Senior Bailiff

Company: Supreme Court | Last Updated: July 26, 2018

Close date: 27 July 2018

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with Court documentation, procedures and seatings as well as to assist with seizing and auctioning of recovered items in order to facilitate the effective and efficient management of the Court.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth functioning of the Court.
  2. Enforcing court rules, preparing the court, administering oaths and marking exhibits in order to maintain order and the effective running of the Court.
  3. Serve, endorse and distribute civil and court documents to requisite parties in order to maintain effective management of the department.
  4. Seize, secure and auction items which have been recovered in order to facilitate the effective management of the Court.
  5. Maintain department systems by entering all requisite information and ensuring that they are kept securely so that up to date records are available and to maintain confidentiality.
  6. Make arrangements for the Locus in Quo as well as assist and provide security for jurors on the Locus in Quo in order to facilitate effective management for Locus in Quo.
  7. Undertake the duties of Provost Marshal when required to aid the effective and effective management of the Court.
  8. Ensure that money is collected from people who are charged by the Court in order to facilitate effective management of the Court.
  9. Give supervision to the Bailiffs in order to give advice and ensure tasks are being completed in accordance with procedures.
  10. Perform any other related duties as required by the Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Ministry/Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a related area
  • Valid BVI Driver’s License
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant guidelines and procedures in serving civil documents
  • Sound knowledge of the geographical area of the territory
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Sound supervisory and management skills

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