Welcome to Humboldt Superior Court’s Employment page. This page will provide you with information on current employment opportunities as well as other important information regarding employment with the Court.
Employment EligibilityIf you are selected for hire, the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt will require verification of employment eligibility or authorization to legally work in the United States. The Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt encourages applications from all persons regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, or mental disability, medical condition or marital status. Disabled persons are encouraged to apply for all positions with the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt. Reasonable accommodation may be made in the testing procedure as well as the work site.
Policy of NondiscriminationSuperior Court of California, County of Humboldt does not discriminate on the basis of mental or physical disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. The Court offices are wheelchair-accessible by entering the Courthouse from 4th or 5th Street, and taking the elevator to the 2nd floor. Special interview arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Contact the Court Administrative Office at (707) 269-1200 well in advance of the exam/interview for assistance.
Equal Opportunity EmployerSuperior Court of California, County of Humboldt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Oath of AllegianceAll employees are required to take an oath of allegiance.
Fingerprint ClearanceApplicants who are offered employment must pass a fingerprint background check. Any false statements or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture to employment rights.
Employment DocumentationAll employees hired after November 6, 1986 must provide proof of work eligibility.
Benefit Package includes:Sick Leave - 12 days annually
Family Sick Leave - 5 days annually
Bereavement Leave – 5 days per event
Vacation - begins with 12 days yr. & increases w/longevity
Paid Court Holidays - 13 + 2 personal holidays
Membership in Public Employee’s Retirement System - (2.0 @ 62yrs CalPERS - employee contribution 6.25%)
Choice of 4 PERS Health Insurance Plans
Dental & Vision Plans
Life Insurance provided by employer -$25,000.
Deferred Compensation Plan available
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) available
The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an implied or express contract, and any provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked at any time.
How to applyThe Superior Court only accepts job applications when there is an active recruitment. Qualified applicants are invited to apply for employment opportunities by mailing or presenting an original job application to Court Human Resources by the deadline on each specific job announcement.
A job application may be obtained by contacting the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt, Court Human Resources Department, 825 Fifth Street, 3rd floor, Room #301, Eureka, CA 95501, in person or by calling 707-269-1202. Each job application submitted must show all relevant experience and education the candidate possesses. Resumes are welcome but are not a substitute for a completed job application. Each application must be signed and dated. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The completed original application must be filed with the Court Human Resources Department by the deadline on each specific job announcement. Faxed applications will be accepted at 707-445-5769 and MUST be followed by the original application postmarked by the deadline mentioned on the job announcement. Postmarks will not be accepted unless the faxed application is received by the deadline.
All applicants must meet the qualification standards and requirements of the position as stated on each job announcement. Each completed application will go through a screening/review process and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to proceed to the oral interviews. At oral interview, or as otherwise designated, all documents required for employment must be verified. The completed application is the first step in the selection process, and in some instances, it may be the only criteria utilized in developing a list of candidates. The Superior Court reserves the right to modify the selection/examination process if it is deemed necessary.