Applications are being accepted for a justice court judge position in Syracuse. The position will replace Judge Joseph M. Bean who has been appointed to the 2nd District Court.
Candidates must be at least 25 years of age, citizens of the United States, Utah residents for at least three years, and have earned a high school diploma or GED. In addition, candidates must be residents of the county in which the court is located — or an adjacent county — for at least six months.
Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Court’s website at www.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website. The annual salary for the position is $23,000 to $30,000, plus benefits. For additional information, Jody Howell at 801-614-0638.
The deadline for applications is June 2 at 5 p.m., and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241, or faxed to 801-238-7828. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the local hiring authority within 45 days of its first meeting. The local government executive has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.
Judge Bean’s appointment to the district court is subject to confirmation by the Utah State Senate.
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