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Employer: Reno County
Division: County Sheriff's Department
Job Title: Civil Process Server
Salary: $0 

Job Description:

Employer:  Reno County                                                                                            

Department:  Sheriff’s Department

Job Title:  Civil Process Server 

Salary:  $13.75/hourly

Job Number:  1220RN – Position Open Until Filled

Position Opened:  10/02/2018

Job Objectives:

Perform prompt and legal service of court documents, including summonses, subpoenas and garnishments, restraining orders, executions and replevins, writs, “protection from abuse” orders and forcible ejections orders.  Additionally, serve orders, warrants and writs, which legally require the sheriff to seize cash, personal property and real estate.  Conduct foreclosure sales on property and tax sales.

Essential Job Functions:

Properly execute a wide variety of summonses, subpoenas, garnishments and other legal court orders in a dignified and professional manner.  Accomplish assignments impartially and with a thorough knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to serving legal process.  Confer with attorneys and court officials as necessary to accomplish timely and accurate services.  Maintain a personal logbook of the documents, dates, types of service and individuals contacted.  Provide input, as necessary, to improve the overall system.  Determine most appropriate and cost-effective manner of minimum service that the document requires.  Use of reference materials, department and Internet databases as additional tools to locate person to be served.  Minimize altercations with recipients and diffuse hostile environments whenever possible.

Job Standards:

Minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D.  Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license.  Shall be a US citizen and at least 18 years of age.  Shall be screened for a record of criminal activity and criminal history using a named-based record check before employment is offered or before job duties are assigned that might expose them to KCJIS-sensitive information.  Shall be screened for a record of criminal activity and criminal history using a fingerprint-based check within 30 days after initial employment or assignment and before unconditional employment is offered.

Testing/Screening Requested:

Must pass a pre-employment Physical Capacity Profile and Drug Screen


Operate all job-related machinery, equipment, tools and other aids as required, necessary or needed in the performance of these job functions.

Work Environment:

20% indoors and 80% outdoors.  Will experience exposure to inclement weather.  May be exposed to hostile household pets.  May be exposed to recipients who may become emotionally or physically hostile.

This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.

Reno County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reno County is an at-will, equal opportunity employer.  Reno County provides Family Medical Leave (FMLA) benefits to eligible, covered employees.  Reno County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.  Reno County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities.  If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Renee Harris, Reno County Human Resources by phone at (620-694-2988) or by email at renee.harris@renogov.org.  Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com.  You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Reno County prohibits employment of family members when such employment will create a situation where one person is in the direct chain of command and supervises, manages, or will be supervised or managed by another family member.  Family members are defined as spouses, biological parents, children and siblings, in-laws, grandparent, grandchildren, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, adoptive parents, children and siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, step-parents, step-children, and step-siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, or individuals with whom an employee has a close personal relationship such as domestic partners, cohabitants, and significant others.  Employees are expected to disclose relationships covered by this policy whenever they come into existence.

Vacancy Number: 1220RN

Open Date: 10/2/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: