judge.
- Provides jury escort to restaurant and other areas outside of courtroom to prevent jury contact with public.
- Reports need for police or medical assistance to sheriff's office.
- Guards lodging of sequestered jury.
- Enforces courtroom rules of behavior and warns persons not to smoke or disturb court procedure.
- Announces entrance of judge.
- Stops people from entering courtroom while judge charges jury.
- Collects and retains unauthorized firearms from persons entering courtroom
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General Work Activities
- Performing for/Working With Public
- Resolving Conflict, Negotiating With Others
- Establishing & Maintaining Relationships
- Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
- Communicating With Other Workers
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Consequence of Error
- Deal With External Customers
- Responsible for Others' Health & Safety
- Objective or Subjective Information