Specifications include, but are not limited to: The City of Independence is seeking a Municipal Court Judge. The Municipal Court Judge presides over Municipal Court, hears all cases filed and conducts all trials. Essential duties and responsibilities include: Fills the role of a judge presiding over all cases filed in Municipal Court.
Conducts first appearances, arraignments and trials in municipal court cases. Determines sentences for defendants found guilty. Presides over post-conviction matters pertaining to terms of probation,probation violation and collection of fines and court costs. Performs general administrative duties, such as preparing forms and taking calls from various parties. Performs related duties as required.