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Legal Records Supervisor

Fairfax County Government
Fairfax, Virginia
$49,526.46 - $82,543.97 Annually
Closing date
Dec 3, 2022

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Administrative, Management
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Job Details

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Serves as the supervisor of the Jury Management Section, providing supervision and management of the jury trial system in Fairfax Circuit Court. Establishes and maintains quality control procedures for the Jury Management Section.

Specific duties include the following:

  • Manages the jury administrative process, and oversees daily duties of staff engaging in jury scheduling, jury excusal requests, jury attendance tracking, jury orientation, and jury payroll process.
  • Maintains accurate assignments of jurors to cases on the docket, analyzes and determines number of jurors required for each case.
  • Maintains statistics and generates reports.
  • Orchestrates and oversees all aspects of the annual jury questionnaire process.
  • Drafts, finalizes, and mails out grand jury questionnaires to prospective jurors; reviews the returned forms and enters data within the guidelines of the Supreme Court of Virginia and Code of Virginia jury selection procedures; schedules jury commissioners to review and certify eligible jurors.
  • Prepares and maintains a master list of eligible jurors for trials for the upcoming term.
Note: Physical presence in the office is required with this position.

Salary: The selected applicant's starting salary will be in the minimum to midpoint range ($49,526.46 to $66,034.80) of the advertised compensation range. Promotional rules apply for current Fairfax County Government and Fairfax County Public Schools employees.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)

Knowledge of the functions of the assigned business areas and/or court procedures;
Knowledge of the Code of Virginia, the Virginia Supreme Court's Clerk's Manual, laws and regulations related to the assigned business areas;
Knowledge of the court's case management system and statistical reporting requirements;
Knowledge of principles and practices of supervisory techniques;
Ability to prepare reports and present findings in a clear and concise manner;
Ability to direct and coordinate activities of a moderate sized staff;
Ability to plan, organize, assign, train and evaluate the work of subordinates;
Ability to interpret and explain complex rules and regulations to staff and customers;
Ability to communicate courteously and effectively, both verbally and in writing;
Ability to motivate, develop, and direct staff;
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals, including the judges, general public, members of the legal and business community, and department staff.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation; Plus four years of experience providing administrative support, technical support, customer service, or working in a court or legal environment.
  • All newly hired employees will complete an attestation online related to their vaccination status against COVID-19 or a medical or religious exemption (forms provided by the agency) on their first date of employment or shortly thereafter. Employees who are not vaccinated, including persons with a medical or religious exemption, may be subject to a weekly testing requirement.
  • This position is considered "essential personnel" and will be required to report to work during times designated countywide as approved for unscheduled leave regardless of the emergency situation (i.e., weather, transportation, other disaster).
  • The appointee to the position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

  • Associate’s degree
  • Four or more years of Court and/or legal experience.
  • Knowledge of the Code of Virginia and regulations in relevant areas.
  • Ability to evaluate operations and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Ability to formulate and implement operating policies and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare and present complex and comprehensive reports, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to exercise tact, discretion, initiative, creativity, and independent judgment.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

Duties are generally sedentary. Must be able to push a cart, lift boxes, and files weighing up to 30 pounds. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to input and retrieve data from a computer. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include a written exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.


Fairfax County, Virginia is a diverse and thriving urban county. As the most populous jurisdiction in both Virginia and the Washington metropolitan area, the County's population exceeds that of seven states. The median household income of Fairfax County is one of the highest in the nation and over half of its adult residents have four-year college degrees or more educational attainment. Fairfax County also is home to an extensive commercial office market and is a major employment center.

Fairfax County Government is a great place to work, with a variety of jobs in different fields, great benefits, and an enjoyable working environment. We serve nearly one million residents in one of the largest counties in the country. Our talented employees have established Fairfax County as a leader in nearly every facet of public service and have won national recognition as innovators in local government.The size of Fairfax County government and the diversity of services it provides to citizens allows opportunities for personal growth and development, without ever having to change employers. In addition to pay, Fairfax County Government provides an employee benefits package worth approximately 25% of your salary in additional compensation. This package of benefits consists of programs designed to protect you and your family during your employment with the county and into your retirement years.

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Group Term Life Insurance
Contributory Retirement Plan
Deferred Compensation
Flexible Spending Account Programs
Long Term Disability Insurance
Long Term Care Plan
Tuition Assistance Program
Employees' Child Care Center
Virginia College Savings Plans

Fairfax County's Application Process: Fairfax County uses an online application process called NEOGOV at nearly all positions.

Applicants who need assistance with the online application process are welcome to come to the Application Center at Fairfax County's HR Central where staff will be happy to work with you to establish an account and get your resume into the system. HR Central is located in the Government Center at 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 270, Fairfax, VA, and is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Or call 703-222-5872 for more information.

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12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 270

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