POSITION TITLE: Standing Examiner for the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County (2 Positions)

APPOINTMENT: A majority of the judges of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County will appoint two standing examiners.

COMPENSATION: Compensation, fees and costs assessed by examiners will be established by the Court.

DUTIES: Under the provisions of the Maryland Rule 2-542 and 2-633, the Court may refer uncontested proceedings to an examiner for the taking of evidence. Subject to the order of reference, an examiner has the power to regulate all proceedings in the hearings including the powers to:

  1. Direct the issuance of subpoena to compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents or other tangible things;
  2. Administer oaths to witnesses;
  3. Examine witnesses;
  4. Convene, continue, and adjourn the hearing, as required; and
  5. Recommend contempt proceedings or other sanctions to the court.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The applicant must be a practicing attorney in good standing, admitted to the Maryland Bar with five years of experience in the practice of law in Maryland. The Hearing Officer serves the judges of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus. Applicants are subject to a background check.

CLOSING DATE: Resumes must be received by 5 p.m. EST on Friday, January 4, 2019.

APPLY TO: Department of Human Resources, Court Administrative Office, Room M2407, Courthouse, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 FAX (301) 952-4447 E-Mail: Humanresources@co.pg.md.us

Eligibility to Work: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, applicants selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.

The Circuit Court for Prince George’s County is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. This Court does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, Age, National Origin or Disability.

Reasonable accommodation upon request.