Also called: Bailiff, Court Officer, Court Security Officer, Deputy Bailiff
What they do:Maintain order in courts of law.
On the job, you would:
- Screen persons entering courthouse using magnetometers, x-ray machines, and other devices to collect and retain unauthorized firearms and other contraband.
- Provide security by patrolling interior and exterior of courthouse and escorting judges and other court employees.
- Enforce courtroom rules of behavior and warn persons not to smoke or disturb court procedure.
Safety and Government
- public safety and security
- law and government
Arts and Humanities
- English language
- customer service
- keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- understanding people's reactions
- communicate by speaking
- listen and understand what people say
- pay attention to something without being distracted
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Self Control
- Attention to Detail
- Stress Tolerance
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
- Case management system software
- National Crime Information Center NCIC database
Electronic mail software
- Email software
Word processing software
- Microsoft Word