Orderville, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in Orderville. The position will replace Judge Steven Wallace who will retire effective Oct. 17, 2017.

To be considered for a Justice Court judgeship in Kane County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. In addition, candidates must be a resident of the county in which the court is located—or an adjacent county—for at least six months.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Court’s website at legacy.utcourts.gov. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website (legacy.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). Please note that the application has been updated since June 2016. The annual salary range for the position is $6,500.00 to $7,000.00 with no benefits. For additional information about Orderville, contact Carol Lamb at (435) 648-2534.

The deadline for applications is Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or more information, email melisses@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Mayor of Orderville, Merlin Esplin, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Esplin then has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.

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