City of East Orange, NJ
Essex County
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[Added 10-25-1982 by Ord. No. 27-1982]
Editor's Note: See also Ch. 21, Court.
There is hereby created the office of Municipal Court Administrator. The Administrator shall serve a term coterminous with the Mayor.
The duties of the Municipal Court Administrator are as follows:
To supervise and have charge of office procedures and administrative functions of the court.
To supervise the work performed by the nonjudicial staff.
To plan and oversee the in-service training of staff members.
To supervise the collection of fines and disbursement of funds.
To direct the preparation of or prepare a variety of statistical, financial and progress reports related to the work of the court.
To give suitable assignments and instructions to subordinate employees.
To prepare the budget for court operations.
To direct the establishment and maintenance of records and files.
To study and develop effective and improved methods of court functioning, especially the mechanization and computerization of court operations.
To procure supplies and services for the court.
Other related duties.
All powers designated pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2B:12-13.
[Added 2-23-2015 by Ord. No. 7-2015]
Qualifications for the position of Municipal Court Administrator are as follows:
Graduation from a four-year course at an accredited college or university, or additional work experience as described in Subsection B on a year-for-year basis.
Two years of responsible supervisory and/or administrative experience in varied phases of business, industrial, governmental or military service which shall have involved the organization, direction, planning, coordination or control of significant programs or activities.
Thorough knowledge of court procedures and modern office methods and practices; knowledge of the problems involved in the formulation of effective policies and procedures; knowledge of the problems involved in preparing and supervising the preparation of statistical and other reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations; and knowledge of supervising the establishment and maintenance of records and files.
Ability to analyze and interpret the laws, ordinances, rules, regulations and procedures relating to the operation of a Municipal Court; to give suitable assignments and instructions to others and supervise their work; to prepare and supervise the preparation of correspondence; to dispense information relating to court matters; to prepare correspondence and other documents relevant to the work of a court; to maintain financial records; to obtain, store, record, distribute and supervise the use of needed equipment, materials and supplies; to prepare clear, sound, accurate and informative reports; to establish and maintain pertinent records and files.
Those specific qualifications required pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2B:12-11.[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).