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Career and Volunteer Opportunities

At SMC City of Seattle Careers

Thank you for your interest in working for the City of Seattle. To view career opportunities at the Municipal Court of Seattle or to understand our mission please visit the following links below.

If you have employment related questions, please call the Municipal Court of Seattle's Human Resources division at 206-233-7201, or you may email your questions to the Court's Human Resources Division .

  • Current Openings

    Court Administraor

    The Seattle Municipal Court is recruitng for the position of Court Administrator.

    The Court Administrator guides a staff of 220 employees and oversees an annual operating budget of nearly $29 million. The Court Administrator is responsible for directing and coordinating all administrative and operational functions of the Municipal Court and allocating resources in a manner that maximizes efficiency in court operations and enhances service to the public.

    If you are interested, additional information about the position and application instructions are available at

    This process will remain open until Wednesday, August 5th.

    On-Call Marshal

    The Seattle Municipal Court, recognized for our proactive and innovative approach, is seeking experienced law enforcement or corrections officers for the position of Court Marshal. Join the Court's speciallycommissioned team as an on-call officer responsible for all aspects of security and creating a safe environment for defendants, the public, and Court employees. This agency has more than 200 employees and 12 judicial officers. The Court adjudicates misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor crimes, infractions, and civil violations handling a large volume of work, requiring dedicated, agile, and motivated staff.

    For a full job description, click here.

    Apply at

    This posting will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applicants has been received. First review of applications is scheduled for August 18.

    Americorps Student Opportunity:
    Fall 2015 - Summer 2016

    Work at the Seattle Municipal Court as part of the Community Court program's working alongside offenders performing community service. AmeriCorps Members help foster a positive experience and provide offenders with encouragement through personal conversation and empowered storytelling. Learn more about Americorps eligibility requirements and apply online by August 15, 2015 at: .

  • If you would like to know about other employment opportunities in the City of Seattle, please visit the

    City of Seattle Personnel Career Center.

    About Seattle

    Seattle has a diverse population totaling 563,374 in the year 2000 making it the largest city in Washington State. Seattle enjoys mild temperatures in the summer and winter. This enables residents to enjoy year round outdoor activities including swimming, snow skiing, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, hang gliding, and mountain climbing. The greater Seattle area provides a quality of life enhanced by its beautiful natural surroundings, several nationally recognized educational systems, and a wide range of cultural and sporting events.

    To find out more about our city visit the Virtual Tour of Seattle web site.

    About Seattle Municipal Court

    Read the Seattle Municipal Court's purpose, mission and view a guide to the Court by visiting our About Us page.

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